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In the era of physical distancing it is all the more important to have social connections

Caregiver Helping Older Adults

We Are Creating Virtual Socialization Hubs

These are groups of people who have common interests and meet regularly facilitated by a doctoral student in clinical psychology or psychology staff member under supervision of Dr. Megan O’Connell a Registered Clinical Psychologist and Professor of Psychology, USask – Profile

Our Current Socialization Hubs

Woman helping an older adult
Choosing book
Group of older adults laughing

1. Wellness Group

Presentations on wellness followed by group discussion and exploration of how this information could apply to each person – co-facilitated by a clinical psychology trainee.

2. Curiosity Group

The group decides the content – we source the experts to give a talk and the group discusses the talk – similar to the SCOA Hub Club format – co-facilitated by a doctoral student in clinical psychology.

3. Book Group

For book lovers, we pick a book, read it, and hold a virtual book club meeting! Co-facilitated by a doctoral student in clinical psychology.

4. Men’s Club and Women’s Club

Co-facilitated by Dr. Ivan Panyavin and a doctoral student in clinical psychology. Content to be determined by the group, but we will start with the format of a curiosity group.

5. Caregiver Club

Caregivers unite to discuss caregiving concerns and triumphs, and emotionally process caregiving in the era of COVID-19. Co-facilitated by doctoral student in clinical psychology who researches caregiving and Dr. O’Connell who has been facilitating Telehealth based dementia caregivers support groups since 2009.

Are You Feeling Isolated ?

Physical Distancing does not have to mean Social Distancing

Let’s chat about new ways to socialize and connect you with older adults with similar interests

Option to participate in a voluntary research component

Contact us:

Megan O’Connell


1 (306) 966-2496

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For information on supports for older adults from the Government of Canada, click here.

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