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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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Taking action together to address homelessness

On any given night, more than 35,000 individuals are experiencing homelessness in Canada. Each year, it is more than 235,000 individuals who will experience homelessness in the country.(1) Historically, homeless people in Canada were older, single males. That being said, the current crisis seems to reveal a much more diverse picture. Indeed, there are more […]

Help Seniors in your Community!

We are so excited to launch our Kootenay Seniors Volunteer Driver Program (KSVDP) at the end of April! This great new program will offer affordable transportation 7 days a week for seniors who need transportation to access medical appointments – including Trail hospital – financial services, groceries, and social activities, recreational outings or other errands […]

Kootenay Seniors Receives Generous Donation

Nelson CARES’ Kootenay Seniors program has received a brand-new wheelchair, a specialized “transfer chair” that allows for smoother transfer of users from chair to vehicle. Originally donated to Broader Horizons who in turn kindly offered it to Kootenay Seniors, the chair comes from Art Everton and his daughter Nicola. This is a most generous donation […]

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