VON Wellness Wednesdays (Online Support Group)
VON is hosting an online support group through Zoom for caregivers on Wednesday, September 23rd. Meet with other caregivers going through similar experiences, share your thoughts in a safe space and learn relaxation tips. Registration is required.
To register, please contact:
Renate Fries at email@example.com or call 905-523-1055 x 408.
For more information, please visit www.von.ca.
If you are a caregiver to a family member or a friend, you may be facing various challenges in this role. Challenges such as time management, financial strain, sleep deprivation, depression, and isolation. VON is offering online support programs to connect caregivers with resources, strategies and tips to help them feel empowered in their caregiving journey. These programs are free and available to anyone in a caregiving role.
Two program sessions will be hosted through Zoom:
Tuesday, September 22nd (Managing our emotions) from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Tuesday, September 29th (Navigating Community Resources) from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm.
To register, please contact Renate Fries at firstname.lastname@example.org or
call 905-523-1055 x 408.
For more information, please visit www.von.ca.
Dates: Thursdays, September 24, October 22, November 26
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Facilitators: Loretta Jaunzarins & Ellen Ryan
TOPICS TBA -suggestions welcome.
To register, contact Loretta Jaunzarins, 905-527-0877 or email@example.com ;
Or contact Ellen Ryan, firstname.lastname@example.org
Join McMaster for Virtual Intergenerational Activities This Fall!
McMaster Institute for Research on Aging will be running virtual intergenerational programming this fall to bring students and older adults from the Hamilton community (including Burlington and the surrounding area) together, even during times of physical distancing. Programming will give students and older community members the opportunity to share their interests and life experiences and learn about and support one another. You will have the option to participate either through online video conferencing or by phone.
Programming will begin September 2020 and will take place every other week from September to December and January to April. Programming will be offered in two timeslots on Wednesday and Thursday from 4:30 to 5:30 PM. You are welcome to join for either or both sessions. Interested?
Contact Allison Ward by e-mail at email@example.com or by phone at (905) 536-3717.
Jewish Family Services (Open to All)
Kibitz Corner Presents: Coping During COVID
Time & Date: Every Thursday at 2 pm
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.
For more information, call 1-866-279-1597 #637260.
SHIFT 2020 is a three-day online festival that will feature outstanding scientists, artists, scholars and entrepreneurs, including Naomi Klein, Zita Cobb, Gary Younge, and Dr. Samir Sinha, Jeremy Dutcher, Diana Beresford-Kroeger and Margaret Atwood.
Register now for talks via Zoom, Sept 23-25
First come-first served registrations:
Online Workouts for Seniors
This article from the CBC includes expert advice on staying active while isolating and a list of videos and exercises to help you stay fit.
Travel Europe with award-winning travel guide and writer Rick Steves. His half hour videos offer insight into the history, art and romance of many of the most amazing cities and regions in Europe and beyond.
Also known as "The Guggenheim", it is the permanent home of a continuously expanding collection of Impressionist, Post-Impressionist, early Modern, and contemporary art. https://www.guggenheim.org/collection-online
The British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history and culture including world-famous objects such as the Rosetta Stone, the Parthenon sculptures, and Egyptian mummies. https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/the-british-museum
TAKE A VIRTUAL TOUR:
Westminster Abbey, London
View treasures including the Shrine of St Edward the Confessor, the Grave of the Unknown Warrior, the High Altar and the Coronation Chair in unprecedented detail.
See The World From Home
Travel across Canada and around the globe with this selection of virtual tours we have compiled for you. With a plethora of online resources at your disposal, it has never been easier to discover more about our history from the comfort of your home. Once it is safe to return to work, our staff will be excited to welcome you back to the Dundas Museum. For now, we hope you enjoy this selection of virtual tours and resources.
Tour the Welcome to Dundas exhibition housed in our main gallery!