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May 14, 2019

Upcoming Event: Dispelling Myths Surrounding the Vision Health of Older People

On May 28, 2019, Dr. Chad Andrews, Senior Manager of Research and Education at Fighting Blindness Canada, will be taking part in Dispelling Myths Surrounding the Vision of Older People, an interdisciplinary panel discussion hosted by the International Federation on Ageing.

This free event, which is open to the public, will feature a panel of internationally renowned experts in aging and vision health addressing misconceptions in vision health knowledge and services across the country, and will highlight the importance of equitable access to safe and effective eye screenings for all Canadians—and specifically those most at risk of developing blinding eye diseases.

This free event is open to the public. RSVP today!

Special Guest: The Hon. Raymond Cho, Minister for Seniors and Accessibility

Plenary Discussion: Armchair conversation moderated by Laura Tamblyn Watts, Chief Public Policy Advisor, Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP)

Dr. Chad Andrews, Senior Manager of Research and Education, Fighting Blindness Canada

Dr. Susan J. Leat, Professor, School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of Waterloo

Dr. Samir K. Sinha, Director of Geriatrics, Sinai Health System and University Health Network

Dr. Jan Hux, President & CEO, Diabetes Canada

Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2019

5:00 – 6:00PM: Reception
6:00 – 7:30PM: Panel Discussion

Location: Women’s College Hospital Auditorium, 76 Grenville Street, Toronto M5S 1B2

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