Mental Health & Wellness Programs
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, Jan. 18- Mar. 1
Session 2: Wednesday, Mar. 22- May 3
Time: 9:00 – 9:45 am
Fee: Members: $20.00 Non-Members: $40.00
Hello Monday with the Recovery College NEW- 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 whenever works for you!
Every Monday excluding stat holidays
Time: 10:00 am — 11:00 am
Fee: FREE for anyone 55+
Location: Flex Room (located beside the pool room)
Minds in Motion for Clients with Alzheimer’s and Their Caregivers NEW – 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.
Date: Wednesday, Mar. 8- May 3
Time: 1:30 pm — 3:00 pm
Fee: $50.00 Members $70.00 Non Members (for client and caregiver)
Location: West Community Room
Instructors: Charlene Kocken & Melanie Hillaby
Maximum: Eight Groups of Two (client and caregiver)
COMPASS for the Caregiver– COMPASS is a supportive facilitated workshop for any 55+ who idenitifies 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, pressues generated by “sandwich generation” responsibilites and or distance. We discuss dealing with guilt and grief, managing stress, improving communication, navigating the system and planning for the journey ahead.
Session 1 Begins: Tuesday, February 28- March 21
Session 2 Begins: Tuesday, June 6- June 27
Time: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Fee: Members & Non Members 55+: $55.00
Location: Board Room of Nord-Bridge in February and LSCO in June
Instructor: Charlene Kocken