Come see all that Parkland has to offer and enjoy lunch on us.
Enjoy the vibrant culture of New Brunswick’s riverfront capital at Parkland Fredericton. Set alongside the beautiful Saint John River, the naturally picturesque city of Fredericton is full of art, culture, history and entertainment. Parkland Fredericton provides clients with the lifestyle they want in the city they love.
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Clients are required to have a New Brunswick Department of Social Development assessment prior to entering our licensed homes. The contact number is 1-866-444-8838.
If you have any questions about the admission process we would be pleased to meet with you and your family to provide further information on the process and the forms required for admission.
Tuesdays, 2-4 p.m., ongoing
Shannex Parkland Fredericton has a lively multi -generational knitting and needlework group on Tuesday afternoons at 2 pm in the Fiddlehead Lounge, Governor Hall. We welcome all knitters and needle workers from the public to join us. If you are a non-knitter, come to share your wit and “shoot the breeze”. For further information or to register please call Penny Pacey at 460 8546.
Mondays, 3 p.m., ongoing, Fiddlehead Lounge, Governor Hall
Adaptive yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support and balance. This style of yoga is a great practise for everyone, as it deepens flexibility and strengthens personal body awareness. With the aid of a chair, the participant can learn many kinds of yoga postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and ways of relaxation, often creating greater physical and mental fitness. These classes are structured so that both people with no familiarity to yoga as well as people versed in the yogic tradition can participate. Instructor may charge.
Fridays, January 4th-25th, 10:30 a.m., Garrison Lounge, Regent Hall
Please join us at Parkland Fredericton for a mindfulness Fitness Program. Through a combination of body awareness, physical movement, mindfulness, meditation, conversation, listening, self-inquiry, reflection, and cognitive-behaviour therapy you will acquire the means to cope more effectively with life’s challenges and bring a sense of joy and fulfillment to your life regardless of your circumstances.
Tuesdays, January 8 to 29th, 10:30 a.m., Garrison Lounge, Regent Hall
Bishop Hockin is a local legend for his inspirational talks on a wide variety of topics. We are delighted that in his retirement he has agreed to visit us and share his wisdom.
January 10th, 2-4 p.m., Centre for Excellence Board Room, Regent Hall
Have you had an interesting life or life experiences that you would like to share with family, friends or others but never seem to get around to composing your story? Parkland Fredericton is once again hosting the very popular Memoir Writing Group on the first Thursday of each month from 2-4 pm, in the Centre for Excellence, Regent Hall 45 Patience Lane. Coordinated by a writing teacher, journalist and accomplished author,the group provides the impetus and moral support to start writing your life story to share with loved ones and for posterity. Participants also enjoy hearing the stories of other like-minded individuals. Award winning authors and writing professionals will provide their tips and advice at guest sessions. This activity is free and open to the public. To register please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 460 8546.
Monday, January 14th, 2 p.m. Garrison Lounge, Regent Hall
Maggie McLaughlin is the author of the recently published best selling book, A Healing Gift, Cognitive Energy Healing. In this presentation Maggie will explore the fascinating mind body relationship and how engaging mind over matter can provide new opportunities for healing.
Maggie is a long-time resident of Fredericton. Professionally she has been a teacher, a visual artist and most recently a published author.
January 15th-31st; Tuesdays and Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. ; Garrison Lounge, Regent Hall
No matter if you need relief from arthritis pain or just want to be active, the Arthritis Society’s six-week Steps with Seniors program – adapted from the Arthritis Foundation’s Walk with Ease program – can teach you how to safely make physical activity part of your everyday life.
The Steps with Seniors program is offered in a community setting and has been adapted from the Walk with Ease program by the Arthritis Foundation.
Studies by the Thurston Arthritis Research Center and the Institute on Aging of the University of North Carolina show that Walk with Ease is proven to:
- Reduce the pain and discomfort of arthritis
- Increase balance, strength and walking pace
- Build confidence in your ability to be physically active
- Improve overall health
Get support in a group setting as you follow the six-week Steps with Seniors program. It consists of 12 walk meetings over a 6-week period (meeting approx. 1hr, twice weekly). The program is free and incorporates education around exercise/healthy living/arthritis, stretching and warm up, a 10-30min walk (indoor or outdoor), and a cool-down/stretch.
Thursday, January 17th and 31st, 10:30 a.m., Regent Hall lobby
If you want to get more in tune with your body and you love the music of earlier, more lighthearted, eras then please join us in the Regent Hall lobby at Parkland Fredericton for Joy of Movement yoga for a 45 minute chair yoga class with Sandy.
Monday, January 21st, 2 p.m., Garrison Lounge, Regent Hall
Please join Sally Wells for a two part presentation and exercise program on Monday January 21 at 2 pm. There will be a half hour interactive discussion where participants will focus on positive and energized thoughts what is working well and celebrating the people who support us in multiple ways. You can wake up and say “Carpe Diem” or “Crappy Diem.” You choose.
NIA neuromuscular integrative action is a holistic experience. It is NIA’s playful, integrative approach that evokes joy, pleasure and comfort. A self-expressive art, NIA is a workout, practice, and lifestyle that fosters vitality and well-being. It can be done seated or standing. NIA incorporates moves from jazz, yoga, tai chi, Isadora Duncan and others. The music is uplifting and fun.
Sally Wells is a workplace consultant based in Fredericton. Her roots are in England and Newfoundland. She is an experienced psychiatric social worker, lawyer, professor and NIA dance instructor.
Wednesday, January 23rd, 6:30 p.m., Garrison Lounge, Regent Hall
If you are getting a little tired of the perpetual white and grey then get your green on at Parkland Fredericton. If you are intrigued by plants and interested in learning which ‘weeds’ you can eat or use to remedy a cold, then please join Adam Weaver, a local wild plant enthusiast, as he talks about the wonders of nature found in your own backyard. He will be talking about various ‘pesky plants’ that you likely didn’t know had many alternative uses. So come along and come prepared to learn something new.
Monday, January 28th, 2 p.m., Garrison Lounge, Regent Hall
Back by popular demand: Canada is changing the conversation on solitary confinement but will it be enough? Dr. Stephen J. Pidwysocky holds a doctoral degree in the multidisciplinary research area of Conflict Analysis and Resolution. Since 2001, he has taught in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice at St. Thomas University. Passionate about peacemaking criminology and restorative justice, Dr. Pidwysocky incorporates this area into both his research and his teaching. Regent Hall resident Michael Miller has a wealth of experience working with inmates in the prison system in New Brunswick. ….. There will be a question and answer session.
Wednesday, January 30th, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Pedway Gallery, Governor Hall
Please enjoy a feast for the eyes from a broad selection of local artists. The art gallery space is located in the beautiful pedways that connect the original three buildings. The exhibitions provide an opportunity for visitors, residents and staff to enjoy the original art work created by artists in residence and artists from the public. Artists are encouraged to sell their artwork. All are welcome. The exhibition remains viewable during regular business hours(9-4) during the week and on the weekend.
For more information or to register for any of the above events, contact our Lifestyle Consultant here.