1. Episode 53 - Meaningful and purposeful social activities 42:36

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

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.

Music – Aaron Shandilya
Audio & Video production – Namrata Bagaria

(c) Healthy Skills Inc., 2022

Many retirees seek ways to use their time meaningfully and intellectually challenge themselves. Appreciating music and arts meets these needs and provides a sense of purpose and fulfillment. We deliver accessible and inclusive courses that help you keep sharp and foster a sense of community and engagement.