Seniors’ Resource Centre ~ Metchosin - Connecting Seniors to a Community of Support

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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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Next Week at SIRC! May Potluck Lunch and June Paris Café

May’s Drive and Dine event is the monthly Potluck Lunch at Metchosin Community House taking place on Thurs. May 31st from noon-1:30pm. ALL welcome! Please bring a dish to share with a dozen or so fine folks. Call us at 250-478-5150 to RSVP or arrange a ride.  Another wonderful celebration is being planned for friends of…
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DriveWise BC Presentation at SIRC’s AGM on March 20th

The Metchosin Seniors’ Association is delighted to confirm that Seann Wells from DriveWise BC will be the guest speaker at our Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, March 20th from 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Please join us at the Metchosin Community House! Seann is the regional manager of training for DriveWise BC. He has been involved in driver…
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Pneumonia Shots & Medication Review Thursday at SIRC

SIRC and IDA Latoria Pharmacy partner again on Thurs. Dec. 7th to offer you vaccinations and information sessions to benefit your wellbeing. Please call 250-478-5150 to book your Pneumonia shot or Medication Review appointment, or drop by in the afternoon to speak with Mohamed. Why vaccinate? The disease Pneumococcal infection is caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria. Pneumococcal…
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SIRC Summertime Schedule

SIRC will be closed for one week only, from August 1st through August 7th. We will return on August 8th and remain open from Noon -5PM, Tues., Weds., & Thurs., throughout rest of summer. NOTE: Although we are closed Friday thru Monday, our E-mail and Telephone Access for Volunteer and Caregiver Support, RCMP KIT (Keep In Touch), Programs and Service…
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Summertime & Family Fun at the Farm!

Hello Summertime!  We’re taking advantage of summer at SIRC and will be closed the FIRST WEEK of JULY 2017 and the FIRST WEEK of AUGUST 2017 There are still a few tickets left for SIRC’s FAMILY FARM TOUR & TEA at Ravenhill Homestead with our 4H Club, for ALL ages to enjoy! Saturday, July 8th – Choose 10AM or…
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SIRC SUMMER Operating Hours

SIRC will shift to our summertime schedule effective June 5, 2017 and our operating days will be TUESDAY’s, WEDNESDAY’s & THURSDAY’s from NOON-5PM NOTE: Throughout the summer, we will be closed Friday thru Monday. However, our E-mail and Telephone Access for Volunteer and Caregiver Support, RCMP KIT (Keep In Touch), Programs and Service Pro Referrals will remain…
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Mother’s Day Smiles go a long way…

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY! Mother’s Day is celebrated annually as a tribute to all mothers and motherhood. Please join us in celebrating all mothers, grandmothers, and greatest granny’s on Sunday, May 14th! “A mom’s hug lasts long after she lets go…”  ~ Anonymous   We’re giving away FREE Thrifty’s SMILE CARDS to all moms throughout the month…
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DRIVE and DINE with us in May

Leave the cooking to someone else and please consider joining us for dinner! There is no cost to attend and all are welcome. This Saturday, May 6th is the monthly Community Potluck Dinner at the Metchosin Community House ~ mingle from 4-7PM  We dine at 5PM. Bring a dish to share with a dozen folks….
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Development of Elder Abuse Awareness Program

In 2009, The Centre for Research & Education on Violence against Women & Children (CREVAWC) was asked by the Public Health Agency of Canada to adapt Ontario’s domestic violence public education campaign, Neighbours, Friends and Families,(NFF) to increase public awareness towards elder abuse. In 2012, CREVAWC submitted a successful proposal to the New Horizons federal grant program for a…
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