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.
Neighbourly Together Seniors Celebrate the Lunar New Year
“For many years, we have not had a lovely day like today.” More than 50 seniors living at Menno Court enjoyed a special day at the end of February. For many years, they had not been able to come together to share food, celebrate a festival or watch a live music performance. But, they had … ContinuedRead full story
Sam (not his real name) lives in BC Housing and was very much alone and isolated. Before outreach connected him with Burnaby Neighbourhood House, his main destination was a fast food restaurant near his home. After becoming a regular at the Seniors’ Together Program, he started to volunteer with set-up and now joins other seniors … ContinuedRead full story