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DIABETES – INFORMATION SESSION WITH THE EXPERTS OKA and SVBF in collaboration with the South Asian Diabetes Chapter and Konkani Association of California, U.S.A. will be holding this information session on Sunday, May 29, 2022 from 11 AM to 1:00 PM (EST). The topics covered will include the effects of exercise, diet, medication, and Lifestyle Changes.  Reputed diabetes experts Dr. Ally Prebtani and Dr. Tayyab Khan will debate on whether Lifestyle Changes is better or Diabetes Medication is better for the management of diabetes. You would not want to miss this unique event. For the details, please see the attached flyer.

ABBOTT FREESTYLE LIBRE VIRTUAL CLINIC: Abbott Laboratories Diabetes Cre in collaboration OKA and SVBF will be holding this virtual clinic on Sunday, June 26, 2022 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 Noon (EST). All the registrants for this clinic, upon request, will receive a complimentary sample of this continuous glucose monitor. Details to follow.


OKA EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS PROGRAM: Estate, Will and Power of Attorney and End of Life Planning are two major elements of this OKA Seniors Forum Program.

For preparing Wills and Powers of Attorney you may contact Marvin Talksy (905) 405-0199 ext.  257 or Mary Bojkovski (905) 405-0199 ext. 276 of Nanda & Associate Lawyers. For additional information or assistance, you may also contact Raghunath Kamath or Ashok Bhatt.

For End of Life Planning one may contact Harjinder Bilku of Chapel Ridge Funeral Home at (905) 305-8128 or (647) 966-0093.

Additional information about OKA Seniors’ Forum is posted on www.ontario-konkanis.com


ONTARIO GUIDE TO PROGRAMS AND SERVICES FOR SENIORS: Please click on the following link for the latest upgraded guide.A guide to programs and services for seniors.

SENIORS HOUSING AND HOME CARE DIRECTORY: Help for Mom has developed this very helpful publication which is about 130 pages, softcover and Readers Digest size.  To get a copy send an email to helpformom.com or call Mary (647) 967-9821.

The following organizations disseminate very useful information either through regular news release and/or seminars, webinars and workshops:

Canada India Foundation www.canadaindiafoundation.com

C.A.R.P. Canadian Association of Retired People) www.carp.ca

Diabetes Canada www.diabetes.ca

Indus Community Services www.induscs.ca

UHNF (University Network Foundation) www.uhnfoumdatiom.ca

(Articles by and for seniors under this section are always welcome)

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