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Georgian Village Adult Day Program receives boost from Province

 

Midhurst/ July 7, 2017 – The County of Simcoe is pleased to announce that its Georgian Village Adult Day Program has received a Seniors Community Grant of $2,952.80 from the Government of Ontario to support seniors within the community to stay connected through social inclusion and community engagement.

The Adult Day Program features community events that engage seniors within the Program and the local rural community with fellowship, families and social interaction through social events including barbeques, entertainment and activities. The Adult Day Program also provides adult daytime respite care to families in need.

"Support through the Seniors Community Grant program has helped thousands of seniors by helping them to stay active and involved in their communities, find volunteer opportunities and engage in continuous learning," said Dipika Damerla, Minister of Seniors Affairs.

"We thank the Government of Ontario for supporting our Adult Day Program and helping us connect seniors in our communities," said Warden Gerry Marshall. "We take great pride in our continued leadership in providing innovative programs and services for our older residents as we strive to enhance the age-friendliness of Simcoe County."

Event Dates:

  • Monday, July 10
  • Tuesday, July 25
  • Wednesday August 9
  • Thursday, August 31

Time: Events run from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. and include lunch, refreshments and entertainment

Location: Georgian Village, 101 Thompsons Road, Penetanguishene

For more information on these events contact Georgian Village Adult Day Program at 705-549-6277

County of Simcoe is composed of sixteen member municipalities and provides crucial public services to County residents, in addition to providing paramedic and social services to the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia. Visit our website at simcoe.ca.

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Contacts:

Allan Greenwood
Director, Corporate Communications 
705-726-9300 ext. 1230
705-794-9301 (mobile) 
Allan.Greenwood@simcoe.ca

Collin Matanowitsch
Communications Co-ordinator
705-726-9300 ext. 1430
705-734-8386 (mobile)
Collin.Matanowitsch@simcoe.ca