6:30 PM18:30

CE: How to Recommend Mobility Aids and Promote Falls Prevention in Older Adults

  • Carefirst Seniors & Community Services Association (map)
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Speaker: Joyce Yu

Learning outcomes and registration link to be sent closer to the date. 

Joyce Yu is an occupational therapist (OT) who helps adults and older adults to restore their functional independence using person-centred care and best practices. She graduated from the University of Toronto and has over 15 years of experience working as an OT. She is an Assistive Devices Program (ADP) Authorizer of the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) for Mobility Aids and is currently working as an OT and a geriatric assessor at the Geriatric Assessment and Intervention Network (GAIN) Team at Carefirst Seniors and Community Services Association to help frail seniors living safely at home. Joyce Yu is a member of the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO), the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT), and the World Federation of Occupational Therapist (WFOT).

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FCCP Go-Karting
7:30 PM19:30

FCCP Go-Karting

Feeling like a race car driver? Come test out your speed and driving skills! FCCP is hosting Go-Karting which includes a 14 lap qualifying race followed by a 16 lap final race at K1 Speed Toronto. *Reminder no open toe shoes allowed on go-karts.*

Price: 55+tax per person (members get $10 off)

Please RSVP to fccpsocial@gmail.com before May 25th, 2018 by 6pm

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6:00 PM18:00

CE: Management of Diabetes in Elderly and Deprescribing

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Participants will:

  • Appreciate the impact frailty has on treatment decisions 
  • Understand how cognition affects ability to manage chronic disease and blood sugars 
  • Identify methods to screen for cognitive impairment 
  • Articulate rationale for deprescription of unnecessary medications

6:00-6:30 pm Registration
6:30-7:30 pm Presentation and Dinner

Speaker: Deb Daly, RN(EC) MN, Nurse Practitioner, GAIN Geriatric Clinic, Clinic Lead, Scarborough & Rouge Hospital, GAIN Regional NP Clinical Lead, Seniors Care Network


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6:00 PM18:00

CE: A Pharmacist's Guide to Medical Cannabis

  • Auditorium - Carefirst Seniors & Community Services Association (map)
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Topic: A pharmacist’s guide to medical cannabis
Speaker: Michael Boivin

6:00-6:30 pm Registration
6:30-7:30 pm Presentation and Dinner
Auditorium - Carefirst Seniors & Community Services Association
300 Silver Star Blvd Toronto, ON M1V 0G2

1. Identify the key components of cannabis and their potential role in managing chronic conditions
2. Explore the potential caveats and benefits of cannabis
3. Examine the current state of cannabis legislation in Canada
4. Review the most common methods of cannabis administration
5. Examine the potential role of the pharmacist in cannabis use

RSVP here.

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12:30 PM12:30

CE: Robots, Real Estate and Retirement: A discussion on the personal finance issues facing pharmacists today

  • Auditorium - Carefirst Seniors & Community Services Association (map)
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SIGN UP  HERE: http://ccpainfo.com/rsvp

Please join Paul Carvalho as he shares his perspectives on the big financial issues facing Ontario pharmacists today.   From real estate bubbles to technology change, Paul will reveal the issues impacting your personal wealth and the strategies you can implement.  

Paul Carvalho, MA, CFA

Financial Advisor, Provident Wealth Financial

Paul Carvalho began his career in 1997 when he joined a global custodian bank to start-up a specialized valuations team.  After working with institutional clients for over six years, Paul transitioned to personal wealth management to help individuals and families with their financial needs.  Using his unique experience, Paul is able to provide clients with financial clarity and confidence.

Paul has a Masters Degree in Business Economics and has earned the Chartered Financial Analysis (CFA) designation.  He is the owner of Provident Wealth Financial, a financial services company based in Ontario, Canada.

Paul is also the author of PharmacistsFirst.com, an online resource dedicated to helping pharmacists in Canada make better financial decisions.

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6:15 PM18:15

CE: Choosing Wisely

  • CareFirst One Stop Multi-Services Centre, Auditorium (1st Floor) (map)
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Topic: Choosing Wisely
CE will include discussion about:
Date: Sunday October 2nd
Speaker: Naomi Steenhof, Adjunct Lecturer, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy

Tentative Agenda:
6:15pm - start Registration
6:45pm - start Presentation & Dinner (menu TBD)
8:00pm - finish presentation

Location: Carefirst One Stop Multi-Services Centre - auditorium (1st floor), 300 Silver Star Blvd, Scarborough, ON, M1V 0G2

Naomi Steenhof is a staff pharmacist at the University Health Network. She completed a hospital residency at the UHN after receiving a pharmacy degree from UofT. Naomi is certified by the American Commission for Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy, and is currently pursuing a Master of Health Professions Education from Maastricht University.

Naomi is an adjunct lecturer at the UofT Faculty of Pharmacy, a Research Fellow at the Wilson Centre (UofT Faculty of Medicine), preceptor to a variety of pharmacy and medicine learners and a volunteer with the IMAGINE Clinic.


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6:15 PM18:15

CE: New Connected Technologies (in Blood Glucose Testing)

This event will include discussion about new emerging technologies in diabetes glucose tracking and an interactive demonstration.
Speaker: Kenny Chan, Pharmacist

Tentative Agenda:
6:15pm - start Registration
6:45pm - start Presentation & Dinner
There will be a break for main course
8:30pm - finish presentation & dinner


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5:00 PM17:00

Protecting Your Estate: Keeping it Safe from Creditors, Taxation and Your Family


Cordially invites you to a presentation on:

Protecting Your Estate:

Keeping it Safe from Creditors, Taxation

and Your Family
Specific topics of discussion will focus on:
Avoid Retirees’ biggest financial mistakes
Reduce TAXES on your Retirement Income
Eliminate the Estate Tax Trap
Prevent estate distribution nightmares
Protect yours, and your Beneficiaries’, assets

To be held on:
Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
10 am registration 10:30 am Presentation


Bayview Country Club
25 Fairway Heights Drive
Thornhill, Ontario


Guest Speaker:

Daniel CollisonB.A., CFP, TEP

Regional Director, Investors Group Financial Services, Inc.
Lecturer on Personal Financial Management
MBA Program, Schulich School of Business, York University
Author of “The Financial Advisor’s Guide to Excellence”


We would be highly honored if you could extend this invitation
to your colleagues, friends and family members.

Guests are welcome but seating is limited.

Please RSVP by calling David Dai at
(416) 491-7400 ext. 6559
or email Mari.Oikawa@investorsgroup.com
before June 1st, 2016.


A “must attend" seminar for those who are looking to reduce income taxes now and estate costs later!

™ Trademarks owned by IGM Financial Inc. and licensed to its subsidiary corporations. Insurance products and services distributed through I.G. Insurance Services Inc. Insurance license sponsored by The Great-West Life Assurance Company.  Some of these strategies may involve borrowing to invest which should be a part of a long-term investment and may not be appropriate in all circumstances.  The Investors Group Corporate Class mutual     funds are shares issued by Investors Group Corporate Class Inc.™

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