Over 25 people gathered in Moncton to celebrate the International Day for Older Persons on October 1. There were opening remarks, and introductions from Kathy Leger, an Executive Officer of our sponsor, NB FUR, explaining that the organization is the provincial arm of Congress of Union Retirees of Canada (CURC). There was a brief description of how October 1st became International Day of Older Persons & National Seniors’ Day in Canada.
The participants heard from Catherine Blomquist, Lawyer (Associate - Actus Law Doit), who spoke of the Do’s and Dont’s of appointing a Power of Attorney. Question and answer session period followed.
The event was capped off with a social gathering of wine & cheese was served, while the group was entertained with live music by T-Blanc.