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EAPO – Master Class: Reframing Aging & Abuse

March 30, 2022 @ 6:30 am - 9:30 am

On March 30th Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario (EAPO) is proud to hold the first of our two “Master Classes” that provide a unique opportunity to learn from specialists in the field of aging, through engaging and interactive discussions and activities.

The Master Class is tailored to bringing like-minded stakeholders from various disciplines and sectors together, to advance their skills and knowledge. By exploring the use of new evidence-based tools and innovative programs, participants will learn practical, actionable strategies to use when responding and intervening in instances of ageism and elder abuse.

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SLStephanie Lowrey-Willson, EdD, Founder and Learning Director, AGE ON
Author of “Age On Together: A Children’s Book on Ageism”
Through an intersectional lens, Stephanie works to eliminate ageism and educate the community. She trains the community and designs custom curricula and interventions for organizations to help with their diversity, equity, and inclusion training regarding older adults and ageism. Stephanie has a Masters in Urban Leadership from the University of Nevada Las Vegas and a Masters of Public Administration from Anna Maria College. In August 2021, she obtained her EdD in Organizational Change and Leadership from the University of Southern California. Age On was founded to help shape public conversation, advocate for change, raise awareness, educate the public and end ageism.

GSGregor Sneddon, Executive Director, HelpAge Canada
Gregor has been with HelpAge Canada since 2019, just in time to lead Canada’s first pan-Canadian COVID-19 Emergency Relief response for older Canadians. HelpAge Canada funds community-based initiatives through its partnerships locally and abroad to improve the lives of older persons and their communities. HelpAge Canada develops innovative projects and leads network-wide collaborations designed to create a world for all persons to age with dignity. In Canada, HelpAge addresses social isolation and loneliness among low-income and marginalized older people through pan-Canadian digital literacy programming, age-friendly transportation initiatives, the Men’s Sheds movement and the Seniors Can! grant program. Gregor currently leads the HelpAge Canada international portfolio which includes a “Sponsor a Grandparent” program in six countries and currently spearheading a humanitarian intervention in Ukraine, Moldova and Poland along with ongoing humanitarian projects in Ethiopia. HelpAge is a founding member of HelpAge International a global network of more than 150 partners in over 85 countries. He is a proud Dad and husband and likes to cook with loud jazz or reggae music.

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March 30, 2022
6:30 am - 9:30 am
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