With funding from the Age-Friendly Community Planning Grant from the Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat, the Town of Hanover undertook and Council approved the Age-Friendly Needs Assessment Report. The Age-Friendly Advisory Committee was created in June 2017 and involves community and agency representatives.
Highlights & Next step for our committee continues to make progress:
Active Aging - Catch the Wave
Tues. Oct. 1, 2019 | 12:30 to 3:30pm| P & H Centre
Keynote Speaker | Quick Talks - Agency Highlights | Displays | Refreshments
October 1st is National Seniors Day! Join the Age-Friendly Committee for a day of information highlighting older adult opportunities in our community! You will hear an ‘Active Aging’ keynote address, as well as ‘Quick Talks’ from 8 agencies who offer services and volunteer opportunities to older adults noting the who they are, what they do and what volunteer opportunities are available for older adults. Visit display booths to receive information about agencies and organizations who offer older adult services..
Keynote speaker | Tanya Schute | Manager Allied Health, Southeast Grey Community Health Centre
After Whys Presentation
Awareness event about seniors mental health and suicide awareness. https://www.sacwd.ca/eldertalk/
Tuesday September 24 | 1:00 - 4:00pm | P & H Centre
Seniors Summit 2019
Aging Well in Grey & Bruce Counties
September 24, 2019 | Dinner & Keynote Address by Dr Brian Goldman
September 25, 2019 | Full day of dynamic breakout session & information panels on topics such as Seniors Housing | Transportation | Frauds & Scams | Navigating Health Care
Register www.alscgb.ca/senior-summit-2019.html | 519.376.8304
Our other Age Friendly initiatives include
- Fall Senior Star Newsletter will be in your mailboxes in October
- Age-Friendly Business checklist development and awareness with our businesses.
Age- Friendly Committee members | Warren Dickert (Council rep) | Dorothy Adams | Amber Schieck | Norma Graham | Megan Kanters | Ed Hotchkiss | Ed King | Anne Marie Shaw | Ron Zavitz.
The committee meets monthly on third Tuesday at 2:00pm.
For more information contact Sherri Walden | 519.364.2310 x 2123 | firstname.lastname@example.org