MEDIA ADVISORY: HEALTH CARE TOWN HALL IN CB
“Fighting for the care we deserve: Long-term care town hall”
WHAT: A panel discussion and town hall meeting with experts and advocates on long term-care and its relationship to the wider health care crisis in Cape Breton.
WHEN: Wednesday, April 17, 2019. 6:30 to 8:30 pm.
WHERE: Grand Lake Road Firehall, 866 Grand Lake Road, Sydney, Nova Scotia
Dr. Jeannie Ferguson, geriatric psychiatrist
Norma Silverstein, Families for Quality Elder Care
Chris Parsons, Nova Scotia Health Coalition
Sandra Trenchard, LPN, long-term care worker
ACE - Advocates for the Care of the Elderly
Families for Quality Elder Care
Nova Scotia Health Coalition
NOTES FOR MEDIA:
Excellent photo, video and audio opportunities including a large crowd.
Opportunities to interview advocates, experts, frontline workers and concerned community members.
Representatives from participating organizations will be available for comment before and after the event or by request.
Chris Parsons, Nova Scotia Health Coalition (Halifax)
Bob Silverstein, Families for Quality Elder Care (Sydney)
902-322- 7149 (cell)
Norma Silversetein, Families for Quality Elder Care (Sydney)