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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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Age Friendly Community

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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Nelson, BC
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Kootenay Seniors is a project of Nelson CARES Society

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Seniors Advocate calls for new program to help with seniors transportation and makes several recommendations to improve existing programs.

Vancouver- Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie today released Seniors Transportation: Affordable, Appropriate and Available. The report, which reflects over a year of consultation and research, concludes that changes are required to address some of the existing transportation systems and a new program will be required to fill some of the gaps. “At the age of 65 […]

The Growing Together Seniors & Youth Conversation Group

The Growing Together Seniors & Youth Conversation Group should definitely be front page. All the info you need can be found in the attached poster. It’s the Word version so you can copy and paste as you wish, including the image which is just a stock photo.  You could also follow the basics from the […]

BC Poverty Reduction

We’re building a poverty reduction strategy, and you can help. The poverty rate in B.C. is among the worst in Canada. Too many people are struggling to make ends meet, earn a living wage, or find and keep affordable housing. Too many families are suffering without basic necessities, relying on food banks, going hungry or […]

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