In 2006, in response to the aging population, CAB (Centre d’Action Bénévole) established a service point within the English speaking community, providing transportation, friendly phone calls, visits, civic support, etc… to seniors 65+. These services are provided by community volunteers.
Past programs and activities include:
CAMI will continue to acknowledge the needs of the senior population of the ESC in the coming years, as it is imperative that seniors have access to programs and services aimed at improving their overall well-being.
Since the creation of MINA (The Magdalen Island’s Network for Anglophones) in 2005, senior’s issues have been identified as one of the main priorities of the ESC (English Speaking Community).