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Check out the next instalment of the Unity in Diversity Series!Anita Menon will speak about the career and life challenges faced by newcomer immigrant professional women at the next Unity in Diversity: Human Library online program on December 9 at 6:30 p.m.We are proud to partner with Nova Vita Brant for this series.Register at ... See MoreSee Less
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Celebrating breath taking moments on #wisewordswednesday ... See MoreSee Less
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Is your home ready to enter the Mayor's Great Light Fight? #HolidaySpirit❄❄ This weekend is a great time to enter the Mayor's Great Light Fight! ❄❄Every entry helps raise #HolidaySpirits and spread festive joy - there are some amazing displays in Brantford and we want to capture them all! To register, jump over to Let's Talk Brantford and share a picture of your light display. The top 3 displays will receive a Best of Brantford 🎁 gift basket 🎁 . Keep an eye out for announcements and highlights of some of our incredible #LocalVendors that will be included in this year's baskets. #LightFightBrantford #BrantfordLightDisplays #Brantford To register: To see If you have any questions, please reach out to and we'll be happy to assist. Happy Holidays! ... 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. Jim Steele is the volunteer to be recognized for the month of November.

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What’s New!

The Community at Home workshop series is designed by volunteers to encourage socialization, participation, and community connections, while creating awareness about topics and issues of interest, with presentations by local Guest Speakers.

Joy to the World of Christmas Music

Wednesday, December 15, 10:00-11:00 a.m. 

The Grand River Council on Aging invites you to join David McKee as he explores the joy of Christmas carols and music, why we look forward to them every year and how they have become part of most world cultures. Sit back and experience this fun, entertaining and educational presentation to get you in the holiday spirit.


Please email Linda Moyer at 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 the past workshops and would like to see the videos CLICK HERE

Coming Soon– Toasting the New Year with Botanical Spirits, December 29


Memorial Giving

The Grand River Council on Aging is grateful when families or friends choose to honour their loved one by designating memorial gifts to support their programs and activities that engage, educate, and connect seniors in Brantford, Brant County and Six Nations.

Click on the donate button above to direct your memorial gift to the specific GRCOA program or resource that is meaningful to you.

For more information, please contact us at or call 519 754-0777 ext. 439