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Age-Friendly Hamilton

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

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Age Friendly Resources

In 2014, while consulting for Hamilton’s Age Friendly Plan, we discovered that older…

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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 What is Elder Abuse Signs of Elder Abuse Forms…

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What’s New

The City of Hamilton Seniors Active Living Centres 8-week summer courses begin the week of July 2! Visit the City of Hamilton website or any of the following Active Living Centres in Person to Register today!

  • Sackville Hill
  • Ancaster Senior Achievement Centre
  • YWCA Active Living Centre, 75 MacNab St. S.
  • YWCA Active Living Centre, 1715 Main St. E
  • Flamborough Seniors Centre

New Program for Grandparents and Grandchildren (ages 6 to 12) Sackville Minor League! Participate with your grandchild in organized games, crafts and theme days.

  • When: Monday – Friday from July 9th – August 31st    Time: 9:00am – 11:00am
  • Cost: Children are free. Senior Centre Membership or daily admit rate of $2.55 required per 55+
  • Who: 55+ patron and children ages 6-12. Child must have a participating 55+ patrons in order to attend. Maximum 2 children per 55+ patron.

Click here to view the program flyer. Contact Katelyn Burns for more information at 905-973-0891

Click here to view the Age Friendly Hamilton Annual Report

You’re Never Too Old: Portraits of Aging

Age Friendly Hamilton: Community Resource Directory for Older Adults

Information Hamilton, in partnership with HCoA & Age Friendly Hamilton (City of Hamilton) is proud to release the 1st Edition of this Community Resource Guide to help older adults in Hamilton connect to their communities! Download your copy of the 2017 Age Friendly Hamilton Community Resource Directory for Older Adults Here!

New: Video Series on Preventing Falls & Fractures in Long-Term Care

Osteoporosis Canada, Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy, and the GERAS Centre for Aging Research are excited to announce the launch of 4-series of videos, aimed at educating health care professionals to prevent falls and fractures for long-term care (LTC) residents. This series is developed in partnership by Osteoporosis Canada, GERAS Centre for Aging Research, Ontario Osteoporosis Strategy, University of Waterloo, Hamilton Health Sciences, St. Peter’s Hospital, Extendicare, University Health Network, Schlegel Villages, and St. Joseph’s Villa.

Please click here to access a copy of the Hamilton Council on Aging 10th Annual Report to the Community. Hard copies of this report in regular and large print formats can be obtained by calling Shelagh Kiely at 905-777-3837 ext. 12238 or emailing kielys@hhsc.ca

Purchase your HCoA 2017-2018 Membership. . . A great way that you can support HCoA and older adults in Hamilton for only $5 for individuals and $75 for organizations!

Upcoming Events

NEW! Let’s Ride a Bike Workshop & Lunch for Seniors

A new workshop facilitated by Certified CanBike Coaches (who are older adults!) to reintroduce seniors to cycling & get those 55+ back on their bikes!

Tuesday July 17, 10am to 1pm, St. Peter’s HARRP-705 Main Street East

Space is limited. Please register by contacting Shelagh Kiely at 905-777-3837 ext. 12238 or email kielys@hhsc.ca. A free lunch will be provided

 

SAVE THE DATE: HCoA 11th Annual General Meeting

Friday September 21, 2pm. St. Peter’s Hospital Auditorium

Please stay tuned for details, to be posted in August 2018.