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HEALTH AND WELLNESS SPEAKER SERIES

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On the fourth Tuesday of the month, at Varsity Acres Presbyterian Church
4612 Varsity Dr NW
, this series will continue to present speakers from various fields related to physical, mental and emotional health and well being.

Coordinator: Jill Chambers

Free for members, $5 charge at door for non-members. Guests welcome, no registration required.

Sessions will be held from 1:00 – 3:00 pm unless otherwise indicated.

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Tuesday, April 23 1:00 - 2:20 PM

 Location:Varsity Acres Presbyterian Church
 4612 Varsity Dr. NW
 Topic:The Healthy Aging Brain
  -Cognition, and how it changes (and doesn’t) as we age
 Presenter:

Dr. Cam Clark, Clinical Neuropsychologist, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
Cumming School of Medicine, Hotchkiss Brain Institute



Tuesday, May 28 1:00 - 2:30 PM

Location: Varsity Acres Presbyterian Church
  4612 Varsity Dr. NW
Topic:Create Your Change by building momentum, direction and connection
 - Known for her capacity to inspire enthusiasm in others, Karen Daniels, occupational therapist and transition specialist, will offer you a fun and meaningful exploration of the art and science of creating change or managing a transition. Leave this lively presentation with more insight into the ways you can create momentum, connect to creativity and clarify your direction.
Presenter: Karen Daniels, OT

Tuesday, June 25 1:00 - 2:30 PM

 Location:  Varsity Acres Presbyterian Church
   4612 Varsity Dr. NW
 Topic:  Deprescribing Network (This presentation has been postponed to a date in 2020)

Instead:
Tuesday, June 25 1:00 - 2:30 PM we will have a workshop “Aging in Place

Aging in Place means having the health and social supports and services in place to live safely and independently in your home or your community for as long as you wish and are able. 91 per cent of Canadian adults aged 50 and over want to stay in their home or in their neighbourhood and live independently as long as possible.

To plan now for the future ahead, we will look at 9 areas of life that will impact your ability to Age in Place.

Facilitator: Jill Chambers, BN CFP CEA Jill is the founder of Financial Concierge and Aging in Place Supports. Both companies focus on keeping older adults safe and independent in their homes.



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