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Lunch & Learn: Challenging ageism: Changing the conversation for seniors during the pandemic
Join us in our series of free lunchtime talks about social issues and learn about diverse ways to help create a community in which all people are full and valued participants!
When: Thursday, May 13, 2021, @ noon!
Where: Online, via Zoom (register here to secure your spot)
Speaker: Lorelle Whittingham, Community Relations Coordinator, Seniors Association of Greater Edmonton (SAGE)
Join us as we learn more about the many programs and services offered by Sage Seniors Association and how they work together to impact the lives of older adults. We’ll then learn about issues of ageism, its impacts during the pandemic, and how Sage is actively working to change ageism as perception and practice. This presentation will include an interactive quiz and two short videos.
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We’re also pleased to open up our Lunch and Learn sessions to other non-profits as a way of introducing agencies and their incredible programs and services to other community members. For those interested in participating, we would love to host you at a future event. Please direct any inquiries to Brett Lambert at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Timezone: America/New_York
- Date: May 13 2021
- Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm