_mg_7716The Alzheimer Society is encouraging participation for the Minds in Motion® program, as it unites families and communities. It combines physical activity, socialization and mental stimulation for people living with early to moderate symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia to attend with a family member or community friend.

How the program works:

A two hour/week program that runs for eight consecutive weeks

  • The program combines
    • 45 minutes of physical activity led by a trained physical activity program leader
    • 45 minutes of socially stimulating mental activities facilitated by an Alzheimer Society of Manitoba program staff and volunteers
  • Light, healthful refreshments are provided
  • Class sizes are limited in order to accommodate the needs of all participants
  • Fees: $56.00 per participant couple

Click here to view upcoming sessions!

For additional information please contact Maria Mathews, Minds in Motion® Program Manager.

Volunteers

_mg_8129The Alzheimer Society of Manitoba is currently recruiting program volunteers. Click here to learn more about the roles and responsibilities of a Minds in Motion® volunteer.

Upcoming Information Sessions for Volunteers
Alzheimer Society of Manitoba’s Provincial Office, 10-120 Donald St. (map)

Wednesday, March 1 from 2-3 pm
Thursday, March 9
from 10-11 am

Here is what you will learn:

  • How the program is structured
  • Benefits for participants and the community
  • Roles, responsibilities and benefits for Minds in Motion® volunteers

Click here to register today.