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Elder & Adults 55+ Eligibility Requirements

  • 55 years of age or older, and
  • A Citizen or Affiliate of one of the following nine First Nation Communities:

Animbiigoo Zaagi'igan anishinaabek (Lake Nipigon Ojibway)
Biigtigong Nishnaabeg (Pic River)
Biinjitiwaabik Zaagi'igan anishinaabek (Rocky Bay First Nation)
Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinabek (Sand Point First Nation)
Kiashke Zaaging Anishinaabek (Gull Bay First Nation)
Michipicoten First Nation
Netmizaaggamig Nishnaabeg (Pic Mobert First Nation)
Pays Plat First Nation
Red Rock Indian Band

Elder & Adults 55+ Application

Project Purpose

The purpose with the Age Well in Home Program is to have AETS's Community Elders and Adults 55+ stay living safely and independently in their own homes through active engagement, support, learning and empowerment.

Project Overall Objective

The objective for the Age Well in Home Program is to achieve meaningful change in the lives of AETS's Community Elders & Adults 55+, by empowering them to live as actively engaged community members and to provide information on how they can access more comprehensive services as their needs change.  Our work is driven by an organization that is professional in its operations and strives to always present its values of dignity, participation, diversity, social inclusion, learning, and professionalism in all aspects.  AETS will bring together and empower AETS's Community Elder's and Adults 55+ to advocate on behalf of themselves and change perceptions on ageing well in home and the abilities of older adults in general.

Project Specific Objectives

  • Expand delivery of volunteer-based eligible service to low-income and otherwise vulnerable seniors to help them age at home.

  • Increase the quality of life of low-income and otherwise vulnerable seniors by providing navigation services to help seniors gain access to eligible services provided by other organizations active in the local


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    Hours of operation and parking

      • Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm by scheduled appointment:
        • Call 807-698-5611 to meet at one of three locations in Thunder Bay:  285 Red River Road or 251 Red River Road or 216 Brodie Street South
      • Free Parking at:
        • 250 Park Avenue outside rear AETS door, in 2 marked AETS Parking Spots
        • Parking Lot next to Silk & Cedar (275 Park Avenue), in 2 marked AETS Parking Spots
        • Parking Lot behind Waverley Library off Park Avenue in Parking Spots 26 & 27

      Funded Gov Canada