Here are some suggested movie titles for those upcoming cooler months....Some are oldies but goodies but these titles will be of interest to most seniors. Hopefully, you can find them on Netflix or Amazon Prime. Happy viewing!
Driving Miss Daisy (1989)
Set in her ways, Miss Daisy, a recent widow, needs help getting around by car. Heartwarming and funny relationship develops between her and her driver.
On Golden Pond (1981)
A story about family – a Classic!
Out of Africa (1985)
Meryl Streep and Robert Redford in an Epic romance in the breathtaking scenery of colonial Africa.
All the President’s Men (1976)
A movie about how two reporters unraveled the Watergate conspiracy – starring Dustin Hoffman and Robert Redford.
Hachi – A Dog’s Tale (2009)
A heartwarming tale of man’s best friend, based on a true story of a dog named Hachiko.
Walk The Line (2005)
The story of Johnny Cash and his rise to fame. Great music and story.
A British film about C.S. Lewis and the love of his life, American Poet, Joy Davidman. Based on true story.
The Help (2011)
Realities of race and women in the deep south in the early 1960’s.
The King’s Speech (2010)
Based on a true story of Britain’s King George VI and his triumph over his own speech impediment.
True story of one of America’s most beloved presidents during one of the most dramatic time periods in our history.
To Dance With The White Dog (1994)
A story of a widower working through his grief over the loss of his beloved Cora.
In October 2020, through the Hamilton Public Library, Ellen Ryan and Judy Shepalo conducted a 4-week course on Resilient Aging and Innovative Housing Solutions. We’re pleased to announce that, based on the material covered during that time, we will be hosting an interactive course with a small group discussion in the spring of 2022.
The series of teaching videos are now available on the Hamilton Aging in Community YouTube Channel. VIDEOS:
Session #1 Out of Denial
Session #2: Connection and Co-Healing
Session #3: Facing Realities of Aging with Wisdom
Session #4: Planning Ahead and Taking Risks
Proceeds from the 50/50 draw will help to fund programs and events in Dundas and the surrounding
community for our veterans, seniors, and youth.
Here’s a great list of books for older adults (suggested by “Enlivant”. With a mix of genres, from mystery to poetry, there’s sure to be something that strikes your fancy.
1. The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 by John Bishop. Told in the style of 1940s melodramas, this book is an excellent mystery with a touch of comedy.
2. I’m Too Young To Be Seventy by Judy Viorst. This is a wonderful collection of poems that are witty, wise and touching. It’s the perfect book for any older adults who don’t feel their age.
3. A Man Called Ove by Frederick Backman. This best-selling fiction novel features a cranky, bitter, 59-year-old widower, whom you can’t help falling in love with.
4. Disrupt Aging: A Bold New Path to Living Your Best Life at Every Stage by Jo Ann Jenkins. Written by AARP CEO, Jo Ann Jenkins, this book changes the conversation about age. Jenkins focuses on three areas: health, wealth and self, and inspires people to live each year to the fullest.
5. Ivy Malone Mystery series by Lorena McCourtney. This series of mysteries is popular for its likable characters, including detective Ivy Malone — who’s also in her senior years.
Reading is a wonderful way to improve the quality of life for seniors.
A Peabody Award-winning public radio show and podcast. What does it mean to be human? How do we want to live? And who will we be to each other? Each week a new discovery about the immensity of our lives. Hosted by Krista Tippett.
Seniors’ Centre Without Walls provides recreation programs from the comfort of your home. Join us online through video or over the phone for free fitness classes, art programs, brain games, and special guest workshops!
Your choice of two formats:
1. Over the Phone
2. On line/Video
Check it out lots of fun to pass the tim
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The COVID pandemic has disrupted our everyday lives in one way or another. But while we are living through unprecedented times that does not mean we have to go through them alone. Join a FREE weekly one-hour group session by phone or Zoom, facilitated by a Registered Social Worker. Each session is a guaranteed safe space and is open to anyone who wants to join.
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A new program to provide seniors with opportunities to meet to enjoy outdoor exercise, to learn about local history and natural environments, and to encounter new people with similar interests.
Sponsors: Iroquoia Bruce Trail Conservancy, Hamilton Conservation Area,
& Hamilton Aging in Community
Contact for information on monthly walks or to offer suggestions for future walks:
Marian Toth, firstname.lastname@example.org>
check out: https://www.iroquoia.on.ca/
J.L. Grightmire Market St. Arena
35 Market Street South, Dundas Arena: 905-546-3747 Email: email@example.com Accessibility: Medium
Walking track open Monday to Friday 6:30 am to 4:30 pm. PLEASE CALL THEM TO ENSURE THEY ARE OPEN!