Spring 2023 Safety Workshop Series

To help launch you into 2023, we are presenting a series of weekly online workshops starting February 1st.

Details of, and registration for, each session is provided below. Since registration is limited, be sure to register early. You must register for each session separately. Registration for each session will close 24 hours before the session begins. Should you need to cancel your registration later, your registration confirmation email will include a link to cancel each session individually.

    Safety in the Home

    Wednesday, February 8, 2023 10:30 AM PST (Pacific/Vancouver Time)

    We provide detailed checklists of potential dangers outside the home and in every room indoors. We review fire hazards, medications and childproofing the home. We show safety devices and provide tips for practical renovations.

    Register me for Safety in the Home.

    Pedestrian Safety

    Wednesday, February 15, 2023 10:30 AM PST (Pacific/Vancouver Time)

    Although walking has many benefits for older adults, it is also necessary to understand its potential hazards and take necessary precautions. This workshop also covers the use of public transit and improving safety in the community.

    Register me for Pedestrian Safety.

    Life Without Driving

    Wednesday, February 22, 2023 10:30 AM PST (Pacific/Vancouver Time)

    The difficult decision to no longer drive has a profound impact on many seniors. We explore warning signs of the need to consider other ways of getting around, encourage early planning and outline alternatives to driving.

    Register me for Life Without Driving.

    Emergency Preparedness

    Wednesday, March 1, 2023 10:30 AM PST (Pacific/Vancouver Time)

    When disaster strikes, people need to be ready. We explore the preparation of emergency kits and safety procedures in dangerous situations and provide information about when and how to seek help.

    Register me for Emergency Preparedness.

    Frauds and Scams

    Wednesday, March 8, 2023 10:30 AM PST (Pacific/Vancouver Time)

    We investigate how fraudsters prey upon seniors to defraud them of their money and possessions. Seniors are frequent victims and should be aware of how to protect themselves.

    Register me for Frauds and Scams.