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This web site is compliant with Canadian Privacy and Electronic Communications regulations. Features have been added for those with visual and/or dexterity issues. Click the wheelchair on the top right of the website to see options available to assist you.
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
Celebrate National Seniors Day Oct 1st
Sign up for the first workshop in the “Let’s Get Moving” series called Let’s Live Healthy on October 1st from 10 am to 11:30 am via Zoom. Our genes determine only 25% of our longevity. In this online session you will learn 5 ways to stay healthy and live a longer life and local programs that are available to help you.
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 on place.
Civic Participation and Employment – CLICK HERE
Communication and Information – CLICK HERE
Community Support and Health Services – CLICK HERE
Housing – CLICK HERE
Outdoor Spaces and Building – CLICK HERE
Respect and Social Inclusion – CLICK HERE
Social Participation – CLICK HERE
Transportation – CLICK HERE
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:
Call 211 and ask for BuzzMe to engage in friendly conversation and learn about local resources