Compassionate Community Care : Supporting Seniors and Vulnerable Persons

September 20, 2023
1:00 – 2:00 PM

Join EAPO for our FREE Webinar: “Compassionate Community Care: Supporting Seniors and Vulnerable Persons”.

Presenter, Kathy Matusiak Costa, Executive Director of Compassionate Community Care (CCC) will share their “Being with My Story Visitors Program”, an exciting visiting training opportunity that aims to help and care for those you love and need support in the community. She will share effective ways to reduce social isolation and loneliness and how to improve quality of life and well-being for seniors.

Kathy will review their ‘Community Advocacy Training’ on how to be an effective community advocate and approaches to empower you to empower others. Participants will learn about resources and materials available to promote compassionate community growth and support in your community.

Through the webinar, individuals will learn how to:

  • Recognize issues vulnerable people may experience and support them in getting the help they may need to live fuller lives.
  • Be an effective advocate for vulnerable seniors, as well as people with illness or disabilities.
  • Work with CCC to provide visits and support to those in their area.

Webinar provided with an ASL Interpreter


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Kathy Matusiak Costa

Executive Director of Compassionate Community Care

Kathy is the Executive Director of Compassionate Community Care, a registered charity  comprised of health care professionals and volunteers who provide support to vulnerable persons and their families during times of illness and crisis.

Kathy is a busy mother, she is married and has four children and lives in Peel. She enjoys helping and serving others and advocating for those most vulnerable on issues that matter. She has started a seniors visiting program within her circle of parents and actively participates in leading by example, with 4 little ones accompanying her.

Working for CCC, Kathy travels to make talks accessible to groups across Ontario and Canada, cultivating on the theme of responsibility for one another, kindness to build a stronger, better equipped network of caring and compassionate volunteers creating communities that advocate and respect every person, especially those most vulnerable.

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