Seniors' Resource Centre ~ Metchosin - Age Friendly Metchosin

2019 Summer-Fall Newsletter Online

Access our 2019 SUMMER/FALL NEWSLETTER, which provides updates to end of this year. Seasonal Highlights: The Seniors’ Resource Centre will be CLOSED from Friday, July 27th through Monday, August 5th, as we’ll be moving into our NEW renovated space during this time, just next door within the Metchosin Arts & Cultural Centre, on the exhibit floor…
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Local Events: Especially Inclusive with Something for Everyone

DISABILITY ISSUES remain at the forefront of concern for aging adults and those who live with, or experience, a short or long-term disability. Learn about current issues, share your ideas and ask questions…our panel experts include those who advocate and work on the island to improve accessibility, services and support for disabled citizens and mobility impaired…
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May is Hearing Month and More…

There’s a lot happening this May for spring! We hope you can join us! Call 250-478-5150 to learn more or drop by and pick-up our newsletter to stay informed. UVIC INFO EVENT & COFFEE HOUSE: Sat, May 4th 10am-Noon Local seniors, neighbours, course alumni and students are welcome to join us with UVic Study Teams and…
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NOTICE of 2019 AGM for Metchosin Seniors’ Association (MSA)

Dear Members of the MSA and Guests, It is with pleasure that I write on behalf of the Board of Directors of the Metchosin Seniors’ Association to invite you to the 2019 Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, March 19, 2019. The AGM is an important, constitutional meeting allowing members to hear about the activities, achievements…
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2 NEW Studies: University of Victoria Invites Local Seniors to Take Part

VOICES in MOTION Research Study is a joy-filled intergenerational choir for persons with memory loss, their caregivers and high school students. UVic is recruiting for 2 new choirs now! Both choirs will be part of a study that explores the impact of participation in an intergenerational choir on social connections and quality of life. INTERESTED?…
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HO-HO-HOliday Celebrations and FREE Events – Please JOIN US!

Tis’ the season for Holiday Celebrations…ALL EVENTS are free and for ALL AGES! * CALL SIRC at 250-478-5150 to RSVP or arrange  a DRIVE to or from ANY of these events in December. * HO-HO-Holiday OPEN HOUSE at SIRC this Saturday, December 1st from 10AM-NOON Refreshments ~ Sweets, Stories, Songs and Swag making… * The annual Pearson…
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An Invitation to a Conversation: Senior Circles on the Westshore

Volunteer Victoria is inviting Seniors on the Westshore to participate in their Senior Circles Project, a conversation focusing on seniors’ volunteering. The first conversation will be held at the Juan de Fuca Library from 1-3PM on Tuesday, November 27th.   Project Overview: Senior Circles builds on learning from a 2017 Volunteer Victoria study of more than 500 local…
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Gourmet Dinner Draw and More November Meals

Last Chance to WIN a Gourmet Dinner for Eight! There are still a few tickets left… $20. each – available at SIRC Call 250-478-5150 or Drop-by MSA’s 2018 Annual Fundraiser will come to an end on Wednesday, November 13th at 2PM —when we draw the lucky winner at SIRC!  Join us for Tea Time and Refreshments…
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Get your FLU SHOT this week at the Metchosin Firehall!

FLU SEASON is here! Drop by the Metchosin Fire Hall for your free flu shot. NO Appointment is necessary. SIRC, Metchosin Fire Department and IDA Latoria Pharmacy are partnering again this year to offer you the Flu Vaccination at the Metchosin Fire Hall Tuesday, Nov. 6th 10am-2pm and 4pm-7pm Wednesday, Nov. 7th 10am-2pm and 4pm-7pm Thursday, Nov. 8th from…
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Reminder: October Drive and Dine Free Meals and more…

Did you miss your Thanksgiving meal or, not quite get your fill of turkey and all the trimmings? All ages are welcome! Monday, October 15th Drive and Dine Dinner features a good ol’ Thanksgiving Supper at Gordon United Church in Langford. We leave SIRC at 5:30 pm and return around 7:15 pm. Our volunteers do…
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