Edmonton is a community that values, respects and actively supports the safety, diversity and well-being of seniors.
This workshop is a foundational step in meeting two key goals:
- Seniors are treated with respect.
- Seniors have opportunities to participate in, and be engaged by, their communities.
The workshop is designed to raise awareness of how our attitudes, beliefs and behaviours towards aging and older adults can contribute to ageism in our society. Although ageism is a serious topic, there is no blaming or finger-pointing. We want this workshop to be fun!
All activities are simple, clearly presented and supported by appropriate handout materials. Your own life experiences and openness to learning is all you need for a successful workshop. Through comfortable, interesting and engaging activities, participants will have the opportunity to apply new ways of thinking and acting. At the end, all will be invited to become champions for change in their own families, organizations and …