Art, Recreation and Health
- Knitting Circle
- Osteofit for Life
- Seniors Advisory Group
- Seniors Art Program
- Seniors Drop-in
- Seniors Outings
- Gentle Chair Movements
- Internet Basics
Gentle Chair Movement
This is a fun exercise to strengthen muscles, improve balance, and reduce the risk of falls.
When: Jan 9 – Feb 22, 2018
Where: Kits House, Community Hall
Cost: $60 (14 sessions)
Health assessment at registration required.
For more information contact Derik Hyatt at 604.736.3588 x 602 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Seniors Advisory Group
The Seniors Advisory Group meets monthly to discuss current issues affecting local older adults, to provide feedback on Kits House seniors programs, and to facilitate a welcoming and inclusive environment for seniors living on the Westside. If you are a senior 55+ and would like to share your knowledge and skills, we welcome your input and encourage you to join our Seniors Advisory Group. When: Every 4th Tuesday of the month, right after Seniors Drop-in Where: Kits House, 2305 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC For more information please contact Natsuki Abe at email@example.com or 604-736-3588 ext. 605
Seniors Art Program
Explore & create art using a variety of techniques & materials including watercolours, acrylics & more!
When: Jan 4 – Mar 1, 2018
Thu 2pm – 4pm
Where: Kits House, Sunny seniors room
Cost: $54 (9 sessions)
for more information, contact Derik at 604.736.3588 x 602, firstname.lastname@example.org
Seniors Drop-In Program
The Seniors Drop-In program provides older adults with a low cost meal (soup, fruit, dessert, and refreshments) and a place to socialize, including educational speakers, artistic performances, and cultural activities. Please see Seniors Advisory Group for opportunities to provide input on topics/activities of interest.
When: Every Tuesday from 11:00am-1:00pm (lunch at 11:00am, event/activity at 12:00pm)
Where: Kits House, 2305 West 7th Ave, Vancouver, BC
Cost: $4.00 (includes lunch), plus current $10.00 Kits House annual membership (subsidy available, contact Front Desk 604-736-3588)
For more information please contact Natsuki Abe at email@example.com or 604-736-3588 ext. 605
Seniors Group Outings
Kits House will offer scenic bus/van trips for older adults around Greater Vancouver and beyond, on a bi-monthly basis whenever possible, to fun destinations like Steveston, Whiterock, Horseshoe Bay, and Whistler. Pick up and drop off will usually be from the Kits House Seniors Resource Centre. When: TBA, check the Kits House newsletter or visit the Kits House Seniors Resource Centre, 2425 Vine Street, Vancouver, BC Cost: Varies between $10.00-$20.00 depending on excursion, + $10.00 Kits House annual membership. Lunch is not included. For more information please contact Natsuki Abe at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-736-3588 ext. 605
5 Web-Based Workshops for Older Adults & Seniors 55+
Learn How-To Navigate online with Competence!
Bring your own device and explore as a small group some internet basics:
- Online safety
- Online shopping
- Social media
- Cloud storage
- Email & Attachments
- Digital media & More!
SAGE staff will provide individual support following each lesson
When: January 18—February 15, 2018
10-10:30 course material; 10:30-12 1-on-1 support
Where: Seniors Resource Centre—Living Room, 2425 Vine Street, Vancouver, BC (8th & Vine Street)
Cost: Free with $10.00 annual membership fee
Registration is required. Spaces are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, or to reserve a spot contact Derik at 604-736-3588 ext. 602 or email@example.com.