Thank you Jacobs for your support and helping us mark National Grandparents Day by sharing these stories… “The importance of Grandparents has been something I have been aware of as long as I have been alive; I was raised by my Grandparents. My Grandfather, in particular, was a hugely influential presence in my life and…

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  Meridian is making a commitment to match up to $250,000 in donations from Directors, employees, Members and the public to two selected not-profit organizations:  HelpAge Canada along with Food4Kids will get up to $125,000 each. The results of this campaign with Meridian will ensure that HelpAge Canada can continue to provide seniors’ emergency relief.…

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Jacobs has initiated an employee match and volunteer campaign across their Canadian offices to support emergency relief to seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Partnering with HelpAge Canada, employee donations to the Seniors Can! COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund are being matched by Jacobs. Anyone outside of the organization can donate to the campaign using the same…

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Donors must urgently come together and deliver a comprehensive assistance package for the people affected by the Beirut blast, HelpAge International said today as it published the findings of a rapid needs assessment conducted with national partners. “The toxic mix of COVID-19, political instability, and a weak and under-funded public health system – compounded by…

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PRESS RELEASE – HelpAge International Under embargo until 00.00 GMT 15 June 2020 (World Elder Abuse Awareness Day) Reports of older people facing: rising abuse in some countries during coronavirus crisis robberies, kidnapping and domestic violence being left to die when suffering from COVID-19 COVID-19 has amplified the violence, abuse, and neglect of older people…

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  We are thrilled to partner with Centraide Estrie adding $23,500 to support seniors through local community partners in the Estrie Region. We have contributed an additional $50,000 for Seniors through our 20 community partner network throughout Quebec. Press Release Sherbrooke, June 3, 2020 CENTRAIDE ESTRIE SUPPORTS 16 PROJECTS FOR SENIORS WITH ITS EMERGENCY AND…

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 – The Seniors Can! Emergency Relief Fund urges Canadians to help low-income seniors living in communities across the country face the coronavirus pandemic –  – The program’s newest expansion, Seniors Can Connect!, provides technical support and a tablet-lending service for isolated seniors and their loved ones – Ottawa (May 26, 2020) – Helping older persons…

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Launch of Seniors Can Connect! programs provide training and technology to break down barriers of isolation and loneliness for older Canadians. Older people in Canada face isolation and loneliness every day, something COVID-19 has given many of us a taste of. In recent weeks, we have awakened to the knowledge that seniors face serious barriers…

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