Walter is in his 70s and lives alone, aside from his beloved pets. He suffers from anxiety issues and life was a daily struggle.
Theresa was 86 years old and living by herself. Her husband had died 25 years previous and her children and grandchildren had all moved away from Calgary.
Imagine if you were a bank teller, and one of your “regulars” was a slightly disheveled, thin, foot shuffling elderly gentleman, who sometimes seemed confused.
In 2012, a Calgary Seniors Outreach Worker received a call from the distressed relative of an 85 year old man, named Metro, who was no longer able to carry out day to day activities in his home.