Services to Seniors Coalition News
Next Coalition Meeting:
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Two presentations from the City of North Vancouver:
An update on the Delbrook Lands site
An overview of the City’s Pedestrian Plan
Presentations at the March 21 Coalition meeting focused on community supports in place and in progress for North Shore seniors with dementia.
Planners Heather Evans, City of North Vancouver, and Cristina Rucci, District of North Vancouver talked about creating a dementia-friendly North Shore. Here is a link to an outline of work to date:
March 21 Dementia Friendly presentation (PDF)
First Link North Shore, an arm of the Alzheimer Society of BC, connects individuals diagnosed with dementia, and their families, with resources and support.
Coordinator Bronwyn James presented an overview of First Link’s services and role on the North Shore.
Vivian Tsai has replaced Kerri Sutherland as Support & Education Coordinator at First Link North Shore, working alongside Bronwyn.
Kerri retired in January after 15 years with the Alzheimer Society of BC on the North Shore.
Download and view the First-Link Presentation here (PPTX).
Check out the Seniors Coalition section of our site.
Read the latest Older & Wiser column by clicking here.