Old Ottawa South Community Association

SWOOS Meeting Minutes - August 28th 2019

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Senior Watch Old Ottawa South
Minutes of 28 August 2019 Meeting

Present:     Barbara Brown, Anna Cuylitis (chair), Christine Franklin, Maura Giuliani (minutes), Catherine Read          Regrets:   Helen Lynn

Agenda items:

  1. Agenda
    - Agenda approved
  2. Minutes                    
    - Minutes approved, with minor corrections to be made by Barbara.
  3. Items for Updates & Discussion
  • iGen bench to be installed in October
  • Winter walkability app – still talking to Carleton.  Peter working on development of app, including Hackathon in October
  • Intergenerational social connections: iGen Ottawa is currently developing priorities, esp. connecting generations through volunteering – pairing schools and retirement homes.  Several projects are underway, including those of Ottawa East Comm Health Ctr and the Glebe Centre.  MG to check w/CCHC re activity.
  • Trinity Program – Meals will start in September, on Thursdays.  Catherine will attend and possibly report in November OSCAR.
  • Housing:  Anna and Terry met with Catherine McKenna on the 28th.  The member suggested forwarding our material to the Minister for Seniors, with the notion of a pilot project.
  1. Ideas for future OSCAR columns
  • Health issues are in limbo for the moment. 
  • October:  follow-up on meeting with Minister McKenna
  • November:  exercise classes at the RA?
  1. Report on correspondence - the SWOOS gmail account is strangely quiet but does not need a new password.
  2. Next meeting:  Wednesday, 2 October 2019
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