Financial Assistance to Improve Seniors' Quality of Life
12 février 2018
Saint-Laurent, February 12, 2018 - At its monthly general meeting on February 6, Saint-Laurent Council agreed to grant financial assistance totalling $13,140 to twelve organizations and associations that contribute toward improving seniors' quality of life. The recipients are:
Aînés du village Montpellier
Association des résidents de la maison Badeaux-Sauvé
Beth Ora Seniors for the Golden Age Association
Carrefour des aînés de Saint-Laurent
Club de l'âge d'or Saint-Hippolyte
Club de l'âge d'or de Saint-Sixte
Comité des résidents du manoir Saint-Laurent
Place à la marche
Résidents du manoir de Casson
Senior Citizens Neighborhood Association
"Granting financial support to seniors' organizations is a logical follow-up to the actions taken by our administration to improve the everyday lives of seniors on its territory," emphasized Saint-Laurent Mayor Alan DeSousa. "Over the past few years, in fact, we have already implemented a number of measures intended for seniors, such as the Parc Caron outdoor landscaping project, as part of the Senior-Friendly Municipality process, as well as making municipal buildings more universally accessible."
As it may be recalled, Ville de Montréal obtained official accreditation as a Senior-Friendly municipality (Municipalité amie des aînés) by the Québec government in 2012. Then in January 2013, Saint-Laurent announced its commitment to the program by adopting the principles proposed in the Municipal action plan for seniors 2013-2015, in order to implement measures to promote the quality of life of senior citizens.