Come Join us in our Community Cafe @ 1:30 p.m. – Cost $2.00
Please pre-register at our Front Desk

 

Monday, April 8 – Hearing and Your Health – Presented by: Hear Canada
1:30 to 3:00 p.m. – Community Cafe

This presentation will identify some of the health conditions that may contribute to or cause hearing loss and discuss heath conditions that are known to be linked to hearing loss. You will learn about consequences of untreated hearing loss and recognize what you can do to reduce such health effects.

 

Tuesday April 9th – Could You Be The Next Victim – Presented by Servus Credit Union
1:30 to 3:00 p.m. – Community Cafe

Come learn about common scams including – internet – telephone – face to face – plastic cards and bank accounts and general ways to keep yourself safe in today’s modern environment.

 

Monday, April 15 – Doing Your Taxes – What’s In It For You? – Presented by: Canada Revenue Agency
1:30 to 3:00 p.m. – Community Cafe

The role of Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) Outreach Officers is to meet with community organizations, to build relationships and to promote CRA’s resources and services. Our goal is to ensure that seniors don’t miss out on benefits and credits they are entitled to,
and are made aware of the various online tools and resources available to them. Come to an information session to find out about GST/HST credit, Medical Expenses, Pension Income Splitting, Disability Tax Credit, and more.

 

Tuesday April 16th – What’s New In Funeral Planning & Why You Need To Know  – Presented by Trinity Funeral Home

1:30 to 3:00 p.m. – Community Cafe

Come learn about – how to research funeral homes – learn what to do if someone dies away from home – what happens if you pre-arrange and the move cities – how your Executor can access Government Benefits AND Everyone in attendance will receive a comparison worksheet to compare funeral homes

 

Tuesday, April 23 – Downsizing – Presented by: Your Organized Friend
1:30 to 3:00 p.m. – Community Cafe

Join us to share your perspective on the emotional side of downsizing. Discover the benefits of taking a proactive look at downsizing vs. a reactive approach. Karen Murdock, Certified Executor Advisor, and owner of Your Organized Friend has worked with 100’s of
Edmonton families and will share her experience.

 

Monday, April 29 – The Things You DON’T Know About Walking & Physical Activity – Presented by: Flaman Fitness
1:30 to 3:00 p.m. – Community Cafe

Walking and physical activity is a vital part of everyday life and helps us stay healthy,happy and most importantly, independent. Walking and physical activity is often taken for granted and many people do not prepare for the future. When accidents or new realities are presented without warning, we can feel cut off at the knees and overwhelmed with how to stay independent. Aaron Yee. from Flaman Fitness, will share tools and supports to help prepare you for an adverse event and keeps you moving.  If you have worries or barriers that are stopping you from getting out, there may be a solution for you. Aaron will show you how scooters, walkers and walking aids can keep you moving with confidence.

 

Monday, April 30 – Writing Your Will – 7 Things To Know – Presented by: Estate Connection
1:30 to 3:00 p.m. – Community Cafe

In this presentation, Stacy will outline the steps needed to be prepared and how to leave your family with solutions, not problems. This presentation will outline why we need a Will, what will happen if we don’t have a Will or if it is outdated, and how to determine if we should update our existing documents. She will also discuss how to choose an executor, what information should be in your Will, what probate is and rules for leaving gifts.

 

Monday, May 6 – Seniors Protection – Addressing Elder Abuse – Presented by: Senior Home Care By Angels
1:30 to 3:00 p.m. – Community Cafe

The Seniors Protection Partnership is a partnership between the City of Edmonton, Edmonton Police Service, Covenant Health, Sage Seniors Association, and Catholic Social Services. Our mission is to prevent and respond to high-risk elder abuse by working in partnership with the community, thereby enhancing the wellbeing of older adults. Come learn about elder abuse, including the types, signs and symptoms, underlying factors and myths. We will have a question and answer period at the end of the presentation.

 

Tuesday, May 7 – Improving Mobility and Accessibility – Presented by: Congdons Aids to Daily Living
1:30 to 3:00 p.m. – Community Cafe

If mobility and accessibility could be an issue for you or a loved one, join Congdons Aids to Daily Living to learn about products to make your life easier. This mobility and accessibility presentation will showcase different products to promote mobility at home and even when traveling. Accessibility products such as porch lifts and stair chairs will also be highlighted. Come to the discussion to find out what you need to know to make an informed decision before purchasing power mobility equipment to compliment your lifestyle.

 

Monday, May 13 – Transition into a New Residency & Increase Your Retirement Income Paycheck – Presented by: Investors Group
1:30 to 3:00 p.m. – Community Cafe

You’ve spent your whole life saving for retirement. Now you’ve finished working, are spending what you’ve saved and made the decision to move. For many seniors, the transition can be confusing or even traumatic: What can you afford? How will you minimize OAS claw back? What if there’s a down market? What about taxes? Brad will make it easy for you to connect with his team of trusted investment professionals who will help give you a retirement planning reality check and show you how to increase your retirement income paycheck.

 

Tuesday, May 14 – History of Funerals: Yesterday vs. Today – Presented by: Dignity Memorial
1:30 to 3:00 p.m. – Community Cafe

Join Dignity Memorial as they answer many common questions regarding the history of funerals and how they have changed up to today, such as:

  • When looking back over the past 20 years, what has changed with regard to funerals?
  • How are funerals different with the increase in cremation?
  • How much is a funeral? What options are available? I want to make it easier on the family so is a service or viewing necessary?

 

Tuesday, May 21 – Making the Connection: Linking Oral and Total Health – – Presented by: Summerlea Dental
1:30 to 3:00 p.m. – Community Cafe

Did you know 91% of patients with heart disease also have periodontists? A lot of people don’t realize the direct connection between your oral health and your overall health. During this presentation you will learn how the regular maintenance of your oral health
plays a vital role in preventing some of the most common diseases affecting patients today.

 

Wednesday, May 22 – Senior Care Funding – – Presented by: Exquisicare – Care at Home
1:30 to 3:00 p.m. – Community Cafe

It can be confusing and overwhelming to know where to turn when you need help. Wendy Hoover with Care at Home will outline some of the many resources available to seniors, and how to access them.

 

Wednesday, May 27 – Learn the Truth About Hearing Aids – – Presented by: Miracle Ear /Amplifon
1:30 to 3:00 p.m. – Community Cafe

Improved hearing in a noisy environment…. is it possible? Join us to hear what hearing aids can do and also know their limitations. Discover what is involved in the cost of hearing aids and evaluate if they are worth the price. As well, information will be shared on how best to choose a hearing aid provider, to best suit your needs.