This partnership is working to reduce social isolation among older Winnipeggers.
To learn more about our partner organizations and what they do for older adults, please see the following information:
As an association, MASC is committed to…
…Facilitating healthy aging connected to community life, for older Manitobans and their families, by integrating program design and delivery of front-line services through leadership, learning, connection and community engagement.
Active Aging in Manitoba (AAIM) is a not-for-profit organization, dedicated to the promotion of active aging opportunities for all older Manitobans to enhance their health, mobility, and continuing participation in their community.
AAIM strives for the life-long engagement of older Manitobans in healthy choices and behaviours that contribute to physical, social and mental wellness, independence and quality of life through staying socially connected, participating in regular physical activity, eating healthy foods and reducing risk for falls.
Contact: Karin Whalen, Executive Director Phone: 204-632-3912
Email: [email protected]
Transportation Options Network for Seniors (TONS) is a not-for-profit organization focused on educating and informing community organizations and service providers on the transportation options available to Manitobans, with the goal of enhancing the quality of life and promoting age-friendly communities. TONS works to provide: tools, presentations, resources and educational opportunities to service providers, health care professionals, policymakers and older adults.
For direct information on transportation options at a community level, please dial 211 to speak to an operator or visit: mb.211.ca
Service providers are welcome to contact TONS directly:
Email: [email protected] Phone: 204-799-1788
A & O: Support Services for Older Adults is a not-for-profit organization that provides specialized services for older Manitobans across the province. The goal of these programs is to empower and support older adults in the community.
NOTE: all calls are strictly confidential
Researchers at the University of Manitoba and Brandon University support the Aging Well Together Coalition through research and evaluation. With the Targeting Isolation initiative, they further aim to:
• Help people identify and better understand social isolation;
• Train Community Connectors to connect socially isolated older individuals to community resources; and,
• Work with organizations that help reduce older people’s social isolation.