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Helpful Links in Vernon

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.

(250) 545-8074




HALINA SENIOR CENTRE

Activities for seniors including Bingo, Canasta, Bridge, carpet bowling, dancing, crafts, pancake breakfasts, choir, crib, pool, and shuffleboard.

3310 37 Avenue

(250) 542-2877




INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY LIFELINE PROGRAM

https://www.interiorhealth.ca/YourCare/HomeCommuni...

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

(250) 558-1334
1 (800) 994-8414





HOME AND COMMUNITY CARE

https://www.interiorhealth.ca/YourCare/HomeCommuni...

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.

(250) 541-2200
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.

(250) 542-7592
(250)-292-8209

www.bcoapo.org




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.


(250)-549-4201
3505, 30th Avenue




NEXUS BC SENIORS SERVICES

http://www.northokanaganseniors.ca

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

(250) 545-0585




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.




ELDER HAVEN

Services for Seniors. Enhancing quality of life with safe, compassionate, professional, one to one home visits/activities. Ginnie Godin, Recreation Therapist.

(250) 309-4427




FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE SOCIETY FOR THE NORTH OKANAGAN

http://vernonfrc.ca

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

(250) 545-3390




NORTH OKANAGAN HOSPICE SOCIETY

http://nohs.ca

Supports quality of life to the very end of life.

3506 27 Avenue

(250) 503-1800




SCHUBERT CENTRE

http://www.schubertcentre.ca

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

(250) 549-4201
info@schubertcentre.ca




DRIVING MISS DAISY

http://www.drivingmissdaisy.net/en/

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

http://www.proctorcare.ca

Provides services for elders and their families including in home health assessment, on-going monitoring, transitional assistance and client advocacy.

(250) 878-0364