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Staying healthy and well: a virtual series for seniors - This event has already occurred

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Upcoming Dates:

Wednesday, October 21, 2020 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 4, 2020 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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City open houses and info sessions

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City open houses and info sessions

Event Details:

As the seasons change and we face the ongoing challenges of COVID-19, it’s essential that we continue to focus on health and wellness. This free weekly virtual series covers a wide range of interests and topics to encourage good mental and physical health in our community’s seniors.

Schedule and topics

October 14, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

"Gentle Movement Meditation with Angela Bryson"

Relaxation done from the comfort of your home. Guiding you into a sense of peace. 

October 21, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

"The Amazing Chelsea Flower Show with David Hobson"

See how the most prestigious flower and garden show in the world, in the heart of London, England, demonstrates the best of horticulture, and excellence in garden design.

October 28, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. 

"Feeling your way through COVID-19 with Heather Kooistra, Specialized Geriatric Services Clinician, Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington"

Learn about emotional wellness, and leave with tips and tricks for addressing low mood and isolation during this challenging time. 

November 4, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

"Healthy Brain, Healthy living with Janine Wilson, Alzheimer Society Waterloo Wellington"

Suggestions and tips for keeping your brain stimulated and healthy.

November 18, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

"Home Safety tips during COVID-19 with John Percy, Waterloo Fire Department"

Join our Public Education Officer as he discusses home, fire and life safety tips during COVID-19. Stay home, and stay safe! 

November 25, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

"Elder Abuse, Fraud and Financial Scams with the Senior Support Team, Waterloo Wellington Local Health Integration Network and Waterloo Regional Police Service"

An overview of financial abuse and addressing current financial frauds and scams impacting older adults during COVID-19 and beyond. 

December 2,1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

"Healthy Food Choices with Nutritionist, Tanya Church, TLC Holistic"

The hidden ingredients that are affecting your health. Learning how to read labels.

December 9, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

"Age-Friendly Waterloo: Supporting a Sense of Belonging"    

Members of the Age-Friendly Waterloo multi-agency committee will provide an overview of their ongoing work. Welcoming remarks from Mayor Dave Jaworsky.

All sessions are hosted via Zoom video conferencing and require registration in advance.

For free registration:

For free tech support with Zoom:

  • call 226-336-9684

Contact

Shelley Sprague
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