ABOUT THE INFORMATION SESSION:
" Come join us to have all the questions answered that no one wants to talk about. Health is a number one on many of our lists, but have you considered how you may be able to stay in your home safely in the long term? Perhaps you want to look at other options and are considering the retirement residence route.
Kyla, Catherine and Amy will discuss how to plan for yours or a loved ones future. This session is strictly for information purposes as we would like you to know all of your options to be better able to make the best decisions for the future"
ABOUT OUR GUEST SPEAKERS:
With a background in Psychology and Marketing as well as 10 years' experience in the retirement residence industry, Amy founded Tea & Toast, a retirement residence search company aimed at putting control back into the hands of seniors and their families. Tea & Toast focuses on helping each client from start to finish work through the task of finding a retirement residence to call home. "It's imperative for an individual to be as well informed as possible when making this decision. If seniors and families can make a choice with a solid understanding of the industry, not only is it better for them in the long run, it is also better for the retirement
Catherine Bennett, BSW
In 2001, Catherine Bennett graduated from Carleton University with a Bachelor of Social Work. Since this time, she has worked in various non-profit organizations working with vulnerable populations including seniors. She worked at the Nepean Seniors Centre, Harmer House, The Arthritis Society, and TeamWork Cooperative whereby she assisted people with disabilities find meaningful work. Catherine started working at Retire-At-Home in 2014 as the Community Relations Manager.
Catherine says, “I love making a positive difference in the lives of others by providing efficient solutions to caregiving issues. Meeting with people at fundraising events, special seniors’ events, fundraising walks, and health conferences helps us find new solutions to providing home care.”
Kyla is a Registered Nurse with a Master of Nursing, with her research focusing on the impact of accessible home modifications on preventing falls and maintaining independence. In 2013, Kyla founded Next Step Transitions - the only nurse-managed construction company in Ontario. From simple solutions to custom renovations, Next Step Transitions innovatively merges health care and accessible construction to help seniors and those with mobility challenges to safely stay in the home they love.
Kyla is also a community health instructor for the RN program, and is an active board member for both the Ottawa Hospital’s Rehabilitation Centre and St. Patrick’s Home of Ottawa Foundation.
Call Linda Morin, owner of Look Beyond Mastectomy Boutique 613-422-4331 to pre register for the workshop, space is limited
Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Time: 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Location: Look Beyond Mastectomy Boutique, Bell Mews Plaza, 2039 Robertson Road, Ottawa