Amplifying Voices Video #5: Meals-on-Wheels

Amplifying Voices, Communications, Meals-on-Wheels, Seniors, Stories, Video, Volunteering - Personal

Amplifying Voices is a video project that explores the lives and realities of six seniors who receive meals-on-wheels from Santropol Roulant.

Santropol Roulant: This mini video showcases how Jan, Anne, Alda, Augustine and Rosanne use Santropol Roulant’s meals-on-wheels service.

Who participated? Santropol Roulant’s meals-on-wheels clients and volunteers collaborated to create these videos. While the clients provided the content by sharing their rich stories and intimate details from their everyday lives, many volunteers of all ages interviewed, filmed and edited the videos.

Why watch? Meet Alda, Augustine and Anne. Get to know Edgar and his dancing marionettes, Jan’s idea of how his neighbours should treat him, Rosanne and her orchids and her view of seniors.

Amplifying Voices Credits                         Filming and interviewing

Alda Cadieux                                                            Ashley Duong
Rosanne L’Ecuyer                                                  Richard Spiegel
Augustine Girard                                                    Mayumi Robinson
Edgar Lion                                                                 Louis Beaucage
Anne Robicheau                                                     Tássia Camões
Jan Spaniel                                                                Lauren Kolyn
–                                                                                     Claudia Atomei

Editing, transcription                                   Music

Rafael Fávero – Head editor                              Pepe Frias – “Rita’s Tune”
Jean Milliken
Martin Morin
Olive Bailey
Julia Evans
Swathi Meenakshi
Claire Desbiens

This project was funded by the Canadian Government’s New Horizons for Seniors Program.


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