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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, drop-ins welcome.

Sessions will be held from 1:00 – 2:30 pm unless otherwise indicated.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 1:00 - 2:30 PM 

 Location: Varsity Acres Presbyterian Church
   4612 Varsity Dr. NW
 Time:  1:00 - 2:30 pm
 Topic: No One Has to Face Cancer Alone
  Wellspring is a network of community-based support centres offering programs and services that meet the emotional, social, practical and restorative needs of people living with cancer and those who care for them. All Wellspring programs, services and resources are offered free of charge and without referral.
 Presenter:  Nancy Bilodeau-Cogger, Centre Manager
   Wellspring Calgary (Carma House)

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 1:00 - 2:30 PM 

 Location: Varsity Acres Presbyterian Church 
   4612 Varsity Dr. NW
 Time:  1:00 - 2:30 pm
 Topic: Centre for Sleep and Human Performance
  Management of common sleep issues such as insomnia, sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome
 Presenter:

Dr. Murray Flotre



Tuesday, March 24, 2020 1:00 - 2:30 PM 

 Location: Varsity Acres Presbyterian Church 
   4612 Varsity Dr. NW
 Time:  1:00 - 2:30 pm
 Topic: Age Friendly Calgary
  The Seniors Age-Friendly Strategy identified six priority areas that will help prepare our city for an aging population. We've made considerable progress in each area since the beginning of implementation in 2015 and we are happy to share those updates with you! 
 Presenter:  Angie Catenacci, Age Friendly Coordinator Assistant

Tuesday, April 28, 2020 1:00 - 2:30 PM 

 Location: Varsity Acres Presbyterian Church 
   4612 Varsity Dr. NW
 Time:  1:00 - 2:30 pm
 Topic: Parkinson's Association
   Parkinson's is an often-overlooked disease. Those affected may often feel isolated or discouraged. Parkinson's Association of Alberta offers support province-wide to Albertans affected by Parkinson's disease: patients, family, friends, caregivers and healthcare professionals.
 Presenter:  Tessa Veikle, Client Service Coordinator

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00 - 2:30 PM 

 Location: Varsity Acres Presbyterian Church 
   4612 Varsity Dr. NW
 Time:  1:00 - 2:30 pm
 Topic: LINKages
  Ruby and Dianne will share the inspiring work and stories of intergenerational mentorship and engagement fostered through LINKages
 Presenter:  Ruby Lecot, Executive Director and Dianne leong-Fortier, Board Member

Past Presentations

For a copy of the speaker's handouts go to

  Resources from Speakers


*To participate in most programs, you must be a member.  Exceptions are listed as Open to the Public


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