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Caregiver Forum 2020

Annual Forum Programming

MARK YOUR CALENDAR for the SCOA Caregiver Virtual Online Forum in November (watch for registration reminders in October)
Webinar: featuring Virtual Reality for Pain Management and Dementia Dr. Susan Tupper (PT, PhD, Saskatchewan Health Authority)

SCOA Caregiver Forum Virtual Reality for Pain Management and Dementia
Date: Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Thank you to grantors and partners: Saskatoon Community Foundation, Saskatchewan Health Authority, Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation [SHRF], Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation

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Caregiver Forum 2020

Join us for the 20th Anniversary of SCOA’s Caregiver Information and Support Centre
Call SCOA at 306-652-2255 to register

Looking Back – Moving Forward Caregiver Forum

When: NOVEMBER 20, 2020 TIME: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Circle Drive Alliance Church – 3035 Preston Ave. S.
Cost: Tickets $20.00 (lunch and refreshments included) Registration must be paid in advance
Register with SCOA for all Caregiver Week events 306-652-2255

  • Greetings: Honourable Warren Kaeding (Minister Responsible for Rural, Remote Health and Seniors)
  • Virtual Reality for Pain Management and Dementia: Dr. Susan Tupper (PT, PhD,  Saskatchewan Health Authority)
  • Celebrating 20yrs of the  SCOA Caregiver Committee: Dick Strayer and Audrey Gullickson
  • “Caregiver Experience” Video by: USask Nursing Students
  • FIM Exercises: Kimberly Willison/Music by Mark Diakiw
  • Facilitated group discussions led by: Alex Hodson, Jennifer White and U of R/ USask Nursing Students

FREE Caregiver Workshop “Self-care and coping with caregiving” CANCELLED

Presented by USask nursing students
When: Monday, March 16 TIME: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: Preston Park 1 (114 Armistice Way)
Register with SCOA  306-652-2255


FREE Caregiver Workshop “Building a self-care community” CANCELLED

Presented by USask nursing students
When: Tuesday, March 17  TIME: 12:45 p.m. – 1:45 p.m
Where: St Thomas Wesley United Church basement (corner of 20th & Ave. H)
Register with SCOA  306-652-2255


FREE Provincial Electronic Health Record Presentation CANCELLED

Technology is changing the way Canadians experience care. In this presentation, Dr. Tracie Risling from the College of Nursing at the University of Saskatchewan will share some of the research that her team has done on electronic health records. Learn more about how these systems work, what kind of health information is in this record, and how you can get signed up. At the end of the program, the library will present on resources for caregivers.

When: Wednesday, March 18 TIME: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m
Where: Alice Turner Branch Library (110 Nelson Road)

Register with SCOA  306-652-2255

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