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Age Friendly planning begins with workshop

Cherie Enns Consulting and the Village of Harrison Hot Springs are hosting an event to being to gauge the community for an Age-Friendly Plan. The event is to be held on April 1, and includes breakfast, and a workshop featuring a special guest speaker.

This event will specifically be seeking input from service providers, who are invited to share their vision of and priorities for an age-friendly Harrison.

Pieter Steyn, guest speaker, has been a university professor in Human Services and Gerontology in southern African and Canada for the past 30 years. He retired from teaching last year and is now a consultant in non-financial retirement planning. He also has interests in stress and depression in the elderly, and age friendly communities.

Breakfast is at 8 a.m., Steyn speaks at 8:30 a.m. and the workshop runs from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the Cascade Room of the Harrison Hot Springs Resort and Spa.

Harrison received an Age Friendly grant last year to help develop an age-friendly plan.

RSVP by calling 604-649-1255 or by email at cherieennsconsulting@gmail.com.

 

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