Community at Home Virtual Workshop Series
The Community at Home workshop series is designed by volunteers to encourage socialization, participation, and community connections, while creating awareness about topics and issues of interest.
Staying Healthy, Safe and Strong at Home
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:00-11:00 a.m.
The GRCOA invites you to join Alex Townsend, Safety at Home Program Coordinator with VON Brantford/Brant County, to learn about the Safety at Home program that promotes independence and mobility among older adults. The focus will be on falls prevention and increasing awareness of services and supports available to reduce the risks of falls at home.
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL PROGRAMS
Please email Linda Moyer at email@example.com or call 519-754-0777 ext. 439 and leave a message.
All workshops will be presented online and registrants will receive a Zoom link through email to access the workshop the day before the scheduled workshop.
If you missed any of the past workshops and would like to see the videos CLICK HERE
Coming Soon–Fire Safety in the Kitchen, July 27, 2022
If you missed any of our past workshops or would like to view them again, click below to view them in alphabetical order:
A Mindfulness Journey with Dr. Danielle Law- CLICK HERE
Benefits of Retirement Living with Lisa Marson- CLICK HERE
Caring for your Fury Friends with Logan White- CLICK HERE
Chair Exercise Workshop with Jan Norris of S.A.F.E. Zone – CLICK HERE
Chair Yoga Workshop with Angie Morton-Locke – CLICK HERE
Chair Yoga Workshop with Kim Lysenko from The Fitness Centre- CLICK HERE
Decluttering Your Home Made Easy with Rola Berger- CLICK HERE
Easy Steps to Bone Health with Patricia Barlow-CLICK HERE
Expanding Your Outdoors Spaces with Lynn Leach- CLICK HERE
6 Financial Facts Everyone Over 60 Should Be Aware of ( But Most Are Not!)-CLICK HERE
Healthy Eating From the Pantry with Alle Choi of GRCHC – CLICK HERE
History of the Canadian Military Heritage Museum with Bob Ion – CLICK HERE
History of the Mohawk Institute Residential School with Janis Monture- CLICK HERE
It’s Not Right: Elder Abuse Awareness with Penny McVicar- CLICK HERE
Joy to the World of Christmas Music with David McKee- CLICK HERE
Keeping Brantford/Brant Green with Chuck Beach- CLICK HERE
Laughter is the Best Medicine with Laurie Ball – CLICK HERE
Learn to Create a Fresh Green Holiday Wreath with Lynn Leach – CLICK HERE
Memory and Aging with Laurie Ball- CLICK HERE
Posture Perfect with Scott Blad – CLICK HERE
Protecting Yourself From Scams with Kim Wilson- CLICK HERE
Soup Can Workout with Jan Norris- CLICK HERE
Speaking of Bones with Cathy Pearcy- CLICK HERE
Staying Mentally Healthy Workshop with Lill Petrella of the Canadian Mental Health Association – CLICK HERE
Sweet Dreams Through Stress Management with Lill Petrella – CLICK HERE
Telling the Stories of Brantford’s Immigrant Communities – CLICK HERE
Toasting the New Year with Botanical Spirits with Craig Mann- CLICK HERE
Understanding Caregiver Burnout with Katie Muirhead- CLICK HERE
To Learn About Events and Workshops in the Community,
Subscribe to the Community at Home Newsletter on the Home Page
Community Event Links
Adult Recreation Therapy Centre Event Calendar, fees apply: Click Here
Alzheimer Society: Click Here
Art Your Service Event Calendar: Click Here
Grand River Council on Aging INFO HUB: Click Here
Haldimand Abilities Centre Program Calendar: Click Here
S.A.F.E Zone Virtual Chair Exercise Videos: Click Here
Up to date local information on COVID SERVICES: Click Here
Social Support Programs
A Friendly Voice is a great resource for seniors who may be feeling lonely or isolated. Call 1-855-892-9992 to connect toll free. Please keep in mind that A Friendly Voice is a social program, it is not a counselling service, crisis line, or referral service.
Buzz Me is a call service for seniors which offers the opportunity for engagement during social isolation. Seniors can book wellness calls from volunteers in the community by going to SKIP’s website at www.goskip.org or by calling 1-866-999-Buzz (1-866-999-2899), Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Healthy Aging without Walls is a free interactive telephone-based program connecting older adults with one another from the comfort of their homes. For more information call the Beckett Adult Leisure Centre at 519-756-3261 ext. 5569. To learn more Click Here.