Recorded Webinar: Closing the Gaps– Advancing Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery for Older Adults

Healthy Aging CORE Canada
Description / Summary

This webinar features Dr. Samir Sinha, lead author of the recent Canadian Red Cross and National Institute on Aging White Paper that offers evidence-informed expert recommendations to Improve Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery for Older Adults Across Canada.

The webinar was hosted by United Way British Columbia – Working with communities in BC’s Interior, Lower Mainland, Central & Northern Vancouver Island (UWBC) on September 23rd. 2021 as the inaugural Healthy Aging CORE Canada webinar.


  • Dr. Samir Sinha: Dr. Samir Sinha is the Director of Geriatrics at Sinai Health System and the University Health Network in Toronto and a Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto and the Director of Health Policy Research at Ryerson University’s National Institute on Ageing.
  • Kristi Rintoul, Community Impact Manager, Community, Impact, & Investment, United Way British Columbia
  • Michelle Hawkins, Executive Director, Logan Lake Wellness
  • Amaan-Ali Fazal, Member for Emergency Preparedness, Aga Khan Council for British Columbia