News releases from Seniors (Page 1)

Progress Report for Seniors’ Action Plan Released

Seniors

Work is happening across the province to improve the lives of older Nova Scotians.

Program Helps Older Nova Scotians Stay at Home

Seniors

Home Services Nova Scotia, a new program launched today, Nov. 7, in Enfield, will help older Nova Scotians live in their homes longer.

Northwood Launches Virtual Reality Program for Older Nova Scotians

Seniors

Older Nova Scotians can now visit Nova Scotia landmarks from the comfort of the Northwood facility in Halifax through virtual reality programming. The project was launched today, Oct. 3, as part of Seniors Week.

Celebrate Older Nova Scotians During Seniors Week, Op-ed

Seniors

Oct. 1-5 is Seniors Week.

Applications Now Open for Social Innovation Lab Fellowship

Seniors

Are you interested in discovering ideas and developing solutions related to Nova Scotia’s aging population? If so, government is looking for open-minded, creative and diverse individuals for a one-year fellowship with NS GovLab.

Un programme de subventions pour bâtir des collectivités amies des aînés en Nouvelle-Écosse

Seniors

Le gouvernement appuiera plusieurs projets qui aideront les Néo-Écossais aînés à vivre en toute sécurité, à profiter d'une bonne santé et à participer à leur communauté.

Grant Program Helps Build Age-Friendly Communities in Nova Scotia

Seniors

Government is supporting several projects that help older Nova Scotians live safely, enjoy good health and stay involved in their communities.

2018 Positive Aging Directory Now Available

Seniors

Older Nova Scotians and their families now have better access to up-to-date information about programs and services for seniors in the 2018 Positive Aging Directory.

Social Innovation Lab on Aging Seeks Participants

Seniors

Government is seeking individuals with ideas and solutions from the private, public, not-for-profit and academic sectors to participate in a social innovation lab on aging.

Embrace the Boom at the Silver Economy Summit

Seniors

Governments, businesses, inventors, caregivers, students and individuals will gather next month in Halifax to discuss opportunities that come with an aging population.

Research Looks at Barriers to Employment by Older Adults

Seniors

Research is underway to better understand the barriers older adults experience when they are looking for work.

Demandes acceptées au Programme de subventions pour les collectivités amies des aînés

Seniors

Les demandes sont maintenant acceptées au Programme de subventions pour les collectivités amies des aînés. La subvention appuie les projets qui font la promotion d'un style de vie sain et actif et qui font des collectivités un meilleur endroit où vivre pour les Néo-Écossais qui vieillissent.

Age-Friendly Community Grant is Accepting Applications

Seniors

The Age-friendly Community Grant is open for applications. The grant supports projects that promote healthy, active living and make communities better places for Nova Scotians as they age.

Activités partout en Nouvelle-Écosse durant la Semaine des aînés

Seniors

Partout dans la province, les Néo-Écossais peuvent célébrer la contribution des personnes âgées à leur collectivité durant la Semaine des aînés, du 1er octobre au 7 octobre.

Seniors Week Activities Taking Place Across Nova Scotia

Seniors

Nova Scotians can celebrate the contributions older adults make in communities across the province during Seniors Week, Oct. 1 to 7.

Ecology Action Centre Receives Age-Friendly Community Grant for Cape Breton Food Box Program

Seniors

Seniors in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) will get deliveries of healthy, locally sourced food thanks to a community grant from the province.

Chebucto Connections Receives Age-Friendly Community Grant

Seniors

The province awarded more than $285,000 in Age-Friendly Community Grants to 32 groups across Nova Scotia that create opportunities to support, engage and include older adults in the community.

Association for Safer Cape Breton Communities Receives Senior Safety Grant

Seniors

Funding was announced today, Feb. 3, to support safety and security for seniors and create opportunities so they can become more engaged in their communities.

Grant Supports Seniors in Lunenburg County

Seniors

Funding was announced today, Jan. 30, to support safety and security of seniors and help them remain independent in their community.

Grant Supports Seniors in Cumberland County

Seniors

Funding was announced today, Jan.27, to support safety and security for seniors and create opportunities so they can become more active in their communities.