Events

Aug 27: Transit Training for Seniors

TransLink and Seniors on the Move present three levels of training to improve seniors’ ability to use transit.
Transit Training Poster Summer 2018

Location: Collingwood Neighbourhood House, 5288 Joyce Street, Vancouver
Cost: FREE
Register: Call 604-435-0323

Advanced: Topics include online trip planning, Next Bus texting, and advanced features of the system
Monday August 27, 1:30 – 3:00

Managing Pain

 

• Learn about chronic pain and how it can impact one’s quality of life, using the example of osteoarthritis.
• Examine effective self-management techniques.
• Identify helpful support groups and community resources.

 

Thursday Sept. 13, 11:40am-3:00pm
Vancouver, Sunset Community Centre, 6810 Main St.

Pre-registration required for all workshops.
FREE: Register on EventBrite

Companioning Grief: Supporting those experiencing loss

Presenter: Dr. Catherine Hajnal, Grief Educator, Speaker and Consultant

• Identify the central needs of those who are grieving different forms of loss.
• Appreciate different grieving styles and the multi-faceted way individuals experience grief.
• Explore helpful ways to support a senior who is grieving.

Tuesday Sept. 18, 11:40 – 3:00 (registration 11:40 – 12:00)
North Vancouver: 2121 Lonsdale

Pre-registration required for all workshops.
FREE: Register on EventBrite

We encourage you to bring your own mug. Refreshments will be provided.

Diversity & Inclusion

• Explore how we’re affected by power and privilege.
• Learn about various barriers that contribute to seniors’ isolation.
• Strengthen your ability to support seniors in the face of these barriers.

Thursday Oct. 18, 11:10am – 2:30pm (registration 11:10 – 11:30am)
Burnaby: Bonsor Recreation Centre, 6550 Bonsor Ave

For volunteers and service providers who work with seniors.

Pre-registration required for all workshops.
FREE: Register on EventBrite