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PA ElderCollege Membership

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-0001-PAS1 PA Apr 30 $10.00


Estate Planning

Join us for presentations by knowledgeable members of the community in the three areas that most adults need advice on when making estate decisions: financial planning, estate planning and final wishes. Our presenters include: Chris Gow, a CGA experienced with estate finances and dealing with the new rules regarding financial planning for those putting their affairs in order. Matthew Dearin, a Notary Public specifically versed in estate legalities, how to set up Wills and Estates. Justin Johannesson, a Family Services Counselor and Margaret Vatamaniuck, Funeral Director who are experienced in prearranging funerals as well as how to put final wishes in place. This session is designed to encompass a broad range of information and participants will have some time for more specific questions and answers at the end.

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-3531-PAS1 PA Nov 15 $12.00


Getting the Most Out of Your Iphone Camera

Come and learn how to use your iPhone camera with confidence. Graham Fox will cover functions including; settings, camera access, camera controls, aspect ratios and panorama, exposure and focal points, how to read QR codes and how to scan documents. The course will also cover using the iPhone App and using settings, storage, editing, albums and storage optimizations/options. Instructor: Graham Fox

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-4013-PAS1 PA Oct 1 $10.00


iPad - What Can I Do With It?

We will examine some available apps for the iPad platform. Learn how to make presentations, listen to music, take pictures, keep track of your food intake, take a tour of the Solar System, read a newspaper, make a movie, crunch some numbers, download free books, check the latest hockey scores, play games, send email, update your Facebook page. The possibilities are indeed endless.

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-4575-PAS1 PA Nov 6-Nov 20 $60.00


Resilience and Aging

Join Linda St. Claire, a retired Mental Health Nurse/Counselor, for this two-part interactive series which includes developing awareness, coping skills and strategies to deal with the positives and possible hurdles during this interesting, and sometimes challenging, phase of life. Each session will include a short, fun and easy relaxation at the end.

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-5731-PAS1 PA Oct 22-Oct 29 $15.00


LGBTQ Information Session

LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning) Information Session. In this interactive class we will be learning about the LGBTQ spectrum through a short movie, various activities and guided discussions.

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-5841-PAS1 PA Oct 12 $10.00


Cruising the British Isles

Join Bill & Katy Lekich as they share their traveling experiences through the British Isles. Starting with spending a couple of days in Normandy, they then boarded a cruise with exciting stops such as London, Guernsey, Cork, Dublin, Liverpool, Belfast, Glasgow, Invergordon, Edinburgh & back to LeHavre, France. They finished their adventure with four days sightseeing in Paris. Instructors: Bill & Katy Lekich

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-5904-PAS1 PA Oct 17 $10.00


Rootless Europeans Or Economic Migrants?

Join Robert Gunn & Janis Naire as they share their travels in search of the departure points of their great grandparents, with a side trip to Bosnia. They explore 19th and 20th century Scottish, Irish and Croatian emigration to the 'new world', using travel snaps. Why, and from where, did they come, and what did they experience once settled in four new countries - Canada, South Africa Australia and New Zealand.

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-5905-PAS1 PA Oct 10 $10.00


Armchair Travel Series

Join our presenters as they share their travel adventures to places such as: Cuba, Europe (including cruising the British Isles) and Australia.

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-5920-PAS1 PA Oct 3-Nov 7 $35.00


Changes in Cuba

Join Linda and Walt Fenske as they share their journeys to Cuba, two decades apart. In 1997, they travelled to Varadero on an all-inclusive holiday. On numerous day trips away from the tourist area, they saw heartbreaking poverty and inspirational people. This session will examine that journey and compare it to their trip back in 2017 and the dramatic change they saw in the country.

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-5962-PAS1 PA Oct 3 $10.00


Cruising "Down-Under"

Join Bob Perkins as he guides you through a 6-day tour of the bustling city and surroundings of Sydney Australia - including beaches, caves, botanical gardens and its extensive ferry system. After that, Bob will lead you on a 14-day cruise to Melbourne and a circumnavigation of New Zealand. The topography, vegetation and wildlife is amazingly varied at each port-of-call as you move from the South Island to the North Island. If you have never been to this part of the world, now is your chance to get a glimpse of life "down-under".

Section Location Dates Cost
PAEC-5963-PAS1 PA Nov 7 $10.00