Through Education and Advocacy, the Cambridge Council on Aging has advanced an age friendly community by:
One of the ways that this will be accomplished is through partnerships with the Cambridge Self Help Food Bank, Housing Cambridge, and the CCOA. The SPCCND will collaborate with the CCOA throughout the project as they are a recognized local leader in addressing seniors’ issues. These projects will benefit the continued development of the City of Cambridge as an age friendly community.
Your creative project might be a painting, a mural, craft or sculpture. You might be getting ready to write a book, a play or make a vision board and plan for your retirement years. We all express our creative spirit in a variety of ways.
The core activity in this project involves engaging and training local older adults to be volunteer mentors for other seniors. Mentors will be trained to run workshops on social isolation where participants will receive mentoring, encouragement and support toward increasing their civic involvement and building and maintaining a more robust social network.
The Cambridge Council on Aging is maintaining a 'voice' for older adults by participating in the following regional and city committees:
Recognized as an Ontario Age-Friendly Community.