Led by Dr. Kristin Reynolds, University of Manitoba and Brandon University Researchers have developed the CONNECT Program for Adults 65+:
Opportunities to build social
New skills to manage challenging emotions
Enhance mindful awareness and acceptance of emotions, and increase self-
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., May 21, May 28, June 4, 11, 18 & 25, 2021 OR
Wednesdays, 1:30 – 3:00 p.m., May 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 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.