GWSA Community Support Services Fall Education Series

"Maintaining Your Independence"

at the West End Community Centre

Free and all are welcome


"Better Balance"
Tuesday, September 18
Presented by: Jayelle Lindsay
Registered Physiotherapist and owner of Living Yoga and Health

This short experiential workshop will help you understand what factors efect your steadiness on the ground. Learn four simple exercises to develop and improve your balance without risk.

"I'm fine": White Lies and Societal Expectations on Grief
Tuesday, September 25
Presented by: Erin McInnis,
Community Services Co-ordinator, Hospice Wellington

We live in a society where there are norms of what is expected, how we are supposed to act and next steps. Everyone wants a magic wand or pill to "fix" everything. Come and learn about the "I'm fine" experience.

"Prevention Strategies to Remain Independent"
Tuesday, October 2
Presented by: Chloe Hamilton,
Owner, Warm Embrace Elder Care

Everyone wants to remain living at home, but what steps do you need to take to ensure that you can remain independent? Join Chloe for a discussion of key tasks, retirement living options and costs.

"25 Things You Need to Know"
Tuesday, October 9
Presented by: Robin Smart
Education Co-ordinator, Alzheimer Society of Guelph Wellington

Come hear this new presentation highlighting the 25 essential things you need to know about Dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

"Safe Driving for Seniors"
Tuesday, October 16
Presented by Constable Cheri Rockefeller,
Media Relations and Community Services Officer,
Wellington County OPP

Now that you've been driving for years, come out for a refresher on the essentials for road safety including winter driving and navigating roundabouts.

"Maintaining Your Independence"
Tuesday, October 23
Presented by: Dr. Amra Noor MD, FRCPC Internal Medicine/Geriatrics
St. Joseph's Health Centre, Guelph

Dr. Noor will address key factors in how you can maintain and improve functions with aging. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about maintaining your independence and quality of life.

All events start at 1:00 pm
at the West End Community Centre on Imperial Road
in the Lion's Lair Room

To Register please contact
Pat Gage at 519-837-5696