Lighting up lives

To welcome and provide support to lonely elders by creating a caring, committed extended family around them dedicated to alleviating their isolation and staying by their side throughout their remaining years.

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Who are our Elder Friends?

“At Little Brothers, we walk alongside our Elder Friends. We don’t pull them from ahead or push them from behind – we move forward hand in hand with them, at their pace.” — Josée Giguère, Team Coordinator, Little Brothers – Terrebonne, in an interview with Point de vue, MAtv Terrebonne (around the 18-minute mark)   REACHING OUT… Read more

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Vacation Gateways for Elders… For real?

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Imagine what a few days in the country can mean for isolated seniors who spend most of their time inside the same four walls.     SOME MUCH-NEEDED TIME AWAY Our Elder Friends can take a trip to one of our vacation lodges for the day, overnight or for anywhere up to a full week…. Read more

Participate in the Jean Besré Bike and Walk a Thon on June 11, 2016

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Calling all walkers, runners and cyclists! Come be a part of the 12th annual Jean Besré Bike and Walk a Thon on Saturday, June 11, 2016. Our honorary event chair will be none other than Little Brothers’ provincial patron, Béatrice Picard. This year’s fundraising target is $30,000 in honour of our Sherbrooke chapter’s 30th anniversary. All donations… Read more

Surfing Together : Senior Digital Integration

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Inquisitiveness, curiosity and willingness to learn: our Elder Friends lack none of these qualities. What they don’t have is an intuitive knowledge of this omnipresent technology. They need a helping hand to get started.   Through Little Brothers’ Surfing Together program, seniors can learn how to connect to the Internet via an iPad. Plus, for… Read more

TestimonyI have always led a very active and stimulating life. A few years ago, when I was told I had macular degeneration, everything turned upside down for me. It was a huge blow to lose my sight, and I started to get depressed. It’s terrible to feel like you’re all alone. But Little Brothers made my days so much brighter. Today, I’m happy because they are in my life. They are my friends. - Ms. Gagné