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Calgary Chapter joint event with AAG

Posted by on Mar 10, 2018 in Calgary Blog | 0 comments

We are thrilled to announce our first annual joint dinner event, in collaboration with the Alberta Association of Gerontology (AAG.)  This is a fantastic event to network with our community of gerontological practice.  This is a ticketed event, but for only $5, a buffet dinner is included.  We will enjoy a presentation by Allegra Samaha and team, on their research of Family Caregiver Perceptions of Support in Calgary.  This event takes place at the Kerby Centre, which will allow everyone a chance to get to see this great local seniors' resource.  Come visit us at our display table, where we will have more information about local AGNA activity and you can enter a draw for free registration to the provincial AGNA Education day in April! Look for full details under the Calgary Chapter Events, or the event poster, here, March 20 2018 AGNA...

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Calgary Chapter November 2017

Posted by on Nov 7, 2017 in Calgary Blog | 0 comments

Hello all!! Please plan to come to our get-together on November 15, as per attached, and help to contribute to a couple of important and fun initiatives!  See you there! Nov 2017 AGNA Poster Calgary Chapter Meeting

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Volunteers needed for NICE study

Posted by on Sep 11, 2017 in Advocacy Blog, Calgary Blog, Drayton Valley Blog, Edmonton Blog, Fort McMurray Blog, Lethbridge Blog, Provincial Blog, Red Deer Blog | 0 comments

The National Initiative in the Care of the Elderly (NICE), at the University of Calgary, is looking for research volunteers! Are You a Practitioner Working with Older Adults? Are you interested in helping us identify how print or computer based information may help us learn about elder abuse and neglect?

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Calgary Chapter September 20

Posted by on Aug 31, 2017 in Calgary Blog | 0 comments

Calgary Chapter members, welcome to this 'New Year!'  September 20 is our first Chapter get-together of the new season.  We will be hosted by MRU from 1730 h - 1930 h.  So, save that time in your calendars!  They will be sharing with us their Dementia Care Programs.  More details (room, parking, etc.) to come soon, but please plan to join us at MRU on September 20 at 1730 h!

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2019 CGNA Biannual Conference coming to Alberta!

Posted by on May 25, 2017 in Calgary Blog, Drayton Valley Blog, Edmonton Blog, Fort McMurray Blog, Lethbridge Blog, Provincial Blog, Red Deer Blog | 0 comments

I am extremely happy to announce that the 2019 CGNA Biannual Conference is coming to Alberta! While it was suggested that it might be coming at our education/ conference day in Red Deer in April, it was confirmed at this years' CGNA conference in Ottawa earlier this month. We have already started looking at potential locations for the conference, and will likely be looking for more volunteers soon. The conference this past year was very good, and was attended by close to 300 people from across Canada. We had a lot of positive reactions and comments from people who were excited about the possibility of coming to Alberta for the next conference! Jason...

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Announcement of Speaker for Chapter AGM

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Calgary Blog | 0 comments

Hello Calgary Chapter! City of Calgary Councillor Diane Colley-Urquhart will be speaking at our Chapter AGM on the evening of May 17!!  Did you know she was an RN for 40 years?!  She'll be sharing with us her observations of how care of older adults has changed over her career, as well as sharing with us some plans the City of Calgary has for caring for older adults as we move into the future.

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March 15 Chapter Meeting!!

Posted by on Feb 13, 2017 in Calgary Blog | 0 comments

Heeelllooo, Calgary! I am very happy to announce that March's Chapter meeting will be a bit unusual.  Dr. John Brown will be hosting us at his 'place' at the University of Calgary March 15 from 1800-2000h!  Dr. Brown leads the exciting Age-In-Place Laneway Housing Project.  Please watch your email for details.

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Calling ALL members

Posted by on Jan 30, 2017 in Calgary Blog | 0 comments

Hello to all AGNA Calgary members - long standing AND new...There are several opportunities to become involved with the chapter executive.  Should you want to help steer AGNA Calgary into the future, please get in touch on Facebook or by email.  We would love to have your input!

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Upcoming Calgary Chapter Meeting Dates 2017

Posted by on Jan 8, 2017 in Calgary Blog | 0 comments

Save the dates: Upcoming AGNA Calgary Chapter meetings: March 15, 2017, May 17, 2017 Details to follow

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New Facebook Page

Posted by on Jan 8, 2017 in Calgary Blog | 0 comments

AGNA Calgary is thrilled to announce that their Facebook page is up and running.  Just search in Facebook for AGNA Calgary, and there it'll be.  'Like' it to follow announcements, news, and other chit-chat!

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