Being a family caregiver can be extremely gratifying, but anyone who has been down this road can speak to its many challenges.
.The Caregiver Workshop Series is here again to connect us all in 2021. The theme of the new series is Healthy Living and Wellness and brings a variety of professions discussion various topics that will help caregivers overcome caregiving’s daily challenges. It will be held ob ZOOM from October 7th to November 2nd, 2021.
All caregivers and caretakers are welcome to be part of our continuously evolving live-streaming interactive workshops that already reached hundreds of participants on its past editions held in 2020 and again a couple of months ago.
Registration for the first four (4) workshops is now open though Eventbrite: .
|Week 1: “Making Caregiving Easier: Introducing the North York Seniors Centre Caregiver Binder”
Presented by: Jamie-Lynn Parker and Stacy Hilliman
Thursday 7 October, 2021 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
“The NYSC Caregiver Binder provides tools to help caregivers manage every step of the caregiving journey, from day-to-day routines and medications, to emergency planning, and more!”
Week 2: “Lowering your Cholesterol”
“In this session, you will learn of the causes, risk factors and complications of high cholesterol. You will also learn about heart-healthy diet and lifestyle choices.”
|Week 3: “Mindfulness”
Presented by Rowen Kazmer, Owner & Coach at Positive Body Movement
Thursday 21 October, 2021 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
“In this session you will understand the ability to be fully present, aware of where you are and what you are doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around you.”
|Week 4: “Cooking with Bevon”
Presented by Bevon Boothe, ADP, NYSC Activation Leader
Thursday 28 October, 2021 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
“Come and learn healthy ways to prepare your food through live demonstration with one of our own staff here at North York Seniors Centre.”
Stay tuned for new openings coming up in the last week of October.
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