Statistics From Local Seniors
We received 50 calls from July 2016 - January 2017. Here are some of the statistics we received from the senior's information details.
Of those 50 seniors who called us 25% were male and 75% were female.
Of those 50 seniors who called us 80% were Caucasian and 20% were First Nations/Metis.
Senior Marital Status
Of those 50 seniors who called us 20% had higher incomes and 80% had fixed incomes.
Of those 50 seniors who called us 25% were married and 75% were widows or widowers.
Information Involving Our Services
Case of Abuse Found
Here are some stats involving our services from the 50 calls for assistance we received during last year. We had 24 seniors participate in advocacy counselling. There were eight cases of elder abuse discovered. There was seven First Nation/Metis seniors who were referred to internal advocacy counseling. Nine policy advocacy cases were discovered.
The average group attendance for our monthly information sessions was 32 seniors. The average group attendance for our free monthly blood pressure/glucose clinic was nine. Out of those 50 seniors 10% of them were referred to family physicians upon having high readings. The attendance for the First Nations & Metis Elder Circle to reach seniors was 14.