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7th Annual Okanagan Embrace Aging Month

Even more events added!!!

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FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – Everyone is welcome!!!
You are cordially invited to attend…
A community collaboration of the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention, UBC Okanagan; Interior Savings Credit Union; and Interior Health

7th Annual Okanagan Embrace Aging Month – March 2020

*** event available via webinar

WEEK ONE

Month long

Global Fitness – 10 Visit Pass

Global Fitness & Racquet Centre, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Monday, March 2, 10:30 – 11:30 am

Disrupt Ageism ***

Tuesday, March 3, 10:30 – 11:30 am

Scam Protection – Lake Country

Okanagan Regional Library, 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country

Tuesday, March 3, 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Balance and Dizziness

Village at Mill Creek, 1450 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna

Wednesday, March 4, 10:00 – 11:00 am

Mental Health 101

Village at Smith Creek, 2425 Orlin Road, West Kelowna

Wednesday, March 4, 11:30 – 1:30 pm

MyHealthPortal: Electronic health records – Penticton

Penticton Seniors Drop-In Centre, 2965 South Main Street, Penticton

Wednesday, March 4, 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Scam Protection – Kelowna

Chartwell Chatsworth Retirement Residence, 1831 Parkview Crescent, Kelowna

Thursday, March 5, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

MyHealthPortal: Electronic health records – Peachland

Peachland Wellness Centre, 4426 – 5th Street, Peachland

Thursday, March 5, 1:30 – 3:30 pm

Hear Better. Live Better

Chartwell Chatsworth Retirement Residence, 1831 Parkview Crescent, Kelowna

Friday, March 6, 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Happy homes, healthy people: How home sharing is changing the way seniors age in place – Kelowna

Chartwell Chatsworth Retirement Residence, 1831 Parkview Crescent, Kelowna

Friday, March 6, 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Estate Planning Essentials – West Kelowna

Village at Smith Creek, 2425 Orlin Road, West Kelowna

Friday, March 6, 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Smart Phone and Tablet Basics

Okanagan Regional Library, #20 – 301 Hwy 33 W, Kelowna

Saturday, March 7, 9:00 am – 2:30 pm

Quality of Life Workshop

The Heritage Retirement Residence, 3630 Brown Road, West Kelowna

WEEK TWO

Month long

Global Fitness – 10 Visit Pass

Global Fitness & Racquet Centre, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Monday, March 9, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mingle Mondays: YMCA monthly social

Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna

Monday, March 9, 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Is Alzheimer’s disease in your genes?

Chartwell Chatsworth Retirement Residence, 1831 Parkview Crescent, Kelowna

Tuesday, March 10, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

9 Struggles Executors Face – Lake Country

Okanagan Regional Library, 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country

Tuesday, March 10, 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Taking care of YOU: Self-care for caregivers

Chartwell Chatsworth Retirement Residence, 1831 Parkview Crescent, Kelowna

Tuesday, March 10, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Understanding obesity at any age

Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

Wednesday, March 11, 10:00 – 11:00 am

Fatigue: How does age impact muscle performance? ***

UBC Okanagan, 1088 Discovery Avenue, RHS 129

Wednesday, March 11, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Hearing is believing: Access your iOS’s assistive technologies

Okanagan Regional Library, 1380 Ellis Street, Kelowna

Wednesday, March 11, 7:00 – 9:30 pm

Dr. Art Hister presents A Guide to Living a Long and Health Life

Kelowna Community Theatre, 1375 Water Street, Kelowna

Thursday, March 12, 10:30 – 11:30 am

Leaving a legacy with planned giving – Habitat for Humanity

Best Western Plus Hotel and Suites, 2402 Hwy 97 N, Kelowna

Thursday, March 12, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

MyHealthPortal: Electronic health records – West Kelowna

Village at Smith Creek, 2425 Orlin Road, West Kelowna

Thursday, March 12, 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Estate Planning Essentials – Kelowna

Chatsworth Retirement Residence, 1831 Parkview Crescent, Kelowna

Friday, March 13, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

Senior Health Assessment

Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna

Friday, March 6, 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Smart Phone and Tablet Basics

Okanagan Regional Library, #20 – 301 Hwy 33 W, Kelowna

Saturday, March 14 , 9:00 am – 2:30 pm

Quality of Life Workshop

The Heritage Retirement Residence, 3630 Brown Road, West Kelowna

WEEK THREE

Month long

Global Fitness – 10 Visit Pass

Global Fitness & Racquet Centre, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Monday, March 16, 9:00 – 11:00 am

Healthy Eating in 2020: Cooking tips for 1-2 adults

Healthy Essentials Clinic, 3121 Hill Road, Unit 224, Lake Country

Monday, March 16, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Mingle Mondays: YMCA monthly social

H20 Adventure & Fitness Centre, 4075 Gordon Drive, Kelowna

Monday, March 16, 1:30 – 3:30 pm

MyHealthPortal: Electronic health records –Kelowna

Chatsworth Retirement Residence, 1831 Parkview Crescent, Kelowna

Tuesday, March 17, 10:30 – 12:30 am

MyHealthPortal: Electronic health records – Lake Country

Okanagan Regional Library, 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country

Tuesday, March 17, 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Loss, loneliness and isolation: Is it the new smoking?

Chatsworth Retirement Residence, 1831 Parkview Crescent, Kelowna

Wednesday, March 18, 10:00 – 11:00 am

Healthy adult aging and balance: Where do we stand? ***

UBC Okanagan, 1088 Discovery Avenue, RHS 129

Wednesday, March 18
10:00 – 11:30 am
and 6:00 – 7:30 pm

9 Struggles Executors Face

Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna

Thursday, March 19, 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Happy homes, healthy people: How home sharing is changing the way seniors age in place – West Kelowna

Village at Smith Creek, 2425 Orlin Road, West Kelowna

Friday, March 20, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

MyHealthPortal: Electronic records – Vernon

Vernon Jubilee Hospital, 2101 – 32nd Street, Vernon

Friday, March 20, 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Pathways to transformation in long-term care ***

UBC Okanagan, 1088 Discovery Avenue, RHS 129

Friday, March 20, 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Smart Phone and Tablet Basics

Okanagan Regional Library, #20 – 301 Hwy 33 W, Kelowna

Friday, March 20, 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Older adult vaccination: A shot of truth

Sun Pointe Village, 700 Rutland Road N, Kelowna

WEEK FOUR

Monday, March 23, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mingle Mondays: YMCA monthly social

Downtown YMCA, 505 Doyle Avenue, #1011, Kelowna

Tuesday, March 24, 10:30 – 11:30 am

Understanding stress

Okanagan Regional Library, 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country

Wednesday, March 25, 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Scam Protection – West Kelowna

Village at Smith Creek, 2425 Orlin Road, West Kelowna

Wednesday, March 25, 5:00 – 7:00 pm

Gut health: A key to unlocking better health and wellbeing

Laurel Packing House, 1304 Ellis Street, Kelowna

Thursday, March 26, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Feldenkrais Method

Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna

Thursday, March 26, 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Transitions in care: Improving the outcomes

Village at Mill Creek, 1450 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna

Friday, March 27, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

MyHealthPortal: Electronic records – Kamloops

Royal Inland Hospital, 311 Columbia Street, Kamloops

Friday, March 27, 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Smart Phone and Tablet Basics

Okanagan Regional Library, #20 – 301 Hwy 33 W, Kelowna

WEEK FIVE

Monday, March 30, 10:00 – 11:00 am

Benefits of Reflexology – West Kelowna

Village at Smith Creek, 2425 Orlin Road, West Kelowna

Monday, March 30, 1:00 – 3:00 pm

Aging: A lifelong process

Penticton Seniors Drop-In Centre, 2965 South Main Street, Penticton

Tuesday, March 31, 10:30 – 11:30 am

Estate Planning Essentials – Lake Country

Okanagan Regional Library, 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country

Jacquetta Benard,  BEd,  BPA

Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention

University of British Columbia | Okanagan Campus | Unceded Syilx Okanagan Nation Territory

1147 Research Road, ART 223 | Kelowna, BC  Canada V1V 1V7

Phone 250-807-8072

jacquetta.benard@ubc.ca | http://ihlcdp.ok.ubc.ca

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