Minds in Motion®

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Minds in Motion® is a community-based social program that incorporates physical activity and mental stimulation for people with early to mid-stage signs of dementia and their care partners.

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Registration is $25 per pair. To learn more, call our InfoLine at 1-800-611-6345.

Please note this program is currently on hold due to COVID-19.

Offered in Halifax and Bridgewater, Minds in Motion® is a community-based social program that incorporates physical and mental stimulation for people with early to mid-stage dementia and their care partners.

Through the Minds in Motion® program, both the person living with dementia and the care partner can expect the following:

  • Increasing physical activity through gentle group exercise
  • Establishing new friendships with others who are living with similar experiences
  • Engaging in fun, social activities

The program runs once a week for 8 weeks in a community setting and includes:

  • 45 to 60 minutes of physical activity
  • 45 to 60 minutes of mentally stimulating activities
  • Healthy refreshments

“The meaningful activity portion of the program is an excellent concept for mental stimulation, positive encouragement, promoting self esteem.” 

                                     - Program Participant

Minds in Motion® is a great environment to establish new friendships with others who are living with similar experiences.

Minds in Motion® activities can be adapted to suit all abilities.

Benefits can include:

  • Improved balance, mobility, flexibility, and alertness
  • Increased confidence
  • Reduced sense of isolation
  • Sharpened mental functioning, sometimes lasting 2-3 days
  • Mutual support and learning from others with similar experiences
  • An opportunity to get out and have fun!

Registration: $25 per participant pair. Call our InfoLine at 1-800-611-6345 to learn more.

Please note this program is currently on hold due to COVID-19.

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