Welcome to the Age-Friendly Niagara Update! The intent is to keep you informed about the work of the Age-Friendly Niagara Council (AFNC) and the Niagara Older Adult Alliance (NOAA) in leading age-friendly community action across the region.
Becoming tech savvy and learning how to access important online resources can all be found in one location for Niagara seniors.
Age-Friendly Niagara Network Update December 2020 Welcome to the Age-Friendly Niagara Network (AFNN) Update! You are receiving this e-newsletter because you opted into the AFNN database to receive regular emails about age-friendly activity happening across Niagara. AFNN Leadership Council Update Season's [...]
Creating a positive healthcare experience through wayfinding This is part of a series of stories profiling members of the Niagara Health team and the work they are doing as part of our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Meet Volunteer John [...]
Douglas Rapelje named 2020 T. Roy Adams Humanitarian Award Recipient Douglas Rapelje has been named the 2020 recipient of the T. Roy Adams Humanitarian Award in recognition of his dedication to the community and welfare of seniors. Throughout his long [...]
People with dementia among hardest hit by COVID-19 health restrictions Leah Hendry · CBC News Lyne Gauthier says her husband, Yves Dessureault, who has Alzheimer's disease, declined rapidly during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Société Alzheimer Rive-Sud/Michel Julien) Public health [...]
Non-profit helps local seniors learn tech skills for surviving in a pandemic By Maria Iqbal Local Journalism Initiative Reporter If you ask Patricia Harvey about the challenges she faced when learning how to use a computer, she laughs. “(I was) afraid [...]
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Municipalities across the region plan to raise flag bearing the words 'A Community for All Ages'
On Monday, June 1, 2020, Mayor Steele raised the Age-Friendly Niagara and City of Port Colborne Flag with Senior Citizen Advisory Council members Betty Konc and Valerie King, for the month of June to recognize and honour the seniors in our community.