Talks & Workshops Feb 22
Nautical Treasure from the 16th & 17th Century
Technology & Aging in Place
AED Demonstration Workshop
A fascinating presentation on the treasure recovered from the ships of the 16th and 17th century. See photos of lost treasures of gold, silver, and other rare commodities that Navy and merchant fleets traded in as well as the stories accompanying each piece. Time permitting, learn the tales behind famous ships of the era. Presented by David LaCroix from Westcoast Treasure & Artifacts. 583706 W Feb 22 1 – 3 p.m. $10.00
Learn how technology can help manage the demands of daily living, connect with family and friends, and access assistance when needed. Presented by Council Of Senior Citizens Organization of BC, Seniors' Health and Wellness Institute. Delivered by a trained senior volunteer.
Information on Estate Planning Learn how to create a dedicated road map to ensure your wishes are carried out as planned; maximize your estate value and minimize final tax; put you in charge and not the government. Presented by Mary Ong, Investors Group. 584827 Tu Feb 28 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. FREE
Seminar: Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Better Sleep Awareness Workshop
583970 Tu Mar 7
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
An automated external defibrillator (AED) has been installed in the pavilions to be used by the public. It automatically diagnoses life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias. We will demonstrate how to use the device, so you can be prepared in an emergency. Demonstration only, no opportunity to practice using the device. 584799 W Mar 15 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. FREE
585658 Th Mar 30
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Better Backs & Balance Have you ever wondered if there are things you could do to help your back? Are there things to do (or stop doing) to reduce stress and pain? How do your hips and knees affect your back? For the answers, Join Paul Conzatti, registered physiotherapist from Excel Physiotherapy. Paul will also talk about overall cardiovascular health and osteoporosis. 584864 M Mar 13 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. FREE
Power of Attorney, Joint Bank Accounts, Representation
Do you... Snore at night? Wake up tired? Have hypertension? Gasp in the night? Wake up through the night? These are classic risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Learn more about OSA in an interactive walk through the Canadian Thoracic Society Guidelines. Presented by Eric Cheng, HBSc, RRT, FCSRT. 585108 W Mar 1 7 – 8:30 p.m. FREE
This workshop focuses on the importance of advance planning, forms of financial abuse through joint bank accounts and powers of attorney, and strategies to deal with financial abuse. Presented by the BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support (BCCEAS) to educate and empower. 585168 Tu Mar 14 1:30 – 3 p.m. FREE
Mar 14 & Mar 31
Online Registration Workshop If you want to register for programs at the pavilion from the comfort of your home, this workshop will show how to do it. The instructor will demonstrate and walk you through the process step by step. You will leave with an instruction handout so you can do it on your own. There will be the opportunity to ask questions. Be ready to register for the next session. 583482 Th Mar 2 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. FREE
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Financial Literacy Presentations: RDSP What is an Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP)? Learn about grants and bonds, availability, qualifications, and how to apply without using your own money. Must be set before age 49 to get any grants and bonds. Still hugely beneficial without grants of bonds. Presented by Geraldine Zaharko & Joanne Yao, Primerica Financial Services. 584863 Tu Mar 14 7 – 8:30 p.m. FREE 584856 F Mar 31 10 – 11:30 a.m. FREE
Dogwood Travel Club Presentation Presentation by Ageless Adventures – Mandate Tours. More new and exciting long and short stay destinations are planned for 2017. All are welcome. No pre-registration required. Limited seating, no standing. Th Mar 16 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. FREE
Garden Club: Shrubs & Tree Peonies Malcolm Ho-You is our garden club member from Ladysmith whose garden our club visited last spring. Malcolm will be coming to our meeting to tell us about growing and caring for various species of both shrub and tree peonies. Meet in the Centennial Room. Everyone is welcome. For more information call Margaret Manery 604-931-3433. Tu Mar 21 7 p.m. FREE
A Journey To The Stars On a photographic journey, travel through the solar system visiting all the planets, and beyond to the nearest star. Head across our galaxy, the Milky Way, to Andromeda and the far reaches of the universe. Presenter: Dudley Booth. 584824 Th Mar 23 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. $6.00
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