Building Resilient Community
by Connecting People
Seniors Support Programs
Welcome Inn’s Senior Support Program serves to foster resilient seniors. Helping seniors to remain as independent as possible along with providing opportunities for friendship and healthy community form the major objectives of the program. Approximately 175 seniors participate in the program over the course of a year.
Tuesday Diners Club
Every Tuesday seniors gather at noon for a home-cooked meal. Following the meal is an hour of interactive programming. Recent program activities include singing, active games, lots of laughing, excursions to local events, musical entertainment, health information workshops, learning opportunities and so much more! Transportation to and from Welcome Inn is provided for those who cannot access other ways of getting here. A suggested donation of $3.50 helps to cover the costs of the meal and program. Everyone is welcome!
In July and August, seniors meet on Tuesday mornings for tea, coffee, and snacks instead of for lunch. Special events are planned based on participant interest. Call 905-525-5824 for more information about registering and our summer schedule.
Caring volunteers visit seniors one-on-one in their homes or by telephone on a weekly basis. Time is spent listening, playing games, making crafts, going on outings, telling stories, and enjoying one another’s company. Individual interviews with both the senior and the volunteer are conducted before a match is made. How time is spent together is determined together.