"55+ Successful Aging"
Wednesday, February 19 "When You See Snow, Go Slow" Presented by: Officer Cheri Rockefeller, County of Wellington OPP
We can't control the weather, nor can we blame it, but we can control our driving habits. Be prepared for winter roads with a refresher including how to navigate roundabouts.
Wednesday, February 26 "Building Better Balance" Presented by: Krista Crozier, Registered Kinesiologist, Guelph Family Health Team
Learn simple techniques you can practice anywhere, anytime, to improve your strength and balance. A simple falls prevention exercise sequence will be demonstrated with handouts for you to take home.
Wednesday, March 5 "Seriously...We Need to Laugh More" Presented by:Sandra Parkinson Mental Health Promotion & Education Coordinator Canadian Mental Health Association
Discover the healing powers of laughter for your mind and body, and take away useful tips on how to improve your mood through humour.
Wednesday, March 12 "Tips for Better Sleep" Presented by: Kathy Somers, Registered Kinesiologist Stress Management and High Performance Clinic
Learn what sleep researchers recommend as the most effective drug-free strategies to promote better, restful sleep. Learn key ideas from the Better Sleep Program including tips to decrease insomnia, avoid the "big mistake" and how to fall asleep (or back to sleep) more easily. Please note! This is a repeat of the session held Oct. 2013
Wednesday, March 19 "CCAC Helping You Remain Independent" Presented by: Waterloo-Wellington Community Care Access Centre
A representative from the WW-CCAC will present information about local in-home health support provided by health-care professionals and specialized community support services such as respite care and transitioning into a long-term care facility.
Wednesday, March 26 "Eye Health for Older Adults" Presented by: Dr. Judith Brisson, Optometrist
Dr. Brisson will talk about the importance of eye health, eye health tips and how diet and nutrition help protect aging eyes.
Wednesday, April 16 "Lets Start the Conversation about End of Life" Presented by: Theresa Daly, Social Worker, Nurse, Capacity Assessor and Hospice Wellington volunteer
Theresa will walk participants through completing the Ontario Advanced Care Planning Tool Kit. She will discuss and practice with you how to start conversations about end of life planning and communicating your wishes effectively.
All events are FREE and start at 1:00 pm in Room 3 at the Evergreen Seniors Community Centre, 683 Woolwich Street, Guelph, Ontario
To Register please contact Pat Gage at 519.837.5696