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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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Seniors Serving Seniors − Join us as a Volunteer!

Seniors have their share of problems and many go through life without a sympathetic listener to help during troubled times. Loss of a loved one, or a sudden change in health conditions or lifestyle, could become issues of concern. Trained counsellors and clergy might be available to provide professional support, however, there are times when…
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Drive & Dine: Meals this month and more…

Please call us at SIRC to join our outings! You can RSVP or volunteer as a driver for any of our events! There is no cost to attend and all ages are welcome! We drive and dine twice monthly and enjoy a healthy meal together, in Langford, at Gordon United Church Community Supper and locally,…
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Reminder: Alzheimer’s Awareness Event & Coffee Break®

Your Brain Matters!  All are invited! SIRC’s Alzheimer’s Awareness Event & CoffeeBreak®  On Tuesday, September 19th, from 1:30- 3:30pm at the Metchosin Community House, please join the Metchosin Seniors Association for an information packed presentation and discussion entitled, “Your Brain Matters” – with Mohammed Zeid, Pharmacist at IDA Latoria Pharmacy. CALL SIRC 250.478.5150 to arrange for a drive….
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IACDI Picnic on Thursday, June 22nd in Metchosin

Each year, members of the Inter-municipal Advisory Committee on Disability Issues welcome family and friends to attend their annual BBQ and picnic. This event is for all residents of Metchosin and friends of SIRC.  Bring your own lawn chair, and a dessert or a salad to share. No alcohol please. • Dress in Layers •…
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Healthy aging resources at Aging Well

Making plans and decisions today will help better prepare you for tomorrow. That’s why thinking about your future well-being in areas such as health, housing, finances, transportation and social connections will give you greater control over your independence, quality of life and dignity as you age. Aging Well Your health as you age depends on…
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BC Seniors Advocate releases updated directory for residential care facilities

OSA has just posted an updated version of the British Columbia Residential Care Facilities Quick Facts Directory. This publication is updated annually and provides key information regarding 292 publicly funded, licensed care facilities in British Columbia. The Residential Care Facilities Quick Facts Directory provides;  Address, age of facility, regulation/legislation, accreditation status, bed/room information …
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Take a stand against ageism on International Day of Older Persons 2016

For older people, ageism is an everyday, yet heart-breaking, challenge. Overlooked for employment, restricted from social services and stereotyped in the media, ageism marginalizes and excludes older people in their communities, at the very time of life where enjoyment could be paramount. Ageism is everywhere, yet is the most socially normalized of any prejudice. It…
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Volunteer, join as a member or help provide services…SIRC is US!

SIRC User Services (US), information and resources, are key for seniors living in Metchosin. In order to meet the immediate needs of our local seniors, we must increase our current base of service providers and support volunteers. Please consider joining US at SIRC. SIRC Service Providers are qualified and commendable professionals who can be recommended to SIRC…
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Internet Safety: First TECH-TALK at SIRC’s new open learning lab

Join us for the first in a series of Geeks and Geezers age-friendly TECH-TALK’s at SIRC. Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 7PM-8:30PM at SIRC’s Open Learning Lab Call 250-478-5150 to RSVP. Spaces are limited. Internet Safety:  What you need to know to be safe online! Technology brings some terrific opportunities when it comes to accessing information,…
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