About the program
Areas of support
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
and supportive referrals to community resources
assisting with goal planning
abuse and neglect
offering advocacy support
ensuring the program is
Outreach Program Goal
To provide older adults with support and connect them to appropriate community resources.
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
780-464-4044 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
The Seniors Outreach Program assists seniors and their families to maintain wellness and independence through emotional supports, interventi...