Geraldine Hinton is a longtime advocate for the lives and welfare of older people. As Director of the BC Government’s Office for Seniors, she helped develop a national framework on aging and a strategic plan for later life policy. Geraldine has also upheld a long-term association with Beacon Community Services Society, Veterans’ Memorial Lodge at Broadmead and the Alzheimer Society of BC. Recently, she was honoured to receive the Alzheimer Society of BC Clyde and Lanny Slade Memorial Leadership Award in recognition of her important hands-on work with the society over the past 20 years. Geraldine has also held numerous volunteer roles with St. John Ambulance and acted as Vice Chancellor of Community Services for the Priory of Canada.