Rachel Weldrick, a research assistant at the Gilbrea Centre for the Studies in Aging and PhD student at McMaster University, presented a poster on HSIIP at the Canadian Association on Gerontology 2016 conference.Details
The McMaster Optimal Aging Portal recently published an article on social isolation in seniors. Both loneliness and social isolation are considered health risks but they are not the same issue and therefore may require different solutions.Details
Retired Teachers of Ontario Foundation grants $50,000 to support the Hamilton Seniors Isolation Impact Plan!
HSIIP partners are pleased to announce that the Retired Teachers of Ontario Foundation has provided a generous grant that contributes to addressing seniors’ isolation in Hamilton.Details
Launched in October 2015, the objective of the RISE campaign is to help Canadians of all ages, cultures and regions become aware of the impact of loneliness and social isolation on their older family members, friends and neighbours – and to take action.Details
HSIIP invites you to come learn about our first year of progress in reducing isolation among seniors in Hamilton at the Seniors Kickoff Fair on May 29, 2017Details