Target category: Seniors Well-Being
About the Organization: The Wilson Centre is a destination activity centre for adults with membership opportunities for those 50 years or better. It is also a second home for many community members. The Centre provides a variety of recreational and fitness programs for those of all abilities and also services including blood pressure clinic, foot clinic and assistance in filling out government documents such as income tax, CPP and OAS.
Project Name: Community Volunteers Services for Seniors
About the Project: The Community Volunteer Services for Seniors provides Outreach Programs to connect seniors to a network of support through friendship and volunteer roles in their communities. By partnering with agencies and community resources, CVSS promotes independence and ensure emotional and social well-being of its isolated seniors in the Tri-Cities area. Programs managed by CVSS include Visiting Outreach, Telephone Reassurance and Grocery Shopping.
The program goals are
- To reduce or eliminate senior isolation through programs that integrate them into the community
- To facilitate wellness through programs that promote independence