Programs

R.E.A.C.H. for Aging Well project includes a variety of programs and services, reaching out and encouraging Chinese seniors 55 and over in the GTA to become a part of the community, preventing isolation and loneliness.

First phase of programs and activities start in April 2020, with the second phase rolling out in 2022 and lasting till Summer 2024.

Activities will focus on 5 dimensions of wellness: physical, emotional, social, intellectual, and vocational.

With an estimated 7,200 participations, the program would benefit a large number of Chinese seniors in the GTA.

Due to COVID-19, R.E.A.C.H. for Aging Well’s in-person programs are suspended until further notice. We have switched some of our programs to online activities. Details as follows.

Alzheimer Society of York Region focuses on the delivery of dementia
program and caregivers support services.

Online program (Spring/Summer 2020):

Dementia Caregiver support

Cantonese

Mandarin

Hong Fook Mental Health Association offers programs and services ranging from promotion of wellness to personal recovery in mental health, reduce stigma and social isolation.

Online program (Spring/Summer 2020)

Yoga

Mon Sheong Community & Volunteer Services Centres promotes senior active social participation, enable seniors to acquire new knowledge and develop good interpersonal relationship.

Online program (Spring/ Summer 2020)

Taichi

Qigong

Erhu

Singing

Yoga

Yoga