Links

Here are some links we thought you may find useful:

Please note: all quotations are taken from their corresponding website’s.

Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
“The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority’s Mission is to promote and protect health and well-being by delivering and managing health services in the Winnipeg region. The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority will improve health by leading and enabling high quality of Winnipeg’s health services and by building partnerships with the community. It is committed to providing safe care and preventing harm to patients.”

Seniors and Health Living Secretariat
“The Seniors and Healthy Aging Secretariat acts as a central point of contact for seniors, their family members and organizations. Staff also work to ensure government policies, programs and legislation reflect the needs of seniors. This website provides you with copies of its publications, valuable links to other seniors’ website’s and information on how to contact the Secretariat.”

Good Neighbours Active Living Centre
“Good Neighbours Active Living Centre is a non-profit, charitable organization that provides opportunities for older adults 55+ to stay active, connected to the community and to meet new friends.”

Manitoba Society of Seniors
“To represent Manitoban’s age 50 plus by promoting their needs and concerns
and by presenting a positive image of older adults in the community. The Manitoba    Society of Seniors Inc. was started by a group of older Manitoba ns in 1979 who felt there was a need for a united voice on issues affecting them.”

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Manitoba
“The Heart and Stroke Foundation, a volunteer-based health charity, leads in eliminating heart disease and stroke and reducing their impact through: the advancement of research and its application; the promotion of healthy living; and advocacy.”

The Arthritis Society
“Searching for the underlying causes and subsequent cures for arthritis, and promoting the best possible care and treatment for people with arthritis.”

Parkinson Society of Canada
“Mission: Parkinson Society Canada is the national voice of Canadians living with Parkinson’s. Purpose: To ease the burden and find a cure through research, education, advocacy, and support services”

Creative Retirement Manitoba
“Creative Retirement Manitoba contributes to the well being of older persons and their communities by developing and offering innovative and interactive learning opportunities.”

St. James – Assiniboia 55+ Centre
“St. James-Assiniboia Senior Centre provides members with an excellent resource for health, fitness, emotional support, friendship and exploring new endeavors.”