What We Do

Age-Friendly Hamilton

Introduction Hamilton’s Plan for an Age-Friendly City Age Friendly Hamilton Goals Age…

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Peer Connector Program

The HCoA Older Adult Peer Connector Program (HPCP) is designed to support…

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Improving Access for Seniors

Improving Access To Community Support Services for Seniors from Diverse Communities History…

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Hamilton Senior’s Social Isolation Project

Background The Hamilton Senior’s Social Isolation Project is a three-year project, funded…

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Committee Against Abuse of Older Person (CAAOP)

Who We Are: The Committee Against Abuse of Older Persons (CAAOP), a committee…

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Upcoming Events

2017 Age Friendly
Hamilton Symposium

Date:  Wednesday, March 22

Time: 9:30am to 1:30pm

Location: The Sheraton Hotel, Ballroom

This is a free event for seniors that will have a complimentary lunch.

There is a limited space. Register online or by contacting Shelagh at 905-777-3837 ext.12238

55+: Spring Programs in Dundas

The Dundas 55+ Group is offering line dancing, local voices, and yoga classes for you to participate in.

All classes will be held at Dundas Lions Memorial Community Centre

Registration is first-come-first-registered and takes place on Tuesday, March 28 from 10:00am to 11:30am.

More information can be found here.

Retired Teachers of
Ontario Foundation
Provides $50,000 Grant to Hamilton Seniors
Isolation Impact Plan

Partners of the Hamilton Seniors Isolation Impact Plan (HSIIP) are pleased to announce they have received a $50,000 grant from the Retired Teachers of Ontario Foundation. The grant will help HSIIP partners to reduce seniors’ isolation through the creation of a Social Participation Fund. Read more.

My Story of Aging
Successfully in Hamilton

Read Jeanne Mayo’s story of Aging Successfully in Hamilton.

Nominate Your
Hamilton Senior of the Year!

The City of Hamilton is accepting nominations for the 2017 Municipal Senior of the Year Awards! Don’t miss your chance to recognize the contributions of an outstanding older adult who has made a positive difference to life in our community!

Deadline: The deadline to submit nominations is Friday, March 31, 2017.

To nominate your Hamilton Senior of the Year today please fill out a nomination package!

The Awards event will be celebrated on Tuesday, June 13, 2017

For more information please contact Lisa Maychak at (905) 546-2424 x 1721 or Lisa.Maychak@hamilton.ca

2017 Seniors Kickoff & Wellness Fair

The City of Hamilton in partnership with the Older Adult Network of Hamilton will carry on the tradition of bringing active seniors together by hosting the 2017 Senior Month Kickoff.

Date: Monday, May 29

Time: 10:00am to 2:00pm

Location: Sarcoa Restaurant, 57 Discovery Drive

The event will consist of displays demonstrating health, safety and social services information, seminars, demonstrations and live entertainment.

55+ Programs now
available at more
Hamilton community centres!

Visit your local recreation centre and explore the new 55+ programs just for you—it’s YOUR day!

Date: February 7 2017 to February 28, 2018

Location:  Local recreation centres

More Info : 55+ It’s Your Day

Volunteer with Us: HCoA Peer Connector Program!

Read about how Older Adult Peer Connector points the way to services for Hamilton seniors

The HCoA Older Adult Peer Connector Program connects people with information to empower seniors to make informed decisions.  Volunteers provide face-to-face information about community programs and services at various library and community locations throughout greater Hamilton. Volunteers are provided with training on the wide array of programs and services for seniors. Specially designed training modules help volunteers to navigate the system to find information and make referrals to help other seniors!

This is a flexible volunteer opportunity for older adults to get involved and help other seniors in Hamilton! We are currently recruiting volunteers to join us at upcoming volunteer sessions.

Contact Us for more information about the HCoA Older Adult Peer Connector Program or to find out ways to get involved.

The HCoA Older Adult Peer Connector Program is a partnership of the Hamilton Council on Aging, Hamilton Public Library, and Information Hamilton,

Generously funded by the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

 

 

 

 

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