• Inspiration from NYC’s James Farley Post Office

    Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. Nor inclement weather, nor sleet stop us. The inscription on the James Farley Post Office in New York City. This quote is also in keeping with the amazing attitudes of the Oakridge Seniors’ Centre […]

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  • Thanksgiving 2015

    Happy Thanksgiving 2015!

    Giving Thanks This Thanksgiving For each new morning with its light, For rest and shelter of the night, For health and food, For love and friends, For everything Thy goodness sends. – Ralph Waldo Emerson (1801-1882)

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  • BC Seniors Week 2015

    Seniors practicing Yoga for BC Seniors Week

    June 7th – 13th   Join in the fun, bring a friend, meet new people and be active! View a schedule of the week’s special activities, taking place at Oakridge Seniors’ Centre! Enjoy Free Seniors Yoga classes, Seniors Exercise classes and Nordic (Pole) Walking in Vancouver and The North Shore. The Yoga and Exercise classes […]

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  • Residential Tenancy for Older Adults

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  • BC Senior Games

    The torch was lite this morning in Ship Builders Square in North Vancouver to launch the BC 55plus Seniors Games. I was there at 8:00 this morning to help set up for the event; it was a wonderful experience, a perfect day. Our guests of honor paddled in with blessings for the games and as […]

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  • Living the Risk

    I attended a talk at the Dunbar Heights United Church; the topic was “Living the Risk”. Sponsored by the Seniors Working Group and ASK Friendship Society who are members of the Westside Seniors Hub. There was a panel of three people telling their stories and experiences. Two people living with their aging parents in their […]

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  • Seniors Service Providers Expo

    There’s a fabulous free event coming up at Silver Harbour! Join us Sat Mar 1st, 10am-2pm, for the Senior Service Providers Expo: 20 booths of information from local businesses and organizations serving seniors, great speakers, prizes, music, free tote bags for the first 300 visitors, delicious refreshments at great prices, and more!    

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  • JINGLE ALL THE WAY …

    HomeCare West Christmas Party 2014 It is always an uplifting feeling to meet with our team to celebrate the holiday season. We booked a cozy, private room decorated in holiday style at The Flamingo Restaurant in Vancouver. Unfortunately not everyone was able to attend, because many of them were working with our clients that evening. […]

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  • Remembrance Day 2014

    “In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.” Jose Narosky HomeCare West is service provider for Veterans Affairs and respectfully is honored to care for those whom have served Canada. In 1915, Punch magazine published a John McCrae poem titled, In Flanders Fields. McCrae, a Canadian soldier, had served in the Second Battle of Ypres in […]

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  • Music meets Art

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