Senior Watch Old Ottawa South (SWOOS) surveyed housing needs for our community from January to March 2020. This report outlines the findings from 119 respondents.
Senior Watch Old Ottawa South
Senior Watch Old Ottawa South (SWOOS) is a grassroots community group, and a committee of the OSCA Board, that addresses issues concerning senior residents living in Old Ottawa South.
We work with many elements in our community, including the Council on Aging, a bilingual organization that promotes senior issues and concerns.
Old Ottawa South is a great community for young and old, but now needs to become truly age-friendly in terms of:
OC Transpo has enhanced cleaning and disinfecting procedures to protect the health and safety of staff and customers. Since March 16th, cleaning on buses has been stepped up to include daily wipe downs with antiviral disinfectant in common touch points. Additional measures and recommendations are:
Senior Watch Old Ottawa South (SWOOS) Committee Members, as advocates for seniors in Old Ottawa South (OOS), have been looking into the safety and accessibility of public transportation for seniors, more specifically bus routes #6 Greenboro and #7 Carleton since late Fall.