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About the program

Areas of support

Outreach worker

The Seniors Outreach Program assists seniors and their families to maintain wellness and independence through emotional supports, interventions and advocacy.

The Program provides emotional supports, advocacy and referrals to assist with:

The role of the Outreach Worker is to support seniors and their families by:

The outreach program is voluntary, free of charge and intended for adults 65 and older.

 emotional well-being  housing  finances  social isolation  grief and loss  family relationships

 helping them find solutions

to their concerns

 providing information

and supportive referrals to community resources

 assisting with goal planning

 abuse and neglect

 offering advocacy support

 transportation

 ensuring the program is

Outreach Program Goal

 addictions

To provide older adults with support and connect them to appropriate community resources.

 coping skills

How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you were? ~Satchel Paige

accessible by meeting with seniors in their home


Older Adults Plan The Older Adults Plan for Strathcona County sets out goals and strategies focusing on meeting current and anticipated needs of older adults. The need to develop a comprehensive plan was identified through the Social Sustainability Framework. The Seniors Outreach Program was developed as part of the Older Adults Plan.

Older Adults Plan Vision Strathcona County is an age-friendly and caring community that values the contributions and strengths of older adults, is responsive to their diverse needs and desire for choice, and provides a spectrum of opportunities for active and purposeful lives. building social sustainability in our community

View the Older Adults Plan for Strathcona County at www.strathcona.ca/seniors

Seniors To discuss your needs or the needs of a senior you know, please contact: Strathcona County Family and Community Services

Outreach Program

780-464-4044 familyandcommunity@strathcona.ab.ca www.strathcona.ca/seniors “The program offers me kind

and compassionate support in many ways. I don’t feel as isolated, which helps my emotional well being.” ~ Pat Strathcona County Resident

Printed January 2012

Wellness Independence Advocacy Support

FAMILY & COMMUNITY SERVICES


Seniors Outreach Worker Brochure  

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