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 […]
This program operates every THURSDAY (unless a statutory holiday). Clients are expected to get themselves to any of the food stores listed below and to shop for their needs. In some cases, volunteers may assist with the purchasing of food if request/organized in advance. Once the food has been purchased, the client gets themselves out […]
Eldercare Massage, also called Geriatric or Senior Massage is designed to accommodate the specific needs of an elderly body. Eldercare Massage uses gentle relaxation techniques to soothe seniors aching muscles, tendons and joints, while positioned in an ergonomically designed chair, a wheelchair or mobility device. The massage can be anywhere from 20 minutes to one […]
Family Caregivers of British Columbia is a registered non-profit dedicated 100% to supporting family caregivers. Their mission: to improve the quality of life for family caregivers through support, information, and education. Caregivers have one of the most exhausting, but also rewarding, roles. Family Caregivers of BC is here to support you and navigate you through […]
The Village of Salmo is pleased to announce the launch of a new community resources and events website for Salmo Seniors. The website features local events, services, products as well as a listing of service providers and can be accessed at www.salmoseniors.ca. Click here for Nelson Daily News announcement on this c.community launch.
Dynamic Hearing Solutions is a Kootenay-based family-owned business, serving Nelson, Cranbrook, Castlegar, Invermere, Fernie and Kimberley. Recognizing an increasing need for quality hearing healthcare services in the Kootenays, Dynamic Hearing Solutions first opened its’ doors in Cranbrook in the fall of 2008. With an academic and professional background in hearing health care science, owner and Senior Audiologist Brad […]
New phone line and email address to help report elder abuse Interior Health has launched a new, confidential toll-free number to report the mistreatment of older adults. “Research shows that seniors are the most likely to suffer physical, psychological or financial abuse or neglect from a family member,” says Minister of Health Terry Lake. “World […]
My Care Finder is a unique and easy way to locate either publicly-subsidized or unsubsidized seniors care for yourself or your loved one within BC. Their exclusive, one-of-a-kind Google Maps database provides you with local information regarding a number of seniors care services including assisted living, 24-hour residential care, and support services in your own […]
Offers vacation packages & train tours, tourism info and inexpensive travel passes for those over 60! Via Rail accommodates to those with special needs or requests. Please note that the range of special and adapted services may vary from one region to another, depending particularly on station facilities and train cars. Therefore, to help ensure […]
Your complete one-stop travel clinic for all your international medical health needs. Provides a complete range of required and recommended vaccines for international travel. Also has travel health accessories such as compression socks and water purifiers. Has 18 offices in British Columbia, including Castlegar and Cranbrook. For general inquiries, contact 1-888-288-8682. Castlegar Travel Clinic: 250-304-1880 […]
Interested in learning more about BC before visiting? What to wear? What to expect? Where to go? Whats services are available in which area? HelloBC.com has a wealth of information to help you get the most out of your vacation to our province. And it’s yours to explore – welcome to Canada’s west coast! Listed […]
Situated along the lakefront, in beautiful, Nelson, BC lies a historical marvel. Streetcar #23 is a fully functional streetcar that was once in use here in Nelson in the first half of the 20th century. It is now restored as a tramway that provides a scenic ride along Nelson’s waterfront. During the summer months, the streetcar […]
The Boundary Museum is located at the Fructova heritage site featuring exhibits of local Doukhobor, agricultural, mining and pioneer history. Hours of operation: Tuesday-Friday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm during the Fall/Winter/Spring period. Open Saturdays during the Summer months Admission is by donation.
Operated by the Ministry of Highways, the Osprey 2000 runs year round and the smaller Balfour MV in summer months. Restaurants and public bathrooms are on both side as well as located on the Osprey 2000. Foot passengers can walk on at any sailing to enjoy the lake cruise. This 35 minute ferry crossing between […]