Sarah Bercier

Sarah has been with the Council on Aging since 2014.  She brings with her 30+ years of experience in the fields of aging and later life.  She has worked in the fields of elder abuse and seniors’ community housing, has spent eight years in management roles with the Canadian Association on Gerontology, and has spent the last 20 years as a consultant, speaking and writing on the lifestyle aspects of retirement and aging.  Sarah has a BA in Psychology and an MA in Clinical Counselling, both with a focus on later life issues. Sarah has a passion for aging issues and enjoys working with and for seniors in Ottawa in identifying the ongoing opportunities available to improve the lives of seniors in the community and make Ottawa a more age-friendly city.