According to Statistics Canada, seniors are the fastest growing age group in Canada. The senior population is expected to double in the next 25 years, with New Brunswick being among the provinces with the highest senior population.
As we age, we are faced with new considerations when it comes to our health and wellbeing. Below are some resources to assist in healthy aging.
Many resources and services are available free of charge at the Seniors' Resource Centre. Visit their offices on the 3rd Level of Brunswick Square or call 633-8781.
Aging Parents Canada - Online resource for Canadians with aging parents.
Caring for a Senior - Guide to services and assistance through the Government of Canada.
Greater Saint John's Seniors Directory - Directory of services for seniors in Greater Saint John.
If I Fall/If I Witness a Fall - A guide on 'What to Do'
Long-term Care (LTC) - For seniors 65 and over who require assistance with daily activities on a long-term basis.
Meals on Wheels - Provides the Greater Saint John community with affordable, convenient delivery of nutritious meals regardless of age or finances.
Province of New Brunswick - Information on financial assistance, housing, healthy aging, residential and long-term care, protection and more for seniors in New Brunswick
Safe Living - A home safety guide for seniors including tips on medication safety and injury prevention.
Seniors Driving Toolkit - A guide to staying safe behind the wheel with expert advice on how aging can affect driving.
Seniors' Guide to Programs and Services - A directory of services and resources available to New Brunswick Seniors.
Senior Injury Prevention - NB Trauma Program