Saskatoon Council on Aging (SCOA).
The SCOA is a non-profit organization and a community leader in the promotion of dignity, health and independence of older adults through programs, education, services and policy advocacy. They offer a multitude of programs, including cooking classes for men. They are also the initiators of Spotlight on Seniors Day held every October. More information can be found at www.scoa.ca
Computer Classes at the Public Library
Learn to email grandchildren, maybe even follow them on Facebook! The Saskatoon Public Library provides, ongoing, introductory computer lessons, free of charge. Libraries provide a Program Guide with listed classes.
Saskatoon Seniors for Continued Learning (SSCL)
SSCL, in conjunction with the U of S, offers classes of interest to seniors. Registration deadline is early January for the winter, or early September for fall. More information can be found at http://ccde.usask.ca/sscl.
Just in Case
Harold Empey, a long-time Saskatoon community enthusiast, has put together an informative presentation on what one should prepare in anticipation of death. All planning, all information is then stored into a binder, a case. His work is done in conjunction with the Saskatoon Community Foundation. His speaking scheduled can be found atwww.saskatooncommunityfoundation.ca.
Preparation or Updating of Wills
If help is needed in preparing a will, one resource to be considered is Mennonite Trust. More info can be found atwww.mennonitetrust.com.
Families Advocating Compassionate Environments (FACE).
This local initiative exists to ensure that residents in their Special Care Homes in the Saskatoon Health Region are nurtured compassionately in a safe environment by working in cooperation with families and supporters and all levels of leadership. For more information email email@example.com