Giddy Up Partner with the Mayfair Hub Club – Jan 21, 1 pm Kick up your toes with this low impact line dance class. Also Globe Walk “Walk the Great Trail” 2021 presentation, test your skills with a Western quiz! Pharmacy tip of the month. Watch for the monthly prize draw. To register, click here
SCOA Coffee Break: Conversations with Physicians – Jan 25, 1 pm Join us for a conversation with Sask Geriatric EM Physician Dr. Brittany Ellis and geriatrician Dr. Krista Lagimodiere. To register, click here
Joint Presentation: Saskatoon Transit & SCOA – Jan 27, 2 pm Learn to use the transit system like a pro to get where you need to go! Email Betty firstname.lastname@example.org or call 306.652.2255 for more information. To register click here
Mindfulness – Jan 19, 1:30 pm Join us for a presentation with Jeanne Corrigal, Certified Mindfulness Meditation Teacher. To register, click here
Check out our classes for seniors! Get “techy” with our advanced workshops, watercolour painting, cooking and more!
For more information visit our website www.scoa.ca or phone 306.652.2255
Saskatoon Council on Aging Inc. 2020 College Drive [Saskatoon Field House] Phone: 306.652.2255
The pandemic prevents many older adults from seeing their loved ones, accessing social events, shopping, exercise and other facets of daily life. Social isolation is a serious risk to health and wellness. The Saskatoon Council on Aging helps connect seniors with friends and loved ones as well as the community where they live.
Tickets on sale now for our “Get Connected” 50/50 raffle! 50 percent of the proceeds go to support programs and services for older adults impacted by the pandemic.
The safety of older adults and the community is paramount. The Saskatoon Council on Aging is playing their part to flatten the curve for our healthcare system. They have cancelled programs and activities until June. Phone lines remain open and staff are working remotely. Any senior needing help to get groceries or need a friendly volunteer caller may contact a new volunteer group called the YXE Community Response to COVID-19. Their email is email@example.com. Their hotline is 306-361-4357. There are also many other organizations that are helping. To keep updated visit our website www.scoa.ca and click on the COVID-19 banner.
Thank you for your continued supports and information out to your communities.
The safety of older adults and the community is paramount. The Saskatoon Council on Aging is playing their part to flatten the curve for our healthcare system. We have cancelled programs and activities until June. Our phone lines remain open and staff are working remotely. Any senior needing help to get groceries or need a friendly volunteer caller may contact a new volunteer group called the YXE Community Response to COVID-19. Their email is firstname.lastname@example.org. Their hotline is 306-361-4357. There are also many other organizations that are helping. To keep updated visit our website www.scoa.ca and click on the COVID-19 banner.
DATE: Friday, March 20, 2020 TIME: 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. WHERE: Circle Drive Alliance Church (3035 Preston Ave. S.) Tickets: $20 (must pay in advance) (includes lunch & light refreshments) Phone 306-652–2255 to register
FREE Caregiver Presentations during Caregiver Week Call Saskatoon Council on Aging at 306-652-2255 to register
Monday, March 16 Caregiver Workshop “Self-care and coping with caregiving” Presented by USask nursing students Preston Park 1 (114 Armistice Way) TIME: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Tuesday, March 17 Caregiver Workshop “Building a self-care community” Presented by USask nursing students and Rainbow 50+ St Thomas Wesley United Church basement (corner of 20th & Ave. H) TIME: 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Wednesday, March 18 Provincial Electronic Health Record Presentation Technology is changing the way Canadians experience care. In this presentation, Dr. Tracie Risling from the College of Nursing at the University of Saskatchewan will share some of the research that her team has done on electronic health records. Learn more about how these systems work, what kind of health information is in this record, and how you can get signed up. At the end of the program, the library will present on resources for caregivers. Alice Turner Branch Library (110 Nelson Road) TIME: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Saskatoon Council on Aging 2020 College Dr. Saskatoon, SK S7N 2W4 email@example.com www.scoa.ca Phone: 306.652.4411 Fax: 306.652.7525
Join us for the Cherry Bop Hop – a red-hot event to kick off spring 2019!
Date: Thursday, March 21, 2019 Location: Western Development Museum (WDM) Cocktails: 5:00 p.m. Program: 6 p.m. Supper: 6:30 p.m. Dance: 7:30 pm. Tickets: $65, tax receipts available Phone 306-652-2255 pay by credit card or pay online Or purchase at SCOA, 2020 College Drive.[Field House]
Features: MC Brenda Baker The band England playing tunes from the 50s & 60s Eye-popping decorations Signature cocktails Door prizes Dance demos Take your selfie in our vintage red car from Draggins Cash bar Wear red and be entered to win a cool prize! Get your tickets while they last! Please share this event with anyone who may be interested! If you have any questions phone 306-652-2255, visit scoa.ca See you there!
The Cherry Bop Hop is a fundraiser for the Saskatoon Council on Aging. Funds raised help us to provide programs and services for a growing population of older adults.
Get set for winter with our Warm Up to Winter event!
Free to attend – phone 306-652-2255. Limit of 120 participants.
Walk the track, enjoy music, entertainment and hot drinks November 22 1 pm to 3:15 pm
Saskatoon Field House – registration in lobby
Seniors Tech Buddy Workshop
Learn to use your tech device or the latest applications in one-on-one instruction from local high school students November 13 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
St. Joseph’s High School – 115 Nelson Road
Cost: $10 registration fee
The Saskatoon Council on Aging is a non-profit, community-based organization serving the approximately 79,000 older adults in Saskatoon and area. Our vision is positive aging for all in age-friendly community. Website
Looking for things to do this fall? Check out our art classes with instructor Cecilia Elizabeth from Riverhouse Gallery. To register for classes phone 306-652-2255.
Explosive Ink on Tile
Have an explosive time creating colourfully inked 6×6 ceramic tiles for your home or for the holiday season. There is no skill required – all supplies included. You will take home 4 amazing tiles and 2 stands for display. You won’t want to miss this fantastic fun-filled opportunity to add some vibrant colour into your life or to give a great gift to someone special.
Date: October 22, 2018 (3hrs) 1pm-4pm Cost: $50 per class
Winter Wonderland Christmas Card
Paint a watercolour Christmas card with snow laden pine tree against an evening winter sky. Explore watercolour techniques of frost salt, snow spatter, dark blue sky mix and scrub out for snow highlights. All supplies included.
Date: November 29, 2018 (3hrs) 1pm – 4pm Cost: $50 per class
Also check out our Older Adults Life Skills Workshop
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 1, 2018
Service Canada presentation on a variety of programs and service offerings of interest to older adults. For information on CPP/OAS call Service Canada at 1 800 O-Canada (1-800-622-6232) or visit online at www.canada.ca
Community Legal Assistance Services for Saskatoon Inner City Inc. (CLASSIC) presentation on Powers of Attorney, Health Care Directives, and Wills. The law student can provide legal information only and will not be able to provide legal advice.
Registration fee charged by SCOA as a registration fee. Information on Government of Canada services and Classic is free.
$10 Registration Fee (snacks and coffee provided)
To register call SCOA at 306-652-2255.
Mental health is everyone’s concern. If you are a caregiver for a loved one, you may experience stress in your life. In this workshop offered by the Saskatoon Council on Aging, you will learn the impacts of stress, practice tips and techniques to manage stress and receive resources and options to use on a daily basis. Refreshments will be served.
Also Forever…in motion exercises and group discussions.
Presenter: Chalaine Senger, Mental Health First Aid Trainer, Canadian Mental Health Association Friday, September 21, 2018 – 1 pm to 3 pm
Meeting Room #3 Saskatoon Field House, 2020 College Drive Cost: $10 Phone 306-652-2255 to register.
World Older Adult Abuse Awareness Day [WOAAD] Workshop 2018
Hosted by the Saskatoon Council on Aging
Older adults are frequently the target of frauds and scams. Financial abuse is the most common type of elder abuse.
Topics include: Frauds and scams: Saskatoon Police Service will speak on various types of scams such as door to door, technology, credit cards, mail, phone and how to protect against these threats. Financial Management: Conexus, Investors Group and Cheryl Kloppenburg will speak on preventing financial abuse and protecting independence. Topics include such as reverse mortgages, estate planning, power of attorney, joint accounts et cetera
Presentations followed by a wellness break and general discussion.
Date: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 8:30 a.m. to noon Location: McClure United Church, 4025 Taylor Street East Cost: $10 registration, phone SCOA 306-652-2255
Refreshments will be provided.