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Seniors Junction Podcast

Namrata Bagaria, Paul Merkley

We are ending seniors' isolation, one conversation at a time. This educational podcast series draws in professionals and experts from different fields and we discuss how we can solve the problem of social isolation in seniors.

Episode 51 - Social activities in retirement
Apr 11 2022
Episode 51 - Social activities in retirement
Kathleen Vipond is a retired music teacher. After teaching high school, she has directed choirs, worked with charities, and participated in clubs. She teaches a low-impact aerobics class and she plays bridge seriously. Seniors Junction is a Burlington, Ontario based startup, formed to prevent seniors isolation, mainly by offering 8-week (one session a week) online courses, taught live, by experts. We believe in purposeful and learning-oriented retirement! More info - Merkley is the co-founder & COO of Seniors Junction. He is a Professor Emeritus from University of Ottawa. He has a PhD in History of Music from Harvard and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Credits: Music - Aaron Shandilya Audio & Video production - Namrata Bagaria Kathleen Vipond is a retired music teacher. After teaching high school, she has directed choirs, worked with charities, and participated in clubs. She teaches a low-impact aerobics class and she plays bridge seriously. Seniors Junction is a Burlington, Ontario based startup, formed to prevent seniors isolation, mainly by offering 8-week (one session a week) online courses, taught live, by experts. We believe in purposeful and learning-oriented retirement! More info - Merkley is the co-founder & COO of Seniors Junction. He is a Professor Emeritus from University of Ottawa. He has a PhD in History of Music from Harvard and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Credits: Music - Aaron Shandilya Audio & Video production - Namrata Bagaria (c) Healthy Skills Inc., 2022