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CANADA | Jun 02, 2023

[Impact Story] GrandPals Program Spotlight

Program SpotlightFrom Pen to HeartA big thank you to Baycrest for writing and sharing this story. Since February 13, 2023 GrandPals living at Baycrest’s long term care home have been connecting with two Grade 5 classes at St. Margaret Catholic Elementary School. The GrandPals Program began with bi

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BC Seniors Advocate releases report: Monitoring Seniors Services 2018

The Seniors Advocate today released Monitoring Seniors Services 2018. The annual report examines a range of services and supports and measures whether they are keeping pace with the increased demand o

New social prescribing pilot launched in Ontario

Ontario's Alliance for Healthier Communities is piloting a Social Prescribing project in 11 diverse Community Health Centres (CHCs) to adapt and measure its impacts in an Ontario context. Running from

Back Country Horsemen to host ride for seniors

The North Cariboo Back Country Horsemen are running a food drive for seniors until Dec. 24

Program to ease loneliness for Richmond County seniors wraps up

A yearlong project to ease loneliness and depression for Nova Scotia seniors in Richmond County wraps up this fall. The Mind Body Spirit project set up pilot programs to bring seniors out of isolatio

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