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Thursday, July 27, 2017
Southwoods Court North Grand Opening - CDL Homes
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: 9430-67 Avenue Edmonton

Christenson Group of Companies is excited to invite you to the Grand Opening mixer of Southwoods Court North in Southwoods Village.

We will have entertainment, finger foods, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages available, as well as special guest speakers. Information about Southwoods Court North will be available to all attendees. Have a drink and rub elbows with special guests and members of the Hazeldean and southside community.

Please RSVP by calling Lynne at 780.975.2509 or email lynneC@CDLHomes.com by July 21.

Friday, August 4, 2017
IQ 2017 Awards of Excellence Deadline to Submit Nominations
Time: 12:00 am
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Feast On The Field
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, September 8, 2017
IQ 2017 Early Bird Registration Deadline
Time: 12:00 am
Monday, September 11-13, 2017
Grey Matters 2017 Conference
Time: 12:00 am

The Grey Matters Conference is a three day event with two days of workshops and sessions, September 12-13. This conference offers provincial service providers opportunities to network, gain knowledge and increase awareness of issues, supports and services for seniors. In 2016, over 390 delegates attended from across Alberta, the Northwest Territories and British Columbia.

Visit greymatters2017.com.

Monday, September 18, 2017
WORKSHOP: Achieving and Maintaining CARF Accreditation in Aging Services
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday, September 19-20, 2017
WORKSHOP: Achieving and Maintaining CARF Accreditation in Aging Services
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Seniors' Housing Forum
Time: All Day
Location: Central Lions Seniors Rec Centre, Edmonton AB

The Seniors’ Housing Forum Planning Committee, comprised of key community stakeholders, is presenting a one-day Seniors’ Housing Forum for seniors, their families and caregivers, free of charge!

The goal of the Forum is to educate participants about the range of housing options and community resources available for older adults and to guide individuals in planning appropriate future housing for themselves and/or significant others. Sponsors and Exhibitors will have an opportunity to promote their organization, services and/or products to an audience actively seeking information pertaining to seniors’ housing needs and services.

Visit: http://www.mysage.ca/events/seniors-housing-forum

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
ACCA Inspiring Quality ("IQ") Conference
Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location: Sheraton, Red Deer AB

ACCA's Annual Inspiring Quality Conference offers an inspirational program of world-class speakers exploring lessons from abroad, local initiatives and perspective on what quality means, and research challenging myths in the Continuing Care Industry.  Featuring a fantastic tradeshow and the celebratory ACCA Awards of Excellence recognizing outstanding individuals in Continuing Care, you won't want to miss IQ 2017! www.accaiq.com

Thursday, September 28, 2017
ACCA Inspiring Quality ("IQ") Conference
Time: 12:00 am

ACCA's Annual Inspiring Quality Conference offers an inspirational program of world-class speakers exploring lessons from abroad, local initiatives and perspective on what quality means, and research challenging myths in the Continuing Care Industry.  Featuring a fantastic tradeshow and the celebratory ACCA Awards of Excellence recognizing outstanding individuals in Continuing Care, you won't want to miss IQ 2017! www.accaiq.com

Sunday, October 1, 2017
National Seniors' Day
Time: All Day
Monday, October 16, 2017
2017 Faith, Fundraising and Communications Symposium
Time: 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

More detailed information, such the program and on-line registration (only $85, including breakfast and lunch), can be found at  FFC Symposium. The symposium is sponsored by Prairie College and the Shepherd’s Care Foundation.

 

Some of the excellent topics and speakers featured at the Symposium will include:

 

  • Cooperation, Not Competition: The benefits of working together for faith-based not-for-profit organizations (Mark Maxwell, Prairie College)
  • Making your printed newsletter shine in today’s digital world (Rachelle Tedder, SERVUS Credit Union)
  • Looking Ahead to 2018: Trends in Fundraising (Vincent Duckworth, Vitreo Group)
  • Connecting with corporate sponsors (John Windwick, ATB Financial)

 

The Symposium will also serve as a great networking opportunity for all of us involved in the Not-for-Profit sector, to get together, learn from each other and get to know one another better.

 

If you have any questions please forward them to Emma Connolly at econnolly@shepherdscare.org or 780-461-3762.

Wednesday, October 18-20, 2017
Humanizing Health Care
Time: 5:00 pm
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Health & Safety Society of Alberta - "New Directions" Conference & Trade Fair
Time: 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Friday, October 27, 2017
Health & Safety Society of Alberta - "New Directions" Conference & Trade Fair
Time: 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Health & Safety Society of Alberta - "New Directions" Conference & Trade Fair
Time: 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Monday, October 30-31, 2017
3rd Annual Quality Summit 2017
Time: 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: Edmonton EXPO Centre 7515 - 118 Avenue Edmonton, Alberta T5B 4X5
Saturday, November 4, 2017
Seniors' Health & Wellness Forum
Time: All Day
Location: Central Lions Seniors Rec Centre, Edmonton AB

The Seniors' Health & Wellness Forum, Presented by Age Friendly Edmonton, is an opportunity for seniors, their families and caregivers to obtain information and resources pertaining to health, wellness and social supports vital to healthy aging.

The goal of the Forum is to educate participants about the range of health and wellness options and community resources available for older adults. The Health & Wellness Forum will follow the same event format as the successful Seniors’ Housing Forum, with Sponsors and Exhibitors having the opportunity to promote their organization, services and/or products.

Visit: http://www.mysage.ca/events/health-and-wellness-forum

Thursday, November 23, 2017
Annual General Meeting and ACCA Wine & Cheese Membership Appreciation Reception
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Edmonton AB

Join us for our Annual General Meeting in hearing about some of the great initiatives ACCA is championing, and featuring special guest speaker Paul McLoughlin, Analysts of Alberta Politics.  Following our AGM, we invite you to join us for our 2nd Annual Wine & Cheese Membership Appreciation Reception.  The Reception recognizes the importance of our strong Corporate Members that offer quality services and products that help home care organizations and operators of seniors' homes to control costs and improve efficiencies.