Aging & Connected

 

 

DEMENTIA SERVICES

The NoteWorthy Singers

A Multigenerational Choir with Director, Adam Kozak                                                                     Fri 3:15-5:00 PM at Windsor Secondary

A choir for older adults living with memory loss, family caregivers, and students. Register for FREE with $5 Parkgate Society membership. To register, contact: Pam Havens at [email protected] or tel: 604-983-6373

This program is a partnership between Windsor Secondary, Parkgate Society, and Vancouver Coastal Health.

 

My Parkgate BREAK

Tu/Thu 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

My Parkgate BREAK is a gathering place for individuals experiencing the changes associated with early to moderate dementia. It offers needed respite to family caregivers and a chance for individuals to connect with others who are on the dementia journey. It runs twice weekly with 5 hours of social programming including lunch, out trips, creative arts, memory games, singing and so much more. Fully supported by staff and trained community volunteers so families can rest easy knowing their loved ones are in good hands. 

Mini BREAK: Dementia Services

Wed 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM

Mini BREAK will assist older adults who are on the waitlist for Parkgate BREAK. Mini BREAK offers a fully supported program, with a community lunch followed by afternoon activities to boost both brain and body.

For more information, contact: Dementia Services Supervisor, Pam Havens

Parkgate Society’s Aging & Connected Programs run with support from Healthy Aging by The United Way of the Lower Mainland

Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need a Seniors' Centre Membership to participate in seniors programs?

Yes. The annual membership fee is $5. All proceeds of this membership go directly to seniors’ programs and is a way of showing support for the Parkgate Seniors’ Centre.  As of January 2015 also all seniors attending drop in games programs at Parkgate will have to purchase an annual membership. Why?

  • Membership is only pennies per day.
  • Membership allows us to keep registration costs down.
  • Membership allows us to show community need in order to apply for funding.
  • Members receive the following benefits:
    • access to registered programs, out trips, special events and lunches,
    • access to drop in games programs with coffee and baked goods (purchase punch card) and
    • special members’ rate at Wednesday Eat Local lunches..
Why do I need a fitness pass for some programs?

Some programs for seniors that operate out of Parkgate Community Centre are North Vancouver Recreation Commission programs. Programs like Cardio Rehab require a special membership, while others require a valid NVRC fitness membership.

What is included with a membership to Parkgate Community Services Society?

As a member of Parkgate Community Services Society you are entitled to vote at the Annual General Meeting and you will receive periodical newsletters. A healthy membership assists the society when it is seeking funding for programs and services. There are no obligations or costs associated with being a member of the society. To become a member of PCSS, please complete and return the Membership Application form to Parkgate Community Centre in person, by mail or fax.

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