Free iPad training offered in Saint-Lazare
Free iPad training for Saint-Lazare seniors
SAINT-LAZARE (Quebec), Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - Starting in April, in collaboration with the Marguerite-Bourgeoys school board, the Town of Saint-Lazare will be offering free iPad training courses to Saint-Lazare seniors 55 years of age and over.
Weekly courses (2.5 hours a week) will begin on Thursday, April 19, 2018 and take place over a 10-week period, ending on Thursday, June 21, 2018. Throughout the training program, seniors will be provided with personalized support and will learn how to:
- become comfortable using technology;
- surf the Web and conduct online searches;
- communicate with family members using email, Facebook, Skype, etc.;
- manage online bank accounts using transactional sites;
- read, get informed and enjoy themselves using a variety of basic applications (newspapers, magazines, games, etc.).
Register in person with the required documents starting Monday, March 26
Registration will take place:
- at the Community Centre (1301 Du Bois Street);
- during the regular hours of operation of the Service des loisirs;
- between Monday, March 26, 2018 and Friday, April 6, 2018;
To register, you MUST:
- be a Canadian citizen
- bring the following supporting documents (REQUIRED):
Proof of birth date
(any of the following)
Proof of address
Birth certificate issued by l’État civil pour le Québec (long form)
Birth certificate or baptism certificate issued before January 1994
Birth certificate from another Canadian province
Canadian citizenship card or certificate, if born outside Canada
Permanent resident card, if born outside Canada
Valid confirmation of residence
A bill in the participant’s name
(e.g.: Hydro-Québec, telephone, etc.)
health insurance card
Do you have any questions, or are you unable to go to the Community Centre during the registration period?
Contact the Service des loisirs at 450 424-8000, extension 220.
Low Impact Fitness 50 +
You are aged 50 and up? This is your chance to stay in shape!
Along rhythmical music, a fitness professional will guide you through various physical activities.
No registration required, simply show up!
Bring a floor mat, towel and bottle of water. Wear comfortable clothing and running shoes.
At Saint-Lazare Community Centre (1301 Rue du Bois)
Every Monday and Wednesday, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Activities for seniors
A brand new Facebook group to reduce senior's isolation
As part of the work and recommendations issued by members of the Saint-Lazare Elders’ council, a brand new Facebook group was created to help bring together Saint-Lazare elders around subjects that concern them all. This group, which requires you register for additional security, will activities and services offered to seniors by the Town and will be fed seniors to promote local and regional activities and services offered by organizations.
To subscribe to the group, seniors must have an personal Facebook page. Then it is simply a matter of submitting a request at the following address: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sagesbranchessaintlazare/
A new grant for seniors
As of the 2016 municipal taxation year, seniors who meet certain conditions may be eligible for a grant to help offset a municipal tax increase brought about by a significant increase in the value of their residence.
For more information, visit Revenu Quebec website
Medical and orthopedic equipment
AdaptAction offers the rental of a large aray of medical and orthopedic equipment at small prices (crutches, walkers, wheelchairs etc.) to improve your everyday life.
Local and regional resources
Action communautaire de Vaudreuil-Soulanges
Looking for local and regional resources ? Whether it be for momentary help, transportation, food and clothing? Visit http://actioncommunautaire-vs.com
and discover the complete list of resources made available to you.
The Pair program is an automated call service that gets in touch with elders to make sure that they are in good health. The subscribers receive these calls at predetermined hours, once or more per day*.In the region, this program is offered by the centre d'action bénévole l'Actuel.
Soulanges Elders Community Centre
The Soulanges Elders Community Centre offers meals-on-wheels and respite care services. You can contact volunteers by email or phone 450-265-3548. Or follow them on their Facebook Page.
Saint-Lazare Elders/Bridge Club