Workshops & Events

Upcoming Events…

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SING OUT! – A workshop for Miramichi Seniors

How can voicework impact the health and well-being of seniors? 

We will explore this question in a unique workshop facilitated by Elizabeth and Glenn Copeland of KPH Theatre Productions. No previous singing experience required!

Sat. Nov. 7, 2015 from 11 – 4
Wesleyan Church – 52 Nelson Street, Miramichi
Cost: Free (pre-registration is required)
Bring a percussion instrument if you have one
Wear loose, comfortable clothing
Prepare to have fun!

For more info, or to register, visit our Facebook page (, or email Elizabeth –
About the facilitators:

Elizabeth Copeland has sung on stages across Canada and into the U.S., with appearances at the Charlottetown Festival, the National Arts Center (Ottawa) and the Women’s Leadership Forum (Calgary) Her workshop, Reclaim Your Voice, has helped thousands of people re-discover the power of their voice. Glenn Copeland is a renowned Canadian singer/songwriter with an international fan base for his music.

Past Events…

 CAG2013: Aging…from Cells to Society

The Canadian Association on Gerontology is pleased to welcome you to Halifax, Nova Scotia for CAG2013: Aging…from Cells to Society, our 42nd Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting, taking place October 17-19, 2013.Join us for Canada’s premier multidisciplinary conference for those interested in individual and population aging.

This year’s conference theme underlines the importance of multi- and interdisciplinary perspectives on aging as we explore the impacts and changes of aging, from our bodies to our society.
Chronic Condition:  Why Canada’s Health System needs to be dragged into the 21st Century
The Canadian College of Health Leaders (NB Chapter) is pleased to announce Chronic Condition:  Why Canada’s Health System needs to be dragged into the 21st Century as part of their 2013 Annual Education Day on Friday, October 18 2013 at the Ramada Inn in Moncton.

The event is only $25.00 and is being presented and financially supported by the NB Chapter of the CCHL to allow any and all New Brunswickers interested in healthcare may attend. The event will feature economist Joe Ruggeri, Globe and Mail Award-winning author Jeffrey Simpson, Health Minister Hon. Hugh J. Flemming and retired Deputy Minister for the Premier’s Health Quality Council (and Institute Board Member) Mavis Hurley.

Alive Inside Documentary Screening & Panel Discussion
Senator Noël A Kinsella Auditorium, McCain Hall, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB
March 26th, 2013

Let’s Talk: about Aging & Dementia
Senator Noël A Kinsella Auditorium, McCain Hall, St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB
January 24th, 2013

Event Poster EN: Let’s Talk about Aging and Dementia
Event Poster FR: Parlons de vieillissement et de demence

The Atlantic Institute on Aging and the Alzheimer Society of New Brunswick will be hosting “Let’s Talk: about Aging and Dementia”, an event aimed at starting a dialogue about the stigma of aging and dementia and how New Brunswick is positioned to handle the demographic shift that comes from having Canada’s fastest aging population. A full description of the event is available on our Facebook Event page, simply click on “Let’s Talk: about Aging and Dementia” near the top of the page (don’t worry, you don’t need a Facebook account to view the page!)


Excellence in Aging Care Symposium
Fredericton, NB
September 26-28 2012

Benefit concert for Hospice Fredericton
The Playhouse Theater, Fredericton, NB
Friday September 7, 2012- 7:30pm
“Please join us for a night of Jazz, Blues and Gospel Music in support of Hospice Fredericton.  Performing at the Playhouse September 7th @ 7:30 are Peter Rioux – blues/jazz pianist and has opened for many well known groups, Reeny Smith – won the Up and Coming Award at the African Nova Scotian Music Awards and received the 2011 Black Cultural Centre President’s Award and Nova Scotia’s Hallelujah Praise Choir – performing for 40 yrs, the choir sings in jazz-influenced four part harmony and presents works from a range of musical genres.   Consists of over 50 singers who have traveled throughout North America.”

Summit on Aging and Seniors in New Brunswick
Fredericton, NB
November 6-7 2012
For more details:


“Our Future is Aging” Conference
Halifax, NS
November 21-23 2012
CLICK HERE for Conference flyer

Music Care Conference – June 3 & 4, 2012.

Organized by Room217 Foundation and the Atlantic Institute on Aging this amazing event was a huge success!  Inspiring and informative presentations were made by a host of speakers and groups from both near and far.  Click here to watch a video summarizing the 2012 Music Care Conference.


Excellence in Aging Care Symposium – September 28-30, 2011.
September 28 to 30 at Centre Communautaire Ste-Anne, Fredericton, New Brunswick.


Meeting the Demographic Challenge – June 14 & 15, 2011
Event hosted by the New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network will host this event.


Aging Showcase – May 6, 2011
The New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network (NBSPRN), in conjunction with the Atlantic Institute on Aging and a variety of other partners, hosted a Showcase and Sharing Dialogue on Aging: From Research to Policy to Practice”.  To access the presentations made at the event, sign up for free to the Social Policy Research Network (, then click on “Resources”, “Showcase and Sharing Dialogues”, “Aging Showcase Presentations”.

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