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

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Zoom

From “Seniors Guide” “If you haven’t already received an email inviting you to a Zoom meeting, you probably will soon. In this age of social distancing, many groups are choosing to meet virtually, and Zoom is one of the most popular ways to do this. It might be your book club, your volunteer group, or…
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June 2021 Newsletter

Download the June newsletter, featuring our calendar of events. SRC / MSA June Newsletter

Thrifty Smile Cards

Changes to the program as of June 15, 2021 The Thrifty Smile Card program has changed. As of June 15, 2021, Thrifty Foods will no longer provide a rebate to the Metchosin Seniors` Association. Dollars loaded up to that date will send the 5% rebate to MSA; money loaded on your card after that date…
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News About the Homeowner Grant

This from the District of Metchosin: Residents of Metchosin have always been able to claim their Homeowner Grant at the municipal office, when they paid their property tax. This has been changed by the Province of BC. The Province will no longer allow residents to claim grants through their municipalities. Starting May 2021apply for your…
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Tech Support

Here are three organizations that offer help with computers, mobile phones, tablets: GLUU Technology Society offers free digital skills training for all Canadian seniors. The Canadian nonprofit helps older adults use technology to stay happy, healthy & connected. There are numerous “free online courses that teach the digital skills you need to turn your smartphone and…
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Seniors’ Centre Without Walls

The Metchosin Seniors’ Association has received a United Way Healthy Aging grant to set up a Seniors’ Centre Without Walls pilot program. It will offer free phone-based and video-based events and activities for seniors to take part in safely from the comfort of home. We are hiring a part-time program assistant for this project. Find…
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Part-time Job Opportunity

Program Assistant Are you energetic and enthusiastic about working with seniors? Are you a good networker able to forge partnerships with local groups and organizations? We are hiring a Program Assistant who will report to the SRC Coordinator and work with a committee of volunteers to run a Seniors’ Centre Without Walls pilot project. It…
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