We support older adults by offering a range of programs and services that support physical, social, emotional and spiritual health.
Caregiver Coffee Hour
Offered at WCHC in partnership with the Alzheimer Society Waterloo-Wellington to caregivers of a family member with Alzheimer’s disease. Join us for a support session that includes education and small group discussion on the 2nd Friday morning of each month from 10:00 am-11:30 am.
Caregiver Support Group
Provides support to caregivers who are supporting someone who is seriously ill. It is an opportunity to meet with others who share similar feelings and situations. Come and talk/listen while enjoying a cup of hot tea. The Caregiver Support Group meets on the 1st Thursday morning of each month from 10:00 to 11:00. To register please contact Julie Schelter atÂ 519 664-3794 ext 229.
Sessions are offered regularly and cover a range of topics and are open to all residents of our catchment area.
- Internet Safety / Fraud
- The Great Brain Workout: Fitness for the Aging Brain
- Learning to Manage Your Osteoarthritis
- Dementia Overview
- The Gut / Mind Connection & Tips on Restoring Gut Health
- Managing the Ebb and Flow of Menopause: A Full Spectrum Approach
- Vitamins & Minerals for the Young at Heart: Food Sources & When to Supplement
- A Life Outdoors: An Appalachian Trail Thru-Hike with John Mathers
Practical Skills to Live Well as We Age – SORRY – not being offered for Fall 2019
This 6-week course is facilitated by Bernadette Vanspall, Physiotherapist and Joy Finney, the WCHC Health Promoter. The course will explore ways to:
- How can we move through the day in ways which build bone and muscle strength?
- Learn ways to prevent and / or manage: aches, pains and muscle stiffness.
- Share tips to enhance posture, breath and body awareness, nutrition, sleep and memory.
- Build / harness resilience in the face of life’s changes.
- Learn about community supports and resources.
Woolwich and Wellesley Hospice
Volunteers provide compassionate help for people dealing with a life-limiting illness. Hospice volunteers are caring members of the community who have been specially trained to understand the specific needs of people with a serious illness. Call Julie Schelter, Hospice Coordinator atÂ 519 664-3794 ext. 229 for more information. Woolwich Wellesley Hospice Brochure