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HEALTH AND WELLNESS SPEAKER SERIES


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On the fourth Tuesday of the month - currently running Online via Zoom.

Coordinator: Jill Chambers

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 1:00 - 2:00 PM 

 Topic: LINKages
  Ruby and Dianne will share the inspiring work and stories of intergenerational mentorship and engagement fostered through LINKages

LINKages Society of Alberta has been meaningfully connecting isolated seniors and youth in Calgary for 25 years.

From a single school/care centre visitation program in 1994, the organization has grown to 15 long term intergenerational programs, community programs in all 4 quadrants of the city, and exploratory work into supporting seniors living with dementia.

This year, LINKages begins a 2 year pilot of the Music2LINK (M2L) program - incorporating intergenerational music-based programs to engage and improve quality of life for seniors living with dementia. Come out and learn more about this innovative and promising approach to care.

 Presenter: Ruby Lecot, Executive Director and Dianne leong-Fortier, Board Member

Online via Zoom ( CALL Members only) - You must click  Register to attend.

Date: TBD

 Topic: GenHelp
  GenHelp is a social enterprise helping families and older adults find exceptional local college students to get companionship and assistance with daily tasks. Our services include:

a) Light housekeeping

b) Companionship/Socialization

b) Technology Lessons

Research has demonstrated that intergenerational activities have positive effects and improves well being for older adults.

 Presenter: Ali Abib,  Health Care Designer

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*To participate in most programs, you must be a member.  Exceptions are listed as Open to the Public


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