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Bringing Seniors Into Focus – Health Professionals Mini-Conference

June 21 @ 8:00 am - June 22 @ 12:00 pm


$100 Registration Fee – Includes Lunch, Refreshments & Certificates of Completion

15 Expert Presenters!

Practical Information!

Extraordinary Value!

Relevant for All Levels of Care – Home Care, Supportive Living & Long-term Care

Of interest to occupational therapists, physiotherapists, recreation therapists, nurses, social workers…

Highlighted Sessions

  • Challenging Balance and Building Strength the Bender Ball Way – Leslie McEwan, Older Adult Training Specialist

Complimentary ball for every participant, courtesy of Flaman Fitness! Learn how to incorporate these easy to follow core/balance exercises and activities into your group and individual programs.

  • Communications Tools to Enhance Care – Mark Marcynuk, BSC PT, PCC

Gather practical tools to communicate with those with responsive behaviours due to dementia and BPSD at all levels of care.

  • Can Specifically Designed Physical Activity Decrease Progression of Dementia? – Salma Murji, MD CCFP

Learn about specific types of physical activities that can stimulate the brain and their response to helping with symptoms of dementia.

  • Working with the Aging Indigenous Population – Jessie Redcrow, B.Sc.OT, OT©& Holly Calliou, BScN, RN

Learn more about navigating services, funding and jurisdictions for First Nations clients in all areas of practice.

  • Biopsychosocial Recovery from Pain for the Older Adult – Bonnie Klassen, MscOT

Practical approaches to working with older adults challenged by chronic pain.


Driving Retirement, Resilience in Mental Health, Capacity Assessments and much more…!


Download the mini-conference brochure/program  Bringing Seniors into Focus Brochure 

June 21, 2019 – 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

June 22, 2019 – 8:00 am to Noon

Close to 30 Vendors & Exhibitors – Open Both Days!


You will need to choose your sessions at the end of the online registration process.

Workshop Cancellation Policy


June 21 @ 8:00 am
June 22 @ 12:00 pm
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Central Lions Recreation Centre
11113 - 113 street
Edmonton, Alberta T6H 2H6 Canada
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