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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

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.

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

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.


Join Hamilton’s Seniors Isolation Impact Plan on June 5:

 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 prindiville@hhsc.ca