SUPPORT SERVICES “Keeping Connected” Presentations


These presentations are open to members as well as the community. Call 204-987-8850

Successful Aging = Independent Living

Tuesday, November 3rd at 1:30 p.m.

Location: St. James Assiniboia 55+ Centre

Vicki from Victoria Lifeline will talk about how this is achievable through healthy living, fall prevention & community resources. The presentation will include healthy living tips, fall prevention tips and information on resources that can help you remain independent with a quality of life. This presentation is beneficial for anyone over the age of 55 and caregivers.

Presenters: Vicki R. from Victoria Lifeline


Cost: $4
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Power of Attorneys and Wills

Monday, November 7th at 1:30 p.m.

Location: St. James Assiniboia 55+ Centre

Join Andrew Torbiak, an Associate Lawyer at local firm Myers LLP specializing in Wills and Estates, for a discussion about the importance of having Wills and Power of Attorney documents. We will be addressing some questions most commonly asked about these documents and explaining some of the risks of not having these vital additions to your life.

Presenter: Andrew from Myers LLP

Cost: $4
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Caregiving with Confidence

Tuesday, November 24th at 1:30 p.m.

Location: St. James Assiniboia 55+ Centre

Being a caregiver is one of the most unrecognized roles we will take on throughout our life time. These responsibilities can come with feeling very alone. Kelsie will be going over the many supports that are available to help you when you are busy helping others.

Presenter: Kelsie D. from Caregiving with Confidence

Cost: $4
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Hearing Aid: Available Financial Assistance

Tuesday, December 1st at 1:30 p.m.

Location: St. James Assiniboia 55+ Centre

Hearing loss is a difficult change to handle when you don’t include the amount of money needed to spend on supports. Come and hear about the financial assistance available to you to make it easier on your wallet.

Presenter: Kristy B. from Horizon Hearing
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Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety: Keeping a Health Plan

Tuesday, December 8th at 1:30 p.m.

Location: St. James Assiniboia 55+ Centre

This presentation will include which information you need to have easily accessible regarding health. We will guide you on how to store this information safely and keep it up to date easily.

Presenter: Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety
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E.R.I.K. Update

Tuesday, November 10th at 1:30 p.m.

Location: St James Assiniboia 55+ Centre

The E.R.I.K. is a well-known resource that has been supporting individuals in current and past years when it comes to informing emergency personal and loved ones. This presentation will review what it is, why it exists and how to use it most efficiently. Each participant will receive a complementary E.R.I.K. package to review during the presentation.

Presenter: Sarah V. Senior Resource Coordinator

Cost: $4
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Caregiving with Confidence

Tuesday, October 13th at 1:00 p.m.

Location: St James Assiniboia 55+ Centre

Being a caregiver is one of the most unrecognized roles we will take on throughout our life time and can come with feeling very alone. Kelsie will be going over the many supports that are available to help you when you are busy helping others.

Presenter: Kelsie D. from Caregiving with Confidence

Cost: $4
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Pantry Basics for the Pandemic

Tuesday, October 20th at 1:00 p.m.

Location: St. James Assiniboia 55+ Centre

We will review some tips and strategies to help you stock a well-balanced pantry and to help you put together quick and simple meals.

Presenter: The HART Team

Cost: $4
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Team Brown Realty

Tuesday, October 27th at 1:00 p.m.

Location: St James Assiniboia 55+Centre

There are so many important details when it comes to managing property. Whether you currently own a home or you’re moving in the near future this presentation will provide you with lots of tips to reduce cost and stress.

Presenter: Jeff Brown from Team Brown Realty

Cost: $4
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Tips for Caring for Dementia during COVID-19

Tuesday, December 15th at 1:30 p.m.

Location: St James Assiniboia 55+Centre

As many of us know, Older Adults and people with underlying conditions are more vulnerable to COVID-19 and thus the restrictions are more intense. This becomes even more challenging if the older adult has Dementia. This presentation will address concerns of family caregivers as we approach Winnipeg winter months.

Presenter: Taz L. from Right at Home

Cost: $4
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