Lunch & Learn

The Lunch and Learn series began several years ago and continues to be well attended by an average of 100 seniors and representatives of organizations that serve Ottawa’s seniors. If you would like to suggest a topic for a future session, please get in touch with us.


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“When you don’t know where to turn, CALL 211 to find the Right Community & Social Services”

Date: November 27th, 2013

(Event was in English with a bilingual question period)
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“Power of Attorney, or permission to get robbed “

Date: November 13th, 2014

(Event was in French with a bilingual question period)
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Safety, Fire and Police” & “Fraud and the Internet

Date: Sept 25th, 2013


“Legal Issues between you and your children” & “Marriage for seniors a second time around”

Date: Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Keynote speaker: John Johnson, Lawyer, Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP

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This Lunch n’ Learn was held in English, however questions were answered in both official languages.

Agism; Understand and change the social view of aging

Date: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 Time: 12:00 p.m.

Keynote speaker: Martine Lagacé, University of Ottawa

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This Lunch n’ Learn was held in French, however questions were answered in both official languages.


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His Wordship Jim Watson, Mayor of the City of Ottawa will officially launch of the City of Ottawa Older Adult Plan at the Council on Aging of Ottawa.
Councillor Mark Taylor will launch the City of Ottawa Seniors Recreation Guide.
A Lunch and Learn session on the importance of physical activity to follow.

 

Keynote Speakers:

Healther Seaman, Ottawa Public Health
Janet Baigent, Ottawa Parks, Recreation and Culture Services

Date: Wednesday March 6, 2013

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Location: 1247 Kilborn Place, Ottawa
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Feeling Safe at Home

Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Keynote Speakers: Ottawa Police Services, Ottawa Fire Services
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: 1247 Kilborn Place, Ottawa
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An Overview of the Geriatric Assessment Outreach Teams

Date: Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Keynote Speakers: Louise MacDonald, R.N. and Geriatric Assessor & Lisa Murphy, O.T. and Geriatric Assessor
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: 1247 Kilborn Place, Ottawa
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Transportation

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Topic: Seniors’ Transportation: Choices and Challenges
Keynote Speakers: Lynn Hunt, OT Reg. (Ont), Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist, & Kathy Riley, Accessible Transit Specialist
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: 1247 Kilborn Place, Ottawa
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The Road to an Age-Friendly Ottawa: Joint presentation from Age Friendly Ottawa & the municipal Older Adult Plan

Date: May 23, 2012
Location: COA, 1247 Kilborn Place
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Keynote Speaker: Dominique Paris MacKay, Clara Freire, & Nadine Jodoin
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Income Security: Will It Be There For Us?

Date: Wednesday March, 28, 2012
Keynote Speaker: Prof. Allan Moscovitch, Social Work Policy, Carleton University
Location: The Council on Aging of Ottawa, 1247 Kilborn Place, Ottawa
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Emerging Trends in Housing for Seniors

Date: Wednesday, January 25, 2012; 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Keynote Speaker: Trudy Sutton, Housing Help & Eric Cosgrove, Real Estate
Broker and Move Manager
Location: The Council on Aging of Ottawa, 1247 Kilborn Place, Ottawa
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Vulnerable & Isolated Seniors: Keeping Connected

Guest Speakers: Marjorie Milloy, HelpAged Canada & Acting Group
Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2011; 12:00-1:30
Location: The Council on Aging of Ottawa, 1247 Kilborn Place, Ottawa
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Health Sexuality & Aging

Guest Speakers: Sue McGarvie, Clinical Sex & Relationship Therapist
Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2011; 12:00-1:30
Location: The Council on Aging of Ottawa, 1247 Kilborn Place, Ottawa

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What Is an Age-Friendly City?

Guest Speakers: Dr. Louise Plouffe, Public Health Agency of Canada; Kathie Paddock, Public Health Agency of Canada; Dominique Paris-Mackay, Director of Age Friendly Ottawa
Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2011; 12:00-1:30
Location: The Council on Aging of Ottawa, 1247 Kilborn Place, Ottawa

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Funeral Planning

Guest Speakers: Daniel Laflamme, Racine Robert Gauthier Funeral Home; Mark Goldblatt and Beverlee McIntosh, Funeral Cooperative of Ottawa
Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2011; 12:00 – 1:30
Location: The Council on Aging of Ottawa, 1247 Kilborn Place, Ottawa

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Cancer Rehabilitation & Survivorship

Guest Speaker: Dr. Martin Chasen, Medical Director, Palliative Rehabilitation, Bruyère Continuing Care
Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2011; 12:00-1:30
Location: The Council on Aging of Ottawa, 1247 Kilborn Place, Ottawa

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Reduce Your Risk of Developing Cancer

Guest Speakers: Linda Eagen, President and CEO, Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation
Date: Wednesday, November 24, 2010; 12:00-1:30
Location: The Council on Aging of Ottawa, 1247 Kilborn Place, Ottawa

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Eastern Ontario’s First Centre for Cancer Survivorship

Guest Speakers: Linda Eagen, President and CEO, Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation
Date: Wednesday, September 22, 2010; 12:00-1:30
Location: The Council on Aging of Ottawa, 1247 Kilborn Place, Ottawa

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Safe Medications for Seniors

Guest Speakers: Jennifer Sheldrick, Pharmacist
Date: Wednesday, May 26, 2010; 12:00-1:30
Location: The Council on Aging of Ottawa, 101 – 1247 Kilborn Place, Ottawa
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Signs of Dysfunction

Guest Speakers: Dr. Linda Gobessi, Medical Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Community Services of Ottawa
Date: Wednesday, May, 2010; 12:00-1:30
Location: The Council on Aging of Ottawa, 101-1247 Kilborn Place, Ottawa

Do You Hear What I Hear? Hearing Loss and Seniors

Guest Speakers: Nathalie Mehrer, Hearing Care Counsellor, Canadian Hearing Society; Barbara Christopher, Hearing Care Counsellor, Canadian Hearing Society
Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2010; 12:00-1:30
Location: The Council on Aging of Ottawa, 1247 Kilborn Place, Ottawa

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Memory Loss: What Is Normal, and What Is Not Normal

Guest Speaker: Dr. Andrew Frank, Cognitive and Behavioural Neurologist, Memory Disorder Clinic, Bruyère Continuing Care
Date: Wednesday, November 25, 2009; 12:00-1:30
Location: The Council on Aging of Ottawa, 1247 Kilborn Place, Ottawa

Maintaining Your Healthy Brain

Guest Speakers: Caitlin Brydges, Alzheimer Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County
Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2009; 12:00-1:30
Location: The Council on Aging of Ottawa, 1247 Kilborn Place, Ottawa