COA INFO-FLASH Events 2021-07-20
Smart Aging Program Returns Fall 2021!

Sign up now for the Smart Aging Program for 2021-2022. The series of eight weekly workshops cover the fundamental issues facing older adults today. Each workshop is designed to provide the information you need, before you need it, to make smart decisions at key transitions in your life.
Can't wait to start Smart Aging?

Check out these recommended books to help prepare you for your later-life transitions.

DISCLAIMER: The COA uses affiliate links to promote these books. This does not change the way you buy the item; it just means that a small amount of commission (up to 5% of the sale) goes to us in exchange for promoting the item. Please consider using these links to add to your library.

For the full list, go to the Smart Aging Program website.
Bolder: Making the Most of Our Longer Lives (2018)
by Carl Honoré

The author of In Praise of Slow and a founder of the slow movement, Honoré now examines his own aging and that of the many others he meets who are, in his view, redefining aging.
No Time to Spare: Thinking About What Matters (2017)
by Ursula K. Le Guin

Le Guin was an influential fantasy and science fiction writer, creating imaginary worlds over many decades. In her last years she became a blogger, using her blog as a forum for her witty and compassionate voice. Both social critic and storyteller, Le Guin’s book presents the best of her online writing.
Gratitude by Oliver Sachs
Gratitude (2013, 2015)
by Oliver Sacks

Sacks was a medical scientist and clinician who lived life large. His eloquent and fearless writing about humanity, the uniqueness of all individuals, and his reflections on his own life provide treasured insight.
In My Mind's Eye by Jan Morris
In My Mind’s Eye (2018)
by Jan Morris

After many decades as a highly-praised travel writer and now in her 90s, Morris has decided to keep a diary for the first time. The result is described as warm and insightful as well as “wickedly hilarious.”
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Community Events this Week
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Tuesday, July 20, 2021 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Get your daily workout in with Erin & Grace! We will do a stretching warm up, some chair exercise ...

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Join us as we boost our brain activity with trivia! There are 30 questions in total covering six ...

Wednesday. July 21, 2021 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Ottawa PC Users’ Group will be hosting their weekly Q&A session through video-conference. This ...

Thursday, July 22, 2021 | 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Get your daily workout in with Erin & Grace! We will do a stretching warm up, some chair exercise ...
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