MEDIA ADVISORY: HEALTH CARE TOWN HALL IN CB

MEDIA ADVISORY

“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


PANELISTS:

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


HOST ORGANIZATIONS:

  • 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.


MEDIA CONTACTS:

Chris Parsons, Nova Scotia Health Coalition (Halifax)

coordinator@nshealthcoalition.ca

902-880-8628 (cell)

Bob Silverstein, Families for Quality Elder Care (Sydney)

rsilverstein@bellaliant.net
902-322- 7149 (cell)

Norma Silversetein, Families for Quality Elder Care (Sydney)

mirariverrugs@bellaliant.net

902-322-0593 (cell)


Chris Parsons