Remembering When

Remembering When is a Fire and Fall Prevention Program for Older Adults, and was developed by the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the US to help older adults live safely at home for as long as possible. This program is centered around 16 key safety … Read more

Mobility Workshops

These workshops cover such topics as how can you tell that you need an assistive device, whether you should consider a cane or walker, what is the proper height for a cane or walker, the importance of bathroom grab bars, and other assistive devices in the home, and information on where to obtain assistive devices. … Read more

Undsterstanding Senior Abuse

Understanding senior abuse In 2014 staff received training on elder abuse through the Department of Seniors. A PowerPoint presentation accompanied by handout materials discusses facts, tips and local contact for help. Practical information is provided about how to identify abuse and strategies to keep oneself safe. For more information, contact the Regional Coordinator in your … Read more

Home Support Exercise Program

The Home Support Exercise Program (HSEP) is an evidence based program developed by the Canadian Centre for Activity and Aging. Community Links and its partner organizations promote the program in Nova Scotia as a way for older adults to maintain their functional fitness. This program introduces ten simple, yet progressive exercises that help maintain strength, … Read more

Join us

Membership in Community Links is open to seniors groups and senior serving organizations as well as individuals aged 55+.  Membership is FREE, and benefits include: Application Form invitations to regional and provincial workshops and learning opportunities involvement in projects representation through provincial and regional coalitions, consultations, joint initiatives communication network half yearly newsletters information on … Read more