Our community is aging. Seniors need a champion at City Hall. Robert Kiley is that person.
Robert is extremely experienced working with older adults.
He is the former executive director of the Council on Aging. He wrote his master’s research project on seniors’ health (at Queen’s University). And he is a long time volunteer with this age group.
Robert’s accomplishments include:
- Securing core funding for the Council on Aging, operating the Elder Abuse Hotline
- Being awarded the President’s Scholarship for his PhD proposal on long term care residents (University of Waterloo)
- Working with people living with dementia and a WWII vet
- Organizing the St James’ Alzheimer’s Café and volunteering with a retirement residence
- Presenting to an Ontario Age Friendly Committee
- Writing a report for the Haliburton Health Unit on aging well in rural communities (which won the Symons Essay Prize for Canadian Studies)