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+:



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., 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.