Local Innovations to Address Social Isolation
Updated: Jan 19
January 12, 2022
This session explores three innovative local solutions addressing isolation in Older Adults and feature presentations from our partners at:
Seniors Centre Without Walls Expansion
Dementia Companion Certificate for Youth
Hear about how you can link your clients with Canadian Canadians, a non-profit organization that fosters digital literacy skills amongst older adults to help combat social isolation and loneliness. Led by Ken Roy.
Seniors’ Centre Without Walls Expansion Project
Your agency could benefit from the recently announced, Seniors’ Centre Without Walls (SCWW) Expansion Project. This 3-year project led by The Good Companions and the Older Adult Centres Association of Ontario aims to expand, strengthen, support, and sustain
SCWW programs across Ontario. Presented by SCWW Ontario Lead Coordinator, Rachel Sutcliffe.
Dementia Companions’ Certificate
Learn about the details of the innovative Dementia Companions' Certificate Program. This intergenerational program helps forge connections between Youth, and Older Adults experiencing isolation. Lead by Natasha Poushinsky from the Champlain Dementia Network and Tahia Khan at the Dementia Society of Ottawa and Renfrew County.