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Organization: Atikokan Senior Forum  
Email: aebroski@shaw.ca
Address:
c/o Atikokan Senior Forum
PO Box 1750
Atikokan, ON
P0T 1C0
Street
Address
:
Atikokan  
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Hours not specified
Executives: Alex Broski - Forum Leader
807-597-6414
Marie Warren - Secretary Treasurer
807-597-6366
Service Description: Serves as a community forum and advocacy group for seniors

No physical site location, meeting locations vary at local restaurants

  • Serves as a community forum and advocacy group for seniors
  • Addresses various issues such as long term care, doctors shortages, seniors health concerns and lack of adequate seniors housing
  • Advocates on behalf of seniors by presenting the concerns to city council, hospital boards, government bodies and other organizations
  • Provides occasional guest speakers such as Northwestern Health Unit representatives etc
  • Conducts community visitation and provides fruit basket for ill seniors, bereavement in families and new families moving into town
  • Organizes and oversees a community gardening initiative; builds and fills the planters for interested groups including local schools
  • Hosts annual fundraisers to support seniors issues within the community such as the seniors handi-van

  • Meeting: Lunch meetings held on as-needed basis; location at White Otter Inn or other local restaurant; call Alex Broski or Marie Warren for dates/times
    Fees: None
    Application: Community gardening planters available to any interested community groups
    Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Meetings open to general public
    Age: 55.00 years and older
    Languages: English
    Area(s) Served:
    Rainy River District  
    See Also: Advocacy and Social Action for Seniors

    This information was last completely updated on November 22, 2017

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