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Annual General Meeting

The Lionsview AGM was held Thursday, May 17 at the New Delbrook Community Recreation Centre

Read Lionsview’s  Annual Report here: Annual Report 2017-2018 

Services to Seniors Coalition News

The Services to Seniors Coalition meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at noon, at Delbrook Recreation Centre. Yes, the new building.

Join us on Tuesday, June 19 2018, for the next meeting.

1. Sgt. Peri Mainwaring, Community Policy Unit, RCMP North Vancouver Detachment, will speak about financial fraud directed towards seniors on the North Shore, including response measures    available to seniors, families and local businesses. Sgt. Mainwaring will touch on financial abuse in connection with increased domestic violence and homeless among seniors from the perspective of community policing.

2. Informal discussion about the Coalition.  Questions raised will include: how did the past year go; how the Coalition can be useful to the participants, next steps for the Coalition; suggestions for moving forward.

Meeting Tuesday May 15 2018

Barbara McMillian (Community & Sector Development Coordinator, Healthy Aging, United Way of the Lower Mainland) and Annwen Loverin (Executive Director, Silver Harbour Seniors’ Activity Centre) shared their knowledge gained from the BC Summit on Aging and asked for input on building capacity amongst community-based senior serving organizations.  Information was presented about the seven core seniors services identified by the Raising the Profile Project as needed in every community throughout the province as well as the systemic issues and gaps facing the seniors sector identified at the Summit on Aging.  Coalition members provided input into a capacity-building knowledge hub planned to roll out this fall and heard how individuals and local organizations can sign on to the Declaration of the BC Community-Based Seniors’ Services Sector.

Find previous Coalition meeting information and links to presentations here.

Older & Wiser in the North Shore News

June 7 2018 There are resources out there for seniors facing abuse

May 24 2018 Transit key for North Shore seniors on the move

Find previous Older & Wiser columns by clicking here.

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