Mary-Lynn Peters

Nurse Practitioner, Facilitator

Mary-Lynn Peters is a Nurse Practitioner with many years of experience working with older adults. Mary-Lynn’s interest in geriatrics developed during her years working in the Emergency Department at Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga. Realizing that geriatric nursing was her true passion, she returned to school to obtain a Master’s Degree in Nursing, followed by additional education to become a Nurse Practitioner and certification in gerontological nursing from the Canadian Nurses Association.

Prior to retiring from her full time role at Trillium Health Partners, Mary-Lynn was involved in a wide range of geriatric-focused initiatives, ranging from policy creation to best practice guidelines to clinical teaching, mentorship and clinical care provision. Regionally, Mary-Lynn was involved with initiatives such as the Mississauga Halton LHIN Responsive Behaviours Community of Practice, the Senior Friendly Community of Practice for the Toronto Academic Health Science Network, and the Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto’s Person Centred Language project. She currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Alzheimer Society of Peel.

Her clinical interests are delirium, dementia, and frailty.