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105 Year Old Inspires Us All to Keep Active

In this week’s Winnipeg Free Press there is a very inspiring story about Jaring Timmerman who is only weeks away from his 105 birthday and is the oldest registered master swimmer in Canada. Not only that but has several World Records for swimming accredited to him. To learn more about this inspiring story and Jaring Timmerman journey follow the link to the Free Press Article. After reading it you may just find yourself encouraged to be more active yourself.

Winnipeg centenarian still doing laps, still breaking world records

Transformative Life Writing

Over the last few years the Manitoba Association of Senior Centres has partnered with Joanne Klassen the founder of Heartspace to train facilitators to bring Discover Yourself Through Life Writing courses to seniors centres across Manitoba. Our friends at Senior Scope have, in their latest issue, highlighted 2 of the stories that have been completed through this process. Story authors Sandra Bater and Astrid Schuhmann both do an excellent job and we are thrilled that their efforts were highlighted in this issue.

To read both of these wonderfully written stories please Click Here or to view the entire December/January issue of Senior Scope follow this link.