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Golden Agers continue to make their mark


Around 1961, The Pas Golden Age Group incorporated and opened their services in our community. For the past 60 years, The Pas Golden Agers have provided necessary social interactions to any person over the age of 55. Their vision is to create a senior’s community free from isolation and full of entertainment, fundraising, special events, conversation and laughter. They operate a senior citizen’s center that includes recreation, educational and cultural programming to ease social isolation and loneliness. The small fee to join is minimal compared to the extensive variety of programming and events that they offer. The group welcome new members joining in the day to day works involving fundraising, setting up daily activities and special occasions. The Golden Agers host potluck meals and desserts for special gatherings and monthly meal feasts. They are always looking for new ways to generate funds to keep the organization operating, partly through renting out their facility for a reasonable rental fee to responsible groups for private functions and meetings. They are continually looking for ways to boost their fundraising to support events that keep their organization viable.
The COVID-19 crisis has negatively affected the Golden Agers as their center closed in March 2020. Programming is always down for the summer months of July and August, and it would seem that just as they were about to reopen, they are once again closing. Members are missing the card games and socialization that comes from activities.