Events

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

July 23, 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

Introduction: How to use the transit system
Monday June 18, 1:30 – 3::00

Intermediate: Topics include how to register for Compass and basic trip planning
Monday July 23, 1:30 – 3::00

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

Moving through Grief & Loss (late September)

• Identify the central needs of the mourning.
• Learn about the physical and emotional reactions of grief.
• Explore helpful ways to support a senior who is grieving.

Will be scheduled for late September.
North Vancouver: 2121 Lonsdale

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

Diversity & Inclusion (October)

• 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.

Will be scheduled for October
Burnaby: Bonsor Recreation Centre

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