Sole Mates Walking Group

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The Sole Mates walking group will meet each Friday for outdoor walks in the community. Walking has so many benefits for our physical health but it is also good for our mental health, especially when we walk together!

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The Sole Mates Walking Group will return in Spring 2024.

Schedule

Sole Mates Walking Group takes place every Friday from 10:00 am - 11:30 am at Jaycee Gardens Park (543 Ontario St., St. Catharines).

What is Sole Mates?

Sole Mates is a social walking group that meets weekly on Fridays for leisurely outdoor strolls.

Benefits of walking with Sole Mates:

  • Support positive brain health
  • Stay connected socially
  • Strengthen your heart health
  • Soak up some vitamin D
  • Connect with nature
  • Get an energy boost for the rest of the day!

Who can participate?

Individuals with cognitive change or dementia and care partners are welcome to join Sole Mates for our weekly walks.

Participants must be able to engage independently in the program or be accompanied by a care partner.  Please note this is not a respite program and staff are unable to provide personal care support, physical or medical assistance, and are not able to prevent participants from leaving the guided route.  If you require respite services contact our office at 905-687-3914 and we will be happy to help you explore your options.

How do I register?

Register online or call us at 905-687-3914!

For more information contact:

Melissa Ricciuto, Wellness and Early Stage Coordinator
mricciuto@alzheimerniagara.ca
905-687-6856 ext 543

Upcoming Dates:

First Link Learning Series

This 4 week learning series offers an opportunity for family and friends of an individual living with dementia to learn more about dementia, develop caregiving strategies, and become familiar with community resources and supports.

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