Long-Term Care
& Seniors

Bridging Generations, Enriching Lives Together

Long-Term Care
& Seniors

Bridging Generations, Enriching Lives Together

Who We Are

Connecting Streams’ Long-Term Care and Seniors ministry addresses the unique challenges faced by seniors in Canada, whether in long-term care facilities, retirement homes, or aging in place, by providing friendship, support, and spiritual opportunities. Dispelling common myths about the elderly, such as their inability to engage or contribute meaningfully, the ministry fosters an environment where seniors are valued and included. Through practical support and partnerships with churches and ministries nationwide, Connecting Streams ensures no senior feels alone or without value, emphasizing the transformative power of faith and the mutually beneficial relationship between volunteers and seniors. Join the movement today to help seniors know Jesus and experience His life-changing love.

Connecting Streams’ Long-Term Care and Seniors ministry addresses the unique challenges faced by seniors in Canada, whether in long-term care facilities, retirement homes, or aging in place, by providing friendship, support, and spiritual opportunities. Dispelling common myths about the elderly, such as their inability to engage or contribute meaningfully, the ministry fosters an environment where seniors are valued and included. Through practical support and partnerships with churches and ministries nationwide, Connecting Streams ensures no senior feels alone or without value, emphasizing the transformative power of faith and the mutually beneficial relationship between volunteers and seniors. Join the movement today to help seniors know Jesus and experience His life-changing love.

Our Vision

The vision of Connecting Streams’ Long-Term Care and Seniors ministry is to

provide meaningful friendship

give steadfast
support

offer discipleship opportunities

for seniors and their caregivers.

By structuring the following,

bible studies- Long Term care

bible studies

visitation- long term care

visitation

hymn singing- long term care

hymn sings

chapel services- long term care

chapel services

we aim to enrich the spiritual lives of seniors and reaffirm their value and potential in the eyes of God and their communities.

Senior Insights

Seniors: Myths Debunked

Connecting streams long term care and seniors

Discover the truth about engaging with the elderly as we debunk common myths that hinder meaningful connections. Contrary to belief, seniors not only comprehend but also deeply value spiritual discussions, shattering the misconception that they may not grasp the message of the Gospel. Moreover, their rich life experiences serve as a wellspring of inspiration and guidance for all. Despite challenges like mobility or cognition, seniors prove remarkably resilient and eager to participate in communal activities with thoughtful support and adaptive approaches. Let’s rewrite the narrative and embrace the wealth of wisdom and connection our seniors offer to our communities and churches.

Join Connecting Streams’ Long-Term Care Seniors and ministry in our mission to dispel myths surrounding the elderly. Through personal visits, providing transportation, or even a heartfelt card, we show seniors they are seen, heard, and valued. These acts of love not only break down barriers but also create space for meaningful relationships and spiritual growth. Together, let’s make a difference in the lives of our seniors, embodying Christ’s love in tangible ways.

Connecting streams long term care and seniors

Discover the truth about engaging with the elderly as we debunk common myths that hinder meaningful connections. Contrary to belief, seniors not only comprehend but also deeply value spiritual discussions, shattering the misconception that they may not grasp the message of the Gospel. Moreover, their rich life experiences serve as a wellspring of inspiration and guidance for all. Despite challenges like mobility or cognition, seniors prove remarkably resilient and eager to participate in communal activities with thoughtful support and adaptive approaches. Let’s rewrite the narrative and embrace the wealth of wisdom and connection our seniors offer to our communities and churches.

Join Connecting Streams’ Long-Term Care Seniors and ministry in our mission to dispel myths surrounding the elderly. Through personal visits, providing transportation, or even a heartfelt card, we show seniors they are seen, heard, and valued. These acts of love not only break down barriers but also create space for meaningful relationships and spiritual growth. Together, let’s make a difference in the lives of our seniors, embodying Christ’s love in tangible ways.

Challenges with Long-Term Care: Statistics

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In 2016, the share of seniors (16.9%) exceeded the care of children.

About 1/4 of the population aged 65+ lives alone.

“…the rate of suicide was highest among men age 85 to 89 at 30.6 per 100,000 Canadians…”

8.1 million Canadians are caregivers (1 in every 4).

96% of individuals receiving long term homecare have an unpaid caregiver.

In 2018, 7.8 million Canadians aged 15 and older (25% of the population) were caregivers.

-Statistics Canada

 

Testimonials

Partnership

Our mission is to inspire and equip local churches to lovingly adopt and care for the vulnerable elderly by serving as a bridge between seniors’ residences and church communities in the National Capital region.

Partner with Connecting Streams

Please consider joining our national organization as we partner with churches and ministries to extend Christ’s love to those often marginalized in society. Through comprehensive volunteer training and monthly online Eldercare conversations with experts, we equip our community to make a meaningful impact. Embracing stability, community, and the transformative power of faith, we ensure no senior feels isolated or undervalued, highlighting the potential for growth and service at every stage of life. Our intergenerational connections foster mutual growth, with young volunteers gaining wisdom from seniors’ experiences and older generations nurturing spiritual development in the youth. Together, we cultivate enriching relationships that span generations and deepen our faith journey.

Church partner Connecting Streams

Partnering with Connecting Streams means embracing a movement that values the essence of each individual beyond age or infirmity. Our volunteers are equipped to engage meaningfully with seniors, offering companionship and understanding to those who may feel overlooked. We foster a safe, inclusive environment where the Gospel is not only spoken but lived out through actions that bring comfort, joy, and a sense of belonging to our seniors. Begin your journey with Connecting Streams today and join us in sharing the transformative power of Jesus with those navigating the later stages of life.

Partner with Connecting Streams

Please consider joining our national organization as we partner with churches and ministries to extend Christ’s love to those often marginalized in society. Through comprehensive volunteer training and monthly online Eldercare conversations with experts, we equip our community to make a meaningful impact. Embracing stability, community, and the transformative power of faith, we ensure no senior feels isolated or undervalued, highlighting the potential for growth and service at every stage of life. Our intergenerational connections foster mutual growth, with young volunteers gaining wisdom from seniors’ experiences and older generations nurturing spiritual development in the youth. Together, we cultivate enriching relationships that span generations and deepen our faith journey.

Partnering with Connecting Streams means embracing a movement that values the essence of each individual beyond age or infirmity. Our volunteers are equipped to engage meaningfully with seniors, offering companionship and understanding to those who may feel overlooked. We foster a safe, inclusive environment where the Gospel is not only spoken but lived out through actions that bring comfort, joy, and a sense of belonging to our seniors. Begin your journey with Connecting Streams today and join us in sharing the transformative power of Jesus with those navigating the later stages of life.

Church partner Connecting Streams

LTC Highlights