Lit Seniors Initiative

The Lit Seniors Initiative promotes social inclusion, mental health, healthy ageing and volunteerism in seniors from 55 plus. Our vision is to raise awareness on issues confronting our elders especially now during the pandemic.

 Our focus is on elderly ethnic men and women. In 2021, the Foundation received funding from New Horizons for Seniors program to provide painting sessions, engage seniors about their experiences during the pandemic and  and to create a magazine for seniors. We hope you find the work we do here informative.

The Foundation works on multiple fronts:

Panels and Workshops

We bring people together to raise awareness on the effects of isolation in our community. We also let them know what services are available to them in the society.

Kinaesthetic Community based activities

we hope to engage seniors in activities that will engage their minds and occupy their time.

Expert Moment

We will bring in mental health facilitators to talk about ageing and the effects of ageing on the mind and body. Positive and Negative mental attitudes will be addressed.

Post Pandemic Ideas for Living | A new post by Lorrie Morales

  Before the word “COVID” became a household name, a friend and I had organized a Senior group in our community.  She was tired of spending Friday evenings at home and I was looking for a challenge and thought I would help her out.  Together we developed a calendar of...

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Nothing is Impossible with Mrs Moji Taiwo

Mrs. Moji Taiwo joined us last night on the Seniors Lit Show to talk about life after the pandemic, what the pandemic was like for her and much more. It is always refreshing talking with Mrs Taiwo. She is a lively sage whose generosity with her time is one we...

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An Evening with Nil Koney ~Senior Lit Show

Nil Koney is a community leader. He  is also a  Community Leader, Magazine Publisher and Advocate for African Communities. He joined the Seniors Lit Show to share some of his most interesting life stories and to talk about how he navigated the lock downs and the pandemic.      ...

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Healthy Tips For Living

There are so many things we can do in this pandemic to stay alive and well. Here are some ideas in addition to the ones you already practice: Wash your hands: We are all tired of hearing this, but one way to keep infections and bacteria away is to remember...

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Fruits or Fitness ~ A Write Up For Seniors

Many people are realizing that exercise is not as important as our food intake. We generally understand that our body weight begins to come down when we consume less food and then exercise for rapid results. The importance of consuming a balanced diet which includes fruits and vegetables cannot be...

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The Covid 19 Situation and Seniors

Lower your chance of getting sick If you’re at high risk for serious illness from COVID-19, it’s important to take actions to lower your chance of getting sick. Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, especially after using the washroom and when preparing food. Use alcohol-based hand...

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