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“Addressing the needs of older adults in nursing homes and other care settings”

The Global Ageing Network, The Heritage Foundation, and BDU Heritage Center for Gerontology are excited to sponsor this webinar series to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on older adults.  The webinar will take place on:

7 July 2020 8 AM-9 AM (US EST)

The series will include different themes during each webinar and will be held on July 7 and 21, August 4 and 18, and September 1 and 15.

The discussion will begin with a discussion on Standards of Care during COVID-19. The Webinar will include a 60-minute session via ZOOM conference, 3 panelists, and a Q and A. Panel members include:

  • Kathy McGilton, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute-University Health Network, Canada
  • Joyce Khouri Eid, Interfaith Eldercare Group, Lebanon
  • Marcus Riley, Ballycara, Australia

How to Register: Contact Shannon at for the link and passcode.


Katherine S. McGilton (RN, PhD) is a Senior Scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute-University Health Network and a Professor at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto. She founded the International Consortium of the Professional Practice of Nurses in Long-Term Care.

Joyce Khoury Eid is the Director of the Lebanon Interfaith Eldercare Group, Lebanon. The group shares practices and education among a variety of different religious faith. Over the past three years, the group has grown to be a model for progress and peace for older adults.

Marcus Riley is Chief Executive Officer of BallyCara, a charitable organization and public benevolent institution which provides accommodation, health, and care services for older people as well as a range of support and advisory functions to service-based industries. Marcus Riley is the immediate past chair and current Director of the Global Ageing Network and a member of the Steering Committee for the Global Alliance for the Rights of Older People (GAROP).

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