Langley Lodge's Fall Public Education Series is back.
Sessions will be offered on the third Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Langley Lodge on 204th Street and 54th Avenue in Langley City.
The Series' focus is to provide free education for local citizens, on topics relevant to seniors and aging.
"The demand for local, accessible, and free education on seniors health and wellness issues has been steady since we started the program in 2010," said Debra Hauptman, CEO of Langley Lodge. "We are delighted to host the series for Langley residents as a community service."
The Fall 2012 Series will run from September to November and the theme is Seniors Health and Wellness.
Guest speakers are professionals in their field and sessions are typically 60 to 90 minutes in duration. Light refreshments will be served, and most speakers provide printed information to take home.
Education about aging is important for Langley residents who, along with the general population, are aging and comprise a growing seniors demo-graphic in the region.
In September, Rose Puszka, a sup-port and education co-ordinator with the Alzheimer Society of B.C, will speak on communicating with those who have dementia.
In October, Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services director Michael Godin will have a comprehensive and informative presentation on the sensitive subject of funeral planning and final arrangements.
The November lecture features pharmacist Diane Sheddan, who is also a certified diabetes educator. She will be speaking about preventing medication misadventures.
The guest speakers are donating their time, to allow Langley Lodge to host the series for free to the general public.
To register for the lectures, contact lodge social worker Dayna Driscoll at 604-532-4241 so organizers can do planning.
Langley Lodge is an accredited, not-for-profit senior's residential care organization, established in 1974. It is located at 5451-204th St.
For more details, visit www.lang-leylodge.org and go to the events page.
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