Senior's Guide 2019-2020
Low Impact Fitness 50 +
Sages branchés - book club for seniors
Sages branchés - book club for seniors in French
Wednesdays, January 22nd, February 19th and March 18th at 10 a.m.
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.
English book club: The Book Nut Club
The first meeting of the English group will be held at the Community
Centre (1301 Rue Du Bois) on December 12 at 10 a.m.
Information at the Saint-Lazare Library (1275 Rue du Bois), by calling 450
424-8000, extension 260 or by email at:
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/
Lire et faire lire program
The joy of reading shared by children and volunteer seniors.
Lire et faire lire is a true form of active citizenship! The association offers an intergenerational reading program through local branches across Quebec. The simplicity of the program is what makes it truly appealing. During the academic year, seniors volunteer to read to children in one of their local schools once a week. Each volunteer is assigned its own group of 2 to 5 preschool children, kindergarten children, 1st graders or 2nd graders (4 to 8 years of age).
The program’s mission can be summed up in one key word: ENJOYMENT. The enjoyment of having someone read you a story, of reading yourself, of sharing and creating a bond.
Lire et faire lire has two main objectives:
Interested in being part of this fabulous adventure?
Becoming a Lire et faire lire volunteer reader is easy!
You will then be able to:
You must register before Monday, August 26, 2019. The activity takes place between September 2019 and May 2020.
Selected volunteers will be contacted in August 2017.
Volunteer seniors: register at the Saint-Lazare Library where you will be assigned a school or daycare within the Saint-Lazare territory.
Schools and daycares within the Saint-Lazare territory: Do you wish to have volunteer seniors come to your classrooms to read to your students in French? Register at the Library.
In person at 1275 Du Bois Street, Saint-Lazare (QC) J7T 3B5
By phone at 450 424-8000, extension 212
By email at firstname.lastname@example.org
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 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.
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.
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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