Financial Wellness for Caregivers and Older Adults

June 27, 2023
1:00 – 2:00 PM
EAPO in partnership with Ontario Caregiver Organization (OCO) and the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC), are excited to provide important information on Financial Wellness for caregivers, older adults and agencies supporting older adults.

This session will highlight how to deal with financial stress and money management issues, including helping caregivers and older adults identify their own spending priorities and necessities and how to budget, based on their finances and the increased cost of services/care. OCO and OSC have so much to offer  caregivers, older adults and agencies supporting older adults.  This session will provide you the opportunity to increase your awareness of the help available, particularly if there is financial stress or financial misuses of money.

OSC will highlight key issues on :

    • Behavioral biases that influence financial decision making
    • Tips to help you manage your finances and develop financial resilience–budgeting, debt management, dealing with inflation etc.
    • OSC’s NEW online resources, available in 22 languages, that provide information on financial planning, fraud prevention, and more!

The OCO will highlight programs that will help participants to:

    • Learn more about the SCALE, Peer Support and Coaching programs to support caregiver mental health and wellbeing Caregiver Mental health and wellbeing
    • Explore helpful toolkits and educational content for caregivers
    • Understand where to reach out for help and support.

Webinar provided with an ASL Interpreter


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Chris Allum

Senior Advisor, Investor Engagement and Stakeholder Partnerships, Ontario Securities Commission, Investor Office

Christine is Senior Advisor, Investor Engagement and Stakeholder Partnerships in the Investor Office at the Ontario Securities Commission.  She partners with various groups and organizations to deliver investor education and fraud prevention workshops. Prior to joining the OSC, she worked at the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Christine has expertise in adult training, curriculum resource development, event management, relationship management and community outreach.  She’s a graduate of Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University).

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Katie Muirhead

Regional Lead, West, The Ontario Caregiver Organization

Katie  is a Regional Lead with the Ontario Caregiver Organization. She brings combined experience as a clinician and caregiver to her role with the goal of sharing the work of the OCO and working along side organizations and groups interested in enhancing the caregiver supports in their communities.

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