The third national conference on culture change, Walk with Me: Changing the culture of aging in Canada, is hosted by the Schlegel – University of Waterloo Research Institute for Aging (RIA) and CapitalCare Foundation. Many other partners are contributing to conference planning by participating in the committees listed below:

  • Executive Committee
    • Susan Brown, Schlegel – UW Research Institute for Aging
    • Josie d’Avernas (Co-Chair), Schlegel – UW Research Institute for Aging
    • Francine Drisner (Co-Chair), CapitalCare
    • Hilary Dunn, Schlegel – UW Research Institute for Aging
    • Sherry Schaefer, CapitalCare Foundation
    • Tania Travassos, CapitalCare
  • Sponsorship Committee
    • Ash Agarwal
    • Josie d’Avernas (Chair), Schlegel – UW Research Institute for Aging
    • Hilary Dunn, Schlegel – UW Research Institute for Aging
    • Gert Hartmann, Schlegel – UW Research Institute for Aging
    • Marlene Raasok, Schlegel – UW Research Institute for Aging
    • Sherry Schaefer, CapitalCare Foundation
  • Program Committee
    • Suellen Beatty, Eden Alternative
    • Veronique Boscart, Conestoga College, Schlegel Villages, Schlegel – UW Research Institute for Aging
    • Catherine Brookman, Catherine Brookman Consulting
    • Susan Brown (Co-Chair), Schlegel – UW Research Institute for Aging
    • Michele Cook, St. Jude’s Anglican Home
    • Hilary Dunn, Schlegel – UW Research Institute for Aging
    • Sherry Dupuis, University of Waterloo, Partnerships in Dementia Care (PiDC) Alliance
    • Cheryl George, Eden Alternative
    • Dana Hardy, Lifetimes Living Inc.
    • Lisa Loiselle, Murray Alzheimer Research and Education Program (MAREP)
    • Jessica Luh Kim, Schlegel Villages
    • Clayton MacKay, Java Group Programs
    • Kim Penner, Revera
    • Bonnie Roberts, Capital Care
    • Mary Schulz, Alzheimer Society of Canada
    • Kristine Theurer, Java Group Programs
    • Tania Travassos (Co-Chair), CapitalCare
    • Julie Wheeler, Sunnyside Home
    • Kristie Wiedenfeld, Chartwell
  • Communications Committee
    • Bernadette DeSantis, CapitalCare
    • Kate Ducak, Schlegel – UW Research Institute for Aging
    • Hilary Dunn, Schlegel – UW Research Institute for Aging
    • Rochelle Graham, Physiotherapist
    • Areni Kelleppan, Caregivers Alberta
    • AJ Raffan, Luther Court Society
    • Sherry Schaefer (Chair), CapitalCare Foundation
    • Monique Trudelle, Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories