Surrey Seniors Connection Portal
Edition 2-3 September -December 2015

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Workshops Planned by DIVERSEcity
 - for naturalized Canadian senior citizens (not those born here)

Workshops for Punjabi/Hindi speaking Senior Citizens:
1.      Learning Basic Computer Skills:
Second group:    Aug: 7, 14, 21, 28;  Sept: 8          (5 Classes)
Third Group:       Sept: 4, 11, 25; Oct: 9, 23, 30     (6 Classes)
Fourth Group:    Nov: 6, 13, 20, 27;  Dec: 4, 11    (6 Classes)
Timings for Computer Classes : 1-3pm
2.      Educational Workshops:
Aug 11: Personal and Home Safety, Prevention of robbery, scams by Surrey RCMP (2-4pm)
Aug 18: Death Will (2-4pm)
Workshops for Mandarin speaking Senior Citizens:

Learning Basic Computer Skills:
Oct: 6, 13, 20, 27;  Nov: 3 (5 Classes)
Timings:  1-3pm
Workshops for English speaking Senior Citizens:
1.      Educational Workshops:
Oct 3:    Elder Abuse and its types, laws and help (11am-1pm)
Oct 10: Depression/Anxiety in Seniors and Stress Management (11am -1pm)
Oct 17: Dietary tips for Seniors
2.      Prevention and Safety:
Oct 2 :     Personal and Home Safety/Prevention of robbery, scams by Surrey RCMP (2-4pm)
            Oct 24 :  Bank Safety/Prevention of Frauds and scams/Pension Plans by RBC Bank Personnel  (11am-1pm)
Currently, some of these workshops have been planned at Diversecity (Main office) and some of them will be at Bear Creek Centre.
Eligibility Criteria for registration:  1. Age 55 or above
                                                  2. Naturalized Canadian Citizen
If anyone wants to register for these workshops, they can contact the following phone number on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays only. We have limited seating capacity, so please register as soon as possible.  If you have any questions, please call or send an email.

Manpreet K. Kohli
Senior Support Worker, Settlement Department



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Mohammed Rafiq
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Conributing Editors

Cantonese - Geoffrey Young
French - Marie-Jose Patterson
Hindi - Rajeev Vishwakarma
Korean - Myung Lee
Punjabi Archna Sharma
Urdu - M Rafiq
Vietnamese - Kim Be Howard
Spanish - Lidia Lee 

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