How we manage to eat during the Pandemic

By Alma Durkin So…how are you getting your groceries?  You lucky 70 year olds who are still driving are able to actually choose your vegetables and fruit personally. I understand it is not all roses having to follow certain pathways and waiting outside the...


From Silvia Gilcrest Jim and I have been living at our cottage since March 16. We have very limited email capabilities and no television, so we get our news by Jim driving into Kinmount each day and purchasing a newspaper. We also try to listen to the CBC 6pm news....


By Heather Trusler I seem to have lived a charmed life, lucky to be able to spend most of my years at a cottage on Georgian Bay. I am not exactly sure, but approximately 2500 acres of islands and mainland was purchased in the spring of 1898 by several University of...

Smallpox, Contact Tracing and a Very Large Spider

By Rick Strongitharm In August of 1962, Marilyn Monroe died, Pete Best was fired and replaced by Ringo Starr as the Beatles drummer, and my friend, Jimmy Orr, brought smallpox to Canada. Jimmy was 14 years old. He was diagnosed with smallpox after his family of 9...

How I Met My True Love

By Alma Durkin During WWlI, I volunteered, at 17, to join the Women’s Land Army in England, which was formed to help feed the island nation when so many young men were conscripted into the Forces.  Imagine twenty or so young women, girls really, living together...

Visit to Wood Carving Member

From Mel James On a visit to Pat Crossley who lives on a farm in King, to pick up wood for the comfort birds I took some photographs to share with our members. It was a beautiful, clear sunny day so we visited the woods and the Heron rookery. The trilliums were in...

Aurora Seniors Centre

The Aurora Seniors Centre is operated in partnership with the Town of Aurora's Community Services Department. Its success is based on the Seniors who volunteer their time and Town of Aurora staff. Our goal is to provide programs, events and activities that will benefit and enrich the lives of older adults.


  • 90 John West Way
  • Aurora, ON L4G 6J1
  • 905-726-4767
Aurora Seniors Association
Town of Aurora
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