Monday, November 2, 2015

Calgary Seniors Resource Society

SENIORS - Calgary Seniors Resource Society is a non-profit organization that provides a wide variety of programs and services for Calgary seniors. The agency's goal is "to end senior isolation and help seniors remain safe and independent in their homes as long as possible". Some of the services provided by volunteers and staff include: friendly visits, assisted shopping, escorted transportation, telephone reassurance, and additional support provided by registered social workers. As well, Calgary Seniors Resource Society has developed innovative programs such as: Adopt a Grandparent and SeniorConnect, which addresses the problem of senior isolation through a combination of community education, a 24/7 help line, and professional follow-up support.

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