Healthy Aging: Free Webinars

by | Apr 3, 2021 | Events, External, GWSA News

April 7 – August 4. Whether you support someone who is aging, or are aging yourself, this series of webinars bring together experts on topics that will be of interest to you. These monthly sessions address some of the everyday challenges we encounter as we age and they are FREE. Sign up for all or just the sessions that are of particular interest for you – it’s entirely your choice! Once you have registered, we will email you a link for your session.

Click on the links below to register today!

April 7th – 10am to 11am

Digital Literacy: Learning How to Use Your Technical Equipment

Presented by Tech Coaches

In this session, you will learn to master the basics of using your technical equipment. We’ll look at the philosophy behind technology and some common errors people make when using their devices. Finally, we’ll look at using YouTube and social media.


May 5th – 10am to 11am

Introduction to Cybersecurity

Presented by Asurtec

Join us as Asurtec helps us protect ourselves in the digital world. You will learn about maintaining confidentiality when using social media, how to protect yourself against scam emails, texts, and phone calls, and some best practices to manage your passwords. If you ever wondered how to protect your information when you are doing online shopping or online banking, this is the session for you!


June 2 – 10am to 11am

Falls Prevention: What You Need to Know

Presented by: Summerville Family Health Team

Did you know that most falls can be prevented? Falls remain the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations among Canadian Seniors. In fact, various health conditions can increase the risk of falls. Join the Summerville Family Health Team as they tell us what we need to know to prevent falls.


July 7th – 10am to 11am

The Truth Behind Social Isolation

Presented by: VolunteerMBC

Have you experienced feelings of loneliness? Have you experienced a life transition that has made you physically or socially alone? The truth is that social isolation is very common in our community, and especially for seniors. We will look at the topic of social isolation – risk factors, impacts, and practical ways to prevent recognize, and address it.


August 4th – 10am to 11am

Getting the Most Out of Your Healthcare Appointment

Presented by: Maximize Your Health

Your health is important and you are the main member of your health care team. That is why knowing what to do before, during and after your appointment is so vital. This workshop will provide you with information on how to prepare for your appointment, what questions to ask and how to make sure you understand everything before you leave.


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