Seminars/Webinars

Talking about Senior Centres in Manitoba

RTAM is proud to host Connie Newman from the Manitoba Association of Senior Centres to talk about resources for older adults in Manitoba and how we can work together to bring attention to community needs.

Event Date 02-17-2023 1:00 pm
Event End Date 02-17-2023 2:30 pm
Capacity 200
Cut off date 02-10-2023 4:00 pm
Individual Price $5 Members and $10 Non Members
The Indigenous People of Turtle Island: Our place our space with Renee McGurry

Renée McGurry recently left her position with the Treaty 2 Territory Government after two years of program development with the Earth Lodge.  For the past six years, she has worked part-time as a support teacher and workshop facilitator for the Treaty Relations Commission of Manitoba. Renée is a member of Treaty 2, Pinaymootang Reserve in Northern Manitoba.

In her 35 years as an educator, she has worked in K-12 classrooms, having retired in 2015, as the Indigenous Education lead teacher for the St. James-Assiniboia School Division. Through professional development, Renée has provided educators with the knowledge, support, and resources needed to weave Indigenous perspectives into classrooms, schools and division-wide programming.

Additional info: Presently she works as an Indigenous Education Consultant, offering presentations to organizations and school divisions on Cultural Awareness, Integration of Indigenous Perspectives, Trauma, Residential Schools, Treaty Education, The Medicine Wheel, Storyvines, Talking Circles, Reconciliation and Allyship as a way of helping both Indigenous and non-Indigenous people and organizations start that journey of ReconciliACTION. 

Event Date 02-23-2023 10:00 am
Event End Date 02-23-2023 12:00 pm
Capacity 45
Cut off date 02-16-2023 4:00 pm
Individual Price In Person: $15 Members and $20 Non Members // Online: $5 Members and $10 Non Members
RTAM Pre Retirement Seminar

This is our first of three pre-retirement seminars for the year. RTAM will also be offering pre-retirement seminars during the annual Sage Conferences this fall and again for all interested teachers in December. Please contact Dianne in the RTAM office to reserve your spot at any of the up-coming seminars (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Event Date 03-11-2023 9:30 am
Capacity 200
Cut off date 03-03-2023 4:00 pm
Individual Price Free - Pre-Registration Required
Talking about Mood Disorders

Marian Goldstone, Westman Regional Outreach Manager/Regional Development Manager, Mood Disorders Association of Manitoba will discuss topics relevant to all Older Adults, such as:

  • Mood Disorder/Anxiety, effects of isolation and Covid
  • “Life’s journey and transitions” and relationship to our mental wellness.
  • Stressors affecting us in retirement, also giving “voice” to “tough conversations”: body image, grey divorce, senior’s dating, living alone, fear of discussing “what is to come inevitably”, etc.
  • Coping strategies, building a support “team, and affirmation that we are beyond “good enough”, we are “awesome”!
Event Date 03-15-2023 1:00 pm
Event End Date 03-15-2023 3:30 pm
Capacity 200
Cut off date 03-10-2023 4:00 pm
Individual Price $5 Members and $10 Non Members

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