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Notice of AGM Tuesday, May 28, 2024, 1:30 to 2:30 pm

Seniors Working Group News

The group meets at 12:45 pm on the second Wednesday of each month from September to June.

Seniors Working Group Information

Report on Ageism presented February 28, 2024

Lionsview Presentation on Ageism February 2024

Services to Seniors Coalition News

The Services to Seniors Coalition meets  at noon on the 3rd Tuesday of every month from September to June.

The next meeting will be Tuesday, May 21 at 12 Noon

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm at Capilano Mall – Family Services Space

Presentation 
Julia – intro, partnerships, and overview  Michele and Robin will speak to programs and services.  Two senior volunteers will talk about their experiences as volunteers. 

A meeting was held Tuesday, April 16th 

Presentation by Boah Kim

FactBook on Aging in BC and Canada_shared 

  • Fact Book on Aging and new study funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada tilted “Social Connectedness and Resilience Among Marginalized Older Adults and Caregivers: Co-Produced Intersectoral Knowledge Implemented with Community Organizations
  • Notes – Coalition April 16th

A meeting was held Tuesday, March 19th

Presentations: 

Notes – Coalition Mar 19 2024

  • Zoe MacMillan: Overview of the Ombudsmen Office.
  • Becky White: Star Institute – broad overview and approach of the research at the STAR Institute

A meeting was held Tuesday, February 20

  1. Presentation on the Canadian Dental Program, specifically for seniors
  2. Presentation from CMHC on new community Mental Health program – North Shore Peer Assisted Care Team (PACT)

A meeting was held Tuesday, Jan 16 

  1. Presentation 

Zahra from Vantage Point reported on the 2023 State of BC’s Non-Profit Sector Report. This annual report surveys hundreds of non-profits across the province to identify key opportunities and challenges facing local non-profits, and to advocate for the sector. Zahra also talked about a feasibility study carried out by Vantage Point on the potential for a provincial network for non-profits. The two relevant reports can be found on Vantage Point’s website: Safety Net report: https://thevantagepoint.ca/wp-content/uploads/2023/06/Safety-Net-2023-State-of-BCs-Non-Profit-Sector.pdfStronger Together report: https://thevantagepoint.ca/wp-content/uploads/2023/07/2023-Vantage-Point-Feasibility-Study-Report.pdf

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Previous Coalition meeting information and links to presentations 

Older & Wiser in North Shore News

May 6, 2024 A moment to respect local caregivers

March 31, 2024 How to avoid falling for scams

December 12, 2023 Seniors Advocate Speaks 2023

November 4, 2023 Take these steps to prepare for winter

 

Previous Older & Wiser Columns 

 

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