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Caring for Your Furry Friends:The Grand River Council on Aging invites you and your pet to join, by ZOOM, Join Logan White, the Brant County SPCA Community Engagement Manager, for a session dedicated to animals! The importance of pet safety, the benefits of owning a furry friend, and the SPCA programs offered locally will be shared. Invite your pet to join us!Wednesday, May 19 from 10.00 to 11.00 a.m.Register by e-mail to admin@grcoa.ca ... See MoreSee Less
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Help Us Promote the Voice of Elders!The Grand River Council on Aging is dedicated to encouraging an “age-friendly community” for all residents “from 5 to 105”, as heard through the voices of our elders. An age-friendly community optimizes opportunities for health, participation and security in order to enhance quality of life as people age. You can help us create communities for a lifetime by giving to the Grand River Council on Aging: • A gift can be pledged at one time or over a period of time, such as annually or monthly. • Make a gift as a Memorial to a loved one• Make a Special Occasion Gift in honour of a friend or relative• Consider making an Estate Gift by naming the Grand River Council on Aging in your Will or donating an insurance policy, stocks or annuitiesAll gifts, if eligible and regardless of their size, will receive a registered charitable income tax receipt. Make your donation on-line at www.grcoa.ca at the Donate Now button.Donations are also accepted by mail at 363 Colborne Street Brantford, Ontario N3S 3N2, or phone 519 754-0777 ext. 439 ... 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.

Darlene McNeil is the volunteer to be recognized for the month of March.

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

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What’s New!

Caring for Your Furry Friends

Wednesday, May 19, 2021, 10:00-11:00 a.m. 

The Grand River Council on Aging invites you and your pet to join Logan White, the Brant County SPCA Community Engagement Manager, for a session dedicated to animals! The importance of pet safety, the benefits of owning a furry friend, and the SPCA programs offered locally will be shared.   Invite your pet to join us!

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– Memory and Aging, June 2

Help Us Promote the Voice of Elders!

The Grand River Council on Aging is dedicated to encouraging an “age-friendly community” for all residents “from 5 to 105”, as heard through the voices of our elders.  An age-friendly community optimizes opportunities for health, participation and security in order to enhance quality of life as people age.

You can help us create communities for a lifetime by giving to the Grand River Council on Aging:

  • A gift can be pledged at one time or over a period of time, such as annually or monthly.
  • Make a gift as a Memorial to a loved one
  • Make a Special Occasion Gift in honour of a friend or relative
  • Consider making an Estate Gift by naming the Grand River Council on Aging in your Will or donating an insurance policy, stocks or annuities

All gifts, if eligible and regardless of their size, will receive a registered charitable income tax receipt.

Make your donation on-line at www.grcoa.ca at the Donate Now button.

Donations are also accepted by mail at 363 Colborne Street Brantford, Ontario N3S 3N2, or phone 519 754-0777 ext. 439

An Expression Of Appreciation!

The Grand River Council on Aging would like to recognize the Grand River Community Health Centre,  for providing ongoing operational support.

 

  Learn more about what the City is doing to 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 GRCOA upcoming events