Sault Rising Stars

The Sault Rising Stars are an acting troupe comprised of older adults with a goal to raise awareness of injury prevention among local seniors through the delivery of vignettes geared toward seniors’ safety at home and in the community. The group has performed to over 500 people and has successfully mentored similar acting troupes in other Northern Ontario cities.

Objectives:

1.  To alert older adults and thier communities to the possible dangers seniors may face as they age

2.  To create awareness to the escalating concerns and costs associated with slips, trips, falls, neglect, abuse and/or the aging process

3.  To utilize various resources, including social media, for the promotion of group activities or performances and recruitment of new members

Recruiting Poster http://sault.safecommunities.parachutecanada.org/files/Sault_Rising_Stars_Recruiting_Poster.docx

Brochure:  http://sault.safecommunities.parachutecanada.org/files/Sault_Rising_Stars_Brochure_(1).pdf

Updated February 1, 2017