Virtual Resources

Listed below are online resources available to you any time of day. Click the headings to be taken to all the FREE options waiting for you! These resources range from telephone services, websites to applications on mobile devices.

Build meditation or mindfulness into your routine and enjoy all the benefits gained from these new skills: from increasing happiness and improving memory to bettering your immune functioning, these practices can have profound effects on your life!

Whether you prefer journaling with pen and paper or on a computer, these resources will give you the push to begin your new healthy routine. Journaling reduces stress, inspires creativity, improves memory and allows for moments of self-reflection: only a few of the reasons to begin today!

Take a virtual walk through museums and art galleries from all over the world. Scratch that travel itch while also learning something new!

Everyone experiences anxiety at some point in their life, but if it’s becoming more regular for you and you’re ready to learn the skill of controlling it, jump into this opportunity! This approach requires less than 10 minutes of intentional time twice a day.

These apps utilize clinically proven techniques to help us improve our mental health in a variety of areas! You can use these apps at your leisure on any smart phone or tablet.

From big tough thoughts to small everyday issues, talk to a trained listener via chat box. These listeners do not judge or insert their opinions, rather they give you a space to talk and clear your head.

Chatting to Wellness is a phone call service that brings trained volunteers to seniors while seniors are in their own homes. Chatting Sessions allow isolated seniors to talk, out loud, about what is on their mind. The scheduled chats may occur as often as weekly, or, just as a one-time experience. 

Choose to Move is free and flexible and provides you with the motivation and support to become more active. Choose to Move can help you to integrate activity into your daily routine, meet new friends, and make a positive change! Choose to Move is great for anyone age 65 and older that wants to become active, regardless of ability. 

SoCal Sunrise Recovery is actively working to raise awareness on substance misuse in the elderly community since contact with family members is limited during these trying times. Their website includes different resources and information what is available for seniors who may be struggling at this time.

Self-Management BC

Self-Management programs give people the knowledge, skills, and confidence they need to successfully manage chronic health conditions.

This is a web-based, 6-week program in which groups of people living with a variety of ongoing health conditions participate together.

This is a one-on-one telephone-based coaching program in which Health Coaches connect with participants by telephone, once a week for 30 minutes, for a period of three months.

Participants in this 6-week program receive the materials from the Tool Kit for Active Living with Chronic Conditions Program, and participate in a 30-minute, small group conference call with a Program Leader and other participants.

Includes all tools in the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP), packaged into a one-time mailing. It offers an alternative method for those who cannot or do not wish to attend a CDSMP workshop in person or online.