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Senior women and the pandemic: Economic security and safety
March 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
COVID-19 has highlighted the inequities faced by senior women. This event will bring together expert speakers from across sectors to discuss a timely and important issue – the safety and economic security of senior women during the COVID-19 pandemic. Topics that will be covered include isolation, engaging senior women with community services, and impacts to their economic wellbeing.
Facilitated by: Helen Hirsh Spence, CEO Top Sixty Over Sixty
Speaker: Margaret Arnason, Training, Resource & Outreach Coordinator at Seniors Safety Line-Assaulted Women’s Helpline
Speaker: Krista James, National Director, Canadian Centre for Elder Law
Speaker: Dr. Rose Joudi, Aging & Ethnic Diversity Educator