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Long Term Care - The Good and The Bad

  • January 13, 2022
  • 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (EST)
  • Virtual


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We will take a closer look at Long Term Care, the different types, and the problems of access and cost with Pat Armstrong, Distinguished Research Professor at York University and Author of "A Place To Call Home - Long Term Care in Canada".  Pat has also been a spokesperson on the state of LTC during the Covid crisis.  

Neela White will talk about her own family's experience with LTC and conversations that advisors can have with their clients about steps to take to help prepare and educate their clients about the various choices.  No one wants to plan for their parents becoming incapacitated or their own personal health decline, but it has never been as crucial and important to do so as it is now.  We all want to maintain our autonomy, and independence as long as possible.  

Pat Armstrong is a Canadian sociologist and Distinguished Research Professor at York University. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Armstrong has served as a Chair for the Canadian Institutes of Health Research in Health Services and Nursing Research and the Department of Sociology at York University. Research Interests: Women's Work, Health Care, Nursing Homes, Pay Equity, Feminist Theory.

Pat is the Co-Author of four books:

Armstrong, Pat and Lowndes, Ruth, eds. Negotiating Tensions in Long-Term Residential Care: Ideas Worth Sharing. Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2018. Download the book here or as an eBook with Apple books here

Armstrong, Pat and Daly, Tamara, eds. Exercising Choice in Long-Term Residential Care. Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2017. Download the book or e-book with Apple books here

Armstrong, Pat and Braedley, Susan, eds. Physical Environments for Long-Term Care: Ideas Worth Sharing. Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2016. Download the book or e-book here

Baines, Donna and Armstrong, Pat, eds. Promising Practices in Long Term Care: Ideas Worth Sharing. Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2015/16. Download the book or e-book here

Neela White, FCSI, CIWM, CIM, CPCA, EPC, CEA - Portfolio Manager  with Raymond JamesCertified Professional Consultant on Aging and Certified Patient Navigator.  She is a Certified Professional Consultant on Aging (CPCA), Elder Planning Counselor (EPC) and a Portfolio Manager at 3Macs, a division of Raymond James. Neela has almost a quarter century of experience helping clients manage their wealth and holds the Certified International Wealth Manager (CIWM) and Chartered Investment Manager (CIM) designations.  Her
focus on aging is informed by a personal experience following a series of family emergencies including the prolonged death of herfather and a catastrophic accident that has left her mother in a wheelchair needing around the clock in-home care. She began my work in the field of Gerontology in 1993 after graduating from the University of Western Ontario and McMaster University with degrees in Psychology and Gerontology. And recently, she completed the Certified Patient Navigator program from York University, and the death doula training provided by Home Hospice Association. 

Registration $15 - Limited complimentary registration for first-time guests. 

No charge for EPC Canada Members.

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