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SCOA Events

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
Phone 306-652-2255

Saskatoon Council on Aging website

SCOA Events

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.
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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.

Caregiver Workshop

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.

Saskatoon Council on Aging website

Older Adult Awareness Day

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.

www.scoa.ca