Laughter Therapy! Learn how Laughter can help you and your brain!
Family Group Self-Care Activities you can do as a Family!
Joanne Morcom is a Calgary social worker and Certified Laughter Leader and Joyologist with the World Laughter Tour. She’s also a published poet with five haiku poetry collections to her credit. She was a judge in the 2020 Haiku Poetry Contest sponsored by Lougheed House in Calgary. She also participates in the When Words Collide […]
How Art Therapy Can Heal – Toolkit
Sometimes we get so overwhelmed with the different day to day activities, we can find it difficult to wind down, and really make meaningful and relaxing memories with our loved ones. It won’t be surprising to hear that caregiver fatigue can be detrimental to mental wellbeing and has a negative impact on all family and […]
Must Watch: Peace in the Parks – Importance of nature at end of life
Art Therapy has been used for many years as an effective tool for helping people work through psychological issues or trauma, however in recent years, we have seen an uptake in utilizing concepts from Art Therapy as a strong social activity for Seniors. Seniors who are active physically or artistically had better health results, fewer […]
Just Add Vitamin G: Nurturing Individual, Intergenerational and Community Wellbeing in the Garden
We have often shared how important gardening can be on the creative aging process, however, one missing focus is the undeniable impact parks and gardens can have for end of life care. Dr. Sonya Jakubec, from Mount Royal University’s Nursing Faculty, and also a presenter at our Creative Aging Symposium has shared a short 10 […]
Submitted by Advisor to the Creative Aging Calgary Society Board, Ralph Hubele I had the great fortune to introduce the speakers for the session “Just Add Vitamin G: Nurturing Individual, Intergenerational, and Community Wellbeing in the Garden” at our 2018 Creative Aging Symposium. The session was well attended by approximately fifty individuals keen to learn […]