An afternoon of FREE educational and interactive workshops supporting the wellness of family caregivers.
|Date:||Sunday March 3, 2013|
|Time:||12:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.|
|Location:||Trisan Centre, 25 Dillane Drive, Schomberg, Ontario, L0G 1T0
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|RSVP:||905 939 2931|
After the formal workshop presentations, we will present our “Caregiver Heroes” program. With over $600 in gifts for deserving family caregivers, the afternoon plans to be an educational, supportive and fun event!
Join us for an afternoon of fun, activity, and learning with our four mini-workshops:
Session 1: Body Balance
This low-impact, whole body group fitness workout is designed to boost fitness and core strength. This class will include use of free weights and resistance training.
Session 2: Zumba
ZUMBA is a fusion of Latin and International music – dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.
Session 3: Hatha Yoga
Experience Hatha Yoga for wellness of mind and body. Poses (asanas) are practiced to improve strength, balance, flexibility, mobility and alignment. Soothe your body and calm your mind. Effective workout for all fitness levels.
Session 4: Healthy Eating
Learn about eating well and preparing healthy meals that will benefit you, as a caregiver, as well as those you care for!
Caregiving Matters is the operating name for the Canadian internet-based registered charity, “Losing Our Parents” #82293 0616 RR000. Founded in 2008, our mission is to offer education and support to family caregivers and others who are dealing with the declining health or death of a parent.
This project is funded by the Government of Ontario.
Project partners include: The Township of King, Kingcrafts Arts Guild, Shoppers Drug Mart – King City, The Palcare Network of York Region, Caregiver Solutions, The Care Guide and CareConnect.
Supporters of our charity include: Shoppers Drug Mart, The Care Guide.com, Google Grants, Comcare Health Services, Design&Develop, Caregiver Solutions, GlaxoSmith Kline, the Ontario Trillium Foundation, the Government of Ontario and the Government of Canada.