Seniors and Isolation
Saskatchewan Seniors Mechanism, with funding from New Horizons for Seniors, embarked on pilot projects in three Saskatchewan communities aimed at alleviating social isolation for older adults living in rural communities. Our goal was to develop a program which could be volunteer-led by seniors within the local community, thus promoting volunteerism among the older adults. Programming was designed by the community so it would best fit their needs. The three communities involved in the pilot project are Hanley, Strasbourg and Lumsden.
In addition to the three pilot projects we have developed a resource for addressing isolation. It describes what isolation is, who is at risk, why it is important to address this issue, what are some simple solutions communites or individuals can take on and how they can implement these ideas to alleviate isolation in their community, even if it is one person at a time. This free resource is available to communities.
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