Bits and Bytes Computer Club



Held the 3rd Wednesday of each month except July and August.
Learn about various topics, including computer upgrades, software demonstrations, internet seminars, what's new in technology and more.
A valid Kitchener Group Card is required to attend in person meetings. Kitchener Group Cards are now on sale by phone or in person at any Kitchener Community Centre. They are good for unlimited visits for groups at any City of Kitchener Community Centre.

TIME Wednesday, February 21, 2024   9:30 am - 11:30 am
PLACE Held via ZOOM with link provided by email to members
SPEAKER Kathy SomersKathy Somers runs the Stress Management and High Performance Clinic in Guelph, specializing in skills training to enhance health and performance. She is a Registered Kinesiologist who is certified in Stress Management Education and board certified in Biofeedback.
For over 30 years she has taught relaxation and stress management skills to groups and individuals in university, health care and corporate settings. Her most popular programs and presentations include the topics of Better Sleep; Increasing Resilience; Curbing Worry: Dialing Down Anxiety; and Smart Stress Management.
TOPIC Tips For Better Sleep
Are you interested in learning more about improving your sleep quality? If so, this is the session for you. Join us for an interesting and informative presentation. In this session, you will learn the most effective drug-free strategies to promote better, restful sleep. (Yes, it’s true that long term use of sleeping pills changes your sleep pattern and generates insomnia!)

The presentation includes:
- The three keys to decreasing insomnia.
- What robs us of energizing sleep?
- How to fall asleep (or back to sleep) more easily,
- Techniques that settle down the busy brain.
- How the use of technology devices affect our sleep.

Do you have topics you'd like discussed or questions you'd like answered at a future meeting?
E-mail questions to:

Listed below are notes and presentations as provided to our club by guest speakers.

2024 Presentation Notes

Kathy Somers, February 21
Tips for Better Sleep

2023 Presentation Notes

Joyce Haynes, September 20
Hearing Health and Communication
Hearing Health Counselling
About Canadian Hearing Services
Hearing Health Success Story 1
Hearing Health Success Story 2
Hearing Health Success Story 3

Martin Buscher, March 15
Importance of Passwords

Ron Macnaughton, February 15:
Links to Climate Technology websites

Tim Burrows, January 18:
Electric Vehicle Society of Canada includes links to webinars

2022 Presentation Notes

Stephanie Senecal, December 14:
Seniors Fraud Prevention Information and Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre

Saba Oji, September 22:
Smart Waterloo Region Innovation Lab Projects and Smart Waterloo Region Innovation Lab Website

Dr. Josephine McMurray, May 18:
Long Term Care Research

Andy Donald, April 12:
Medication Overuse


2021 Presentations Notes

Ron Baer, November 17:
Google Office Apps

Detective Constable Dan Cimermancic, October 20:
Fraud and Scam Prevention

Cat Coode, September 15:
Privacy Check List and Fraud and Scam Terminology

Nicole Amaral, May 19:
Setup and Support to Customize MyKitchener Website

Susan Watt, April 21:
Facebook - Fact and Fiction

Dr. Kelly Grindrod, February 17:
COVID 19 Vaccines and Related Information

Peter Rasberry, January 20:
Nature Photography