Resources for Seniors in Vernon
GOOD MORNING PROGRAM C/O PIN CRISIS LINE (PEOPLE IN NEED CRISIS INTERVENTION SOCIETY)
The Good Morning Program is a phone-out service to individuals who are isolated and/or have high risk health concerns. This program offers peace of mind; some social interaction for Good Morning clients and enables people to live independently, longer.
HALINA SENIOR CENTRE
Activities for seniors including Bingo, Canasta, Bridge, carpet bowling, dancing, crafts, pancake breakfasts, choir, crib, pool, and shuffleboard.
3310 37 Avenue
INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY LIFELINE PROGRAM
Emergency Response Program designed to assist chronically ill or elderly individuals to continue living safely and independently in their own homes. Subscribers to Lifeline wear a small, waterproof pendant, which, when pressed, sends an alarm to our 24 hour emergency response centre. Help is then sent for, whether it be a family member, friend of neighbor or, if necessary, an ambulance. A not-for-profit, volunteer supported program.
4000 25th Avenue
1 (800) 994-8414
HOME AND COMMUNITY CARE
Home and community care services provide a range of health care and support services for eligible residents who have acute, chronic, palliative or rehabilitative health care needs. These services are designed to complement and supplement, but not replace, the efforts of individuals to care for themselves with the assistance of family, friends and community.
1 (800) 994-8414
OLD AGE PENSIONERS ORGANIZATION (OAPO)
The function of the branch is primarily for social activities. Most branches have a monthly general meeting where membership can become involved in the business aspect, which can lead to resolutions being presented at annual convention. New members and guests welcome. Phone for information on meetings.
MEALS ON WHEELS C/O IH HOME AND COMMUNITY CARE
Meals on Wheels service offered in Vernon (Monday through Friday), Armstrong and Enderby (Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays only). A noon meal is delivered to your door for a cost of $5.00.
3505, 30th Avenue
NEXUS BC SENIORS SERVICES
Provides a central resource centre that helps seniors, their families, caregivers and other members of the community to access services that will help seniors maintain an independent life style.
102-3201 30 Street, Vernon
WHEELS TO MEALS
Vernon, Armstrong, Lumby.
A nutritious and social outing for senior’s. Program includes “Talk Time” in Vernon 10am Thursday’s at the Schubert Center (lunch at noon), (250) 545-3717; Armstrong lunch at Centennial Hall on Wednesdays, (250) 546-8780; Lumby lunch is at the Old Age Pensioner’s Hall, (250) 547-8866.
Services for Seniors. Enhancing quality of life with safe, compassionate, professional, one to one home visits/activities. Ginnie Godin, Recreation Therapist.
FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE SOCIETY FOR THE NORTH OKANAGAN
Elderly Services Support Volunteer Program, in collaboration with IHA Elderly Services team, works to provide support for seniors experiencing social isolation, depression, and/or early dementia. Referral from IHA Elderly Services required.
3407 27 Avenue, Suite 201
NORTH OKANAGAN HOSPICE SOCIETY
Supports quality of life to the very end of life.
3506 27 Avenue
Vernon’s Community Centre for Seniors. Activities: pool, scrabble, whist, bridge, canasta, crib, 500, carpet bowling, white cane, bargain basement, shuffle board, bingo, line and square dancing, CNIB, crafts, wellness clinic, OAPO, woodcarving, pinochle, euchre, writers group & tai chi. Basic computer lessons for members.
3505 30 Avenue
DRIVING MISS DAISY
Reliable and safe accompaniment services for seniors including medical appointments, grocery shopping, home support and more.
Call Michelle at (250) 540-0975.
PROCTOR ELDER CARE MANAGEMENT
Provides services for elders and their families including in home health assessment, on-going monitoring, transitional assistance and client advocacy.