SUPPORT SERVICES “Keeping Connected” Presentations

*Note: Subject to change to a virtual setting, based on public health orders.
** All presentations can be accessed both in person and over zoom**

Let no One Be Alone (a week of awareness)

Tuesday, May 3rd at 1:00 p.m.

Join us in recognizing Let No One Be Alone Week (May 1st to May 7th). You can come on your own or with another member or bring a friend that’s new to the centre! We will have Bingo, board games and cards set up. Enjoy a coffee or tea and each other’s company!

Cost: FREE

Life on the Other Side of COVID

Tuesday, May 10th at 1:00 p.m.

This pandemic has affected all of us in so many ways. It’s important to honor hardships that have surfaced and how we’ve adapted along the way. This will be a time to reflect on our unique experiences and the challenges we have overcome.

Presenter: HART Team

Cost: $4

E.R.I.K. Updates

Tuesday, May 24th at 1:00 p.m.

The E.R.I.K. is an excellent resource that has been supporting individuals in current and past years when it comes to informing emergency personnel and loved ones. This presentation will review what it is, why it exists and how you can use it most efficiently. Each participant will receive 1 (one) E.R.I.K. package. You can purchase additional kits for $2.00.

Presenter: Seniors Resource Coordinator

Cost: $4

Do You Have a Health Care Directive?

Tuesday, June 14th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Lunch will be provided

Do you have a health care directive? Does it clearly indicate how you want to be cared for in an emergency? What happens if something bad happens and you can’t speak for yourself? Do you know your rights when it comes to treatment at the hospital? These are important questions to consider. Join us for lunch and let’s talk about it. The presentation will be broken into 2 parts to allow a lunch break from 12-1pm.

Presenter: Dying with Dignity

Cost: $20

The Benefits of Volunteering

Tuesday, June 28th at 1:00 p.m.

Did you know that volunteering is good for you? Volunteering can ward off loneliness, reduce stress and be physically good for you! Join us at the centre to talk about the many volunteer positions we have and why they are good for you and the centre!

Presenter: Seniors resource Coordinator

Cost: $4