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Saskatoon Police & Fire Academy

The Saskatoon Police Service and the Saskatoon Fire Department, in partnership with the Saskatoon Council on Aging are pleased to present the first ever Saskatoon Police and Fire Academy.

DATES: Each Wednesday between April 17th and June 5th, 2019
TIME:  9:30 a.m. until noon
LOCATION:  the Community Room of the Saskatoon Police Service (76 25th Street East) OR the Community Room of Fire Station No. 3 (2613 Clarence Avenue South)
TOPICS:  Home and Personal Security, Fraud Prevention, Internet Safety, Traffic Safety, Elder Abuse, K-9 Policing, Emergency Preparedness, Fire Safety, Fall Prevention, the 911 system and how to report a crime
AGE:  65 or over
COST:  Free
COMMITMENT: To attend all eight sessions and share the knowledge gained with the community

Enrollment is limited to 25 participants and is free to attend. Anyone interested in attending should complete an application form and submit it to the Saskatoon Police Service no later than March 15, 2019.

Application forms are available at the SCOA office (2020 College Drive) or online at https://saskatoonpolice.ca and https://Saskatoon.ca/CPFAapplication Applicants must be 65 years or over, live in the Saskatoon area, commit to attending all sessions and have an interest in learning more about the police and fire services here in Saskatoon. Applicants are encouraged to fill out the application completely, including why they would like to attend and how they will be able to share the knowledge they gain with our community.

For more information, please contact either:
Cst Dawn Epp; 306-975-8032; dawn.epp@police.saskatoon.sk.ca
Dori Krahn; 306- 975-7715; dori.krahn@saskatoon.ca

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.

Caregivers Guide to Stress Reduction

Caregivers Guide to Stress Reduction: Practical Tools and Resources

In this session we will be discussing the impact stress has on our psychological well-being and some ways we can decrease our daily stress. The goal will be to provide everyday tools, activities, resources and options for caregivers to utilize on a day to day basis, in order to continue supporting their loved ones to the best of their abilities.

Caregivers frequently have to “juggle” full time jobs with caregiving responsibilities. In this workshop hosted by Caregiver Information and Support program, learn practical tips to manage caregiver stress.

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Friday, September 21, 2018
Location: Saskatoon Field House, 2020 College Drive
$10 Registration Fee (snacks and coffee provided)
To register call SCOA at 306-652-2255. Visit scoa.ca

Saskatoon Services for Seniors

We are a not-for-profit, charitable organization dedicated to providing services that enable older adults (55+), seniors and physically challenged individuals to reside independently in their own homes for as long as possible.

Saskatoon Services for Seniors provides trained and reliable employees for the following services:
– House keeping, wall washing and laundry
- Yard Services including mowing, gardening, pruning, eaves trough cleaning, etc.
- Snow removal
- Urban Camp Program
- Immediate Snow Removal Services

Our services are:
- Affordable
- Flexible services to meet your needs
- You can hire our services as frequently as needed: weekly, bi-weekly, or occasionally.
- Employees undergo a police security check and are insured.
- Licensed and insured and carry full WCB coverage for your peace of mind.

By using our services you are helping to support low income seniors.

For more information about Saskatoon Services for Seniors see: www.saskatoonservicesforseniors.ca

Office 103 Clinkskill Manor
115 – 19th Street East, Saskatoon, SK S7K 7Y8
Phone: (306) 668 2762
Fax: (306) 668 2559
Email: saskatoonservices4seniors@sasktel.net

Saskatoon Services for Seniors is a registered charity and not for profit.