November is Financial Literacy Month and the Canadian Foundation for Economic Education is offering free workshops for seniors. The topics include: learning how to set and reach financial goals; adapting, planning for and managing retirement from a financial perspective; how to recognize various expenses and plan a practical budget; learning how to continue saving in retirement; planning and starting a second career; coping with the...
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Hear Ye! Hear Ye! The July 2020 Edition of the GWSA Sentinel is now available. Check it out here.
The SEED, a project of Guelph Community Health Centre, is responding to COVID-19 by scaling an Emergency Food Home Delivery program to support 10,000 community members. Do you need food or know someone who does? Would you like to donate money? Seniors should stay home to stay safe. However, we can still support this ambitious project. Visit https://www.theseedguelph.ca/homedelivery or call 519-821-6638 x 317 for more information.
Heart & Stroke Presents… Webinar for People with Lived Experience Practical virtual rehabilitation and self-management techniques during COVID-19 for people living with heart conditions to continue the recovery journey. Friday, April 24, 2020 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT Register here
Let’s make sure Canada’s almost 13 million volunteers receive a well-deserved round of applause. It’s National Volunteer Week, please join @VolunteerCanada as we celebrate volunteers and all they do for our communities. #NVW2020 #CheersToVolunteers. With over 2,900 members and almost 500 volunteers, the Guelph Wellington Seniors Association is one of the largest organizations of its kind in Canada. We have a straightforward mission… “To enable...
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Check out the GWSA March 2020 Sentinel. See it here.
❃Volunteer Drivers: Help make a difference to support seniors who have trouble getting out on their own. The Outreach Program needs volunteers who are willing to use their own car to drive participants between their home and the Program. The commitment is one-half day per month.
The first Thursday Clinic was a big success. We had nearly thirty participants. Everybody had fun and learned a lot. Clinic Two will review serving, and cover clears and drop coverage. Clinic Two is next Thursday, November 14th at 11:00 AM sharp at the Evergreen Centre. Remember there is no registration required and you can participate in any or all of the clinics. Just stay and play. Attached are some pictures of the clinic in progress.