SENIORS GET HEARD AT CITY CONSULTATION HOSTED BY THE CUMMINGS CENTRE
More than 250 seniors came out to the Cummings Centre to attend a public consultation on how to make Montreal more senior-friendly. As a result of outreach efforts by the Cummings Centre to the City of Montreal, the meeting was held as the city prepares its 2018-2020 Municipal Action Plan for Seniors.
Participants brainstormed ideas on how to make their neighbourhoods more accessible to seniors with mobility issues, how to fight ageism and promote more intergenerational contact, how to encourage seniors to stay involved in their communities and how the city could advocate on behalf of seniors with other levels of government.
Cummings Centre President Roz Wiener welcomed participants, calling it a great opportunity for individuals to set priorities and more importantly to be heard. Those in attendance were also encouraged to fill out a survey for the city administration.
ALMOST 300 SENIORS ATTEND CITY CONSULTATION SESSION
February 2018, The Montreal Gazette, by Michelle Lalonde
Anglophone seniors had a lot to say about what the city could do to become more elder-friendly during a meeting at the Cummings Centre Monday.
CONSULTATIONS UNDERWAY FOR MONTREAL’S ANGLOPHONE SENIORS
February 2017, CTV Montreal
About 250 Montrealers gathered at the Cummings Centre on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018 for the first English-language session of a city consultation on seniors.
FIRST OF TWO ENGLISH CONSULTATIONS ON SENIORS TAKES PLACE
February 2018, Global News, by Gloria Henriquez
English speaking seniors in the borough of Côte-des-Neiges-Notre-Dame-de-Grâce had their say Monday in making Montreal a more age-friendly city.
MONTREAL SENIORS VOICE CONCERNS AT CITY MEETING
February 2018, Canadian Jewish News, by Janice Arnold
A capacity audience attends a public consultation on Montreal’s plan to become more “age-friendly,” held at the Cummings Centre.
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CELEBRATING SUPER AGERS AT THE CUMMINGS CENTRE
November 2017, The Suburban, by Linda Zlatkin
Five active, socially engaged seniors from the ages of 91 to 99 gave their recipes for a long, meaningful and happy life. This Cummings Centre event was organized in collaboration with artist, Gerry Guttman and the Next Big Thing Committee.
Guttman, the first Super Ager to speak in the panel discussion, pointed out that life need not be over in your 70s and 80s, but rather you can still be doing great things, and show others the way…