Are you looking for ways to stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic?
The Saskatoon Council on Aging can help:
Telephone Visit Program – Talk with a friendly volunteer over the phone. To register phone SCOA 306.652.2255 More information
Physical distancing does not have to mean social distancing.
Explore new ways to socialize and stay connected with other older adults who share your interests. SCOA partners with the University of Saskatchewan to train older adults to use technology to stay connected and provide social opportunities.
Option to participate in a voluntary research component. Read more about this project
Note: All class/program fees must be paid in advance.
1. Phone 306-652-2255 to pay with credit card, OR
2. Mail a cheque to our office: SCOA, Saskatoon Field House, 2020 College Drive, Saskatoon, S7N 2W4 OR
3. Visit our office at the Field House
Literary Roundtable Discussions – CANCELLED
This course will examine and discuss three famous short stories—“A New England Nun”, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman; “The Veldt”, by Ray Bradbury; and “The Boarding House”, by James Joyce. Each story is full of mysteries and unanswered questions. All stories are on the internet – please read them before the classes begin. Join Terry Matheson (PhD American Literature) and Brian Cotts (MA Literature) for three fascinating sessions (6hrs).
Identification and appreciation of local birds. This class will go beyond the basic identification of birds to consider more advanced visual identification and introduce birding by ear, along with some of the hidden aspects of birdsong. We will also cover bird migration and how it changes the mix of species locally over the course of the year. All classes indoors (6hrs).
Wednesdays (April 29, May 6, 13) 1 pm – 3 pm $50
Technology – CANCELLED
Apple Technology Classes
Beginner one-on-one Apple ONLY classes on Friday afternoons.
Become more confident using your Apple iPad, iPhone, Computer or Watches. Register now for 2 classes of 1.5 hrs (3 hrs) which includes a take home manual. Must bring your device. Date: Friday afternoons Cost: $40
IOS 12/13 Apple operating system and iPhone/iPad photography/Cloud Classes
Mystified with the Apple system update (IOS 12/13) Having troubles with photos stored on the “Cloud”? Small group class sessions with 5 people per class – register early.
IOS System Update 12/13
Tuesday, Feb 4 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Cost: $20 iCloud/Photography
Tuesday, Jan 28 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Cost:$20
Tech Buddy – CANCELLED
Seniors Tech Buddy (Any type of technology device) One-on-one beginner technology workshops with students from local high schools. Cost: $10 (Fee to cover administration costs) 306-652-2255 to register