Community Herald: Healthy seniors across the community

CNIB presenting to seniors at Sackville Manor.
CNIB presenting to seniors at Sackville Manor.

Seniors in Sync is a dynamic group of volunteers helping seniors take health into their own hands and building a sense of community along the way.

The idea sparked almost a year and a half ago, said Liz Hamilton, a Bell Aliant Pioneer, while addressing an enthusiastic room of about 30 seniors, gathered in Sackville Manor’s bright common room for an information session on vision.

Along with Helen Mahaney, the two volunteers “became involved with a dynamic trio of women from Sackville Manor; Kay, Barb and Catherine,” said Hamilton.

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“With cutbacks with respect to health, we have to be proactive and take health into our own hands,” said Mahaney.