Mental Health & Wellness Programs
Hello Monday with the Recovery College
Hello Monday is all about you and the importance of staying well. Join us to feel energized and empowered by exploring different wellness topics every class. You will be given prompts to plan for your week, set intensions, focus on being positive, and gain a sense of support and wellbeing. We will offer handouts, discussion, self-reflection, and action ideas for you to try at home. There is no charge for this class and everyone 55+ is welcome. *No registration required, drop in for the discussion topic that works for you!
Begins: Mondays starting September 11 *No classes on stat holidays*
Time: 10:00 am — 11:00 am
Fee: FREE for anyone 55+
Location: Board Room (across from Diner) *New room
NEW Minds in Motion® for Clients with Alzheimer’s and Their Caregivers CANCELLED
Minds in Motion® is a program designed for people with early to mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia to enjoy with a friend, family member or care partner. The program combines physical activity and mental stimulation in a social environment. The program is divided into the following two components: first, starting with a certified fitness instructor leading a low-impact fitness class and then followed by trained facilitators engaging participants in social and cognitive activities. This is brought to you by Nord-Bridge and the Seniors Community Services Partnership.
Begins: Wednesday, October 25– December 13 *No class Nov. 8 CANCELLED
Time: 1:00 pm — 3:00 pm
Fee: $50.00 Members $70.00 Non-Members (for client and caregiver)
Location: West Community Room
Instructors: Melanie Hillaby & Seniors System Navigator
Maximum: Eight Groups of Two
COMPASS for the Caregiver Support Group
COMPASS is a supportive facilitated workshop for anyone 55+ who identifies as a caregiver for a spouse, child, grandchildren, extended family close friend, or neighbour near or far. If you are supporting someone experiencing challenges related to: health, age, family dynamics, mental health, pressures generated by “sandwich generation” responsibilities and or distance. We discuss dealing with guilt and grief, managing stress, improving communication, navigating the system and planning for the journey ahead.
Begins: Tuesday, October 3, 10, 17 and 24
Time: 1:00 pm — 3:00 pm
Fee: Members & Non Members: $55.00
Location: Board Room
Instructor: Charlene Kocken & Amy Labossiere
Virtual Guided Meditation Via ZOOM
Feeling stressed by life’s unpredictable events? Stress no more in this Guided Meditation with Ashley Kern, Program Coordinator at Nord-Bridge Senior’s Centre! We will be working on progressive relaxation, guided imagery, tapping, and mindfulness. Newcomers welcome to join, no experience required. This class will be done seated in a chair for 45 minutes, please wear comfortable clothing. My hope for the end is to feel rejuvenated, relaxed, and at peace. Sign up at Front Reception Desk, and ask Ashley for more information. *Please pick up a consent form when registering.
Session 1: Wednesday, Sept. 20 Ends: Nov. 8 *No class Oct. 11 & Oct. 18
Session 2: Wednesday, Nov. 15 Ends: Dec. 13
Time: 9:00 – 9:45 am
Fee: Members: $20.00 Non-Members: $40.00