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Virtual Seniors Active Living Fair

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Virtual Seniors Active Living Fair

March 22, 2022

Join us for a FULL DAY of FREE events brought to you by OACAO and the Ontario Government. Whether you enjoy fitness classes, health and safety seminars or cooking workshops, we have it all here! 

If you are interested in receiving a “fair package” of content material please contact: tcallahan@oshawa.ca or 905-576-6712 ext. 2905. 

Fill out this survey for a chance to win a gift card: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/livingfair

New to Zoom? Learn more at 'How do I Zoom' and watch this video.

At the beginning of the class time, click the corresponding link. The link automatically enters you into the class - no registration required!

Please note - if you are participating in one of our online fitness programs, please review our waiver. 

 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Age Reversing Essentrics with Instructor Leah Maguire (Greetings from OSCC55+ Executive Director, Sandy Black) 

Essentrics is a full body workout that rapidly changes the shape of your body through a dynamic and fluid combination of strengthening and stretching. The technique develops lean, strong and flexible muscles with immediate changes to your posture. This program rebalances the body, presents and treats injuries and unlocks tight joints. Yoga mat needed and chair for balance.

Join URL: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83246663566 

Meeting ID: 832 4666 3566

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

 9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Elder Abuse in 2LGBTQ+ Communities with Presenter Laura Proctor

Join URL: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81638804155

Meeting ID: 816 3880 4155

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 9:00 a.m. 9:45 a.m. Chair Body Conditioning with Instructor Gladys Rodriguez

Join this fun ‘Bod Con’ class that combines cardio and resistance work to an energetic beat to work out your whole body while seated in a chair.

Join URL: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81089843033

Meeting ID: 810 8984 3033

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

 9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Circuit Training with Instructor Mandy Matthews

A total body circuit training class to strengthen, improve posture, mobility and balance. Comprised of repeating sets of exercises including body weight exercises for upper and lower core as well as cardio - don’t forget the fun! Hand weights and resistance bands or alternatives are recommended.

Join URL: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85045503536

Meeting ID: 850 4550 3536

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Zentangle with Instructor Cindy Elener (Greeting from Oshawa Mayor, Dan Carter)

Come join me on another creative journey. We will be doing a gilded initial embedded in a wonderful arrangement of tangles. You will learn how to draw a simple initial in gold or silver and how to make it stand out with tangles.

A tile or paper cut into a 3.5 inch square (I will be using tan cardstock. The inside of cereal, tissue, tea boxes work well)

Black Fine Line Pen or Marker - I will be using a Sakura Black PN

Gold or Silver Gel Pen

Optional – colouring material can include pencil crayon, marker, watercolour different colour fine line pen or marker

Join URL: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87823771484

Meeting ID: 878 2377 1484

1 855 703 8985 Canada Toll-Free 

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Seniors Abuse and Fraud Prevention Seminar with Presenter Athisaya Satgururajah with DRP

Join URL: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85983269807

Meeting ID: 859 8326 9807

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10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Yoga with Instructor Deb Miller (Greeting from Minister of Seniors and Accessibility, Mr. Raymond Cho)

Increase your flexibility, improve your blood circulation and restore balance to your body. Reduce tension and raise your energy level. Mat work is used. Each participant needs a yoga mat (or carpet), yoga block (or book), yoga strap (or towel/tie). It is recommended that participants wear comfortable clothing. Gym mats are available in branch.

Join URL: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83726839212

Meeting ID: 837 2683 9212

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11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The 5 Pillars to Feeling Younger as You Age Presented by Shawn Persuad

Join URL: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89256782573

Meeting ID: 892 5678 2573

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11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Indian Food Cooking Demo with Instructor Vasantha Villiappan

Join URL: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83244743652

Meeting ID: 832 4474 3652

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 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Hearing Loss, Communication and Staying Connected with Presenter Anna McIntosh

Join URL: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86747923229

Meeting ID: 867 4792 3229

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12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. Chat with Naturopathic Doctor: Seasonal Allergies, Dr. Nicole Panethere

The topic discussed will be seasonal allergies. 

Join URL:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87625990991

Meeting ID: 876 2599 0991

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12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Ballroom Line Dance with Instructor Wendy Taylor

Do you really need two to Tango? In ballroom line dance class, you will learn steps in waltz, foxtrot, tango, rumba, Cha Cha, salsa, and more without partners. Also a great way to practice on your own without worrying to step your partner’s feet. The dances you will learn in this class can easily used in partner dances, as well as performing on your own.

Join URL: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82538196220

Meeting ID: 825 3819 6220

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1:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m. Ontario’s New Personal Income Tax Credits with Presenter Jeremy Bertrand from the Ministry of Finance

Join URL: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81562635089

Meeting ID: 815 6263 5089

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1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. 15/15/15 Fitness with Instructor Katie Bonikowsky 

This 45-minute class that features 15 minutes of cardio, 15 minutes of strength training and 15 minutes of stretching for a full body workout. A set of weights and a chair is needed for this class. It is recommended that participants wear comfortable clothing.

Join URL: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88992290931

Meeting ID: 889 9229 0931

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1:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Diabetes Education Presentation with Presenter Judy Tamm 

30% of Ontario’s population is pre-diabetic or has been diagnosed with diabetes in 2021. Join us as Registered Nurse, and Diabetes Educator Judy Tamm, presents an informative education session about What Type 2 diabetes is, treatment and management of disease and how to register for more diabetes education at Carea Community Health Centre.

Join URL:  https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88576766289

Meeting ID: 885 7676 6289

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 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Pilates with Instructor Judy O'Dell

Drawn from therapeutic roots, pilates adapts to any and all body issues and aims to strengthen muscles while improving postural alignment and flexibility. This class is done entirely on mats. It is recommended that participants wear comfortable clothing. Mats are needed, block and bands are recommended.

Join URL: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89349265002

Meeting ID: 893 4926 5002

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 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Road Safety with Presenter Melissa Brabant from the Ministry of Transportation 

Join URL: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86836962717

Meeting ID: 868 3696 2717

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2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. "Women Who Should be on Pedestals, But Aren't" Seminar with Presenter Dr. Tess Pierce

Join URL: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84813070351

Meeting ID: 848 1307 0351

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