This map is part of a research project conducted by the Centre for Elder Research in Oakville ON, Canada in 2018 as part of a 4-year research project titled Building Connected Communities: improving Community Supports to Reduce Loneliness and Social Isolation in Immigrants 65+. The research focused on exploring strategies to effectively reach out to, and support, older immigrants who may be experiencing, or are at risk of experiencing, social isolation and/or loneliness in Burlington.
This interactive pdf map includes the mainstream, ethno-specific, multicultural, faith organizations and community hubs in the community. The contact information, websites and directions for each organization can be easily accessed from the map. The map is intended to support staff in making referrals to clients or in making program design decisions.
social isolation, loneliness, older adult, immigrant, connected communities, immigration, settlement, community development, Canada, Ontario, Burlington
Gerontology | Health Services Research | Infrastructure | Social Work
This research was supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
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Sheridan Centre for Elder Research, "Building Connected Communities: Interactive PDF Map, Halton, Burlington" (2018). Interactive Maps. 4.