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Talks & Workshops Please pre-register for any talk or workshop, even if it is free. If you plan to attend this will guarantee you a seat. We welcome drop-ins but cannot promise you will be admitted.

Jan 9

Older Adult Home

Ayurveda Lifestyle Series

Safety Learn how to keep yourself and your home safe as you age. Identify warning signs that you are struggling and recognize the potential hazards in your home. Discover simple ways to make life easier for yourself and considerations for older adults with special needs. Presented by Robin Elliot. 584801 M Jan 9 10 – 11:30 a.m. FREE

Jan 12

Getting Your Ducks in a Row Jan 6 & Jan 9

Personal Trainer Information Session If you want to get more out of your workout or develop a workout and reach your fitness goals, you might want to consider a personal trainer. The City of Coquitlam has personal trainers who can teach you new exercises and keep you motivated while working out effectively and efficiently. At this presentation a personal trainer will talk about what the city's personal trainers do, where the training is offered, and how to get started. They will discuss the various training packages and answer any questions you might have. This is an opportunity to find out how you can develop an individual fitness program, specifically tailored to suit your needs, schedule, abilities, and goals. 584917 F

Jan 6

10 – 11 a.m.


585056 M

Jan 9

10 – 11 a.m.


Jan 6

Social Connectedness Start of the new year by accepting that loneliness and isolation are unhealthy. This workshop examines the social determinants of health and well-being. It helps participants to determine the level of social connectedness they need and how to achieve it. Presented by COSCO Seniors' Health & Wellness Institute. 585655 F Jan 6 10 – 11:30 a.m. FREE

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Jan 10, Feb 7 & Mar 28 Ayurveda is a medical science discipline dating back more than 5000 years, with roots in India. These series of classes will cover the various aspects of your lifestyle with a great emphasis on food in order to attain good health and build immunity. Healing benefits of traditional spices and herbs will be shared. Each workshop can be attended individually or as a series. 582158 Tu Jan 10 7 – 8 p.m. $10.00 582161 Tu Feb 7 7 – 8 p.m. $10.00 582162 Tu Mar 28 7 – 8 p.m. $10.00

Jan 11 & Jan 25

Having a will does not mean your estate is prepared. This workshop, presented by Canada Purple Shield, covers important topics for you, your family, and your executor. Review probate, powers of attorney, executor tips, cremation or burial preplanning, representation agreements, and living wills. 585854 Th Jan 12 1 – 2:30 p.m. FREE

Revolutionary Approach to Stress Stress affects every part of our being. Mindfulness is the perfect antidote as it integrates a mind, body, and heart approach to wellness. Learn essential strategies for managing stress and building greater resilience for years to come. Facilitated by Fay Wong 580024 W Jan 11 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. $25.00 580023 W Jan 25 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. $25.00

Yo u r p ic tu re h ere!

Jan 12 & Feb 27

Project Lifesaver

Jan 10 & Jan 12

ONE PASS Fitness Information Session ONE PASS, Countless Options The ONE PASS allows you to get fit when you feel like it. You can purchase a monthly or a yearly membership and do as much as you can fit in to your schedule. Discover how you can gain access to all of the City of Coquitlam recreation facilities and drop-in fitness programs. Discover which facilities you can use, what they offer, how the pass works, the cost, and how to get it. It has never been easier to get active. Life happens—your fitness pass should be as flexible as you are. 584915 Tu Jan 10 585057 Th Jan 12

1:15 – 2:15 p.m. 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Learn about Project Lifesaver, a program that helps provide rapid response to save lives and help reduce the potential for serious injury to adults and children who wander due to: Alzheimer's diesease and other dementias, brain injury, related disorders. Project Lifesaver is a small transmitter that is worn on the wrist or ankle that emits an individualized tracking signal. It reduces search time for Search & Rescue teams, and works in most Lower Mainland communities. 583604 M

Feb 27

585104 Th Jan 12

1 – 3 p.m.


10 – 11:30 a.m.


FREE FREE Applicable taxes will be added to quoted prices.

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