Social Connections 

 

Social Opportunities in Timiskaming

Maintaining social connections is key to healthy aging, mental health and well-being. People with strong social networks are more active, feel happier, and more supported. Staying in touch with neighbours, friends, and family can help keep your social network strong.

A Guide to Social Opportunities for Older Adults in Timiskaming (PDF)

A guide to social opportunities for Older Adults in in Timiskaming
 

 

Seniors' Centre Without Walls 

What is it?

  • FREE telephone-based seniors’ activity program
  • Fun activities, educational and health and wellness programs
  • Learning opportunities and more!
  • Scheduled activities INCLUDING Christmas and New Years
  • A community-creating, loneliness-busting program for isolated seniors 

Who can participate?

  • Seniors 55+ and adults with physical disabilities who find it difficult to leave home
  • All Temiskaming district and area residents

What are the benefits?

  • Just need a telephone...NO computer or internet required
  • Creates community and friendships… from the comfort of home
  • Removes barriers – relieves isolation and loneliness
  • Enhances existing seniors’ programs
  • Listen and interact with speakers sharing interesting information

Information Flyer (PDF) 

Program GuideSept to November 2023

Protect Your Money and Osteoporosis Canada - July 2020

INCREASING SOCIAL CONNECTIONS  - Among Seniors in Timiskaming (Infographic)

Seniors' Centre Without Walls - CTV News Northern Ontario 

Executive Summary (PDF)

Final Report (PDF)

For Information or to Register Call: 

Seniors’ Centre Without Walls Coordinator
705-672-2254 | 1-800-361-5820 
scww@homesupportservices.ca 

 

 

 

 

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