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April 2019

Aging by the Book: A Reading Circle – Osgoode

April 18 - May 23
Osgoode – Ottawa Public Library, 5360 Osgoode Main
Ottawa,
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Be part of a group that meets weekly for six weeks to explore the older adult experience as portrayed in a wide range of written work. We will discuss poems, short stories, essays, and excerpts from novels and memoirs. Readings will be provided. Registration is limited to ten participants; no new registrants after the second session. This reading circle will take place every Thursday from April 18 - May 23, at 2:00 pm. 5630 Osgoode Main Meeting Room 90 mins *To…

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Aging by the Book: A Reading Circle – St. Laurent

April 25 - May 30
St. Laurent – Ottawa Public Library, 515 Côté
Ottawa,
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Be part of a group that meets weekly for six weeks to explore the older adult experience as portrayed in a wide range of written work. We will discuss poems, short stories, essays, and excerpts from novels and memoirs. Readings will be provided. Registration is limited to ten participants; no new registrants after the second session. This reading circle will take place every Thursday from April 25 – May 30, at 1:30 pm. 515 Côté Claude B. Aubry room 90 mins…

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June 2019

Community Conversation on Dying, Death, Loss & Grief

June 10 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
This is Healthful, 16-2150 Robertson Road
Bells Corners, Ottawa, Ontario
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In this workshop, participants will be encouraged to share their feelings and thoughts on this challenging subject in facilitated small group discussions. You will learn how what matters to you can form part of your advance care plan, something each of us needs to think about preparing. Where:  This is Healthful - 16-2150 Robertson Rd, Ottawa When: June 10, 2019 – 10:30 am To register, please call 613-828-8586 or email Heather@thisishealthful.ca The workshop is being co-sponsored by Compassionate Ottawa and This…

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Community Conversation on Dying, Death, Loss & Grief

June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Oakpark Retirement Community, 2 Valour Drive
Ottawa, K1G 3T5
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In this workshop, participants will be encouraged to share their feelings and thoughts on this challenging subject in facilitated small group discussions. You will learn how what matters to you can form part of your advance care plan, something each of us needs to think about preparing. Where: Oakpark Retirement Community - 2 Valour drive, Ottawa When: June 17, 2019 – 2:00 pm To register, please call (613) 260-7144 x 7705. Alternatively, residents can register in person at the activities…

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Blue Roses Documentary

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mayfair Theatre, 1074 Bank Street
Ottawa,
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We’re happy to partner with Ottawa Inner City Health for the screening of Blue Roses, a 55-minute documentary dealing with the palliative care needs of people in rooming houses. This film won the Audience Choice award at the One World Film Festival last fall. Please join us for this free screening at the Mayfair Theatre, 1074 Bank Street, Wednesday, June 19, 6 pm. A panel discussion will follow the movie. To register for the movie please follow this link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/blue-roses-documentary-film-screening-discussion-tickets-60475678382

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