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Choosing Connectedness

September 25 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Choosing Connectedness: Why Social Participation is Critical to Healthy Aging

Date:              Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Event Time:   1:30 – 3:30 p.m. (doors open at 1:00 p.m.)
Location:       Acadia Recreation Complex Address: 240 90 Ave SE, Calgary, AB T2J 0A3
Cost:               Free to CARP members*; $2 for non-members

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The presenters are Annastasia Stevens and Connor Walsh from Calgary Seniors Resource Society.

During this meeting, you will learn why isolation is detrimental to healthy aging, and how to recognize some of the signs associated with social withdrawal. The session will also focus on inspiring older adults to find creative ways to connect, and will examine many of the benefits that result from maintaining a vibrant social life as you age. The session will end with some strategies for engaging loved ones, who are resistant to social participation, in meaningful and motivational conversations.

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Date:
September 25
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Venue

Acadia Recreation Complex
240 90 Ave SE
Calgary, AB T2J 0A3 Canada
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Phone:
403-255-1252
Website:
www.acadiarec.com