February 2016 – Pathways to Stillness – Gary Kenyon
January 2016 – How to Research Your Family History: Tips, Tricks and Techniques for the Beginning Genealogist – Carol Randall
December 2015 – Introduction to Mindfulness & Mind/Body Medicine Self-Regulation – Dr. Bill Cook
November 2015 – What’s Wrong with How We Think About Aging in New Brunswick – Deborah Van Den Hoonaard
October 2015 – Discovering Ourselves in the Second Half of Life: An introduction to the Pathfinder Project – Atlantic Institute on Aging
June 2015 – Third Age Centre AGM – Presentation – Cooking Demo- Nutritionist Margaret Langille
April 2015 – Changing the Conversation on Dementia – Alzheimer Society of New Brunswick
March 2015 – Safe, Flexible, Strong & Balanced
February 2015 – How, Why, When and With What: The Challenge of Managing Our Medications – Renée Erb
January 2015 – Mind, Body and Soul: The Three Cornerstones of Good Health – Dr. Parissa Bunin
November 2014 – Be Prepared: A Discussion on Emergency Preparedness
October 2014 – Spirituality and Aging: A Panel Discussion on the Quest for Meaning in Later Life
October 2014 – International Day of Older Persons Luncheon (Tips for Snowbirds – Ron Steeves)
June 2014 – Estate Planning FCNB Pilot Project
April 2014 – Accessing Long Term Care
March 2014 – Breaking the Worry Habit – Anne Marie Hartford
February 2014 – More Than Meets the Eye – Dr. Richard Lee
January 2014 – Investing & Financial Literacy
November 2013 – Learned Helplessness & Stereotypes of Agoing – Dr. Edward Helmes
October 2013 – The Hidden Dilemma – Grandparents Seeking Access to Grandchildren
October 2013 – International Day of Older Persons Luncheon (Brain Fitness-Heather Moffatt)
April 2013 – Reading & Writing Our Lives: The Poetics of Growing Old – Prof. Bill Randall & Prof. Beth McKim
March 2013 – The Transportation Quandary: Finding Acceptable Alternatives for Non-drivers in a Driving World – Dr. Trevor Hanson, Prof. Engineering, UNB
February 2013 – Expanding the Volunteer Role in the Healthcare Setting – Heather Moffatt
January 2013 – Growing Older, More Creative, and More Playful – Marilyn Noble
November 2012 – The New Fredericton Food Bank: Information Session & Tour
November 2012 – Time Is On Our Side: Time Perspective and Mental Health – Prof. Jeffrey Webster
April 2012 – Transportation In Our Third Age: An Engineering & Policy Perspective – Dr. Trevor Hanson
March 2012 – Systems of Care for an Aging Population: A Case For Change – Dr. Patrick Feltmate, Geriatrician
February 2012 – When Someone Dies: What Are The Choices?
January 2012 – ABC’s of Fraud Awareness – Saint John Volunteer Centre & the New Brunswick Securities Commission
December 2011 – Sisters and Brothers Across Time – Dr. Ingrid Connidis – STU Visiting Chair in Gero.
November 2011 – The Silvering Screen: Images of Aging in Cinema – Dr. Sally Chivers, Trent University
October 2011 – Living With Climate Change in Atlantic Canada (all day session)
May 2011 – Why We Do Genealogy – Terrence Punch, C.G.(C), C.M.,
April 2011 – Lighten Up ! – Downsizing and Organizing – Jackie Vanthournout, Professional Organizer
March 2011 – Bilingual Progress in New Brunswick – Commissioner of Official Languages for N.B.
February 2011 – Caring For Pain: the MindBody Medicine Way – Dr. Bill Cook
January 2011 – A Report on the Bloody Sunday Inquiry – Honourable William L. Hoyt
November 2010 – Aging Through The Ages – Dr. Andrew Achenbaum, STU Visiting Chair in Gerontology
October 2010 – Striving On Their Own: Men’s and Women’s Experiences of Widowhood – Dr. Deborah van den Hoonaard
September 2010 – Alzheimer’s: The Future – Dr. Jack Diamond, Scientific Director of the Alzheimer Society of Canada & Pat Morden, CEO of Shalom Village
April 2010 – “Music, My Father, and I” – Dr. Martin Kutnowski, composer and Director of the Fine Arts Program at St. Thomas University
March 2010 – Senior Cohousing: A Community Approach to Independent Living – Jo-Ann Fellows & Yvon Thibodeau, Atlantic Peoples Housing Co-Op Atlantic
February 2010 – Social & Sexy: Older Adults and Healthy Relationships – Grace Getty, Prof. of Nursing, UNB & Deborah Doherty, PLEIS NB
January 2010 – SALT: Shake It Out – Lynne MacNeil, Dietary Consultant to NB Nursing Homes & Prof. Mary McKenna, Faculty of Kinesiology, UNB
October 2009 – Transitions: The Changes That Come About As We Age – Panel Discussion
September 2009 – Facing Alzheimer’s Disease – Dr. William Reichman, CEO of Baycrest Centre, Toronto & Dr. Krystyna Klodnicka Kouri, Maimonides Geriatric Centre, Montreal
May 2009 – The Practice of Narrative Care with Older Adults: Honouring Life Stories (all day session)
April 2009 – Towards A Clearer Focus: A Consideration of Mental Suffering In Old Age
February 2009 – The Right To Live And To Die – Panel Discussion
January 2009 – New Geriatric Services for Seniors
November 2008 – Features That Count – seniors and technology
October 2008 – International Day of Older Persons Breakfast
Sept 2008 – Brain Fitness: The Newest Frontier – Dr. William Reichman
May 2008 – Seniors Accessing Primary Health Care – Dr. Michael Rachlis
April 2008 – Your Pharmacist & You: Advice For Seniors
March 2008 – Between Your Home And The Nursing Home
February 2008 – End Of Life Care- Dr. Syd Grant & Hospice Moncton
November 2007 – Stay On Your Feet – injury prevention workshop
October 2007 – Reading And Writing Our Lives Workshop – Bill Randall & Beth McKim (all day session)
September 2007 – Seniors & the Healthcare System: Rights & Responsibilities Encore plus How To Talk To Your Doctor
March 2007 – Aging and the Caring Community – Dr. Higgins & Dr. Diamond
February 2007 – Seniors and the Healthcare System: Rights and Responsibilities
January 2007 – Financial Planning for Seniors – Investors Group
November 2006 – Complementary Therapies and Aging (all day session)
October 2006 – Reading And Writing Our Lives Workshop – Bill Randall & Beth McKim (all day session)
September 2006 – Homecare: A Look At Your Present And Future – Dr. Janice Keefe (all day session)
May 2006- Health Ethics Conference – organized by Sister Anne Robichaud PNB
April 2006 – Healthy Aging in Mind and Body – Dr. Howard Bergman (all day session)
February 2006 – Reading And Writing Our Lives Workshop – Bill Randall & Beth McKim (all day session)
January 2006 – Eating and Aging Well: Meeting the Nutritional Needs of Older Adults
November 2005 – Aging: Abuses, Vulnerabilities and Strengths (all day session)-with MMFC
October 2005 – Financial and Legal Information for Seniors: Investing and Estate Planning, Wills, Living Wills and Powers of Attorney
September 2005 – Connecting Friendship, Intimacy and Love to Health Through Memory-work
February 2005 – Reading And Writing Our Lives Workshop – Bill Randall & Beth McKim (all day session)
May 2004 – Keeping your Independence: Strategies for Better Home Support” (two day session)
November 2004 – Your Future, Your Housing: Options for an Aging Population (two day session)
“$$ Savvy Seniors: Financial Well-being in Retirement”: Planning for four workshops with guest experts and TAC-produced study guides. Face-to-face presentation in January 2004.
“Striving on Your Own”: Designed by widows to assist them create changed and constructive lives after their husband’s death. An offshoot of the “Older Women’s Experience of Widowhood” project.
“Wellness in Retirement”: Workshops emphasized a holistic approach to pre-retirement planning. Professor Diane Potvin (UNB Kinesiology) as designer of learning materials and project leader.
Computer software use and digital data skills courses and summer camps designed and taught by seniors to assist other seniors. Development of the Third Age Connects Centre on Queen St., Fredericton (opened February 26, 2001).
“Medication Review Clinics via Distance Education”: Enabled seniors in small communities across NB to attend sessions on heart and other generic medications. Led by a clinical pharmacist and facilitated by TAC seniors trained as facilitators.
“High Time” seniors’ exercise programme, with co-leadership from Colleen Hanna, Director of the City of Fredericton’s Recreation for Seniors program. Training of instructors.
“Seniors as Educators on Elder Abuse”: A train-the-trainer process followed by an update named “Senior Educators Enhancing Community Safety”. Development of an educators’ manual for training seniors to mount sessions on Elder Abuse and Scams and Frauds – a two-workshop programme funded under the Community Mobilization Program.
“Elders in School”: Intergenerational activities to promote intergenerational contact and respect, and an understanding of the life and times of young people 60 and more years ago. TAC seniors met regularly with Grade 2 classes in nine local schools with the cooperation of classroom teachers and agreement of the local school board.
“Plain Talk”: Series of workshops conducted throughout Atlantic Provinces – TAC involved in planning and developing the programme and in conducting two English and two French workshops in NB in conjunction with U3A Moncton. Funded by Health Canada via Canadian Pensioners Concerned.
“Live and Learn Fair”: Annual exposition for all kinds of services and programs available and relevant for seniors. Originally called “Health and Leisure Fair”. Held in conjunction with Epsilon Golden Games.
“Then and There; Here and Now”: Over four years, a bi-weekly educational TV programme on Fundy Cable for and about seniors; designed, planned and produced by TAC.
“Elderfest”: Over six years, designed as “brown bag lunch” sessions to stimulate public discussion about seniors.
With STU Gerontology Department faculty: Continuing “Annual Colloquium” series of evening lectures held in January/February of each year.