Community Support

ACTIVE LIVING COALITION FOR OLDER ADULTS IN MANITOBA (ALCOA-MB)

ALCOA-MB is a partnership of organization and individuals who encourage older Manitobans to maintain and enhance their well-being through a lifestyle that embraces daily physical activities. ALCOA_MB coordinates and supports the following projects:

  • Active Living Gear Kit (Available for loan);
  • Healthy Lifestyles Bing (Available for loan or purchase);
  • Peer-led Fitness Programs (Steppin’ Up & Out);
  • Peer-led Speakers Bureau on a variety of topics.

For more information contact:
ALCOA-MB
c/o The Seven Oaks Wellness Institute
1075 Leila Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R2P 2W7
Phone: 204-632-3947 Toll Free: 1-866-202-6663
E-mail: jevanchuk@sogh.mb.ca
Website: www.alcoamb.org

A & O: SUPPORT SERVICES FOR OLDER ADULTS

A & O operates two senior centres in Winnipeg, which provide a variety of health-related, educational, and recreational programs. A & O offers three pillars of service covering Safety & Security, Social Engagement and Counselling services. Other services include resources for caregivers, legal assistance, Seniors Centre Without Walls and Elder Abuse Prevention Services.

For more information, contact:
A & O: Support Services for Older Adults
200-280 Smith Street
Winnipeg, MB R3C 1K2
Phone: 204-956-6440 Toll Free: 1-888-333-3121
E-mail: info@ageopportunity.mb.ca
Website: www.ageopportunity.mb.ca

CREATIVE RETIREMENT MANITOBA (CRM)

Creative Retirement Manitoba contributes to the well-being of older persons and their communities by developing and offering innovative and interactive learning opportunities with and for older persons. Programs include:

  • courses on a wide range of subjects including languages, arts, history, fitness and computers
  • intergenerational outreach
  • literacy outreach
  • retirement preparation
  • public education on seniors and aging
  • Seniors Resource Network website (seniors.cimnet.ca)

Contact:
Creative Retirement Manitoba
270 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg, MB R3C 2B9
Phone: 949-2565
E-mail: info@crm.mb.ca
Website: www.crm.mb.ca

Emergency Plan

Your Emergency Preparedness Guide
www.getprepared.gc.ca

Intergenerational Manitoba

Intergenerational programming and relationships are part of ensuring safe, respectful communities for all ages. Dispelling myths and stereotypes about aging and older people is an essential component of creating age friendly communities.

E-mail: info@intergenerationalmanitoba.ca
Website: www.intergenerationalmanitoba.ca

MANITOBA ASSOCIATION OF SENIOR CENTRES (MASC)

MASC is the unifying agent of senior centres across Manitoba. MASC facilitates communication, networking and planning among senior centres and raises their profiles. They also assist in the development of senior centres and collaborate with other senior serving organizations

Contact MASC:
19 – 2825 Ness Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3J 1A9
Phone: (204) 792-5838
E-mail: info@manitobaseniorcentres.com
Website: www.manitobaseniorcentres.com

Manitoba’s Community Resource Data Warehouse

Contact Community Information

McMASTER UNIVERSITY OPTIMAL AGING PORTAL

Together, we can support the health and wellness of our aging population by ensuring they have access to research-supported health information to age well and independently manage their health conditions.

Contact:
Phone: 416.458.0645
Email: darchij@mcmaster.ca
Website: www.mcmasteroptimalaging.org/

Take advantage of this opportunity to inspire and inform healthy aging across Canada

Older Drivers in Canada

The Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT), launched the National Blueprint for Injury Prevention in Older Drivers in February 2009. The Blueprint strives to enhance the capacity of older adults to maintain their fitness to drive and ability to drive safely for as long as possible.

E-mail: practice@caot.ca
Website: www.olderdriversafety.ca

Transportation Options Network for Seniors

The goal of TONS is to inform and educate Manitobans on transportation options that enhance quality of life and promote age friendly communities.

Mobility Matters Safe Scooting Guide

Contact:
Phone: 204-799-1788
Email: info@tonsmb.org
Website: www.tonsmb.org

Victoria Life Line

Non-profit community service that provides 24 hour security with a personal safety alarm.

Contact:
Phone: 204-956-6777 or Toll free 1-888-722-5222
Email: victorialifeline@vgh.mb.ca
Website: www.victorialifeline.ca

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

www.weaadmanitoba.ca/