Minds in Motion®

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One of the challenges people living with dementia and their care partners can face is isolation. Minds in Motion is a wonderful way to get active mentally and physically, in an environment that is dementia-friendly and fun.

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For more information on the program and to register, please contact Jessica at 1-866-950-5465 ext. 109.

What is Minds in Motion®?

Minds in Motion is a program designed for people with early to mid-stage Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia to enjoy with a friend, family member or care partner. The program combines physical activity and mental stimulation in a social environment.

At Minds in Motion® you will...

  • Stay physically active
  • Meet and socialize with others living with dementia and care partners
  • Get involved in activities such as board or word games, bingo, and other cognitive games
  • Have access to information about dementia and support, as needed

 

Minds in Motion® - Virtual Pilot Program

Minds in Motion is designed for people with early to mid stage symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia. Symptoms may include memory loss, confusion, communication difficulties and changes in mood and behavior. We are excited to be piloting a virtual format of this popular program! 


Minds in Motion is intended to be enjoyed with a friend, family member or care partner. Being virtual, the person living with dementia and care partner need to be in a cohort and able to participate in the same room together during the program sessions to support one another.

What To Expect

The 2-hour program is divided into the following two components:

  1. The class starts with a certified fitness instructor leading a low impact fitness class.
  2. For the second part of the program, trained facilitators engage participants in social and cognitive activities.

How To Register

For more information on the program and to register, please contact Jessica at 1-866-950-5465 ext. 109.

There are two program session dates to choose from:

  • February 18th - April 8th 2021: Thursdays, 1:30 - 3:30 pm
  • April 20th - June 8th 2021: Tuesdays, 1:30 - 3:30 pm

Cost

This virtual program is being offered free of charge. 

What You Need to Participate Virtually

  • Laptop or tablet that has a microphone and video camera
  • Stable internet connection
  • Safe, open space and two hard-backed chairs to exercise