SUPPORT SERVICES “Keeping Connected” Presentations

*Note: Subject to change to a virtual setting, based on public health orders.
** All presentations can be accessed both in person and over zoom**

Coffee Talk

Starting Tuesday, July 9th, we will meet every 2nd Tuesday at 1:00 p.m.

June 4th and 18th, July 9th & 23rd, August 6th & 20th, September 3rd & 17th

This FREE drop-in program is available to everyone. Share jokes, stores, news articles, and many more. Coffee and tea will be provided.
No registration required.

Cost: FREE
No registration required.

Hard of Hearing Support Group

Fridays, June 21st from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Friday, September 20th from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Friday, October 18th from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Friday, November 15th from 1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

The Hard-of-Hearing Support group provides an opportunity to learn coping strategies, share experiences in a safe environment, and gain information about technologies and other measures available to combat the challenge of living with this unfortunate condition.

Cost: free

Facilitators: Jo-anne Jones, President of the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association- Manitoba Chapter, and Mae Denby

“Know where to go”

Tuesday July 23rd at 1:00 p.m.

Come join a discussion on the various health and community resources available in Winnipeg.
• Not sure if you should go to family doctor or urgent care or emergency?
• What other options are available if I can not see my primary care provider quickly?
• What other community supports are there (including a quick overview of the Winnipeg Seniors Resource Guide)

Presenter: Healthy Aging Resource Team

Cost: free

Ask A Realtor?

Tuesday July 30th at 1:00 p.m.

Ever wonder what houses are selling for in your area? What did the house down the street sell for? What improvements will help my home to sell faster and for the best price? Brian McMillan from Judy Lindsay Team Realty will be here to answer all your questions. Bring in your tax assessments and we can compare the assessment to what current sale prices are.

Presenter: Presenter: Brian McMillan is a local Realtor who specialises in helping seniors Downsize from their family homes to housing that is appropriate to Age in Place. You can learn more about him at

Cost: FREE

Investors Group Wealth Management Presentation

Tuesday, June11th at 1:00 p.m.

In this presentation you will learn:
• Leaving an Estate (tax implications associated with this)
• Creating an Estate (how to do this through various insurance products)
• Wealth Management (how to tie in the above points to financial planning in retirement)

Presenter: Don Oramasionwu from IG Group Wealth Management

Cost: free
no registration required.

Understanding Dementia

Tuesday, June 25th at 1:00 p.m.

Currently, more than 19,000 Manitobans have Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. This presentation will provide information on:
• Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias
• The warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease
• What you can do to reduce your risk!
• Interacting with someone living with dementia
• Alzheimer Society of Manitoba Programs & Services

Presenter: Alzheimer Society

Cost: free
No registration required.

Cooking for One

Thursday July 4th at 2:00 p.m.

Change cooking for one from a chore to a fun filled afternoon. Join our Portsmouth Red Seal Chef for a cooking for one demonstration where you will prepare and enjoy a healthy delicious meal and make new friends.
Presenter: Portsmouth Retirement Living

*Space is limited to 10 participants*

Cost: FREE

Registration deadline: June 27th
Registration is required. Only six spots available


E.R.I.K Presentation

Tuesday, August 13th at 1:00 p.m.

The E.R.I.K (Emergency Response Information Kit) is an excellent resource that has been supporting individuals in current and past years when it comes to informing emergency personnel and loved ones. This presentation will review what it is, why is exists and how you can use it most efficiently. Each participant will receive 1 E.R.I.K package. Suggested donation $2 for E.R.I.K package.

Presenter: Naomi Seniors – Resource Coordinator

Cost: FREE
No registration required.

Technology Workshops

Tuesday, Sept. 3rd – Feb. 18th at 1:00 p.m.

Do you want to learn how to use your iPad for ZOOM, watching movies, accessing online documents and so much more. This workshop is for you. You can register for one or more sessions. Please find the topics and dates listed below.

• Sept. 3rd: Introduction to Zoom

• Sept. 17th: Watching videos Online

• Oct. 1st: Safe Digital Communications

• Oct. 15th: Phishing Scams

• Oct. 29th: Getting help with Technology

• Nov. 12th: Google Maps and Google Places

• Nov. 26th: Music and Technology

• Dec. 10th: Recognizing Fake News

• Jan. 7th: Accessing Government Services Online

• Jan. 21st: Digital Documents

• Feb. 4th: Making Technology Work for You! When Things are Hard to See

• Feb. 18th: Banking and Shopping Online

We will have limited number of iPads to use if you don’t have one. Just let Naomi know.

Presenter: SJA55+ Facilitator

Cost: FREE

Stroke Recovery Group

Every Friday starting September 13th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Join us for an opportunity to share your story, hear about other’s experiences, experience new activities, and gather information. There will be opportunities to join in on crafts, painting, fitness (some activities may have a cost, but that will be communicated ahead of time) Coffee, tea and Cookies will be provided. This is a drop-in group. There is no commitment. For more information call us at 204-987-8850 or email

Group Leader: Charlotte Watkins

Cost: FREE

Registration is not required

Sturgeon Creek 1 – Tour and Lunch

Thursday June 20th from 11:00 a.m. -12:30 p.m.

Do you ever wonder what all-inclusive retirement living is all about? Join us for Lunch and a Tour at Sturgeon Creek 2 Retirement Residence (across from the Grace). You can enjoy a light lunch prepared here by our Red Seal Chef and team, and then tour our beautiful residence and see our dining room with fireplace and grand piano, theatre, library, games room, hair salon, bistro and sunroom, beautiful walkways, fitness room. We look forward to meeting you and showing you all that we have to offer! Sign up required. Please call Naomi at 204-560-5184 or email the centre to register.

Please note: We will meet at 809 Setter Street at 10:30am. Sturgeon Creek shuttle will transport to the building.

Cost: FREE