- Empowerment with a sense of health, defined as “the capacity of people to adapt to, respond to, or control life’s challenges and changes” (Institute of Health Promotion Research, UBC).
- Decrease or preclude entry into formal health services.
- Reduce social isolation and depression.
- Prevent falls
- Delay dementia.
- Access at a one-stop site many different needs.
- Encourage independence.
- Affirm one’s own dignity and self-worth.
- Develop strengths.
- Reaffirm that aging is a normal developmental process
Members lead by example in their communities:
- Self Governance
- Community Development
- Holistic Healthy Lifestyles.