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Services for Seniors


Information about seniors services and programs in the Kootenay area

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Events & Activities


A Calendar of fun and interesting activities for seniors in the Kootenay area.

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Service Provider Page


Organizations and programs in the Kootenay are who serve seniors and their families.

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Kootenay Seniors


Supporting seniors to participate in their community and live in their homes for as long as possible.

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Help seniors with light housekeeping duties.
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COVID19 Information

Vaccine Appointment for Seniors

Vaccine call centres for seniors open March 8, 2021. You can book a vaccine appointment for yourself or your spouse. You can also have a family member or friend call for you. It’s easy and safe to book over the phone. Please click on the link below for booking dates based on age groups. Book […]

Canadian Aniti-Fraud Centre Butlletin- COVID-19 Vaccine Scam Alert

This bulletin was prepared to warn consumers of ongoing fraud reporting tied to COVID-19 vaccines. While pandemic related scams have been ongoing, recent reporting to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre has identified potential ongoing frauds linked to COVID-19 vaccines. For more on this notice, click here.

State of Services for Kootenay Seniors

We’re acting as community coordinator for volunteer drivers and seniors. Free delivery of groceries to seniors and mobility-challenged persons. We can pickup pre-ordered and pre-paid groceries/pharmacy items. AND/OR go to the person’s home, pick up cash, or cheque, or grocery card, and bring it to the store to pay for pre-ordered items. We will NOT […]

COVID19 Hand Washing

How to thoroughly wash your hands to prevent the spread of COVID19.

COVID19 Testing

COVID19 Prevention

COVID19 Physical Distancing

COVID19 Typical Symptoms

NEWS

Vaccine Appointment for Seniors

Vaccine call centres for seniors open March 8, 2021. You can book a vaccine appointment for yourself or your spouse. You can also have a family member or friend call for you. It’s easy and safe to book over the phone. Please click on the link below for booking dates based on age groups. Book […]

Have a heart: Nelson woman reaches out to isolated seniors

Please read this inspirational article in the Nelson Star about Chandra Moon, who organized a gift-giving initiative for elders on their own. We are so grateful to have such a caring community! Click here for the full article. Courtesy of Nelson Star

Caregiver Group

Please join us for a 3 month online group supporting those caring for Seniors (55+). Connect with people who understand. Explore health and well-being of caregivers, organizational tips and strategies for caregiving. Drop-ins welcome. When: Monday 6:30 – 8 pm February 15 – May 10 Where: Zoom link and instructions provided upon registration. No device? […]

Thank you Speedpro!

Thank you for your donation Speedpro Signs Nelson – The car magnets you donated will be used for our Home Support Program and Volunteer Driver Program. It’s encouraging to see community members stepping up and helping to support seniors in our area!  

Canadian Aniti-Fraud Centre Butlletin- COVID-19 Vaccine Scam Alert

This bulletin was prepared to warn consumers of ongoing fraud reporting tied to COVID-19 vaccines. While pandemic related scams have been ongoing, recent reporting to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre has identified potential ongoing frauds linked to COVID-19 vaccines. For more on this notice, click here.

Snow Shoveling For Seniors

We need volunteers! There are seniors in our community that can use some help. If you can lend a hand shoveling snow, give us a call at (778)463-5247. Thank you!

Thank you Rotary Club Nelson!

Kootenay Seniors is very grateful for the generous donation from Rotary Club Nelson, which will be used for the Transportation Program. Our COVID-19 adapted program includes free delivery of groceries and pharmacy items by screened volunteer drivers.  

Connecting Generations Video Contest

Photo credit: Sergiu Valena What are your hopes for our post-pandemic world? We want to hear from all ages! In a video that includes multiple generations, tell us your story. The Nelson CARES Society and the Nelson Civic Theatre Society have come together to invite our communities to enter an online contest by submitting a […]

Seniors Advocate Annual Report

2019-20 ANNUAL REPORT of the Office of the Seniors Advocate The document is the sixth annual report from the Office of the Seniors Advocate and reports on the period of April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020. Please click here for a copy of the report.

Seniors Day 2020

Over 3000 joined CARP’s National Seniors Day Online event – Watch it here

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