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1904.2015

2015 Kingsville Older Adult Expo – June 2nd

By |April 19th, 2015|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on 2015 Kingsville Older Adult Expo – June 2nd

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Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this year’s exciting Older Adults Expo being held at the Kingsville Recreation Complex. In 2014 over 50 exhibitors helped to make the day an outstanding success. Join us for informative presentations, entertainment, wine tasting, door prizes and a variety of great exhibitors all looking to share some of the area’s best resources and materials.

Click here to download the poster.

Admission is Free

Event Date:

Tuesday June 2nd, 2015

Time:

10 AM to 3PM

Location:

Kingsville Recreation Complex

1741 Jasperson Lane, Kingsville

This is an all accessible location. Lunch will be  available for a nominal fee. Come for the day, and experience all of the exhibits under one roof at the 4th Annual Kingsville Older Adults Expo. See you there!

904.2015

Falls Prevention Mobile Clinic April 16th in Essex

By |April 9th, 2015|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Falls Prevention Mobile Clinic April 16th in Essex

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ANYONE CAN FALL…
Prevent it from happening to you!

The Erie St. Clair Falls Prevention Mobile Clinic is a group of health care providers from the community who assess an individual’s risk of having a fall, and discuss how one can reduce the risk and remain independent.

Event Date:

Thursday April 16, 2015

Time:

Appointments are necessary.
Call Heather Barrington at (519) 258-2146 ext. 3114.

Location:

Essex Retirees Social Club
32 Russell St., Essex

You should come to a clinic if you:

  • Are 65 years of age or older.
  • Have difficulty getting around.
  • Live alone or in assisted living.
  • Want to remain independent.
  • Have had a fall or near fall.
  • Have a fear of falling.
  • Want to maintain or improve balance.

For an appointment, please contact Heather Barrington at (519) 258-2146 ext. 3114.

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  • 804.2015

    Is Frailty Inevitable?

    By |April 8th, 2015|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Is Frailty Inevitable?

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    It’s seems natural for us to become frail as we age. But is it inevitable? Here is an excellent radio conversation I heard on CBC this morning. Matt Galloway talked to guest medical columnist Dr. Raj Bhardwaj.  It runs 3:43

    http://www.cbc.ca/player/AudioMobile/Metro%2BMorning/ID/2662947599/

    Here is a link to a related article and a longer audio discussion. 6:26

    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/seniors-falls-can-be-prevented-but-it-takes-some-work-1.3023732

    2403.2015

    Leamington Home Show March 27 -29

    By |March 24th, 2015|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Leamington Home Show March 27 -29

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    Join us in the Safe @ Home booth at the Leamington Home Show this weekend. Drop by to say hello and pick up a Slip and Fall Prevention Guide. There’ll be lots of information for anyone hoping to Age with Grace in their existing home including brochures and specials for Grab Bars, Acorn Stairlifts and Step-in Tub Conversions. It’s free and its bound to be warmer indoors…See you there!

    15th Annual Leamington Home & Garden – Food & Drink Show

    Fri 5 pm – 9 pm, Sat 10 am – 5 pm, Sun 12 pm – 5 pm,

    Free admission: Leamington Kinsmen Recreation Complex –

    249 Sherk St, Leamington

    http://visitwindsoressex.com/twepi_event/leamington-home-garden-trade-show/

    Home and Garden show has been expanded to include Food and Drink, Lifestyles, Building Trades and Development. Home Renovation Specialists, Interior Design, Faux and Chalk Paint Techniques, Landscape Design! Do it Yourself or Hire the Professionals!

    Presentations, Demonstrations, Door Prizes! Master Gardeners Karen & Alan Batke with Leamington Horticultural Society; Designing Dream Homes by Crozier Baird-Engineers/Planners/Architects; Sico Paint demos; Gardening – Do it yourself Planting Pots; Faux & Chalk Paint Techniques and so much more!

    Grand Prize Patio Package – valued over $2,600.00 includes $500.00 Landscape Plant Materials Peanut Centre Nursery; $329.00 Outdoor Propane Fireplace Table RONA; $1,000.00 Custom Awning Beaul’s Upholstery & Awnings; $800.00 -2 Adirondack Chairs by CRP Products Gabriele Brand Source! Thanks to these local businesses for this wonderful Prize package!

    Sample gourmet foods and local wines and Microbrewery! Chef Ingrid Miller & Hilda MacDonald lead: “Cooking Chats!” Food & Drink -purchase tickets at $2.00 & $4.00 and savour the flavours!

    If you’re building a new home, renovating, or creating a new landscape backyard haven – your planning is made easier…come see all the professionals under one roof!

    1411.2014

    Falls Prevention Mobile Clinic November 20th in Amherstburg

    By |November 14th, 2014|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Falls Prevention Mobile Clinic November 20th in Amherstburg

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    The Erie St. Clair Falls Prevention Mobile Clinic is a group of health care providers from the community who work with older adults to help maintain their independence and reduce their risk of having a fall.

    Event Date:

    Thursday, November 20, 2014 (All day)

    Location:

    Amherstburg Community Services
    179 Victoria Street
    Amherstburg

    You should come to a clinic if you:

    • Are 65 years of age or older.
    • Have difficulty getting around.
    • Live alone or in assisted living.
    • Want to remain independent.
    • Have had a fall or near fall.
    • Have a fear of falling.
    • Want to maintain or improve balance.

    For an appointment, please contact Heather Barrington at (519) 258-2146 ext. 3114.

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  • 2710.2014

    Older Adults’ Health and Information Fair, WFCU November 6

    By |October 27th, 2014|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Older Adults’ Health and Information Fair, WFCU November 6

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    Location: Collavino Hall, WFCU Centre  8787 McHugh Street.
    Date: Thursday, November 6
    Time: 9:00am – 3:00pm
    Cost for members: FREE
    Cost for non-members: FREE

    All are welcome to attend LAF’s Annual Health Fair, supported by the OACAO. This is a FREE event for those in our community and is a great opportunity to gather all the information you’ll need, under one roof. With over 50 vendors and interactive workshops, this event is one of the biggest health fairs for older adults in our community. Come on out to Collavino Hall, at the WFCU and make sure to visit the Life After Fifty booth for your chance to win FREE registration to one of our programs.

    Look for the Safe @ Home display and learn more about avoiding slips and falls.