Allies in Aging reaches out to seniors 75 yrs+ to help address barriers to their maintaining connections with others and collaborates on four key projects designed to expand inclusion, increase transportation options, strengthen volunteer training, and support sector capacity.
Making Connections: Seniors Hub
Lily came to South Vancouver Neighbourhood House with a tight frown. She had to find a shelter in a week before the move-out deadline. “When renters know I pay my bills on income assistance, they always have excuses to say no.” Lily has health issues due to hard work in her young age, and she … ContinuedRead full story
Wendy, Neighbourly Together Volunteer
“As a caregiver of my mother, networking is so important for her and me. No one wants to be isolated, but as the older senior and caregiver is so easy to be isolated. I don’t want to be and I know that to learn different resources, make a new friend and attend different activities, it … ContinuedRead full story
Companioning Grief: Supporting those experiencing loss