Intergenerational outreach: At this Edmonton seniors centre, students work together to help seniors

Edmonton Examiner | D Bloom/Postmedia Network

Outreach workers at seniors centres typically have a long list of duties. These include visiting seniors at their homes, making trips to other agencies, referring seniors to services, assessing their needs and attending community events.
It can be a lot for one person, as Francisco Yu learned when he was a second-year social work student completing his field placement at Strathcona Place 55+ Centre a few years ago.

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