Social relationships are important to quality of life. The latest
National Poll on Healthy Aging finds that one in three seniors are lonely.
Chandler Parks & Recreation is partnering with other organizations to create resources that help our 50-plus community build the social connections they need to thrive. Through a new partnership with
televëda – a Phoenix-based company that offers live online wellness,
educational and recreational programs. Chandler is the first municipality
to offer online wellness classes aimed at combating social isolation in
Starting this month, Chandler Recreation will begin offering televëda’s
“Empowered Living” classes, a virtual body and brain wellness class where participants exercise to upbeat music from the past and play brain games to help stimulate the mind. For a limited time, the community will be able to join the Empowered Living series for free and from anywhere.
By using their smartphone, iPad, tablet or laptop they’ll visit
televeda.com at 10 a.m. every Thursday — Dec. 5, 12 and 19 — and click
the “Join Class” button to be connected to the online community. Once in
the virtual classroom, participants can see, hear and talk to the
instructor and their fellow classmates and ultimately begin forming
Chandler plans to offer more online classes later in 2020. The televëda
partnership is committed by partnering with Chandler’s
highly-energized modern adult through modernized lifelong learning,
promotion of health and wellbeing, and socialization.
The free classes are Dec 5,12 and 19 at 10 am.