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The Chair was present at the Sommet des aînés du Congrès mondial acadien 2014 in New-Brunswick

Themes: Conference

The Sommet des aînés, who are people aged 50 and older for this event, took place on August 19 and 20 of 2014 in Edmundston in New-Brunswick. Part of the Congrès mondial acadien which as the goal of bringing together and to invite the participation of Acadians from around the globe, the Sommet des aînés aimed to give a particular place to older adults because of the aging Acadian population.

During these two days, the conferences addressed the visibility of older adults, the promotion of  a positive image of aging and the contribution of older adults, issues related to the aging of the population as well as guidelines and concrete tools to face it.

During this Summit, the Chairholder, Marie Beaulieu, realised a conference entitled: La prévention des abus et de la fraude : un défi à relever. She participated in the radio show L’heure de pointe Acadie airing on Ici Radio Canada – Radio, in which two practitioners and her revealed the highlights of the Summit. She also participated to the recording of the radio show Des aînés et des droits which will air at the start of October (see http://www.cibl1015.com/des-aines-et-des-droits).