Events

Upcoming events listed below celebrate seniors aging well. Given COVID-19 restrictions currently in place, most events are online. That will change! 

Mother (UBC Department of Psychiatry & Institute of Mental Health; UBC Community Engagement)

Free virtual film screening by Cinématheque. “Researching caregiving solutions … led Belgian filmmaker Kristof Bilsen to Baan Kamlangchay, a residential facility in northern Thailand providing affordable 24-hour care to Europeans with Alzheimer’s disease.” 

Date: Free Streaming June 10 through June 16 (82 min.) 

Sign up for an invitation to free live Zoom Q&A June 16th 7:00-8:30pm with a panel of local speakers.

Information, trailer and free tickets here  

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Music and Wellbeing: the Sound Track of Our Lives (Providence Health Care, Dialogue on Aging)

“The presentation features Dr. Susan Summers, Instructor of Music Therapy at Capilano University. She will discuss the impact of music and how it contributes to our well-being.”

Date: June 17, 2021 7:00-8:15pm PDT

Register here

Discover the Power of Your Breath: Empower Yourself to Optimize Your Health (Jewish Seniors Alliance)

“…relax…ease pain…sleep better…Tianne Allan Tianne Allan specializes in pain care and the treatment of anxiety and insomnia…with different types of breathing.”    

Listen and participate in the webinar here.

Virtual services for people living with dementia (Adult Cognitive Wellness Centre, Langley, BC)

Regular midday or afternoon sessions offered monthly by qualified facilitators: Caregiver Support, Yoga, Easy Practice of Qigong Movement, Experience-Centered Care with H.E.A.R.T. Methodology™, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction. Pre-registration required.

Information here 

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GLUU Technology Tuesdays (GLUU Society; Government of Canada)

The Canadian nonprofit on a mission to help older adults use technology to stay happy, healthy & connected. We make digital skills stick…offer free digital skills training for all Canadian seniors about Apple and Android mobile devices.

Information here 

Register for Technology Tuesdays here (Recordings available if registered)

Self-Management BC (University of Victoria; Province of BC)

Free health programs for adults of all ages living with one or multiple ongoing health conditions, offered throughout British Columbia online, by telephone, or by mail. Multilingual.

Information here