Brain Injury: Planning for the Future Workshop
Friday, November 2, 2018
8:30 am to 4:45 pm
It is difficult to predict what the future will hold particularly if you or someone you know is dealing with a disability. This workshop will feature a variety of resources and information to help plan for the future.
As the years pass by after brain injury, a variety of new issues arise over time. This workshop will also explore changes in brain function during aging after ABI, coping with life’s transitions and financial considerations.
Agenda – Friday November 2, 2018
8:00 am – 8:30 am Registration, Continental Breakfast
8:30 am – 8:35 am Welcome and Introductions
8:35 am – 9:50 am Dr. Cheryl Wellington – Common genetic and environmental risk factors for dementia, including history of traumatic brain injury
9:50 am – 10:00 am Break
10:00 am – Noon Catherine McGill, Plan Institute – Overview of Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning, Supported Decision Making, The RDSP, Succession Planning]
Noon to 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Rosemary Fromson, Aging and Transitions
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm Arlene Schoeten, MSA Society – Representation Agreements/NIDUS
2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Break
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Public Guardian & Trustee – Role of the PGT in finances, vulnerable adults
3:45 pm – 4:15 pm Cyndi McLeod, Alzheimer Society First Link program
4:15 pm – 4:45 pm Lived Experience Panel
4:45 pm Closing Comments
Please note: Agenda may be subject to change
General Registration $95.00 per person
(Group rates and subsidies are available. Please contact FVBIA at firstname.lastname@example.org for details)
Register online at: https://braininjuryplanningforthefuture.eventbrite.ca or contact Fraser Valley Brain Injury Association at email@example.com. Call 604-557-1913 for more information.