workshops

Workshops
Pre-registration necessary for all workshops. Call 604-257-8100 to register.

To view all our workshops, click here to view our Fall Workshop Brochure

The Pelvic Floor Series: Bladder Health     19+ yrs

Please join Naomi Wolfman, Continence RN for a new and exciting ground-breaking course focused on empowering women and men to fulfill their deepest potential related to the function of their pelvic floor.  It is required to participate in Session 1 before session 2 and 3.
Sa     10:00 am-11:00 am     Sep 05-Sep 26        $50/3 sess

 

Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) 19+ yrs

 Learn information and practical strategies to help cope with day-to-day physical and emotional challenges experienced as a result of chronic conditions. Open to adults of all ages with any ongoing or recurrent health issues, significant others are welcome. Proven to increase participants’ motivation and confidence to manage symptoms and take action toward the best life possible. There is no cost to attend or for the excellent reference book. The CDSMP is offered by the University of Victoria with resources from the BC Ministry of Health. For more information and TO REGISTER contact us at 604-940-1273 or selfmgmt@uvic.ca or online Home Buyers Workshop 19+ yrs In this workshop you will learn; how to buy the best home at the lowest cost, how to get information about the best deals before other buyers do, how to negotiate the best deal, how to get the best rate and how much they can afford as well as how much Mortgage you can be qualified for. You will also know the costs involved in purchasing a home. If you are buying a townhouse, condo or home you will learn everything you would need to know. Presented by Allan Seltzer, a mortgage consultant and Shelley Cunningham, a licensed real estate agent. Pre-registration necessary at 604-257-8100.
Tu 7:00 pm-9:00 pm Oct 06 Free

 

Indispensable Binder     19+ yrs

This important workshop will take you through all the steps to create your own “Indispensable Binder”.  It will contain all your important documents and information from Wills, Power of Attorney, Representation Agreement, property deeds and mortgages, medications, bank accounts, credit cards, automatic payments, phone numbers, computer user names and passwords, location of keys, and contact information for friends and relatives.  It will also contain information about your investments, safety deposit box, passport and Nexus information, home and life insurance policies, and much, much more.  You can bring your own binder or you can purchase a formatted Binder from the instructor for $30.  Not included in the cost of the workshop.
Tu     9:30 am-12:00 pm     Oct 20        $25/1 sess

 

Buying and Selling Real Estate     19+ yrs

In this informal seminar, we’ll review current market conditions, the best markets for buying and selling, the essentials of listing and buying agreements, financing options, and what you should expect from your realtor to ensure your interests are protected.  Everyone is welcome and bring your questions!  Offered by Maureen Stout, Ph. D, a realtor and former university professor and Paul Richard, MBA, a former CEO and former realtor.
Tu     7:00 pm-9:00 pm     Oct 27        Free

 

Top Secrets to a Financially Successful Retirement     55+ yrs

Feeling uprepared to make wise financial planning decisions?  Even wealthy Canadians fear running our of money.  Plan to make all your retirement year’s golden – not just some of them!  Do you think you’re going to be traveling and helping the kids out in retirement?  This might affect your retirement lifestyle.  Managing day to day finances does not easily translate to ensuring you have enough to maintain your lifestyle in retirement.  Don’t outlive your savings.  As heard on CISL AM 650, Jim Doyle shares insights of his 33 years of industry experience as to what works for seniors – and what to avoid. The speaker is Jim Doyle CFP, TEP, CDFA, CLU, CIWM.  Please pre-register.
Tu     2:30 pm-4:00 pm      Oct 20        Free

Rightsizing for Seniors 55+ yrs

Tips from the experts for downsizing your home.  Are you considering a move to a smaller home, closer to your family or to a retirement community?  Come and meet realtor Michael Tudorie and organizer Linda Chu, who have been making the move easier for seniors and their families to “right size” and live the best quality of life possible.  They will share their expertise on the financial, logistical, housing and emotional issues involved in a move and provide tips for a stress-free transition.  Please pre-register on-line or by calling 604-257-8100.
T    7:00 am-8:00 pm     Nov 24        Free

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