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Caregiver Retreat: Creating A New Reality

March 2, 2019 - March 3, 2019

Relax, Learn and Connect in a Five-Star Hotel & Spa.

Saturday, March 2 & Sunday, March 3
9:00 am—5:00 pm

Feel part of a larger movement, think differently about the future of your loved one, attend amazing breakout sessions, panels and listen to world-class Canadian presenters. Rejuvenate over two days with great meals, music, and amenities.

Keynote speakers Al Etmanski and Vickie Cammack; Order of Canada recipients, authors of the Safe and Secure book, the RDSP campaign leaders, co–founders of PLAN Vancouver and above all, parents.

Plenary speaker Susan Beayni has been a leader and advocate in the disability movement for over 25 years.Co-founder of Partners for Planning in Toronto, Susan is also a mother of a 30 year old who has had a support circle for almost 20 years.

Parent Panel hosted by Minda Bojin, mother of a young woman living independently and leader of DANEO (Disability Advocacy Network of Eastern Ontario).

Compassion Fatigue Breakout Session with Gail Dawson, Msw, Social Worker and professor, teaching about the importance of caring for yourselves.

French Breakout Sessions led by Hélène Courchesne who will showcase the importance of person-directed thinking and help you imagine a future for your loved one.

Transition to Adulthood Session for families moving into that next stage of life led by Stephanie King of the Ottawa Carleton District School Board.

Enjoy these amazing resources in a beautiful venue with great meals, music, amenities and companionship. A weekend for the caregivers of loved ones living with a disability.

Both Days with meals & accommodation
Single $200 | Double $340

Individual Day with meals
(Limited respite available)

View PDF (includes daily itineraries)

For more information contact:
Corey Fortier
613-761-9522 ext.250

Register Online: HERE


March 2, 2019
March 3, 2019
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Brookstreet Hotel
525 Legget Drive
Kanata, Ontario K2K 2W2
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Citizen Advocacy / parrainage civique
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