Our program’s activities consist of:
This program is to provide a space for seniors to come together (in person and virtually (group or 1:1)) allowing for social interaction, mental stimulation and emotional support. This session will empower seniors to improve social and cognitive skills, relationship building and information sharing. The goal of the program is to provide seniors with a sense of belonging and community.
AmeriCorps members will initiate and facilitate discussions and activities on a variety of topics ranging from current events, hobbies, life events, as well as incorporating games and activities.
A physical fitness program designed to get aging adults up and moving by walking. AmeriCorps members will coordinate and facilitate structured walking sessions . This program will also incorporate a social engagement component in which AmeriCorps members will provide discussion topics coinciding with the World Health Calendar, current events and more!
Participants will be provided with a pedometer to help track steps and distance. Each session will begin with a 5-10 minute warm up activity (stretching and breathing exercises) followed by 30 minutes of walking and closing the session with a 10-15 cool down with discussion.
Technology for Seniors:
Technology for Seniors is a 10 week course designed to help seniors develop technology skills and learn how to discover the World Wide Web using a variety of technology related gadgets (cell phones, tablets, computers and other electronic devices).
Our technology for seniors’ course will be the gateway for seniors to connect virtually to family, friends and medical professionals. This program will focus on a new topic each week) allowing the space for seniors to learn or improve a variety of technology skills thus increasing their capacity for independent living.