e-Learning: Age-related Eye Diseases
Presented by Momiji / JSS / Yee Hong Centre
June 8 (in English & Japanese), 2022
Wednesday, 3:00 – 4:15 pm
The Japanese version scheduled for Wednesday, May 25, has been cancelled due to the presenter’s schedule.
The seminar on June 8 will be held in both English and Japanese.
1-hour online session (Zoom) to learn about age-related eye diseases (younger individuals can also develop), will be co-provided by Momiji Health Care Society and Japanese Social Services (JSS), joined by Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care. *Held both in English and Japanese.
What is this session about?
Clouded vision, dim vision, sensitivity to light – So many individuals develop Cataract as age, with some in younger age like 40’s. Or you’ve heard about other popular age-related eye diseases, such as glaucoma and macular degeneration (ARMD). Each eye disease have different types and different speed of progression; some may require surgery but others not. Some seniors may not articulate the symptoms they experience; family or friends may be the first one to notice. Others may postpone to see the eye specialist with various reasons such as, “everyone gets it with age”, “scared that my eyes being touched,” “I can still see.” Missing the timing to be treated, may bring certain risks higher e.g. surgery difficulty, post-surgery complications, discovering other critical eye disease, and even worse, blindness. Vision impairment affects all aspect of quality of life as well as safety, as we human beings receive so much information from eyesight.
Join us and learn all about age-related eye diseases, its symptoms, when to see a specialist, treatment / post-treatment, risk factors (illness, lifestyle) to develop cataract, from Yuka Okada, registered geriatric nurse at Momiji Health Care Society, and start to take care of eye health of yours and your loved ones!
Guest Speaker: Yuka Okada (registered geriatric nurse, Momiji Health Care Society)
How to Attend
Anyone interested can attend but pre-registration required. Click the registration button below, and fill and submit it by two days before the session date (Mon, Jun 6 ). If you have difficulty using online registration system, feel free to contact any of the hosting agencies.
（Registration Form will open from the button above）
Those who registered, will receive an invitation email with the Zoom link and ID/Passcode, by a day before each session date from Momiji Health Care Society (domain – @momiji.on.ca). Check your junk box if you can’t find it in your inbox – Email any of us hosting agencies if you can’t find it.
1. Auto-email (to confirm what you filled) right after registration
You will receive a confirmation email from the system right after you “Submit” your form (this receipt does not contain the Zoom URL). Make sure to type correct email of yours. If you don’t see it, check your junk folder first, then contact JSS.
2. Your Zoom display name should be recognizable to the host
Upon joining, please display your name on Zoom in ways we recognize that you registered. For example, instead of using nicknames or initials, include your first and/or last (e.g. Hanako Y, H. Yamada, Hanako Yamada) . We may not be able to allow you to enter for security purposes if we can’t recognize your name.
※Contact the hosting agency of your choice if you don’t know how to change your Zoom display name. The method will be explained during the mini Zoom function session.
- Momiji Health Care Society（Chie）：416-261-6683 x.249 / email@example.com
- Japanese Social Services (JSS) (Rumiko）：416-385-9200 / firstname.lastname@example.org
- Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care (Angela) ：416-412-4571 x.2362 / Angela.Guo@yeehong.com
Zoom – First Time?
If this is the first time you are trying out Zoom, we are more than happy to help you out with downloading and using Zoom, while connecting with you via phone. Please contact us as soon as possible, to book your practice session. *Availability may be limited depending on the number of requests.
**Please note that we most likely can’t help you connecting Zoom on the day of the seminar due to limited staffing. We encourage you to book us for the practice prior to the seminar date.
There will be a 10-min Zoom brief description right before the session, to learn about the tools you can use during our seminar. The functions you will learn here are: Mute / Unmute, “Raise Hand,” speaker). If you would like to attend it, please indicate so in your registration form. *If no one requests, there will be no mini-lecture provided on that day.
This eLearning series is:
- Provided by：Momiji Health Care Society、 Japanese Social Services (JSS)、Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care
- supported by Shinobu Yajima (Halton Japanese Senior Lunch Group), Family Talks Forum (FTF)