About A & O: Support Services for Older Adults
A & O: Support Services for Older Adults is a not-for-profit organization that provides specialized services for older Manitobans across the province. The goal of these programs is to empower and support older adults in the community.
With roots that trace back to 1957, the focus of A & O: Support Services for Older Adults’ operations is identifying and addressing many of the issues facing older adults. Hand in hand with older adults, and through partnerships with community groups, the Agency takes action to improve the quality of life for older adults in Manitoba through advocacy, education and service delivery.
A & O strives to involve older adults in decision-making. Their expertise is an important contribution to building a healthy community in which older adults play a vital role.
A & O: Support Services for Older Adults improves the quality of life for Older Manitobans.
Long Term Impact
Older adults have more social connections (decreased social isolation)
Older adults’ safety and security is increased
Increase public awareness of issues facing older adults
We believe in what we do.
We are passionate about our work and reducing barriers to improve
the quality of life for older adults.
We recognize and value what makes us different.
We celebrate diversity of people, their strengths, ideas, and abilities.
We treat all people with dignity and respect.
We create and maintain connections with people.
We nurture strong partnerships and work with you to expand and
We adapt and think outside the box.
We explore opportunities and possibilities, and work to develop
creative solutions to unique challenges.