Richmond’s Seniors Week goes virtual amid COVID-19

Richmond News

Seniors Week will kick off next week – but the annual Richmond event will look a little different this year due to COVID-19.

From Monday, June 1 to Sunday, June 7, seniors aged 55 and up can participate in over 13 virtual activities at home, such as a steel drum performance on Instagram, a relaxation retreat session on Zoom, and a greeting from Mayor Malcolm Brodie on YouTube.

“Seniors Week is a great opportunity to celebrate the contributions that are made by seniors throughout the city every day of the year,” said Brodie in a release.

“While Seniors Week will look a little different this year because of COVID-19, staff have been working closely alongside community partners to offer a variety of recreational and educational opportunities to keep seniors in Richmond active and connected during this unprecedented time.” …

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