Older And Wiser

Older and Wiser, hosted by Beth George, is a series of half-hour episodes devoted to a variety of topics important to seniors. It includes helpful tips, interviews with experts on seniors issues, and excellent information for seniors, caregivers, and the community. QCCR is indebted to the Nova Scotia Department of Seniors, whose Positive Aging grant made this series possible.

EPISODE 1 – Housing, featuring Yvonne Matheson and Nicole Leger, Housing NS
Yvonne Matheson: Call 1-800-564-3483, ext 2928
Nicole Leger, Housing Nova Scotia: Call toll free 1-800-564-3483
Website: http://housing.novascotia.ca
 
EPISODE 2 – Efficiency Nova Scotia, featuring Donald Dodge
Efficiency Nova Scotia: Call toll free 1-877-999-6035
 
EPISODE 3 – Preventing Falls, featuring Carla Malay and Suzanne Baker
Community Links: Call toll free 1-855-253-9355
 
EPISODE 4 – Brain Health, featuring Joan Parks-Hubley of the Alzheimer’s Society of NS
Alzheimer’s Society of Nova Scotia: Call toll free 1-800-611-6345, or email alzheimer@asns.ca.
 
EPISODE 5 – Diet, featuring dieticians Chad Nippard and Kayla Saunders
Dietician Service at Queens General Hospital: Call 902-354-3175
 
EPISODE 6 – Mobility Independence, featuring Annette Killam from Reynolds Pharmachoice, Amy Wolfe from Studio Southwest, and Cate Bird from SCANS.
Annette Killam, Reynolds Pharmachoice: Call 902-354-7101
Amy Wolfe, Studio Southwest: Call 902-356-3222
Queens Place Emera Centre: Call 902-354-4422
VON: Call 902-354-3297
SCANS: Call (902) 444-7588, visit http://thescans.ca, or email info@theSCANS.ca
 
EPISODE 7 – Medication Safety, featuring Valerie Lantz from Reynolds Pharmachoice
Reynolds Pharmachoice: Call 902-354-7101
 
EPISODE 8 – Seniors Health, featuring Gayle Ogilvie from the Seniors Community Health Team
Seniors Community Health Team: Call 902-634-7015
Not If But When website: www.nibw.ca
 
EPISODE 9 – Homecare Supports, featuring Donna Sutton from Continuing Care, and Cheryl Whynot from Queens Home Support
Continuing Care: Call 1-800-225-7225
Region of Queens Home Support: Call 902-354-3333
 
EPISODE 10 – Seniors Safety, featuring Andrew Windsor from the RCMP, and Donna Sutton from Continuing Care
Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre: Call 1-888-495-8501, or visit www.antifraudcentre-centreantifraude.ca
Queens County RCMP: 20 Shore Road, Mount Pleasant, Nova Scotia B0T 1K0. Call (902) 354-5721, or 911 for emergencies
Access Nova Scotia (Direct Sellers information): Call 1-800-670-4357
Seniors Safety Program Queens County: Call Linda Wentzell at (902) 350-0231
Adult Protection and Protection of Persons in Care: Call 1-800-225-7225
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