Course Catalogue

Although the following is a list of courses currently available, if you are looking to have a specific course taught, please let me know and a customized course can be created.

Note:  Where I have the skillset, I teach the class.  When I do not, I bring in a professional who teaches the classes.

Introduction Video 

Getting Connected Social Series

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  • How to use your cell phone
  • How to use you tablet/ipad
  • How to use to Internet in general
  • All about Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram
  • Frauds and scams – what to be aware of
  • Internet Security – understanding security settings and other information
  • Internet – browsing search engines like google and finding what you are after
  • Internet – how to clear your search history

Money Management Series

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  • Income and benefits from government programs
  • 30 day – Budget in a Baggie* (On-line. Now Available)
  • Internet Banking – do not be afraid, it’s great!
  • Managing and protecting your assets
  • Planning for possible loss of independence
  • Planning for your future housing needs
  • Live long and prosper, do not outlive your money
  • Financial abuse and steps you can put in place to avoid it

Living Healthy/Travel Series

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  • How to find information on the Northern Ontario Health network
  • Healthy eating on a fixed income
  • Stay on your feet
  • Cooking for one
  • Staying Safe in your own home
  • It’s not right – Elder Abuse
  • Downsizing and Decluttering
  • Preparing to Move to a smaller place
  • Staying social – it is important*
  • Engaging with your skillsets to keep you busy and teaching others*
  • Senior Travel. With the onset of COVID-19 Have you ever thought about seeing the world without leaving home?  Sit back and enjoy the world with Viking TV (just click on the words Viking TV to begin)
  • Mental Health Discussion. 
  • Medicinal Cannabis – it’s not the same as the recreational kind
  • Women and Credit – the importance of having your own credit and improving your credit score
  • Firearms – did you know you need a PAL if you have them in your home even if you don’t use them?
  • Understanding all of your insurance – be “assured” you are “insured” correctly

Estate Planning Series

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This is a 3 part series and you must attend all 3

 

  • Estate Planning – Part 1 – The big book – getting your information in order
  • Estate Planning – Part 2 – Understanding what you have and the importance/issues with Powers of Attorney
  • Estate Planning – Part 3 – Creating you will
  • Cemetery and funeral planning information
  • Being named an Executor in a will (Are you named as an executor or do you want to know what your executor has to do? Then this class is for you).
  • You have received an inheritance, what it the best thing to do with it?

Pictures, Pictures, Pictures

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  • Getting all those pictures off your phone or tablet and put elsewhere
  • Getting your pictures organized
  • Getting your pictures printed
  • Getting your pictures from email, facebook and other websites (Like ancestry)

Computer Series

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  • How to use your laptop
  • Organizing your information
  • Backing up your data
  • Managing email
  • How to use Microsoft Word
  • How to use Microsoft Excel
  • How to use Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Learning how to log off properly and clearing your browsing history