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Please note: the following events will be held virtually via Zoom. You can also connect over the phone if you do not have access to the Internet.

Alan P. Sentance Educational Lecture: Be Wise – Cannabis and Older Adults
Thursday, September 30 at 11:00am
Presented by Active Aging Canada
Patricia Clark, National Executive Director with Active Aging Canada, will present an overview of their new publication: Be Wise-Cannabis and Older Adults. Topic highlights will include facts about cannabis, aging and cannabis, therapeutic use, risks and side effects, questions to ask your doctor, and more. Patty is not a medical doctor and will not be able to answer specific questions, but will provide you with information that will educate you so that you can make an informed decision and provide you with additional resources. Healthy aging begins by being informed and educated on health issues.


Alan P. Sentance Educational Lecture: Enjoying Autumn
Thursday, October 7 at 5:00pm via Zoom
Presented by OASIS (Older Adults & Students for Intergenerational Support)
With the trees turning beautiful shades of red, yellow and more, it would be hard not to go out and enjoy the changing of seasons. We will be looking at some of the events, both virtual and in-person, that are occurring in the Ottawa region to help you make the most of autumn. We will also be looking out for the best Halloween activities for you and maybe the whole family!


Alan P. Sentance Educational Lecture: They Said We Couldn’t Come-Living With Grief In
Pandemic Times
Tuesday, October 26 at 1:00pm via Zoom
Presented by Julie Ann Levett, Program Manager with Bereaved Families of Ontario – Ottawa Region
Join Julie Ann for this interactive presentation where she will discuss anticipatory grief, self and community care, and the restrictions and complicated grief of Covid-19 losses.


Alan P. Sentance Educational Lecture: Canada’s Achievements in Space
Wednesday, November 17 at 2:00pm via Zoom
Presented by Duncan Adams, Manager of Technical Support Services, at the Canadian
Space Agency’s (CSA) David Florida Laboratory (DFL)
Mr. Adams has worked for over 49 years in environmental test simulation of aerospace, and space equipment and hardware; over 47 of those years were at the DFL. He worked in various capacities for space qualification of the US Space Shuttle’s Remote Manipulator System (SRMS), aka Canadarm-1, and the International Space Station (ISS) Canadarm-2, and various satellite programs such as: Hermes, SARSAT, Radarsat 1 and 2, Olympus, ANIK-C, D, and E, and MSAT. Join us as we welcome Mr. Adams presenting on Canada’s contributions to space!


Alan P. Sentance Educational Lecture: A Look at the Immune System and Aging’s Impact
Thursday, November 18 at 5:00pm via Zoom
Presented by OASIS (Older Adults & Students for Intergenerational Support)
The immune system is a complex and vital part of the human body. How it works and how we can strengthen it will be deconstructed in this presentation. We will also be taking a look at how aging impacts our body’s immune system and how we might be able to reduce its effects.


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