Adult Day program helps seniors enjoy the best possible quality of life

Adult Day Program Improves Lives of Medically Fragile Persons

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Following a heart attack that caused significant damage, 92-year-old Evelyn had to adjust to a life that was very different than before. While she still lived independently, she wasn’t allowed to drive. Now isolated from getting out into the community, something had to change. “All I did was watch TV, sleep and stare into space,” says Evelyn. Today, Evelyn leads a productive, active life and attributes her overall wellness to The Salvation Army’s adult day program in Victoria, B.C., which provides social interaction, involvement in meaningful activities and close relationships.

Single mom completes high-school education through The Salvation Army

Salvation Army Programs Adapt to Changing Needs

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Last year, The Salvation Army in Canada and Bermuda served 1.8 million people. As demand for services increased and social and economic situations changed, The Salvation Army introduced new programs and services to better serve and assist families and individuals.

Single Parent Gets Back To Learning

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Jenessa, a single parent, is able to get back to learning at The Salvation Army’s Ottawa Bethany Hope Centre. She leaves her daughter with daycare provided downstairs at the centre while she does her independent learning courses upstairs.