Public Presentation Series

Thanks to everyone who attended our Spring Series sessions. We're now getting ready for our fall events with a session on brain health on September 14, 2016 with renowned neuroscientist Dr. Max Cynader. On October 5, we're also presenting Lifetime – seniors’ lifestyle talks + tables with the Vancouver Courier. This is our 2nd year presenting this afternoon that includes information on services, products, and educational displays. Mark your calendar for these FREE events. 

Tapestry Foundation has offered quality seniors' education through Dialogue on Aging Public Education Program, which free public sessions on health, wellness and aging. 

2016 Sponsors

These generous sponsors help to support this important edcuation series for seniors: 

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2016 Spring Presentations

Priorities for BC Seniors – Moving Forward
Friday, April 29, 2016

Since the Office of the BC Seniors Advocate was formed in 2014, Isobel Mackenzie has met with and heard from thousands of seniors in every corner of the British Columbia.  The Office of the Seniors Advocate, the first in Canada, is helping to raise awareness of many different issues facing today’s seniors’ in BC. The Seniors Advocate produces evidence-based reports that recommend to government and service providers’ systems improvements to better support the province’s seniors population.

The Changing Face of Family Caregiving
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 

A caregiver’s role is complex and challenging. Looking after your own health - body, mind and spirit - is equally important. Nursing consultant Lori Amdam will lead an engaging discussion about what family care-giving looks like today. She will offer practical tips and deepen your understanding of how to support others undertaking the role of caregiver. Review Lori Amdam's slide presentation.

Ease Your Worries About Getting Older
Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Knowledge is power. Join geriatrician Dr. Martha Spencer for a discussion on a variety of aging topics including changes in sleep patterns, memory issues, and managing those aches and pains. Learn practical tips from an expert in the field.
Review Dr. Martha Spencer's slide presentation. 

Watch Videos of Past Presentations

We regularly record our Public Presentation Series sessions. Visit our Educational Library for recent articles and watch videos of past presentations.