We believe the community is enhanced by the wisdom, experience and participation of older adults.
June 7 is the Ontario Provincial Election.
On May 22, the RTO (Chapter 13) and Hamilton Council on Aging co-hosted an All Candidates’ Night in the new provincial riding of Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas. The focus of this meeting was on seniors’ issues. All registered candidates’ in this riding were invited to participate & we were pleased to have Ted McMeekin, Peter Ormond & Sandy Shaw attend. Before you vote, learn where local candidates’ stand on issues affecting older adults…
- Click here to view a video transcript of the May 22- All Candidates’ Night: https://youtu.be/AP8reOFDZlo
- Audience members were invited to pose questions to local candidates’ at this meeting re: issues affecting older adults. Due to a limited timeframe, some questions went unanswered. Candidates’ in attendance have been presented with these questions in writing and their responses will be posted here as they come in, should they wish to respond.
You’re Never Too Old: Portraits of Aging
- Please click here to view “You’re Never too Old,” and see the portraits and inspirational messages from 18 local older adults
- Follow the Hamilton Council on Aging on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram to check out our #YoureNeverTooOld Online Campaign
- Read about how the HCoA Portraits of Aging Project hopes to Challenge Ageism (You’re Never Too Old Campaign aims to combat ageism, by Carmela Fragomeni, Hamilton Spectator, March 27, 2018)
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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
June is Seniors Month!Click here to view the 2018 OAN Seniors Month Calendar of Events! The Hamilton’s 2018 Seniors is available to download here and hard copies can be picked up at local seniors centres (Sackville Hill, Ancaster, YWCA Active Living Centres), municipal centres, & local libraries throughout Greater Hamilton. Thanks to all contributors for joining the Older Adult Network of Hamilton in celebrating Seniors Month in Hamilton.
HAMILTON SENIORS KICKOFF & WELLNESS FAIR May 30, 10am-2pm, Michelangelo Banquet Centre. FREE! All are welcome! Click here to see the Agenda for the Annual Seniors Kickoff Event, May 30, 10-2, Michelangelos. Join us at this FREE event! No Registration Required. ALL ARE WELCOME!
Join Aging Together: BUILDING NEIGHBOURLINESS ACROSS GENERATIONS, Monday June 4, 2-4pm, The First Unitarian Church of Hamilton. No registration Required. All are welcome.
CONNECTING SENIORS from Isolation to Inclusion: June 5, 12:30pm, 75 MacNab St. S. Lunch included. Registration Required: Contact 905-777-3837 ext. 12434 or email@example.com