The Council on Aging, Windsor- Essex County was established by a group of community-minded individuals that developed a representative model for Senior's networking and created its mission, goals, and objectives. The United Way provided start up funding in January, 1988. By the end of the year, the Ministry of Community and Social Services approved on-going core funding.
In February 1989, the Council was incorporated and in May 1989 it received its Charitable status.
With staff and policies in place, Health and Welfare Canada, Seniors Independence Program approved the funding of a major programs developed by the Council and the Community.
The Council on Aging has always seen community partnerships as one of its main criteria in project development and success
"To Act as a coordination, education, advocacy, and research body to enhance the quality of life of seniors in Windsor - Essex County in order that each person have the opportunity to achieve full potential in enjoying life, participating in and contributing to it."
The Council on Aging provides various services aimed towards seniors and increasing awareness among the general public.
Age Friendly Businesses
If you would like to view the business that made the Friendly to Seniors list
Updated March 2018