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Seniors Slowing Down? Not in Manitoba!

03.10.2013 14:45
By: RJ Lilley

The seniors and elders in this province are among the busiest in the world.

 

According to the Minister of Healthy Living, Seniors and Consumer Affairs... older Manitobans are contributing 14 million volunteer hours every year.                                    

 

Jim Rondeau says lots of work is being done to ensure seniors can live where they want, and not necessarily where they have to.

 

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He says injuries seniors suffered at home have decreased since the Age and Opportunity Safe Suite program came into effect.

 

More programs and events are being planned for October in Brandon.