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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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Buy a Sponge

If you’re interested in purchasing a sponge to Help a Senior Please Contact Lynn Goodison 778-463-5248 709 Vernon Rd (Street Entrance)


We are looking for a new Seniors Transportation Coordinator for the Kootenay Seniors Program at Nelson CARES. This exciting position helps seniors navigate the network of transportation services available to them when they can no longer drive, while working across sectors to improve and coordinate transportation services.  The ideal candidate will be a skilled communicator […]

Transit ride along, Nelson to Kaslo

Come and join us for this fun day of exploring the Kootenays on local transit! Come and join us for a day trip from Nelson to Kaslo. Tour the SS Moyie and have an early dinner. We will be leaving from Ward and Baker Bus stop at 12:00pm and back to Nelson by 7:00pm.

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