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Wednesday’s at OCSCO
INTERNET AND BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS
OCSCO is now offering two levels of computer skills classes. The Beginner Novice Computer Class is held on Wednesday mornings from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM. The Beginner Level I Computer Class is held on Wednesday afternoons from 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM.   Both classes are held at the OCSCO offices for a duration of six weeks, commencing February 4, 2015 to March 11, 2015.  Brush up on your computer skills or try something new!  

 



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Sentimental Journey Down Memory Lane - The Song Book

A collection of the music and lyrics for 100 songs to be played by piano and enjoyed by seniors during sing-a-long programs in nursing homes, seniors’ centres, and long-term care facilities.

The Song Book contains both the music and lyrics for the songs.

Price:  $52.00 CAD
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Sentimental Journey Down Memory Lane - The Lyric Book

A collection of the lyrics only for the 100 songs included in Sentimental Journey Down Memory Lane – The Song Book.

Price:  $22.65 CAD
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PUBLISHERLIST

Pearl Woods ~ Tuesdays at OCSCO~ February 17, 2015
January 14, 2015
By: ocsco@ocsco.ca
MANAGING RETIREMENT ON YOUR PENSIONS Mrs. Pearl Woods, of Woods & Associates is the guest speaker to open the Tuesday at OCSCO workshop series on February 17, 2015.  Mrs. Woods is a...
Elder Abuse Symposium~ Empowerment and Advocacy...
December 23, 2014
By: ocsco@ocsco.ca
The Elder Abuse Symposium, held in partnership with Ontario Society (Coalition) of Senior Citizens’ Organization and The BeFAIR Services, on Thursday, November 20, 2014 was a resounding success...
Another successful year to report on
November 6, 2014
By: admin
OCSCO’s  Annual General Meeting  will be held on Tuesday, November 25 th   from 3 – 6pm where we will be honoring the 2013-2014 Dan Benedict Award Recipient. Each year a senior is...
Cancer Screening Workshops Coming to 40 Ontario...
September 19, 2014
By: admin
Cancer screening workshops are coming to 40 communities in Ontario during the next year (2014-2015). Contact OCSCO for upcoming workshops in your community. Click here to learn more about this...
OCSCO Board Member Roslyn Harris featured in...
September 2, 2014
By: admin
Roslyn Harris, OCSCO Board Member, was recently featured in the August 28th issue of The Canadian Jewish News . The article discussed Roslyn’s position as President of the Association of Jewish...
Age-Friendly Community Planning Guide Now...
August 13, 2014
By: admin
The Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat, the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario (ADO), the University of Waterloo and McMaster University has worked together to produce an Age-Friendly Community...
Town of Orangeville Launches Age Friendly Survey
August 13, 2014
By: admin
It’s time for seniors in Orangeville to have their say about what will make Orangeville an age friendly community. If you are 55 years of age or older, please take the opportunity to complete a...
Brickworks Farmers’ Market Looking for Older...
August 11, 2014
By: admin
Grassroot Organics is a small scale, organic, family farm located in the Kawartha Lakes area. They sell their goods at the Brickworks Farmers' Market in Toronto. Grassroot Organics is interested...
Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council Offers...
August 11, 2014
By: admin
OMVIC (Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council) enforces the Motor Vehicle Dealers Act, 2002 (MVDA) on behalf of the Ontario government through the Ministry of Consumer Services (MCS). Their...
OCSCO Announces Feedback Sessions to Help...
July 25, 2014
By: admin
For the past 28 years, Ontario Coalition of Senior Citizens’ Organizations (OCSCO) has focused on improving the life of Ontario seniors by providing educational programming, conducting research...
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OCSCO is currently upgrading its website to better meet your needs.  Stay tuned as we prepare for a re-launch this fall. 

Upcoming Events

HEART HEALTH Presentation
The York Region Indian Seniors’ Club
Friday, January 23, 2015
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Bayview Hill Community Centre
114 Spadina Road, Richmond Hill, ON, L4B 2Y9

Research has shown that people of South Asian descent are at greater risk of developing heart disease and stroke – and at a much earlier age – compared with other ethnic groups."South Asians Have the Power to Make Health Last." Heart and Stroke Foundation. N.p., n.d. Web.

For the second year OCSCO is partnering with the York Region Indian Senior’s Club for an interactive seminar series starting with a cardiovascular educational workshop. 

The Hearth Health presentation on Friday, January 23, 2015 is an informative, interactive seminar lead by the Heart and Stroke Foundation's, South Asian Heart Health Ambassadors, Harjet Singh and Admiral Sohail Khan.  Harjeet Singh is a certified Nutritionist and Admiral Khan is a survivor speaker and Volunteer with Toronto Rehab. 

The HEART HEALTH presentation will address the following.

•Risk factors for cardiovascular disease.

•How to prevent heart disease and stroke.

•Warning signs for a heart attached or a stroke.

•Healthy living (physical activity and healthy diet) in a South Asian context. 

The presentation will be in English and both Heart Health Ambassadors speak Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu.  Interpretations can be provided where required. 

The York Region Indian Seniors Club Educational Programming Series is an interactive seminar series for up to 60 attendees.  Six seminars are scheduled for 2015 to take place on the third Friday of each month. 

REGISTRATION:  Please contact Mr. Raj Sethi at mulrajsethi@gmail.com or via telephone at 905-737-8380 to reserve your seat!  

 

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