Healthy Aging Without Walls

Healthy Aging Without Walls is a free interactive telephone-based program that connects older adults with others from the comfort of their own home. Call in to participate in trivia, health and wellness seminars, or discussion groups. This is a great opportunity to learn something new and make meaningful friendships.

June 2020 Programs

  • Thurs June 25
    • 10:00 am Spotlight Series “Brain Health “Alzheimer Society 
    • 1:00 pm Madlibs : Join ARTC and “ Lets fill in the blanks to a story before reading it .          
  • Fri June 26
    • 10:00 am Fun Fridays:  Join us for a different activity each week, “Jokes” 
  • Mon June 29
    • 10:00 am Spotlight Series “Getting Active “   Brant County Health Unit
  • Tues June 30
    • 10:00 am Would you Rather – Be Hot or Cold?  Join us for more fun scenarios!

July 2020 Programs

  • Wed July 1st
    • No program - Canada Day
  • Thurs July 2nd
    • 10:00 am Spotlight Series / Listen & Learn – “Creative Writing: Where do I start?” Larry Brown
  • Friday July 3rd
    • 10:00 am Fun Friday: “Never a dull moment” Join us for a different activity each week.  
  • Mon July 6th
    • 10:00 am - Monday Mindfulness:  Learn to be in the moment and be more mindful of where you are and what you are doing.      
    •  1:00 pm with ARTC - Name that Tune: This program is sure to get your toes tapping as we challenge you to recognize classic tunes throughout the decades!
  • Tues July 7th
    • 10:00 am - What have you been:  Reading?  Discuss your favorite novel, book or short story. 
  • Wed July 8th
    • 10:00 am - Card Bingo – Have your deck of cards ready for a fun game of Bingo  
  • Thurs July 9th
    • 10:00 am Spotlight Series/ Listen & Learn- “Laughter is the Best Medicine “Alzheimer Society 
    • 1:00pm with ARTC - What am I? Can you guess the item in 21 clues? Join us for a fun-filled half hour game of ‘What am I?’
  • Fri July 10th
    • 10:00 am Fun Friday: “Never a dull moment” Join us for a different activity each week
  • Mon July 13th
    • 10:00 am - Monday Mindfulness:  Learn to be in the moment and be more mindful of where you are and what you are doing.
    • 1:00 pm with ARTC - All About Spuds: Celebrating National French Fry Day!  Learn all about the different kinds of potatoes and how they are grown.
  • Tues July 14th
    • 10:00 am - Categories – Name things that start with the letter J ?   Lots of fun Scenarios
  • Wed July 15th
    • 10:00 am - Card Bingo – Have your deck of cards ready for a fun game of Bingo  
  • Thurs July16th
    • 10:00 am Spotlight Series / Listen & Learn: “Managing Stress“   Brant County Health Unit
    •  1:00 pm with ARTC - All About Berries - Discover all the things about Berries
  • Fri July 17th
    • 10:00 am Fun Friday: “Never a dull moment“   Join us for a different fun activity each week
  • Mon July 20th
    • 10:00am - Monday Mindfulness:  Learn to be in the moment and be more mindful of where you are and what you are doing.   Discover what’s in your gratitude jar!
    • 1:00 pm with ARTC   Fact or Fiction - Can you tell whether these statements are true or false?  Test your knowledge and learn some fun facts along the way!
  • Tues July 21st
    • 10:00 am - What have you been…watching?    Share with us your favorite movie, TV show and Netflix series that you just can’t live without.
  • Wed July 22nd
    • 10:00 am - Card Bingo – Have your deck of cards ready for a fun game of Bingo  
  • Thurs July 23rd
    • 10:00 am Spotlight Series / Listen & Learn “Computer Security: How to protect yourself from scams & frauds” Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre
    • 1:00 pm with ARTC - Crossword Clues
  • Fri July 24th
    • 10:00 am Fun Friday:  “Never a Dull Moment” Join us for a different activity each week
  • Mon July 27th
    • 10:00am Monday Mindfulness:  Learn to be in the moment and be more mindful of where you are and what you are doing.  Discover what’s in your gratitude jar!     
    • 1:00 pm with ARTC - This is Jeopardy!  Join in for this Jeopardy Style Trivia Game Challenge.
  • Tues July 28th
    • 10:00 am - Coffee Chat: Grab a coffee or tea and join us for some social time.
  • No HAWW programming   July 29th, July 30th or July 31st  Some suggestions  during the program break !
  • July 29th
    • Activities: Call a friend or family member & Read your favorite book or magazine
  • July 30th   
    • Activities: Make your favorite Recipe & Go for a walk   
  • July 31st 
    • Activities: Sing in the tub or shower & Listen to a song from your favorite musician or  group

How to Participate

To participate in a program, dial 1-866-279-1594 and enter the 6 digit passcode 642249, followed by #, then record your name or stay on the line and press # again.

Code of Conduct

To ensure a safe and welcoming space, we ask participants, facilitators, and
guest presenters to please observe our Code of Conduct:

  • To respect each other, use appropriate subject matters, and try not to interrupt others.
  • To allow the facilitator and guest speakers to direct the group.
  • To allow everyone to contribute by not dominating the conversations.
  • To help create an inclusive environment that honours people of all cultures, traditions, faiths, genders, sexual orientation, abilities, and life experiences.

For more information, please call the Beckett Adult Leisure Centre at 519-756-3261 ext. 5569.