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What’s New at HCoA

  • In partnership with Hamilton Public Health, the Seniors Advisory Committee and McMaster University, we are pleased to release the 3rd installment of the Age Friendly Hamilton Home Adaptations Series: •There’s No Place Like Home. This brochure is a guide for homeowners to consider in making home modifications to enhance safety and age in place.
  • 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!