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Overcoming Loneliness and Social Isolation: Celebrating Best Community Practices Symposium

Hi everyone, I wanted to let you know I will be one of the speakers at this Thursday’s OSCO’s Overcoming Loneliness and Social Isolation Symposium.  There is a wealth of experience on a good size panel, each of whom will be speaking for 15 minutes on their area of expertise.   I think this is a […]

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Social Work Week: Our aging population and the “Retirement Community” concept.

Posted by admin on March 17, 2016 in Community, Education, Life and art, Retirement homes, Social networks, Social work |

Last week was “Social Work Week” in Canada and I thought this post from Jen Beninato, a social service worker and MemoryPlus Manager for Delmanor Elgin Mills Retirement Residence, would be appropriate to help mark that week. —————- The global population is aging at an accelerated rate. In 1950, just over 5% of the world’s […]

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Social work week..A North York General Hospital Event “Mobilizing Strengths in Individuals & Communities”

Posted by admin on March 3, 2015 in Social work |

“Social Work Week (SWW) is celebrated annually across Canada during the month of March. In Ontario, the first week of March marks the start of NSWW. Activities that occur during this time highlight the role and contribution of the profession in providing services to the public. Each year a theme is selected that reflects the […]

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Come join us for a “rare opportunity” to listen to one of Canada’s top Geriatric Care Professionals.

Posted by admin on September 24, 2014 in Community, Events, Geriatric care management, North Toronto, Social work, Special Services |

Come join us for a “rare opportunity” to listen to one of Canada’s top Geriatric Care Professionals. “For Seniors and Children of Seniors: Living the Way You Want!” By Audrey Miller of Elder Caring Inc, a Geriatric Care Specialist and Registered Social Worker.  Audrey who you may well have seen on an RBC branch infomercial, […]

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Happy Social Work Week 2014 to all those whose profession is critical in helping society overcome its most vital and personal of challenges.

Posted by admin on March 5, 2014 in Events, Social work |

“Social Work Week (SWW) was established by the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) in March 1990 to recognize the contribution of social workers across the country. Each year a different theme is selected to serve as a focus for activities within the profession and promotion of the role of social work with the public. […]

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