The special actions of several Strathcona County residents, who are wishing to remain anonymous, are helping seniors in our community feel special this upcoming Valentine’s Day.
A new friend, a new connection, and the comfort of a shared laugh is much more important than we often realize, and we are never too young, or too old, to appreciate this. Linking Generations is driving this idea forward, making a positive impact of the health and well-being for both seniors and youth.
In a year of isolation, upheaval and fear, volunteers are the superheroes coming to save the day. And while they may not have a proton pack or wear spandex, they will show up on your doorstep with a friendly smile and groceries in hand. As part of National Volunteer Week, the Social Action team connected with Volunteer Strathcona to learn more about the important role community volunteers have played during the pandemic.
Seniors’ Week 2020 runs June 1 to 7. Strathcona County and the community will celebrate seniors in new and safe ways throughout this special week. All ages are invited to join in to recognize the positive impact of this important generation, together celebrating seniors virtually.