Vacation Gateways for Elders... For real?

February 15, 2016 - Uncategorized

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

Who are our Elder Friends?

February 15, 2016 - Uncategorized

“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

On March 14, 2016 come to the 18th IMAX Night Out to Alleviate Seniors Isolation

February 15, 2016 - Uncategorized

18th Annual IMAX Night Out: March 14, 2016 – Save the Date!   What is the IMAX Night Out? Every year, over 300 people from the business community gather together at the Montreal Science Centre for Little Brothers’ IMAX Night Out, under the patronage of honorary chair Marie-Claude Boisvert. Since the event was kicked off in… Read more

Caroline Sauriol, Little Brothers' Executive Director at CityLife - MaTV Montreal

February 15, 2016 - Uncategorized

Statistics show that more and more Montrealers are living alone. Some are doing it by choice, but others, like many Elders, don’t have a choice and it’s causing new social problems. It can even be dangerous for elders, and Caroline Sauriol, Little Brothers’ Executive Director, express her concerns about this growing phenomenon on CityLife –… Read more

Surfing Together : Senior Digital Integration

February 11, 2016 - Uncategorized

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

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