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Volunteer Recognition

The Volunteer Recognition Program consists of articles highlighting a different volunteer each month who has been integral to the success and growth of the Grand River Council On Aging.

Betty Anne Whitney is the volunteer to be recognized for the month of September.

 

 

 

 

What We Are All About

Chamber of Commerce Community Builder Nominee

The Grand River Council on Aging was proud to be nominated for the 2020 Chamber of Commerce Community Builder Award.  Congratulations to Crossing All Bridges for being the recipient of the award.

To see the video created by Atomic Spark to highlight the contributions the GRCOA makes in the community, CLICK HERE

What’s New!

“Lets Get Moving” in October!

Falls are the leading cause of injury in older adults and can threaten independence. Register for Let’s Stand Strong, October 29 from 10 am to 11:30 am via Zoom. This session will highlight ten tips for preventing falls both inside and outside the home.

Register by October 27

CLICK HERE for more details

Age Friendly Info Hub

Introducing the Age Friendly Info Hub.  Information for seniors, families and caregivers. Everything you need to know all in one place.

Check out the Rogers TV Brantlife interview with Lucy Marco, Grand River Council on Aging President, discussing the creation and impact of the Age Friendly Info Hub.

  Learn more about what the City is doing to recognize and support Seniors:

Let’s Get Moving at Home Series click here

 Digital Inclusion Free Computer classes click here

For Neighbours Helping Neighbours click here

For Healthy Aging Without Walls click here

Call 211 and ask for BuzzMe to engage in friendly conversation and learn about local resources

Other events

Check out What’s Happening for a calendar of other activities in the community