Facilitated Discussion : Community Activism
Community leaders who are focused on creating a social movement will discuss innovative programs and promising approaches to shift how society supports and responds to the needs of older adults in Ontario, including the prevention of older adult abuse and the creation of age friendly communities.
Margaret MacPherson, Project Coordinator, It’s Not Right! Changing Social Norms for Bystanders of Abuse of Older Adults
Centre for Research & Education on Violence against Women and Children, The Faculty of Education,
The University of Western Ontario
Heather Thompson, Manager, Age-Friendly Initiatives, Community Development Halton