This 2-page document summarizes comments, discussion and ideas shared at a special online Age-Friendly Niagara Network (AFNN) meeting held on May 01, 2020. The virtual meeting included leaders with Local Municipal Age-Friendly and Seniors Advisory Committees in all 12 local areas of Niagara. Participants shared their thinking about COVID-19 related impacts on older adults in our community and learned from each other’s experiences.
Themes arising include: Mental Health, Physical Fitness; Food Insecurity; Social Isolation and Loneliness; Issues related to Long Term Care/Congregate Care Settings; Seniors Month (June 2020) Celebrations during COVID-19. Emerging Themes include: Improving Virtual Connections; and Transportation to Essential Appointments.
Published By: Age-Friendly Niagara Network
Publication Date: May 2020