Acvtivities this week: Monday November 16 to Sunday November 22

ABUSE AND NEGLECT OF OLDER ADULTS: WHO IS AT RISK? WHO ARE THE ABUSERS? with Dr. Daphne NahmiashDaphne Nahmiash

This distressing social issue slips by unnoticed in many communities and institutions. What are the different types of abuse and what signs and symptoms can enable us to identify potential abusers and victims? In association with the McGill University Research Centre for Studies in Aging. Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, November 17

C: 2 to 3:30 p.m. – in English

SMART USE OF CREDIT AND AVOIDING DEBT TRAPS with Lama Farran

Lama-Farran

Lama Farran, B.Com, M.Sc., is a former banker and Certified Money Coach. She will focus on empowering the young adult just starting out in life. Find out how to take control of your personal expenses and how to manage and eliminate debt.

Tuesday, November 17

C: 7 to 9 p.m. – in English, free

INTRODUCTION TO YOUTUBE

Learn how to access YouTube (search, play, save, send), download podcasts, stream television shows and videos on the Internet.

Bring your tablet or laptop and cables.

Wednesday, November 18

C: 1 to 3 p.m. – in English

Free for residents, $15 non-résidents

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FILM CLUBFilm Club

Enjoy our curated selection of great foreign filmS, NFB documentaries, and inspirational crowd pleasers. Sheila Laursen will lead you in discussion after the provocative and socially challenging NFB films.  Some films will be screened in English and others in French. Ask at the circulation desk for more details.

Wednesdays, November 18 and 25 and December 2 and 9

C: 2 to 3:30 p.m. – in English or in French, free

MÉMOIRE, MÉMOIRE, DIS-MOI QUE TU SERAS FIDÈLE ! with the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal Sylvie Belleville

Dr. Sylvie Belleville and her work at the Institut universitaire de gériatrie de Montréal are known around the world. Her research into memory and aging demonstrates that there are methods and strategies that can prevent or slow down a decline in memory. A colleague of Dr. Belleville will share the latest in her ground-breaking research.

Wednesday, November 18

C: 7 to 8:30 p.m. – in French

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