CONNECT Program for Adults 65+


 
 

Led by Dr. Kristin Reynolds, University of Manitoba and Brandon University Researchers have developed the CONNECT Program for Adults 65+:

 

Creating

Opportunities to build social

Networks, learn

New skills to manage challenging emotions

Enhance mindful awareness and acceptance of emotions, and increase self-

Compassion, through

Telephone-based group programming

 

The CONNECT Program will take place through Webex Audio over 6, weekly, 1.5 hour sessions for Adults 65+.

 

Dates and Times:  Fridays, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m., February 19 & 26, March 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2021

 

In order to evaluate how well the CONNECT Program works, participants can complete surveys before and after participating, as well as a one-on-one interview – all of which will occur over the phone.

 

Research participants will receive a $10 gift card for finishing the questionnaire before the program, $10 gift card for finishing the questionnaire after the program, and a $10 gift card for finishing the interview when they are done participating.

 

Please contact the study coordinator at (204) 880-1791 if you are interested in hearing more, or participating in a screening for program eligibility.

 

Dr. Kristin Reynolds, C. Psych.