R.E.A.C.H. for Aging Well
Mon Sheong Foundation is spearheading a partnership with three community partners, R.E.A.C.H. for Aging Well. Funded by the Government of Canada under the New Horizons for Seniors Program, the 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.
With global aging sweeping the planet, how we care for our seniors’ health has become a prominent concern. Mon Sheong Foundation hopes that through this initiative, we can:
It is hoped that through the concerted efforts of the backbone and collaborating organizations, more community resources will be created and accumulated, which is conducive to strengthening social cohesion and promoting social inclusion of Chinese seniors over in the GTA.
What R.E.A.C.H. stands for:
This project is built on the framework of Reciprocity, Engagement, Accessibility, Connection and Holistic.
|Reciprocity:||promote mutual exchange of capacities|
|Engagement:||engage seniors in meaningful activities and foster social participation|
|Accessibility:||empower seniors to access and use information & services|
|Connection:||cultivate intergenerational connection and create a caring community|
|Holistic:||from a whole-person wellness perspective|