We believe the community is enhanced by the wisdom, experience and participation of older adults.
Age Friendly Hamilton
VOLUNTEER FAIR for seniors
Friday January 11
10:00am to 2:00pm
Hamilton City Hall – 71 Main Street West
Groups and individuals interested in promoting interesting and rewarding volunteer opportunities for seniors in Hamilton at this event are asked to contact Shelagh Kiely at 905-777-3837 ext. 12238 or email@example.com
NAVIGATING LONG TERM CARE FOR CAREGIVERS & FAMILY: Tuesday November 6, Knox Presbyterian Church: 23 Melville St., Dundas FLYER: Navigating Healthcare- Dundas- Nov. 6
Strengthening Connections with Alzheimer/Dementia Families in Faith Communities: Wednesday, November 7, 1:30pm-4:00pm, Grace Lutheran Church. For information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 905-527-0877 Flyer-FaithConnectionsAlzheimerFamilies
Older Adult Inclusion and Isolation: Sackville Hill Seniors Centre, Thursday November 22, 2018, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. OR Stoney Creek Recreation Centre, Monday January 14, 2019 2 – 4 p.m. For more information visit hamilton.ca/seniors or call 905-973-0891
Where to go for help? Sackville Hill Seniors Centre Thursday February 14, 2019, 10 – 11 a.m. For more information visit hamilton.ca/seniors or call 905-973-0891FLYER-Older Adult Inclusion – Final
What’s New at HCoA
- On Friday September 21, 2018, HCoA hosted its 11th Annual General Meeting & Community Forum at St. Peter’s Hospital, Hamilton. The HCoA Board extends special thanks to the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Seniors, Member of Parliament for Hamilton-West-Ancaster-Dundas for providing a heartening keynote address for our audience of 150+ community members! Please click here to view the Hamilton Council on Aging 11th Annual Report to the Community. Thank you to all members, volunteers, funders, partners, and supporters for making our work possible and for supporting us in working towards our vision to make positive aging a reality in Hamilton!
- GERAS-Women4Change Positive Aging Series: With support from the Hamilton Community Foundation, Women4Change Fund, HCoA – in partnership with GERAS is pleased to launch a NEW POSITIVE AGING SERIES for women & men. GERAS – Women4Change is an evidence-informed Workshop Series modeled after the highly regarded GERAS-TO-GO. A series of 6 interactive workshops for seniors are led by retired women, with backgrounds in health & education. Workshops are interactive, designed to enhance wellness, community knowledge & empower participants to create positive changes to age well. Topics in the Series include What to Expect as we Age, Nutrition Tips & Advice, Mental Fitness, Social Fitness, Strategies to keep your Independence & Physical Fitness. We are currently in the process of hosting 2 series (Stoney Creek and downtown Hamilton.) Please watch the website for information about Spring Sessions that will take place in Dundas & Flamborough in the Spring- COMING SOON!