About 800 people gathered, including 150 elders in organized groups, over 100 natural and professional caregivers and others from the social/medical milieu as well as the cultural milieu, to participate in a variety of activities: an annual meeting of APPUI Montreal, Informational kiosks, a round table and post-performance discussions about the play, Victoria, at the heart of the event.
Truly a moment of pride, solidarity, listening, learning and engagement – opening the doors to a brighter future – inspired by the positive vision offered in this consciousness raising and moral boosting play. This was an opportunity for validation and reflection.
THANK YOU to all who organised and participated in making this such a successful event:
Louise Matte (cultural agent at the Maison de la culture Frontenac), Nathalie Petrowski (round table moderator), Claire-Acélie Sénat (cultural mediator), Lucie Gagnon (director, APPUI Montréal), Marie-Christine Le Bourdais and Jacinthe Duval (Alzheimer’s Society), Dr David Lussier (director Centre AvantÂges, Institut universitaire de gériatrie de MTL), Olivier Ducray (director of the film, La Vie des Gens), Jean-Luc Murray (Director of Education and Community Programmes at the Mtl Museum of Fine Art), Nathalie Maillé (director of the Conseil des Arts de Montréal), Sophie Jardon (instructor at the school of Personality and Human Relationships), Maude Thirian, Lupuna, Benjamin Broche, Amélie Sauquet, Maxime Angibeault, Les Folies de Sophie, La Face Cachée de la Pomme and Café Rico.