Valentine’s at George Brown College

On Monday, February 11th, 2019, Residents of Fairview Nursing Home visited George Brown College Waterfront Campus with the #ElderWisdom Bench.

They shared advice with students about love, relationships, dating and had many laughs and crys.

Enjoy this piece by CBC News | Elder Wisdom Valentine’s Day Love  & Relationships

#ElderWisdom at the St. Jacobs Farmers Market

Seniors from The Village at University Gates brought the #ElderWisdom bench to the community. We are fighting ageism together by encouraging conversation while sharing the importance of seniors contributions to their community.

The #ElderWisdom bench at the St. Jacobs Farmers Market

Date: Saturday, June 30th, 2018

Advice to your younger self

“Have self confidence. When a guy says “I’d date you but you’re too tall” I’d respond “aww sorry your’re just too short”. I’d love myself more and others also.” -June

#ElderWisdom in Kitchener

Seniors from The Village of Winston Park brought the #ElderWisdom bench to the community. We are fighting ageism together by encouraging conversation while sharing the importance of seniors contributions to their community.

The #ElderWisdom bench at the Kitchener City Hall

Date: Friday, June 29th, 2018

Listen to 570 News where Mike Farwell talks to Carl about the #ElderWisdom campaign and his thoughts on the aging stigmas in society. 570 News Clip

#ElderWisdom in Burlington

Seniors from The Village of Tansley Woods brought the #ElderWisdom bench to the community. We are fighting ageism together by encouraging conversation while sharing the importance of seniors contributions to their community.

The #ElderWisdom bench at the Burlington Civic Square

Date: Monday, June 18th, 2018

#ElderWisdom social awareness campaign comes to Burlington to combat ageism | Burlington Post

Help people more; even if they can help themselves; be useful.

#ElderWisdom in Barrie

Seniors from Coleman Care Centre brought the #ElderWisdom bench to the community. We are fighting ageism together by encouraging conversation while sharing the importance of seniors contributions to their community.

The #ElderWisdom bench at Heritage Park

Date: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018