Events & workshops

Raising Your Voice

Raising Your Voice: The benefits of an intergenrational choir for people with dementia and their caregivers.
September 21, 2018 3:00-4:30pm Gordon Head Recreation Centre Aud. 

Join Voices in Motion on World Alzheimer's Day for an afternoon of song, plus a preview of early research results.

Voices in Motion is a joy-filled intergenerational choir for people with memory loss, their caregivers, and high school students. Researchers are exploring the impact of participation in the choir for persons living with dementia and their caregivers.

During this event, they will share the early results of their research, including the effect of participation on quality of life, well-being, and social connections.

The afternoon will open with a special welcome from Maria Howard, CEO of the Alzheimer Society of B.C., followed by the presentation of research results and concluding with some songs from the choir.
 
This event is free, but registration is required. Please register online at

 https://raisingyourvoice.eventbrite.ca

2018 International Day of Older Persons

2018 International Day of Older Persons

Monday, October 1st 2018
1 pm to 3 pm
Salvation Army Citadel
4030 Douglas Street, Victoria

Join us for the Valued Elder Recognition Awards honouring our community’s exemplary volunteers.

Followed by “Superheroes & Senescence from Batman to Captain America and Beyond” a presentation by Dr. Paul Zehr, University of Victoria Professor of Kinesiology and Neuroscience

This event is FREE and open to the public. Ample free parking on site.

More info at: aging@uvic.ca or 250-721-6369

LHAF: A Primer on Pain

Lafayette Health Awareness Forum

A Primer on Pain – how it affects us and what we can do about it

Thursday, October 4th, 2018

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

David Lam Auditorium, Room A144. MacLaurin Building 
Victoria, BC Canada 

Join the Lafayette String Quartet as this year’s health forum travels into the realm of pain. What is the purpose of pain?  Does everyone feel pain the same way? What are the factors that influence pain? What are some of the positive ways we can treat pain? Three presenters will share their expertise and help us to understand better ways of managing pain.

 To register and furthur details, visit http://lafayettestringquartet.ca/