Kootenay Seniors acknowledges our respect for, and deep gratitude to, all the ancestors and keepers of the land on whose traditional territories we are honoured to live and work.

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Services for Seniors

Kootenay Seniors is your one stop source for information about seniors services and programs in the Kootenays! Our goal is to provide comprehensive, accurate information in a directory listing…

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Events & Activities

Looking for fun and interesting activities for seniors in the Kootenays? Look no further! In the Kootenay Seniors Events & Activities Calendar you will find… Recreation programs like hiking…

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Service Provider Page

Welcome Service Providers to the Kootenay Seniors website pages devoted just to you!The pages offered here are for anyone whose work serves seniors and their families. Community organiz…

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Kootenay Seniors

According to the World Health Organization, an Age Friendly Community is one that is an inclusive and accessible environment that “allows people to realize their potential for…

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709A Vernon Street
Nelson, BC
V1L 4G3


Kootenay Seniors is a project of Nelson CARES Society

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Patient Cost Survey

Jude Kornelsen (UBC – Centre for Rural Health Research/Rural Evidence Review) is asking for our help.  We know that seniors in particular struggle with the challenges and costs of getting to out-of-town medical appointments. “One of the resounding themes that came out of the RER survey was the difficultly rural residents have when they need […]

Community Connect Day

Nelson Committee on Homelessness hosts Community Connect Day each November, as winter approaches. This year’s Community Connect Day is on Saturday, November 23 at Central School Gym in Nelson (corner of Ward and Mill Streets), open to guests from 10am – 3pm. Community Connect Day provides an opportunity for individuals and families who are struggling […]

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