Vancouver ACTIVE AGING SYMPOSIUM June 9, 2011

ACTIVE AGING SYMPOSIUM 2011 Vancouver, BC June 9, 2011

North Vancouver CARP will be there!

8:30 a.m. Opening remarks by Dr. Margaret MacDiarmid,
Parliamentary Secretary for Seniors
9:00 a.m. Keynote Speaker
9:50 a.m. Health Break
10:10 a.m. Panel: Planning for healthy aging – What do we need know?
• Panellists will draw on real life experiences and
discuss the challenges of health literacy in B.C.
11:10 a.m. Small group discussions to determine key areas of focus to
support healthy aging
12:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Panel: What can motivate and support us to start planning?
• Panellists will identify helpful tools and resources
available, and discuss innovative practices and life
2:00 p.m. Health Break
2:20 p.m. Small group discussions to determine the format of tools and
resources to support key areas of focus
3:20 p.m. Film on Positive Images of Aging
3:30 p.m. Closing Remarks