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Life Long Learning Sessions coming to Waterloo

Learning is important and happens throughout our lives, inside and outside of the classroom. From young adults to the young at heart, the Life Long Learning program by the Yamaska Literacy Council allows adults to improve their literacy on different topics from health to financial, digital to legal, and more.

Open to everyone, the Life Long Learning sessions are offered by local professionals, for free, in Waterloo.

The topic for the next session on February 21, from 11 am to 12 pm, is on Legal Information: Wills, Estates, and Mandates. Local lawyer Owen Falquero will help you prepare for the future by explaining the three types of wills, what a Mandate in Anticipation of Capacity is, and the basics of how to settle an estate when someone passes away.  This session will take place at the Waterloo Elementary School, 5 Rue Clark.

Five sessions will be offered in March. Nutrition for young children (ages 0 to 5) will be the focus on March 1, on March 7, seniors can learn how to be prepared at home for health and medical emergencies on March 7, learn about the changing role of the pharmacist on March 14. Further into the month, parents and guardians, discover how to keep kids safe online with a digital session on March 20, and s, the March 29 session will examine estate/will, tax and financial planning for family members of individuals with special needs.

Meet new people and learn new things like starting your own garden on April 9, how to budget like a pro on April 18, combatting abuse and isolation on April 25 and navigating the online world on May 7. Course topics and dates may change but will be posted at www.facebook.com/yamaska.council/ and www.yamaskaliteracy.ca.

 As a non-profit literacy organization, the YLC delivers individualized, one-on-one tutoring for adults and older youth in reading, writing, and math offered by trained volunteer tutors. Prevention of illiteracy, public awareness, and training in literacy are critical activities, designed to further the council’s core mission.

Reserve your Life Long Learning spot with Cindy Elston, Development Agent, at 450-330-0803, [email protected] or www.facebook.com/cindy.yamaskalit.7. For more information on YLA, visit yamaskaliteracy.ca or call 450-263-7503.

Keep reading this column in the Brome County News for more from Townshippers’ Association. Follow @Townshippers on Twitter, Facebook.com/Townshippers or visit www.Townshippers.org for activities and other information. Connect with Townshippers’ in Lac-Brome at 3-584 Knowlton Rd, 450-242-4421, toll-free: 1-877-242-4421 or in Sherbrooke at 100 – 257 Queen, 819-566-5717, toll-free: 1-866-566-5717.


Publication: About Townshippers column, Brome County News, Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Photo Credit: John Schnobrich on Unsplash

Photo Caption: Education is a lifelong pursuit. The free Life Long Learning sessions from the Yamaska Literacy Council is collaborating with local professionals to help you pursue knowledge on a variety of topics.

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