Webinar: Addressing Stigma – Aging and Older Adults

Date: Nov 24, 2020

Time: 10:00 AM Pacific time


The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) will be presenting a Webinar addressing Older Adults & Stigma through United Way’s Healthy Aging CORE Hub on November 24, 2020 at 10 AM Pacific time. This webinar will provide an overview of stigma as outlined in the Public Health Agency of Canada’s ‘Stigma Action Framework for Building an Inclusive Health System’ and will outline PHAC’s role in healthy aging and stigma. It will also discuss the importance of fostering greater mental health and resilience amongst older adults.

Lastly, presenters will share interim findings from the ‘Older Adults Self-Isolating During Covid-19’ project and discuss other resources, such as the ‘Chief Public Health Officer’s Report on the State of Public Health in Canada 2019 – Addressing Stigma: Towards a More Inclusive Health System’. Registration Link is provided below.


1. Nick Poullos, Senior Program Officer, PHAC Western Region
2. Dr. Theodore Cosco, Assistant Professor, Department of Gerontology, Simon Fraser University and Research Fellow, Oxford Institute of Population Ageing, University of Oxford
3. Sandeep Dhillon, Gerontology PhD Student, PHAC – Western Region
4. Shreemouna Gurung, Gerontology PhD Student, PHAC – Western Region


Register here