Dear Glens Residents,
In these challenging Covid times we know you are all cooped up at home looking for
something to do. Below you will find some suggestions and information including links
to resources, activities and services available in the community that Glens residents and
in particular our Senior residents may find interesting or helpful.
The Nepean Rideau Osgoode Community Resource Centre (NROCRC)
https://www.nrocrc.org/ provides a variety of services and links to information and
resources available in the community dealing with issues such as Elder Abuse, Crisis
Counselling and Food Support, and provides Virtual Programming for seniors and
others of all ages.
You can register with NROCRC and enjoy their weekly programming.
The Council on Aging of Ottawa (COA) https://coaottawa.ca serves as a leading community voice for Ottawa's seniors in both official languages. The COA has been an active part of the Ottawa community for over 40 years, identifying and addressing issues important to seniors in health, housing, social isolation, transportation, elder abuse, income security, and making Ottawa more age-friendly. It offers a variety of programming for seniors, much of it online such as exercise classes, workshops, guest speakers etc. For an example of recent and upcoming programming visit https:// files.constantcontact.com/fe4f85b4701/7cc41cef-eb06-4a1b-9c2d-6aed9d4f6569.pdf
The City of Ottawa offers a variety of online programs for residents of all ages including exercise classes, language and music lessons. For some current programs visit https://documents.ottawa.ca/sites/documents/files/fw2021_virtual_activities_en.pdf Want something you can do from your kitchen window? How about joining The Great Back Yard Bird Count Feb. 12 to 15. It is a joint effort of Birds Canada, Audubon and The Cornel Lab of Ornithology. It is fun free and helps bird science. To participate or get more information visit https://www.birdcount.org/about/