April 29th - Next public information session/meeting of the NLNPEA
Emergency Preparedness for Seniors
A Presentation from Fire and Emergency Services NL
When: April 29 from 2:30 to 4:00pm (Island time) - NOTE: new meeting time
Where: St. Mark's Church, 203 Logy Bay Road, St. John’s*
Being prepared for emergencies is important on many levels. Individuals can take steps to prepare themselves and their families to cope with emergencies in the short term. This can be especially important for seniors who may have special health needs or who may find it difficult to get out in poor conditions. This presentation, based on the 72 Hours Campaign, provides tips for emergency preparation. Find out how to be prepared for bad weather, power outages, and other unexpected emergencies! This presentation will be of interest to seniors and their family members, service providers, and community workers.
Guest presenter: David McCormack, Director of Emergency Services, Fire and Emergency Services-Newfoundland and Labrador (FES-NL)
Plus learn more about the NL Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and other initiatives to end elder abuse. Refreshments will be served.
This is a FREE event. All are welcome. Transportation support available for seniors in the St. John's and Mount Pearl area. For more information
Seniors Resource Centre NL at 1-800-563-5599.
*Can’t join us in person? No problem!
Our meetings are also accessible by teleconference and webinar.
To join the audio portion, dial: 1-866-613-5223 and enter code 7360114.
To join by webinar to see our presenters’ slides, register at:
Regional Events: St. John's
An NLNPEA event in partnership with the Multicultural Women's Organization of NL
Seniors Information Day
for Multicultural Seniors
Join us for a day of presentations, demonstrations, and information on staying safe, healthy, and connected with services in your community. Come meet other seniors in your community and enjoy a wonderful lunch. Transportation provided in the St. John’s/Mount Pearl area if required.
When: May 1, 2014 from 9:30am to 2:30pm
Where: St. Mark’s Anglican Church, 203 Logy Bay Road
This is a FREE event, but registration is required before April 24. When registering please let us know if you would like a vegetarian or non-vegetarian lunch. To register, please call:
Multicultural Women’s Organization of NL: 726-0321 (or email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Seniors Resource Centre NL: 737-2333 (or email: email@example.com)
This is event is sponsored by the NL Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (NLNPEA) and is held in partnership with the Multicultural Women’s Organization of NL (MWONL). NLNPEA is an integral part of the Seniors Resource Centre of Newfoundland and Labrador’s efforts to address elder abuse in our province.
Funding for this event has been provided by New Horizons for Seniors, Government of Canada
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