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How to Stay Safe Online: A TELUS Wise® Workshop for Seniors

Get the most out of participating in our growing digital society, safely. Learn how to keep your online information secure and avoid scams.
TELUS WISE® Seniors is an Internet safety program meant for seniors who are already using the Internet (e.g. email, surfing the Internet). Through this interactive, conversational program, our goal is to help you keep yourself, your family and your community safer online.
Presenter: Manjit Kang, TELUS Community Ambassador.
FREE but space is limited (in person only). Registration is required; register online or call the Library at 604-886-2130.

Advance Care Planning Workshop

Advance care planning helps you have a say in the health care you would like to receive if you get very sick and cannot speak for yourself. In this workshop, presenters from Sunshine Coast Hospice will introduce you to the Sunshine Coast Green Sleeve and explore the steps involved in making an advance care plan. Putting a plan in place will help ensure you get the care you want, and it will help your family at a difficult time. Presenters: Joan Hibbard and Jackie Scott, Sunshine Coast Hospice Society.
Free but in-person space is limited. Registration is required to attend in person: please register online or call the Library at 604-886-2130. This workshop is also accessible live via Zoom from the Library’s website.

Sunshine Coast ElderCollege Spring Course Registration

Sunshine Coast ElderCollege Spring course line-up looks great! Registration opens on Monday, Dec 11 at 8AM. From the old but ever-popular courses like “Capture Memories With Your iPhone” to the brand-new options like “Are We Alone? Does Extraterrestrial Life Exist?” there is something for everyone in the line-up of Spring courses for 2024 from Sunshine Coast ElderCollege. See the complete list and descriptions on our website https://sunshinecoasteldercollege.ca/

Sunshine Coast ElderCollege Fall Registration

Sunshine Coast ElderCollege Fall course line-up looks great! Registration opens on Monday, August 14 at 8AM. For detailed information about the courses, go to the website to access our Course Information Booklet and make your choices. You’ll also find a down-loadable Brochure for handy access to the information. All courses are still only $35.00 (no GST).

Seniors Fraud Safety Workshop

Although all Canadians are at risk of fraud, seniors are often targets for scammers. TD Canada Trust has put together a special Seniors Fraud Safety workshop on Thursday, June 22 in Gibsons that will outline various strategies for avoiding fraud and scams.

When: Thursday, June 22, 3-4pm
Where: Harmony Hall, 686 Harmony Lane, Gibsons
Register: caregiversupport@resourcecentre.ca or call 604-885-4088

Getting to Know Dementia

Learn how dementia affects an individual’s brain and behaviour, its impact on family members, and how it differs from normal aging. Find out about the different resources that are available at any stage of the disease.
Presenter: Amelia Gillies, Alzheimer Society of BC
FREE but in-person space is limited. Registration is recommended; contact the Library at 604-886-2130 or register online. Also accessible live on Zoom.

2nd Annual Sunshine Coast Art & Words Festival

Surround yourself in art, literary voices, and live music by the lovely sea wall. Immerse yourself in one or more of fourteen workshops for artists, photographers and writers. This August 10-13th at the Gibsons Public Market, let the magic happen again.

Energy Projects: Which Do I Do First?

Space is available in this course for homeowners interested in Energy Conservation and Renewables. You’ll discuss how to lower your energy bill and reduce your carbon footprint, learn how to calculate payback, and look at how the order in which you make improvements can impact the total capital cost and final savings. Part of ElderCollege’s Fall line-up, 4 Wednesdays starting Oct 5, 10AM-Noon, Gibsons Public Market. Click on this link to register ($35):

Energy Conservation and Renewable Production

Energy Projects: Which Do I Do First?

Space is available in this course for homeowners interested in Energy Conservation and Renewables. You’ll discuss how to lower your energy bill and reduce your carbon footprint, learn how to calculate payback, and look at how the order in which you make improvements can impact the total capital cost and final savings. Part of ElderCollege’s Fall line-up, 4 Wednesdays starting Oct 5, 10AM-Noon, Gibsons Public Market. Click on this link to register ($35):

Energy Conservation and Renewable Production

Energy Projects: Which Do I Do First?

Space is available in this course for homeowners interested in Energy Conservation and Renewables. You’ll discuss how to lower your energy bill and reduce your carbon footprint, learn how to calculate payback, and look at how the order in which you make improvements can impact the total capital cost and final savings. Part of ElderCollege’s Fall line-up, 4 Wednesdays starting Oct 5, 10AM-Noon, Gibsons Public Market. Click on this link to register ($35):

Energy Conservation and Renewable Production

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