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Seniors’ Week is June 1-6

Welcome to Seniors’ Week. There are lots of activities planned by the City of Calgary and here is the link to register for any or all of these great activities and discussions. https://www.calgary.ca/CSPS/CNS/Pages/Seniors/Seniors-Week/Seniors-Week.aspx This is where you can register for different events.  Even though they are free of charge, you will need to register for…

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Seniors and Technology

Seniors and Technology  Digital Divide  The “digital divide” is diminishing between the young and older generations. Technology allows members of the senior population to remain independent longer. Technology has significantly changed the way we live and work, particularly through the COVID-19 pandemic.   Internet based platforms have not only complimented traditional communications but have now superseded them. Technology offers…

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Virtual Meetings and Hearing Loss

Photo by Nick Morrison on Unsplash  Technology has significantly changed the way we live and work, particularly through the COVID-19 pandemic. Internet based platforms have not only complimented traditional communications, but have now in some instances, superseded them. By taking some simple steps, people with hearing loss—as well as meeting organizers and colleagues without hearing loss—can optimize the effectiveness of virtual…

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Mental Health Support – Counselling Services

Mental Health Support – Counselling Services Mental health is important for everyone. Sometimes we need help in finding new ways to make life easier and remove the stressors in our lives. According to the Canadian Mental Health Association, 1 in 5 Canadians will experience mental health issues in their lifetime. Mental health affects all of…

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