Events for September 29, 2021 › Training › – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Dementia Friendly Ambassador: Community and Service Based Organizations


Through the help of the Nova Scotia Age Friendly Communities Program, Person Centred Universe, in partnership with The Halifax Chamber of Commerce we are proud to announce the second installment of the Dementia Friendly Business Ambassador program. This was made possible through the participation and feedback of businesses and ambassadors in the Halifax area with our pilot project. We have now been able to take that information and have created three streamlined half-day courses to better suit the needs of organizations looking to better serve individuals who are living with dementia. Participants will have an opportunity to choose between our three streams: Dementia Friendly Ambassador: Community and Service Based Organizations, Dementia Friendly Ambassador: Hospitality, and Dementia Friendly Ambassador: Retail; to choose the offering that best suits their organizational needs. If applicable, participants are welcome to participate in any or all streams if they so choose. In these half-day sessions, ambassadors will have the opportunity to explore topics such as: providing dementia-friendly service, creating supportive environments and atmospheres, and general knowledge on dementia and best practices for their sector; which build off of the fundamentals acquired within the pilot program. The interactive nature of these online sessions will allow participants to […]

tech{LAB} Squid Dissection with SuperNOVA

Topic: Virtual Squid Dissection! Explore the anatomy of an underwater animal in this virtual dissection led by a SuperNOVA instructor! You will follow along as SuperNOVA staff get hands-on with a real squid dissection. You will learn how to identify the external parts of a squid, and be guided through a careful dissection and identification of internal anatomy! By the end of this interesting event, you will know squids, both inside and out! What is tech{LAB}? tech{LAB} is a FREE workshop that allows participants to get hands-on with new technology! These workshops are for anyone ages 8 and up who have an interest in technology, prototyping, or electronics. Bring a laptop if you have one! These workshops are run on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month, from 3 PM-4 PM. What Happens at tech{LAB}? Spend the first half-hour of each workshop going over the technical information on the topic. Take what you’ve just learned and apply it! Whether it’s designing a 3D print, working in groups to develop circuits for a Micro-Bit, or creating digital graphics! REGISTER