Join us for our Active Aging Open House!
In partnership with Active Aging in Manitoba (AAIM)
date: October 5th, 2023
time: 9:30 am -1:30 pm
place: 1075 Leila Ave.
Celebrate Active Aging and doing the things you love.
Keynote Kickoff at 9:30 am:
Protecting Yourself: Frauds, Scams & Your Safety
Facilitated by: Winnipeg Police, Diversity & Crime Department
9:30 - 10:15 am OR 7:00 - 7:45 pm
Registration is only required for the keynote presentations.
From 10:30 am - 1:30 pm, we will have an Exhibitor area on one side of the gym floor with a lineup of great businesses and organizations targeted to your needs. On the other side of the gym floor, we will have interactive games, including floor curling, shuffleboard and urban poling, organized and hosted by Active Aging in Manitoba!
Gather Information, Get Moving and Have Fun!
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Lower-level gym floor
Connect with our lineup of businesses and organizations in your community and explore resources for your physical, mental and social well-being.
Beyond Active Aging Day...Health Education Programs throughout the Fall
Fall Prevention Clinic - Wed., October 18; 9:30 am – 12:45 pm (45-minute slots. Register, and we’ll call you with your personalized 45 session). FREE
Facilitator: Seven Oaks/ Inkster My Health Teams
Seniors Mental Health - Thurs., October 19, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, Mood Disorder Assoc. of MB, FREE
Turning Pages – 6 weeks - rooted in best practices and evidence-based research to help strengthen the mental health of older adults.
Mondays: October 23 – November 27; 1:30 – 3 pm, Participant Fee $55
Facilitator: Stacey Shule Krueger, Canadian Mental Health Association, Manitoba and Winnipeg
Retirement Planning 101 - Monday, October 23; 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm, Trevor Skidmore, B.Comm.(Hons.), CPA, CFP®, RRC®, Senior Manager, Tax & Estate Planning, Advanced Financial Planning. FREE
Staying on Your Feet – Falls Prevention -Tuesday, Nov. 14th, 1:30 – 2:30 pm Active Aging in Manitoba, FREE
Urban Poling/Nordic Walking - Thursday, November 16 & Friday, November 17: 10:00 - 11:30 am, $15 for both sessions, Active Aging in Manitoba.
Fun and Games with Active Aging in Manitoba
10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Lower-Level Gym Floor
Join Active Aging in Manitoba for a selection of fun activities on the gym floor. Give shuffleboard or floor curling a try or grab a set of urban poles and learn how to incorporate them into your walking routine.
11:15 am & 1:15 pm
Lower-Level Gym Floor
Join a Wellness Consultant for a good stretch at 11:15 am and 1:15 pm. Our Consultants are experts in providing modifications if needed.
Time - 1:00- 1:30 pm
Geared for the active older adult, the beginner participant, and other special populations that may need modifications for success. Created to emphasize the basics, this explosive program is so easy to follow that people of any age can do it! This invigorating Latin-inspired, dance-fitness program includes Merengue, Salsa, Cumbia, Flamenco & Tango, guaranteed to provide the participants with a safe & effective total body workout.
Time - 1:05 pm - 2:00pm
Focused on strength, endurance, mobility, core and flexibility. This class is designed for those with arthritis or limited mobility. PACE will help participants maintain or improve joint mobility, endurance, balance and coordination.
Gentle Chair Yoga
Time - 10:30 - 11:00 am & 11:15 - 11:45 am
Move gently through meditative poses using a chair. Gentle chair yoga allows the practice of yoga to be accessible, low-impact and supportive. Chair yoga is beneficial for older adults, as well as those with limited mobility or recovering from an injury. There is no mat work and no stress on the knees or wrists.
About Active Aging
Inspired by Active Aging Week, this event aims to help anyone 55+ find support to live a healthy lifestyle so they can extend their years of ability and independence. The event is just one way the Wellness Institute supports healthy aging and community health.
To help support events like this, please consider a charitable donation to the Wellness Future Fund.
An ICAA Recognized Event
The Wellness Institute has been recognized by the International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) with an award for it's positive representation of older adults in media/advertising. The 2017 event was also featured in the ICAA magazine as an example for Active Aging Week activities for the community.
Thank-you to our 2023 Presenting Sponsor
and our 2023 Event Partner