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Elizabeth Joseph

Citizen Service Specialist, Edmonton and area, Service Canada

Oona St-Amant

Associate Professor, Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, Toronto Metropolitan University

Melissa Root

Physiotherapist; Owner, Homebody Health Inc.

Sandra Griff

International Speaker/Best Selling Author; Energy Movement Facilitator, Ever Changing Life

Shobha Joshi

Family Caregiver; Caregiver Coach, Caregivers Alberta

Nora Spinks

Founder, President and CEO, Work-Life Harmony Enterprises

Anita Penner

Caregiver; Finance and HR Manager, Edmonton Meals on Wheels

Catherine Ward-Griffin

Professor Emerita, University of Wester Ontario

Sharon Anderson

Research Coordinator, Caregiver-Centred Care Program, Department of Family Medicine, U of A

Tracey Delfs

Founder, Balance Quest; Mindfulness and Mental Wellness Trainer

Melissa Manas

Manager, Transition Services Access and Flow, Alberta Health Services

Beth Mansell

Strategic Initiatives Manager/Seniors Equity Collective Project Manager, Sage Seniors Association

Suzanne Walker

Financial Coach, carya

Arlene Huhn

Regional Lead, Alzheimer Society of Alberta and NWT

Karen Whiteman

Regional Director, Southern Alberta, Kerby Centre

Jennifer Oujla

Coach, Facilitator, Dementia Carekit

Gail Nowlan

Volunteer Director, Open Arms Patient Advocacy

Kim Brundrit

Collective Impact Lead, Dementia Network Calgary

Regina Ding

PhD Candidate (researching population health and aging), McMaster University

Kristin Flemons

Research Associate, W21C Research and Innovation Centre, Cumming School of Medicine, UCalgary

Adrian Brisco

Area Director, Bayshore Home Health

Sandy Sereda

Executive Director, Caregivers Alberta

Kimberly Fraser

President, Caregivers Alberta (Board); Professor, Faculty of Health Studies, Athabasca University

Denise Melenberg

RN, Manager, Continuing Care Program, Palliative Services, Alberta Health Services

Gwen McGhan

RN, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Nursing, University of Calgary

Deirdre McCaughey

Associate Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, Cumming School of Medicine, UofC

Stacey Van Dyke

MSW, Family Counsellor, Living with Advanced Illness Centre, Hospice Calgary

Carolyn Weir

Recreation Therapist, AHS Home Living, Edmonton Zone

Samantha Norberg

MSW, Social Worker, Caregiver Support and Memory Care Programs, Jewish Family Service Calgary

Marlene Raasok

Retired Educator & Executive, Continuing Care; Board Director, Alberta Association on Gerontology

Catherine Laing

Administrator, Cambridge Manor, Brenda Stafford Foundation

Johnna Lowther

Director, Programs and Services, Caregivers Alberta

André Picard

Health reporter and columnist, Globe and Mail; Author, Neglected No More

Peggy Barrone

Social Worker; Senior Programs Advisor, Extended Family Services Inc.

Galen MacLusky

Manager, Program Delivery and Integration, Prosper Canada

Deb Hymers

Founder and Director, NSTEP (Nutrition, Students, Teachers, Exercising, Parents)

Darlene Schindel

RN; Health Champion, NSTEP

Krista Mulbery

Acting Executive Director, ElderCare Edmonton

Jolyn Hall

Housing Navigator, Edmonton55; Caregiver to her son

Jamie Penner

Assistant Professor, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, College of Nursing, University of Manitoba

Bryan Gilks

Family Caregiver and Community Advocate

Kayla Thompson

Lawyer, Estate Solutions Group, Duncan Craig LLP

Karen Cuthbertson

Manager, Support Services, Caregivers Alberta

Shannon McSweeny

Program Manager, Calgary Seniors' Resource Society; Caregiver for her husband

Allison Williams

Professor, CIHR Research Chair in Gender, Work and Health, McMaster University

Charlotte Pooler

RN, Clinician, Scientist, Alberta Health Services

Cindy McCaffery

Co-Founder, YouQuest

Leila Fenc

Petro-Canada CareMakers Foundation

Zeba Maqbool

Employee Care Manager, Butterfly Dreams Respite

Elyse Cathrea

Peer Support Facilitator - Caregiver Connections, CMHA Edmonton

Melissa Halama

Advocacy and Wayfinding Coordinator, CMHA Edmonton

Tanya L’Heureux

Researcher, Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta

Heather Lucier

Facilitator, COMPASS for the Caregiver

Serina Boffey

Facilitator, COMPASS for the Caregiver

Shireen Jhetam

Facilitator, COMPASS for the Caregiver

Danielle Moffatt

Project Coordinator, Faculty of Health Studies, Norquest College

Megan Ferris

Community Dance Specialist, Canada's National Ballet School

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Bayshore Home Health

Trusted Home Care - We're part of your family

Butterfly Dreams Respite Care

Butterfly Dreams, live life your way

Canadian Mental Health Association - Edmonton Region

Mental Health for All

Norquest College

We provide learning opportunities for all!

Leading Edge Physiotherapy

Life Shouldn't Hurt

Pine Box Funerals

Keeping Death Care Pine Box Simple

Open Arms Patient Advocacy Society

We provide free patient advocacy services.

Rapid Action Health

"No Health without Mental Health"

Caregivers Alberta

Caring for Caregivers

Alberta Cancer Diagnosis Initiative, Cancer Strategic Clinical Network

Co-designing cancer diagnosis in Alberta

Balance Quest

Coaching strategies to live your best life!

Bridge to Care

Helping families access care Alberta wide

Calgary Seniors' Resource Society

Igniting kindness. Connecting people.

Chartwell

Making People's Lives BETTER

Children's Disability Support Network

The ONE STOP Support, Information & Resource HUB

Compassion Network

Compassionate home care for Albertans

Dementia Network Calgary/Alzheimer Society of Calgary

Creating a dementia-inclusive community

Edmonton55

Planning to Age Well Where You Live

Edmonton Meals on Wheels

"Feeding Body and Soul®"

Edmonton Seniors Coordinating Council - Age-Friendly Edmonton

"AFE™ believes that age is a gift to a city"

ElderCare Edmonton

Adult Day Support Programs

Healthing.ca

Canadians' home for healthcare information

Kerby Centre

A community of engaged older adults

Lifeline

Canada’s #1 medical alert service

Loeys-Dietz Syndrome Foundation Canada

Dedicated to LDS Patients and Families

Gender Health and Caregiver Friendly Workplaces - McMaster University

Making Meaningful Change in the Workplace

NW Peace FASD Network

Providing FASD services in the NW of Alberta

Petro-Canada CareMakers Foundation

Caring for those who care for others

Qualicare Edmonton South

Edmonton's Care Experts in Home Care

Rising Into Resilience — Coaching & Support

Resources for Loved Ones of Trauma Survivors

Team CarePal

A mobile app for family caregivers.

The Accidental Caregiver - Dr Kimberly Fraser

How to step up for a family member (without losing yourself)

Wellness Together Canada

Free, virtual 24/7 access to wellness