Older Adults & Seniors Programs

Kits House is a welcoming place for older adults that empowers and encourages participation through improved access to information, peer support, healthful activities and programs that support independence and well-being. See below for the programs we have running at Kits House (2304 West 7th Ave) and the Seniors Resource Center (2425 Vine St).

Advance Care Planning

Are you ready for tomorrow's decisions? Learn about Advance Care Planning and how to prepare for future health and personal care decisions at this free information session.

Better at Home

Continue living independently in your home with assistance with simple non-medical and day-to-day tasks. Services include transportation, volunteer visiting, assistance with grocery shopping & housekeeping.

Climate Conversations Seeking Emotional Resilience

Join this small group in discussing various concerns about climate change and how these feelings affect us.

Gentle Chair Movement

Learn to breath and move in your own best way from the comfort of a chair! This 6 week series will focus on careful and effective stretching and strength building.

Gentle Chair Yoga

These fun classes incorporate breathing techniques and guided meditation.  They are designed to improve strength, flexibility, balance, and posture all from the safety of a chair

Information & Referral

 

  
Give us a call, email or visit to ask us for help on finding the information or referrals you need.

Internet Basics

 

Register for 5 web-based workshops with SAGE, to teach you how to navigate online with competence!

 

Osteofit For Life

A gentle but effective work-out for those with osteoporosis, low bone density or at risk for fractures. Strengthen muscles - Improve balance - Reduce risk of injury.

Pilates for Seniors

 

Pilates is a low impact, gentle movement exercise; one of the best ways to stay healthy!

 

Seniors Advisory Committee

Share your perspective and provide input on Kits House Seniors Programming!

 

Seniors Art Program

 

Come explore and create art using a variety of techniques and materials

 

 

 

Seniors Drop In

A place for older adults to socialize, with educational speakers, artistic performances, and cultural activities, all while enjoying a meal (soup, bread, dessert, and refreshments) at a low cost.

Seniors Link

 

This program links seniors with students to help with household tasks. Request help or apply as a student to help.

 

Seniors Outings

 

Join us for group outings such a scenic bus trips around greater Vancouver & beyond. These outings occur every 2 months.

 

Seniors Peer Support - Coffee Group for Newly Retired

Share and discuss your experience being recently retired or transitioning into retirement with this supportive, friendly, and casual group of people!

Seniors Peer Support - Seniors Friendship Group

Come and meet a fun, reflective, and supportive group of seniors who like to share conversation.