Sarnia-Lambton Age-Friendly Website Relaunched – The Sarnia Journal

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The Sarnia-Lambton Age-Friendly website was officially relaunched this week with expanded resources and a new design, aimed at connecting residents of all ages and stages, with the health services and community supports they need. need.

“We are delighted to unveil this newly expanded website; we have worked diligently to improve this important resource for Sarnia-Lambton,” said Nadine Neve, Manager of Health System Integration, Sarnia-Lambton OHT.

“The age-friendly city of Sarnia-Lambton is a centralized hub for residents of all ages to find what they need. Whether it’s local transportation, mental health and addictions, active living, or 24/7 supports and resources, Age-Friendly Sarnia-Lambton has it all at your fingertips. hand.

The new website was spearheaded by Lambton Public Health, Lambton Elderly Outreach, Family Counseling Centre, Sarnia-Lambton-OHT and their partners.

“The new Age-Friendly website will provide all residents with a digital space to access so many great resources, and we knew how important it was to encompass services beyond healthcare,” says Julie Harries , health promoter, Lambton Public Health. “The website will play a key role in proactively supporting the health of our population. By taking a holistic approach to wellness, we can improve the overall health of our communities.

In its new form, Age-Friendly Sarnia-Lambton has also evolved to use community navigators through a partnership with the Family Counseling Centre. Anyone who needs help accessing the website can call 519-336-3000 for help connecting to local resources and services based on their needs. The new website also features a “my list” feature, allowing users to save all the support and service pages that match their specific needs.

To view the newly expanded website, please visit www.agefriendlysarnialambton.ca.

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