In the fall of 2019, the SWOOS Housing/Health Group carried out a survey on housing needs in Old Ottawa South. We were encouraged by the number of respondents who indicated that they would like to buy or rent in the neighbourhood and left their contact information (75 out of 120 respondents). As well, about 75% of respondents indicated that they would be interested in being part of a supportive community within a development.
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:
Last month in the OSCAR and on line we asked OOS residents whether they are concerned about not having a doctor in the neighbourhood.