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Reimagining Aging Speaker Series
The Reimagining Aging Speaker Series is an annual event offering public lectures to both the Brock and the larger Niagara community about interesting topics within the field of aging and gerontology.
Webinar Recording: Putting Life Into Years: Promising Practices for Reimagining Long-term Care.
Recorded May 11, 2022 – 12 to 1:30pm
Dr. Pat Armstrong will discuss promising practices to reimagine long-term care, including lessons learned through the pandemic regarding what is needed for the flourishing and dignity of residents, staff, and families; how to bring joy to everyday life; and what we as citizens across ages can do to make an impact. This event is open to everyone.
Pat Armstrong is Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus at York University, Canada and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Focusing on women, work and the health and social services, she has published such books as Wash, Wear and Care; Clothes and Laundry in Long-term Care; Critical to Care: The Invisible Women in Health Services; Wasting Away; The Undermining of Canadian Health Care as well as many book chapters, journal articles and reports intended for public audiences. She has been an expert witness before Tribunals and Commissions and led multiple research projects, including the 10-year “Reimagining Long-Term Residential Care: An International Study of Promising Practices” and “COVID-19, families and long-term residential care”.