Education & Advocacy Committee

Tackling Ageism

The Education and Advocacy Committee works within the mission and mandate of the Hamilton Council on Aging to educate, advocate and provide voices of older adults to advance positive aging. It identifies timely issues of relevance to local older adults and tackles anti-ageism through various activities including a monthly opinion editorial to the Hamilton Spectator and fact sheets.

Key Topics

Social Participation in the time of Covid

Financial Literacy



Information Access is Vital for Older Adults

Policy Implications from 2016 Census Data

SPRC Age-friendly Bulletin Nov 2020

You’re Never Too Old:  Portraits of Aging 

Do You Know Your Neighbour 

HCoA Offers Tip to Get Through Covid

Hamilton Needs to Develop Co-Housing Options

You Are Never Too Old, Later Life Dating

Building an Age Friendly Hamilton


Ageist Attitudes, Systemic Issues Compromise LTC

Working Longer Due to Lack of Money


Meeting the  Transportation Needs of Older Adults


Committee Membership

Margaret Denton


Julie Richardson


Judit Zsoldos

Mary Tice

Cheryl Fenn

Jeanne Mayo

Penelope Petrie

Mary Buzzell

Know the Facts

Fact Sheet Living Longer Healthier Lives

Fact Sheet Age Friendly Hamilton 


Fact Sheet Ageism


Fact Sheet Social Inclusion