Wilma and Charlotte visit the YMCA West-Island – a community-focused non-profit established in 1844 with recreational programs & services serving its 7000+ members of all ages. Join them as they get into shape with some Zumba Gold and Zen-style Gentle Toning. After a tour of their vast Fitness Zone and swimming pool, they are challenged to Pickleball – the latest game craze from the US where the principles of tennis and whiffle ball are re-imagined in a unique and playful way.
Who says growing old has to feel old. Celebrate the active senior lifestyle of Montréal with Grammy Wilma and her granddaughter Charlotte as they explore all of the wonderful activities and places designed to enrich the lives of Montrealers who are 50+. Through dancing, cooking, painting, Pilates, bridge, and even bocce ball, Rockin’ Ages will empower Montréal seniors by presenting what their city has to offer. Visit the top senior centers in Montréal’s diverse communities where Wilma and Charlotte will join in the activities, meet the participants and learn how these places and people add value and meaning to their lives. Rockin’ Ages will also highlight exciting intergenerational activities to connect the grandmas of today with the grandmas of tomorrow. So get ready to meet new friends who are ready to welcome you with open arms as Rockin’ Ages takes you on an inspiring journey of discovery.
Wilma is the Director of Services for Montreal’s Caldwell Residences whose mission is to offer subsidized housing to independent seniors. Her philosophy is all about helping seniors find dignity, peace of mind and a place to belong. Her incredibly positive outlook and warm personality brings people together from all histories, backgrounds and communities. With her finger on the pulse of what’s new and exciting for seniors, Wilma will bring you the best of what Montreal has to offer.
Mitch is the Product Manager at Trux Accessories where he specializes in fenders and lights for heavy-duty trucks. But his passion for music and film run deep as he spent several years writing off-Broadway musicals (“RIO” in 2012) and award-winning films (“Nocturne” in 2015). Nothing however has been more fulfilling then creating this vehicle for his daughter and mother to join forces and do some real good for Montreal seniors who are yearning to find connection – and create a lasting memory.