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Toolkit: Engaging Men in Older Adult Centres

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Research has shown that older men are less likely to socialize regularly, face a higher risk of mortality related to social isolation than women and men 65+ have one of the highest suicide rates. Many men see work as being central in shaping and sustaining their identity, so retirement can be a tough change which does not come easy. This toolkit looks to bring ideas to your community to engage more men. This toolkit includes:
  • Survey results and barrier to participation
  • Examples of successful Men's programming
  • Introduction to Men's Sheds
  • Marketing Ideas
  • Fundraising Ideas
  • Brainstorming Feedback from OACAO members
  • Men's Sheds Resource List
  To view full PDF, download the attached document below.
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    Healthy Aging CORE Team

  • Published

    Dec 05, 2022

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