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**

Prostate Cancer and You

Tuesday, January 10th at 1 p.m.

One in nine men will develop prostate cancer. In this presentation you will learn about the function of the prostate, warning signs of prostate cancer, detection of the disease, treatments, and how to reduce the risk posed by the disease.

Presenter: Patrick Feschuk: Director of the Manitoba Prostate Cancer Support Group

Cost: free

Location: SJA55+ Centre 3-203 Duffield Street

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Coffee Talk

Starting January 17th we will meet every 2nd Tuesday at 1:00 p.m.

This FREE drop-in program is available to everyone. Share jokes, stores, news articles, and many more. Coffee and tea will be provided.

Cost: FREE




Emergency Preparedness

Tuesday, January 24th at 1:00 p.m.

What do you do in case of an Emergency? Are you prepared for a power failure if it may last more than 24 hours? Where would you go if you are displaced from your home due evacuation orders? Presented by the City of Winnipeg’s Office of Emergency Management, we go over how to prepare emergency plans, emergency exits, emergency kits, answer any questions you may have regarding what to do in certain situations and much more. Host: Rainbow Resource Centre

Presenters: MaryAnn Oprea – Emergency Management Officer, Chelsey Gitzel – Emergency Management Officer, Jane Guyader – Primary Care Paramedic

Cost: free

Location: SJA55+ Centre 3-203 Duffield Street
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Benefits of Volunteering

Tuesday, March 28th at 1:00 p.m.

Did you know that volunteering is good for you? Volunteering can ward off loneliness, reduce stress and be physically good for you! Join us at the centre to talk about the many volunteer positions we have and why they are good for you and the centre!

Presenter: Naomi –Senior Resource Coordinator

Cost: free

Location: SJA55+ Centre 3-203 Duffield Street

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Disability Tax Credit Presentation

Tuesday, February 14 at 1:00 p.m.

Join Nicole Noschese & Stephanie Ettenhofer, Disability Tax Credit Consultants! Nicole and Stephanie will explain the various tax credits that can be used to reduce the amount of taxes payable on your income. If you have any type of impairment or restriction you may be eligible to apply. If you are a caregiver who assists someone with their day-to-day activities, there may be valuable Tax Credits available to you. The Canada Revenue Agency Disability Tax Credit can allow your claim to go back up to 10 calendar years for substantial refunds – join us for more information and to find out if you are eligible!

Cost: FREE

Location: SJA55+ Centre 3-203 Duffield Street

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E.R.I.K Presentation

Tuesday, February 28th 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

Location: SJA55+ Centre 3-203 Duffield Street

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Do you have a Health Care Directive?

Tuesday, March 14th from 11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
(Lunch will be provided)

Do you have a health care directive? Does it clearly indicate how you want to be cared for in an emergency? What happens if something bad happens and you can’t speak for yourself? Do you know your rights when it comes to treatment at the hospital? These are important questions to consider. Join us for lunch and let’s talk about it. This presentation will be broken into 2 parts to allow a lunch break from 12-1pm.

Presenter: Dying with Dignity

Cost: $20.00

Location: SJA55+ Centre 3-203 Duffield Street
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E.R.I.K. Presentation

Tuesday, December 20th 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 it exists and how you can use it most efficiently. Each participant will receive 1 E.R.I.K kit. If you would like more than one kit, the suggested donation is $2 each.

Presenter: Naomi Seniors Resource Coordinator

Cost: FREE

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