Seniors’ Centre Without Walls

Seniors' Centre without Walls

Cancellation:

Phone Programs cancelled for Good Friday (April 2) and Easter Monday (April 5)

Seniors’ Centre Without Walls provides recreation programs from the comfort of your home. Join us online through video or over the phone for free fitness classes, art programs, brain games, and special guest workshops!

Which virtual program is best for you?

Over the phone

  • Programs – on going
  • Programs are multi-person phone conversations (or conference calls)
  • No special equipment needed – any phone will do
  • Call yourself in to the program, or we can call you – it’s your choice

Phone registration

SCWW Phone Program Schedule (PDF, 228 KB)
Programs are on going .

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Special Guests Workshop
9:45 to 10:30 am
(See topics below)

Table Topics
11 to 11:30 am
2:30 to 3 pm

Who, What, Where?
12 to 12:30 pm

Chair Yoga
1:30 to 2 pm

Table Topics
10 to 10:30 am

Trivia
11 to 11:30 am
1:30 to 2 pm
2:30 to 3 pm

Chair Yoga
10 to 10:30 am

Family Feud
11 to 11:30 am
1:30 to 2 pm
2:30 to 3 pm

Table Topics
10 to 10:30 am

Finish the Lyrics
11 to 11:30 am
1:30 to 2 pm
2:30 to 3 pm

Guided Meditation
3:30 to 4 pm

Story Break with HPL
10 to 10:30 am

Stretch your Mind
11 to 11:30 am
2:30 to 3 pm

Chair Yoga
1:30 to 2 pm

April 2021 - Special Guests (PDF, 119 KB)
March 2021 - Special Guests (PDF, 102 KB)

Date Details

Monday, April 26
9:45 to 10:30 am
 
Senior Driving During a Pandemic
The renewal process for 80+ Senior Driving Screening has been modified during the pandemic by eliminating the group  education session and vision test. Join Lisa Thompson, Regional Marketing Manager with the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) to discuss how the pandemic affects you and your driving. Learn educational driving tips with an opportunity for a Q&A period.
 
Monday, April 19
9:45 to 10:30 am
 
Fire Safety with the Hamilton Fire Department
Older adults are more vulnerable and at greater risk of being injured and/or killed in a fire. In our presentation, learn some of the highest risks of fire and what you can do to help keep yourself safe. Topics of discussion will include what to do in the event of a fire, properly installed smoke & CO alarms, fire safety in apartment buildings & houses, and kitchen fire safety.
 
Monday, April 12
9:45 to 10:30 am

McMaster Healthy Aging Portal & iGeriCare Dementia Program
Learn about the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal which is an online resource that aims to provide citizens, public health professionals & policy makers with reliable, evidence-based information on staying healthy, active and engaged & managing out health conditions as we grow older.

iGeriCare is a free, online dementia education program developed by experts in geriatrics, mental health and online learning at McMaster University.

Presented by Dr. Anthony Levinson, MD, FRCPC, MSc, Director, Division of e-learning Innovation. John Evans Chair in Education Research Associate Professor, McMaster University

Monday, March 29
9:45 to10:30 am
Living Well On Retirement Income
Join Amanda Martin, Financial Educator with the Credit Counselling Society as she touches base on: Daily/monthly household savings tips, ways of decreasing expenses, increasing income, keeping credit in check, along with various other resources.
Wednesday, January 20 to
Wednesday April 7, 2021

11:30 am to 12:30 pm
 

GERAS to Go – Positive Aging Series
In partnership with the Hamilton Council on Aging.

Learn strategies for putting health knowledge into action! Learn how to gradually implement these new suggestions into your daily life in a meaningful and manageable way. Time for individual sharing, questions and creative planning during the session.

Topics Include:
1. As Time Goes By: What to Expect as We Age
2. The Secret Ingredients to Healthy Aging: Nutrition Tips and Advice
3. The 5-Star Approach to Staying Mentally Fit
4. Faster, Further, Stronger: Why and How to Stay Active Throughout the Years
5. Home Sweet Home: Strategies to Keep Your Independence
6. Come Join In! The Benefits of Being Socially Active


Online/video

  • Programs begin April 19 and run until May 28, 2021
  • Online Registration starts March 22, 2021 at 7 am
  • Full session is free
  • Programs are run using Zoom
  • Participants can join through a computer, laptop, smartphone or tablet
  • Email address and internet is required
  • Follow a few easy steps to login and join the program

Video registration

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SCWW Video Program Schedule (PDF, 511 KB)
Programs begin April 19 to May 28, 2021 - Registration Required

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

Fitness Intro
10 to 11 am

Restorative Yoga
2 to 3 pm

Chair Fit
10 to 11 am

Painting
2 to 3 pm

Mind Busters
5:30 to 6:30 pm

Stability, Strength & Tone
10 to 11 am

Tai Chi Fundamentals
2 to 3 pm

Yoga Hatha
10 to 11 am

Line Dancing (Traditional)
2 to 3 pm

Cardio Dance
10 to 11 am

Drawing
2 to 3 pm

Take advantage of Recreation’s pre-recorded video programs to keep fit and learn a new skill.

Frosty Fun - Knit a Dishcloth

Frosty Fun Recreation - Morning Stretch

Frosty Fun Recreation - Tai Chi Fundamentals

Program Finder

Recreation Assistance Program

Refunds

How to Register