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ALLIES IN AGING

In this collaborative project, we serve seniors 75+ who come to us through our trained outreach volunteers or referred from hospitals, social workers, police, other agencies, family members, friends and many other sources. For more information click here.

 

Seniors Together Program (STP)

Call Eda Ertan, Seniors Together Coordinator at 604-431-0400 or seniors@burnabynh.ca for more information.

The role of our Neighbourhood House is to build community and by adding  the Seniors Together Program to the mix we  will complete the circle of community involvement for all ages at the BNH. It is the first program specifically designed for Seniors at Burnaby Neighbourhood House and a very culturally diverse group of women and men have joined the seniors’ planning committee.  Through a partnership with the Burnaby Seniors Outreach Society, the committee members are building skills to provide leadership at the Neighbourhood House.

Seniors who may be isolated due to barriers such as language will have an opportunity to connect with others, participate in activities planned by other seniors and have access to information about what other programs and services are available in the community.

The Seniors Together Programs has activities scheduled and will welcome all seniors to enjoy friendship, food,  and a variety of activities. In this program seniors will become connected, and learn about resources available to seniors in Burnaby.  Let the Seniors Together Program welcome you!

This program is generously supported by:

 

The Seniors Together Program runs on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays.  Check out the activities this month here: October 2017 

Join us for our Seniors Together Lunch on Fridays at 12:00 pm


Seniors Lunch Cards are convenient and economical. Save $3 when you buy 6 lunches!
$27 for 6 lunches
Cost of individual lunch: $5

Seniors Together Program starts at 10:30am with a varied of activities every Friday, followed by an inexpensive and tasty lunch. Purchase your lunch ticket/or lunch card no later than 11:15am at the volunteer reception desk at Banquet Room 1 (3rd floor).
Menus are different each week; they reflect the changing seasons and diverse food traditions. All proceeds support Burnaby Neighbourhood House Seniors Together – Health & Wellness programs.

 

Volunteer Opportunities

Seniors Together – Program Assistant for Wednesdays and Friday Activities:
Duties include helping with the program room set up; welcoming seniors to the program activities; serving the seniors lunch when needed; helping as cook assistants and cleaning-up the kitchen after the lunch program; and helping to plan the monthly program activities.

Get the brochure here!

To volunteer please 604-431-0400 or email: zellyt@burnabynh.ca

 

Seniors Outreach Program

Seniors Outreach Program aims to provide information and support seniors in connecting with community programs and services.

Outreach services include:

  • Information & Referrals
  • Home Visits by Outreach Ambassadors
  • Community Engagement
  • Outreach Ambassador Training to 55+ individuals
  • Free local transportation to BNH seniors programs

Outreach Ambassador Training Program:

Seniors Outreach Ambassadors are a trained volunteers (55+) who have the role of reaching out to isolated seniors to help them connect with community programs and services that can improve their lives. Working with the Seniors Outreach Coordinator, volunteer ambassadors assist in supporting vulnerable and isolated seniors to access resources and make connections.

To participate in the Seniors Outreach Ambassador Program, or to make a referral call                                 Elizabeth at 604 431-0400, or e-mail seniorsoutreach@burnabynh.ca

Get the outreach program brochure here!

Get the outreach training brochure here!

 

3 comments:

AgnesAugust 5, 2015 at 9:48 amReply

hi,
I was just wondering, for your beginners esl classes for seniors, what language do u teach it in? My Inlaws are mandarin speakers and would like to learn some basic English. Thank you!

BurnabyNHAugust 5, 2015 at 12:15 pmReply

Hi Agnes,

We have an ESL beginner class for Mandarin speaker seniors on Wednesdays from 1-2pm.

Ash C DUTTAOctober 24, 2017 at 10:10 pmReply

are there lessons on computer and cell phone use.
TX AshD

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