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The Grand River Council on Aging is proud to recognize Sharron Norris as our Volunteer of the Month.Sharon has been instrumental in the development of the Seniors' Discount Directory and the "Community at Home" newsletter.To learn more about the contributions Sharon has made in the community go to: grcoa.ca/volunteer-recogition/ ... See MoreSee Less
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The Grand River Council on Aging invites you to join Alle Choi, a registered dietician with the Grand River Community Health Centre, to discuss how to make healthy meals with common staples found in your pantry.Learn tips and tricks to utilize canned and frozen food and receive a recipe list to help you cook healthy meals at home.Wednesday, March 3 from 10.00 to 11.00 a.m. on Zoom.Register by email to admin@grcoa.ca or call 519-754-0777 ext. 439If you missed any of the past workshops, go to grcoa.ca/ to access the links to the presentations and subscribe to our newsletter to keep up to date on future community events and workshops. ... See MoreSee Less
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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.

 

Sharon Norris is the volunteer to be recognized for the month of February.

Expressing Gratitude

The Grand River Council on Aging is grateful to Enterprise Brant for providing Emergency Funding to support our continued operations in 2021.

View the history of  Grand River Council on Aging as a “Community  Builder”! CLICK HERE

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What’s New!

Healthy Eating From the Pantry

Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 10:00-11:00 a.m.

The Grand River Council on Aging invites you to join Alle Choi, a Registered Dietitian with the Grand River Community Health Centre, to discuss how to make healthy meals with common staples found in your pantry.  Learn tips and tricks to utilize canned and frozen food and receive a recipe list to help you cook healthy meals at home.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL PROGRAMS

Please email Linda Moyer at admin@grcoa.ca or call 519-754-0777 ext. 439 and leave a message.

All workshops will be presented online and registrants will receive a Zoom link through email to access the workshop the day before the scheduled workshop.

If you missed any of our past Workshops  CLICK HERE  to access the links to view the videos of the presentations.

Coming Soon– Easy Steps to Improve Bone Health,    March 17

We are LIVE!

The Grand River Council on Aging is pleased to launch the Seniors’ Discount Directory.  Check out over 250 local discounts in Brantford, Brant County and Six Nations.  Find savings in accommodations, entertainment, restaurants, personal care and more. Convenient print or email options to make sharing with friends and family easy!

Access the Seniors’ Discount Directory at the top menu bar of the www.grcoa.ca home page. When you select the Discount Directory, a drop down menu will allow you to select from discounts in Brantford, Brant County or Six Nations.  When you hover over the directory of your choice, a side menu will appear with the 8 categories of discounts.

Each discount category page has a print option at the top left of the page.  Print one or all of the discount categories in the directory of your choice.  Email Admin@grcoa for a pdf of each directory.

If you are in business, offer a seniors’ discount, and would like to be included, contact admin@grcoa.ca.

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

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