2021 Richmond Virtual Diversity Symposium Panel Video


28 October 2021

By Alec Regino

For this year’s City of Richmond Virtual Diversity Symposium, the Canadian Centre for Elder Law hosted a panel on its Engaging People Living with Dementia in Decision-Making Project. 

This panel, featuring Jessica Fehrenbacher, Jerry Gosling, and Myrna Norman, highlighted initial findings from CCEL’s ongoing consultations with people living with disabilities, people living with dementia, and care partners. A recording of the panel is available through this link

Jessica Fehrenbacher
Jessica Fehrenbacher is the Coordinator for the Canadian Centre for Elder Law’s decision making project. She has a Master’s degree in Social Work and has experience working with both the dementia and disability community in health care and community settings.

Jerry Gosling
Jerry Gosling is an active community member with lived experience of dementia and disability.

Myrna Norman
Myrna Norman is a well-known advocate in the dementia community and an author with lived experience of dementia.