Supporting Our Seniors

Office of Bill Morneau .  Too often low-income, or disabled seniors face issues accessing programs, or feel isolated and removed from their community. That is why community organizations, such as the Bleecker/Wellesley Activity Network are necessary and beneficial to supporting our aging population.

 
Bleecker/Wellesley Activity Network, located in the heart of St. James Town, provides local seniors and people with disabilities with a feeling of safety, caring, and independence. They strengthen community relationships through their regular activities, such as their twice-monthly meal programs, fresh produce programs, information training sessions, and mentorship and volunteer opportunities. They break down barriers of isolation and marginalization to create a new sense of community and engagement.

 
Supported by our Government’s New Horizons for Seniors Program, Bleecker/Wellesley Activity Network provides individuals the opportunity to create better lives for themselves, so that they can maintain their independence, confidence, and wellness.

 
Every Canadian should feel good about what the future holds, and confident that support will be there for themselves and their families when they need it. To help ensure seniors enjoy a better quality of life in their later years, our Government also invested in our loved ones by increasing Old Age Security and the Guaranteed Income Supplement, restoring the age of eligibility for OAS and GIS to age 65, as well as improving the all-around quality of life for seniors by investing in affordable housing, home care, accessibility, and digital literacy.

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