Episode 53 - Meaningful and purposeful social activities

Seniors Junction Podcast

Apr 18 2022 • 42 mins


Paula Banno is an innovative leader and Director of Lifestyle at a large senior community in the US. We discuss with her how meaning and purpose need to be incorporated in the recreation activities in senior living. Seniors Junction is a Burlington, Ontario-based startup, formed to prevent retirement isolation and loneliness, mainly by offering lectures and excursions. We believe in purposeful and learning-oriented retirement! More info - https://seniorsjunction.com Host Paul Merkley is the co-founder & COO of Seniors Junction. He is a Professor Emeritus from the University of Ottawa. He has a Ph.D. in History of Music from Harvard and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Namrata Bagaria is co-founder & CEO of Seniors Junction. She is a physician with Masters in Public Health from Harvard. She is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Ottawa. She has 10+ years of experience in communities, health tech and startups. Credits: Music - Aaron Shandilya Audio & Video production - Namrata Bagaria (c) Healthy Skills Inc., 2022