Move & Connect Webinar Series
The Move & Connect webinar series features wide-ranging health promotion and healthy lifestyle topics along with expert guest speakers. This series aims to connect older adults to information and services to support their physical, social, and mental health.
To learn more about past or upcoming webinars, click on the links below.
Arthritis: All the More Reason to Move!
December 6, 2022 from 1:00 - 2:00 pm PT
Marie Westby from The Centre for Hip Health and Mobility will review common forms of arthritis and share about how movement and exercise keep our joints healthy. This Free Zoom talk will cover many topics including: common forms of arthritis, exercises to keep joints healthy and other arthritis specific exercise tips!
An Introduction to Brain Health
March 10, 2022 from 1:00 - 2:30pm PT
It’s never too soon or too late to make changes that will maintain or improve your brain health. Learn strategies and set goals. Morgan Donahue from The Alzheimer Society of BC will present on brain health, early diagnosis and treatment, and their programs.
Morgan Donahue is a Support and Education Coordinator with the Alzheimer Society of B.C. based on the North Shore. Her background is in psychology, counselling, and gerontology with experience working in community-based non-profits.
A Prescription for Nature
November 22, 2021 at 1:00 pm PT
Nature prescriptions were named one of the top eight global wellness trends in 2019. And it's no surprise—research shows that people who spend more time in nature are happier and healthier. One year ago the BC Parks Foundation launched PaRx, Canada's first national, evidence-based nature prescription program in BC. Today, over 1,000 prescribers in four provinces are prescribing nature to their patients to improve personal and planetary health.
Benefits of Civil Participation
October 4 2022 from 1:00 - 2:00 pm PT
When we give back to community, we benefit too! Older generations have valuable knowledge and experiences to share—and participation in civic life can bring health promoting physical, social, and mental activity to their lives. Zahra Esmail, the CEO at Vantage Point, will share her insights on the many benefits of civic participation.
Learn about the benefits of getting active—through volunteering—in your community!
Hop on Board!
April 26, 2022 at 1 - 2:30 PM PT on Zoom
Got questions about using buses and SkyTrain? Wondering how to use a Compass Card? Whether you are new to public transit or haven’t been on transit for a while, TransLink will be on hand to discuss how to use our diverse and accessible public transit system in Metro Vancouver.