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Fall Brings Fresh Batch of Caregiver Workshops

Published September 09, 2021

The Richmond Family & Friend Caregiver Hub has released its fall workshop schedule, featuring a wide selection of virtual sessions designed to help caregivers relax, recharge, and reset.

Elaine Chan, a certified seniors fitness instructor, returns with her popular Exercise Together at Home series, offered in both English and Cantonese.

The sessions, which are suitable for caregivers of all ages and abilities, incorporate low-impact cardio, flexibility, balance, and functional fitness movements, giving participants a gentle workout while building their strength and mobility.

Also returning is Neel Kamal, who will present a monthly Chair Yoga workshop. Trained in both India and Canada, Neel is an experienced, motivated yoga instructor, believing that the practice can improve both physical and mental health, and help alleviate trauma.

Yoga, initially, can seem intimidating - all that stretching! - but chair yoga, where participants are seated the entire time, allows everyone to do the exercises, regardless of age or flexibility.

And of course, there are new workshops as well! On October 6, for instance, the Caregiver Hub will host Timely Tips for Working Caregivers, a session where participants will learn how to strike a balance between their caregiving duties, their work obligations, and their own health and wellbeing. A Mandarin version of the workshop will be presented later in the month.

All Caregiver Hub workshops are offered free of charge, and are open to family and friend caregivers who provide unpaid support to an older adult living in Richmond.

For a complete list of upcoming sessions, visit the Caregiver Hub website and click Workshops & Events, at the top of the page. From there, simply find the session you'd like to attend, and click the online registration link.

The Richmond Family & Friend Caregiver Hub is funded by the Government of BC and managed by the United Way, with additional support from Family Caregivers of BC and TD Bank Group.