Seniors Month

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395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
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June is Seniors Month

Celebrate seniors month with us. Register for our free online seminars, participate in virtual activities or read our resources below. 

Resources and Programs from Government of Ontario and Government of Canada:




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Celebrate Seniors Month with Online Seminars and Canada Day Trivia

You can register online at play.newmarket.ca, or email seniors@newmarket.ca with a request to be registered for any of these FREE seminars.

Click here for a calendar of our seminars this Seniors Month.


Covid-19: 3 Reasons to revisit your financial strategy now (Edward Jones)
Thursday, June 3, 2021 | 3 to 4 p.m.
Code: 133708 | Register at play.newmarket.ca
As we emerge from COVID and experience various stages of recovery across Canada, what is most important to us now may have changed since the start of the pandemic. We will cover three reasons why it is important to revisit your financial strategy now with a financial advisor. Whether you are preparing for or living in retirement, you will learn about estate considerations, how real estate fits into your financial strategy, and tips on how to balance debt and investing priorities.
 
Strategies for The Changing Brain (Memories+ Group)
Monday, June 7, 2021 | 2 to 3 p.m.
Code: 133702 | Register at play.newmarket.ca
Building knowledge and awareness of brain changes is an important first step in strengthening relationships as caregivers. During this session we will review brain changes that occur as we age and introduce skills available to enhance life and relationships for those living with brain changes.

Keeping Your Brain Healthy as You Age: 6 Things You Need to Know (Chartwell Fit Minds)
Wednesday, June 9, 2021 | 3 to 4 p.m.
Code: 133705 | Register at play.newmarket.ca
The presentation will focus on brain health, lifestyle choices and cognitive exercises, how 1 in 3 cases of dementia are preventable.
 
Hearing Loss and Aging for older adults and caregivers (Canadian Hearing Society)
Thursday, June 10, 2021 | 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
Code: 133678 | Register at play.newmarket.ca
Participants will learn:

  • Canadian Hearing Services programs and supports.
  • Understanding hearing loss and aging.
  • Communication strategies over the phone.
  • Communication during COVID-19.
  • Basic information about hearing aids and other assistive communication devices.
  • How counsellors can help.

Save On Energy, Energy Affordability Program (Greensaver)
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 | 10 to 11 a.m.
Code: 133677 | Register at play.newmarket.ca
Do you have high electricity bills? Do you have old and inefficient energy measures in your home? This program can provide free, energy-efficient upgrades for a residence, which can lower utility bill costs and save energy. To learn the eligibility requirements, potential upgrades, and how to enroll, come join the session hosted by Greensaver and ask your questions!

6 Ways on How to Downsize and Declutter Without Anxiety (Market House Prices)
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 | 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Code: 133701 | Register at play.newmarket.ca
Is it time to declutter so you can downsize into another home more suitable for your golden retirement years? Don’t get overwhelmed and frustrated while decluttering your home, instead focus on the more important issues of downsizing and how to avoid costly mistakes.

Opportunities & Income Programs for Seniors (Service Canada)
Thursday, June 17, 2021 | 3 to 4 p.m.
Code: 133676 | Register at play.newmarket.ca
Service Canada encourages you to participate in this educational session with Michael which will provide information on the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) Retirement and Disability Benefits, as well as the Old Age Security (OAS) program. Topics of discussion will include an overview of these benefits along with information on eligibility requirements, how to apply and how to contact Service Canada. In addition, there will be a question and answer period to answer any general questions about the material discussed during the session.

Understanding Dementia (Community & Home Assistance to Seniors)
Wednesday, June 23, 2021 | 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Code: 133698 | Register at play.newmarket.ca
You will learn about:

  • What does the term “Dementia” really mean?

  • What are the warning signs of dementia?

  • How can I reduce my chances of developing dementia?

Canada Day Trivia Challenge (Michelle Haick)
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 | 4 to 5 p.m.
Code: 133703 | Register at play.newmarket.ca
How much do you know about our great country? Let's find out, as a variety of questions will be asked ranging around all things Canadian. Feel free to dress for the event as well.




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