An elderly man holding a cane sits on a couch.


Neighbourhood-based Programs for Older Adults: The Seniors’ Satellite

We collaborated with the City of London to evaluate a new Seniors’ Satellite. Seniors’ Satellites operate in several locations in London, offering neighbourhood-based social and recreation programs once per week. Our study was funded by the Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund involved a pre-test/post test design and qualitative interviews. We found many benefits of this model. Read more about this study here.

Hand, C., Schouten, K., Dellamora, M., Letts, L., Drenth, T. (2021). Evaluating the process and impacts of neighbourhood-based programming for older adults. Activities, Aging, and Adaptation.