How to Develop a Seniors Program in Your Community

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Issue 177, January 31, 2019

Dear Fire Chief, Public Educator, Fire Prevention Officer:

Training Session: Wednesday, February 27, 2019

New Start Time: 9:00a.m.

 Not Your Same Old “Seniors”: How to Develop a Seniors Program in Your Community Considering the Trends and Lifestyles of Today’s Older Adults

 Join Environics Analytics’ Senior Vice President and Chief Demographer Doug Norris and Nader Shureih, Director of Business Development, as they provide insight into the lifestyles and changing demographics of older adults, and use case studies to discuss the best ways to reach these groups with fire safety messaging.

Also, chief officers from Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services will discuss how their community risk assessment informs their public fire safety education programs, and a representative from Central York Fire Services will discuss how they tailor fire safety programs for their seniors and personal support workers based on the different types of older adults in their community.

Don’t miss this great opportunity to:

  • learn about community risk assessments and evidence-based approaches to implementing and enhancing your fire safety awareness programs/campaigns for older adults; and
  • hear about new tips, resources and ideas to reach older adults in your community.

When:  Wednesday, February 27, 2019; 9:00a.m. to 3p.m. (Note the new start time)

Where: Ontario Coroner’s Complex, 25 Morton Shulman Avenue, Toronto, ON (Hwy 401 and Keele Street)

Cost: Registration is free. Lunch will be provided. Attendees will pay for parking only.

 Registration will be open until end of day February 15, 2019! Register today! An agenda and parking details will follow to registered participants.

Register here:

If you have any questions, please contact the OFMEM’s Public Safety Education section. Please share this notice with your colleagues. If you want to be added to our subscription list please do so here.