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.
Seniors on the Move is marking one year since the launch of the 211 Seniors Transportation Hotline. They extended their reach to seniors and organizations across the region through workshops and events, contributing to the number of calls to bc211 for seniors’ transportation-related information increasing to 12.2% of total inquiries. (Calls about housing and homelessness … ContinuedRead full story
Geriatric Services Conference
Allies in Aging attended and exhibited our work at the Geriatric Services Conference, sharing resources and conversation with 150+ people. Many work with seniors in residential care settings and spoke about seniors experiencing isolation in spite of living in a group setting. Speakers covered topics ranging from neuroethics at end-of-life to social robots. Top quotes: … ContinuedRead full story