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AGEING IN ACTION
Time For Change
Welcome to Ageing in Action. We are thrilled you're here. Our goal is to create a platform that sparks positive change in Northern Ontario by discussing the issues people are hesitant to talk about, but need and will be discussed.
Ageing In Action Videos
GARY KADER - RETIREMENT
Ageing In Action hosts Lisette Wirta, Gwen Price and Joy Wirta speak with Gary Kader. Gary is a retiree living in Timmins. He spoke about how to "mind" your thoughts while being retired, the challenges of being retired and living a new way of life after all of your work years, financially and mentally
TRAVEL INSURANCE - LOUISE ESSIEMBRE
Ageing In Action hosts Lisette Wirta, Gwen Price and Joy Wirta speak with Louise Essiembre, an Insurance Broker with Billyard Insurance Group. Louise discusses travel insurance, especially for seniors, what it covers, what are underlying conditions, cancellation insurance and baggage loss and more. If you are thinking of travelling and would like to talk to Louise about coverage, you can reach out to her at: Cell: 705-822-8202 Office: 705-525-1177 Ext 28510 Website: www.thebig.ca/louise
THE GO-GIVE PROJECT
Ageing In Action hosts Lisette Wirta, Gwen Price and Joy Wirta speak with Evie Ali, Executive Director and Ali Farooq, the Programs Manager of The Go-Give Project. The Go-Give Project operates 7 Nights a Week! 9:00PM - 2:00AM offering Nutrition, Harm Reduction, First Aid and more! Directly onto the streets of our community! At The Go-Give Project our unique and innovative mobile approach allows us to connect with our friends wherever they are. Our trained professionals work around the closure of all of our other community resources to ensure that everyone has access to the things they need in order to remain safe at all times. https://www.thegogiveproject.org/ Call us: 249-878-8226 Visit Us: 280 Larch Street Sudbury, ON P3B 1M1
TERESA HUNT - PARALEGAL
Ageing In Action hosts Lisette Wirta, Gwen Price and Joy Wirta speak with Teresa Hunt. Teresa is a paralegal and the owner of To Your Defence Paralegal Services and Conflict Mediation. She discusses how she can help with landlord-tenant issues, employment issues, Small Claims Court, conflict mediation and more. Contact Info: Phone: (705) 346-4644 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org https://toyourdefence.com/ https://conflictmediation.pro/
A BELL LET'S TALK DAY CONVERSATION
Ageing In Action hosts Lisette Wirta, Gwen Price and Joy Wirta speak with Victoria Kunkel and Ashley Regimbal on Bell Let's Talk Day to discuss mental health. Victoria and Ashley discuss the mental health challenges they face as mothers, employees and spouses. They discuss how they handle the stress and anxiety of day-to-day life and how they try to keep balance in their lives. Bell has great resources on their website, https://letstalk.bell.ca/ If you or someone you know are in crisis, please go to your local hospital, call 911 immediately or call Health Sciences North (HSN) 705-675-4760 or 1-877-841-1101 or http://www.crisishelp.ca/. If you are not in crisis and would like more information on mental health and addictions services please call HSN Central Intake at 705-523-4988.
CRISTINA SCARPELLINI - HUMAN TRAFFICKING
**CONTENT WARNING** The following video contains content that may be disturbing to some audiences. Ageing In Action hosts Lisette Wirta, Gwen Price and Joy Wirta speak with Cristina Scarpellini, the Founder/Executive Director of Angels of Hope Against Human Trafficking. Cristina discusses what human trafficking and sex trafficking is and how prevalent it is in Northern Ontario. If you, or someone you know, is in immediate danger, call 9-1-1 right away. "Angels of Hope Against Human Trafficking (AOH) is a registered charity, providing long-term, bilingual support to Survivors of human trafficking and sexual exploitation of all ages and backgrounds. Founded in 2015, we strive to walk hand-in-hand with Survivors along the road to recovery, while additionally providing support, guidance, education, and counselling to their loved ones. AOH offers counselling, case management, resources and community referrals, education, and peer support groups for Survivors in Northern Ontario, in a safe and inclusive environment, free of judgement. All of our services are free and confidential." - source AOH website If you or someone you know needs help, reach out to Cristina at: Work Phone: 705-822-8630 Website: www.aohagainsttrafficking.ca Canadian Human Trafficking Hotline: https://www.canadianhumantraffickinghotline.ca/get-help/ 1-833-900-1010
NISA - PEER SUPPORT PROGRAM
Ageing In Action hosts Lisette Wirta, Gwen Price and Joy Wirta speak with Shirley Rajotte, Older Adult Program Coordinatator and 2 other members of Northern Initiative for Social Action (NISA), Marek Krasuski and Paula Johnson. NISA's Peer Support Program for older adults (55+) was established in 2019, to offer free, comfortable, confidential, and in-person peer support to older adults in the Sudbury area. You don’t even have to come in to NISA to take part. The OAPS program runs regular groups throughout the city, and can send a peer supporter to meet with you one-to-one wherever you’re most comfortable. The OAPS team can also make calls to you! Is this for me? For this program, older adults are defined as anyone who is 55+ - Older adults living within the Greater City of Sudbury - Older adults who are facing emotional or mental health challenges of any sort - Older adults who are struggling with social isolation How to Get Peer Support? If you’re interested in getting peer support — or volunteering as a peer supporter for other older adults — you can learn more about the program by getting in touch with the Program Coordinator, Shirley Rajotte at email@example.com. The OAPS program is supported by Health Canada / Santé Canada. https://nisa.on.ca/programs/older-adult-peer-support/ (705)222-6472(NISA) 36 Elgin St Second Floor, Sudbury, ON P3C 5B4
CHARLENE NADALIN - AMINTRO
Ageing In Action hosts Lisette Wirta, Gwen Price and Joy Wirta speak with Charlene Nadalin, Founder and CEO of Amintro, The Online Community for Adults 50+. Amintro is a way for those 50+ to meet new people, make friends, and socialize. This is your life. Make the most of it. Regardless of our age or civil status, we all have a universal desire to have friendships and socialize with other like-minded individuals and to have contact and meaningful interactions with others. Connect with new people in your community. Contact information: amintro.com - website where people can read more about Amintro and then create an account app.amintro.com - where people can go directly to create an account firstname.lastname@example.org - for more information Here are links to their social media sites: https://www.linkedin.com/company/amintro https://www.facebook.com/AmintroFriends https://twitter.com/AmintroFriends https://www.instagram.com/amintrofriends/
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