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
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.
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.
‘Kick-start your Imagination’ Writing Workshop – for young writers ages 11 – 16 (age range can be flexible)
Led by award-winning author, Arthur Slade www.arthurslade.com
This workshop will include finding the answer to questions that every author confronts every day: How to put a bang into your beginning? What goes into creating a character? Do brainstorms hurt? There will be time to write and discuss many of the different techniques of writing a story, poem or novel. This will be a fun literary adventure!
Queen’s House, 601 Taylor Street, Saskatoon
Thursday, May 24th – 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $50 – includes materials
Creative Writing Seeds Ltd.
(306) 979-1463 to register.
5Rhythms Movement Meditation workshop
October 20 – 22 2017
Inspirational Movement with Evangelos Diavolitsis
‘Creativity Let Loose’ Writing Workshop (Ages 11 – 16)
Led by Alice Kuipers – bestselling, award-winning author of six books, with two more coming out in the next year. Her work is published and produced in over 30 countries. Find Alice Kuipers at www.alicekuipers.com
Unleash your inner writer! This workshop will take you through a series of guided writing exercises to spark your imagination and fuel you with new ideas for your writing. Whether you’re a beginner or you’ve been writing for ages, come and set your imagination alight in the cool, dark days of winter. Designed for young writers (ages 11-16).
The Refinery, Saskatoon
Saturday – November 5, 2016
2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
$50.00, materials will be provided
Please register by phone at (306) 979-1463, or visit our website www.creativeseeds.ca to print a registration form.
Caregiver Forum 2016:
Transitions Inviting: Support in the Life of a Caregiver
Saturday, March 19th, 2016
10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Emmanuel Baptist Church – 1636 Acadia Drive (back entrance)
Tickets $20 (includes light lunch) – Phone 306-652-2255 by March 14th.
Displays, presentation, speakers & networking with other caregivers.
Saskatoon Council on Aging Inc.
2020 College Drive (Located in the Saskatoon Field House)
Saskatoon, SK S7N 2W4 Phone: 306-652-2255
Elder’s Teachings – Introduction to Indigenous Spirituality
By Walter and Maria Linklater
Saskatoon Police Service is proud to host a series of educational workshops:
Wed. March 23, 2016, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm: Creation Story and Wheel of Live teachings
Wed. April 6, 2016, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm: Ceremonies and Protocol
Wed. April 13, 2016, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm: Womens Teachings (all can attend, not restricted to women)
Wed. April 27, 2016, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm): Connecting the past to the future, where we have been and where we are going.
Attend one of all of the sessions. Register early as it will be first come, first served. Lunch will be served.
The teachings will be held in the Culture Room at Saskatoon Police Services, 76 – 25th Street East, Saskatoon, SK
Please RSVP to Janice Linklater 306-975-2278
Learn How to Compost! – Workshops May 7th, 9th, 13th, and 23rd
Our Master Composters are teaming up with Saskatoon public libraries to put on 4 “Learn How to Compost!” workshops. Join one of Saskatoon’s Master Composters for an introduction to composting. These workshops are perfect if you have questions about how to get started, or how to help a current compost bin work better. Each presentation will be followed by Q&A. Please spread the word about these workshops to anyone you know who might be interested!
Dates and locations:
1. May 7th, 7 – 8:30 pm – Frances Morrison Central Library, 311 23rd St. E
2. May 9th, 2 – 3:30 pm – J.S. Wood Library, 1801 Lansdowne Ave.
3. May 13th 7 – 8:30 pm – Alice Turner Library, 110 Nelson Rd.
4. May 23rd, 2 – 3:30 pm – Mayfair Library, 602 33rd St. W