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Seniors

Low Impact Fitness 50 +


You are aged 50 and up? This is your chance to stay in shape!
From September 17 to December 19


Along rhythmical music, a fitness professional will guide you through various physical activities.
No registration required, simply show up!

Bring a floor mat, towel and bottle of water. Wear comfortable clothing and running shoes.

At Saint-Lazare Community Centre (1301 Rue du Bois)
Every Monday and Wednesday, 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

NEW! At École Auclair (1301 Rue des Cèdres)
Every Tuesday from 7 to 8 p.m.

* Due to elections and holidays, there will be no classes on September 24, October 1 and October 8.

Sages branchés - book club for seniors

Sages branchés - book club for seniors
Wednesdays, September 5, October 17 and November 21
Community Centre (1301 Rue du Bois)


Do you enjoy reading? Want to join a group of people your age who share the same passion? Our book club for seniors may be just what you’re looking for. Meetings are held every Wednesday morning at the Community Centre (1301 Rue du Bois). The first meeting will take place on September 5, 2018.

Activities for seniors


A brand new Facebook group to reduce senior's isolation

As part of the work and recommendations issued by members of the Saint-Lazare Elders’ council, a brand new Facebook group was created to help bring together Saint-Lazare elders around subjects that concern them all. This group, which requires you register for additional security, will activities and services offered to seniors by the Town and will be fed seniors to promote local and regional activities and services offered by organizations.

To subscribe to the group, seniors must have an personal Facebook page. Then it is simply a matter of submitting a request at the following address: https://www.facebook.com/groups/sagesbranchessaintlazare/

4@7 held by Les Sages branchés on Monday, October 15 th, 2018

Welcome, integration, networking and support for seniors 50 years of age or older and their caregivers

Are you a senior who is new to Saint-Lazare? Are you a Saint-Lazare resident who wants to learn more about the recreation and support services available in town or the surrounding areas? Have you just turned 50 or are you a caregiver to a senior who requires support? Then, this  first edition of the 4@7 held by Les Sages branchés (Saint-Lazare Elder Council) is just what you need! We look forward to seeing you on Monday, October 15, 2018 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Saint-Lazare Town Hall, located at 1960 Chemin Sainte-Angélique!

The members of Les Sages branchés, in collaboration with the Town of Saint-Lazare, have brought together a variety of representatives under one roof and prepared a range of activities for you to enjoy: representatives from different recreation organizations, health, security and well-being kiosks, rooms for viewing information capsules, looping workshops on fraud and abuse prevention. This will also be the opportunity for individuals with reduced mobility to enjoy free visits of both floors of the town hall.

Over thirty organizations will be on hand to speak about their social and community mission, available services such as food banks, meals on wheels, frozen meals available for purchase, rental of orthopedic devices, income tax services, friendly visits, medical transportation accompaniment, phone help lines, defence of individual rights, retirement homes and care centres, respite for caregivers, homecare, palliative care, activities, programs and group outings for the English-speaking community! You’ll even have the chance to win an Android tablet or iPad and the opportunity to meet your elected officials! 

Below are some of the health, safety and well-being organizations that have already confirmed their presence:  

 

  • Centre communautaire des aînés de Soulanges
  • Nova Hudson
  • Centre d'action bénévole L'Actuel
  • Parrainage Civique de Vaudreuil-Soulanges
  • Centre d'aide et d'accompagnement aux personnes aînées et leurs proches (CAAPA)
  • Service de sécurité publique et de la sécurité incendie of Town of Saint-Lazare
  • CISSS Montérégie Ouest
  • Alzheimer Society of Suroît 
  • Coop CSUR - Eco-local market
  • Source d'entraide (La)
  • Coop d'habitation Les Retraités de Saint-Lazare
  • Sûreté du Québec
  • Grand rassemblement des aînés de Soulanges (GRAVES) et le Programme de Soutien aux aînés victimes d'abus (SAVA)  
  • Transport Soleil
  • Montérégie West Community Network
  • Vision Travail 
  • And many more still to register!

 

The following recreational organizations have already confirmed their presence:   

  • Cercle de Fermières (Le)
  • Incredible Edible 
  • Bocce club
  • Community garden
  • Seniors’ club
  • Pickleball
  • Sages branchés reading club
  • Shared meals
  • Petanque club
  • Services des loisirs et de la vie communautaire of the Town of Saint-Lazare
  • Seniors’ / bridge club
  • Société d'horticulture et d'environnement de Saint-Lazare (SHESL)
  • Walking group
  • Bike-Tourist 50 +

We look forward to seeing you there!

4@7 des Sages branchés


In collaboration with the Town of Saint-Lazare, the members of the Saint-Lazare Seniors Consultative Committee will present their first edition of the 4 @ 7 des Sages branchés!

A meeting that aims to:

  • Welcome and integrate all seniors aged 50 and over
  • Promote local resources, hobbies and organizations

Date: Monday, October 15, 2018

Time: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Location: Town Hall (1960 Chemin Sainte-Angélique)


Be there!


A new grant for seniors


As of the 2016 municipal taxation year, seniors who meet certain conditions may be eligible for a grant to help offset a municipal tax increase brought about by a significant increase in the value of their residence.

For more information, visit Revenu Quebec website.

Medical and orthopedic equipment


Adaptaction Montérégie

AdaptAction offers the rental  of a large aray of medical and orthopedic equipment at small prices (crutches, walkers, wheelchairs etc.) to improve your everyday life.

http://www.adaptaction-monteregie.ca/

Local and regional resources

Action communautaire de Vaudreuil-Soulanges

Looking for local and regional resources ? Whether it be for momentary help, transportation, food and clothing? Visit http://actioncommunautaire-vs.com and discover the complete list of resources made available to you.

Pair Program

The Pair program is an automated call service that gets in touch with elders to make sure that they are in good health. The subscribers receive these calls at predetermined hours, once or more per day*.

In the region, this program is offered by the centre d'action bénévole l'Actuel.

Contact 450-455-3331.

Soulanges Elders Community Centre


The Soulanges Elders Community Centre offers meals-on-wheels and respite care services. You can contact volunteers by email or phone 450-265-3548. Or follow them on their Facebook Page.

Saint-Lazare Elders/Bridge Club

Consult their blog.
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