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New Monday Location

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Our new Monday location is at Maison Senior Living (701 Keith Road) in West Vancouver starting on September 11th. Thank you to St. Stephen’s Church for hosting our program over the last 7 years.

Welcome Soo Sen Lee

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Welcome to our new coordinator Soo Sen Lee who will be taking over for Jocelyn on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Surefeet Balance Program

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Surefeet Balance will be starting again on Thursday, September 21st at 11 a.m. at the North Shore Neighbourhood House gym. NSSRC members will pay $3/session. The program will run every Thursday for 12 weeks.

Caregiver Group

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Caregiver group will be held the last Monday of each month at Maison Senior Living. Our first meeting will be Monday, September 25th at 11 a.m. This time is for any caregivers, family members or friends of NSSRC members caring for someone recovering from a stroke. The goal of this group is to support one another, share resources and have a time to connect with those walking a similar journey of caregiving. Newcomers are very welcome. We warmly invite you to come try out this group. Facilitator: Sue Carabetta -NSSRC coordinator. 

Walking Program

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Capilano Mall Next Steps Stroke Recovery walking program begins Friday Sept 15th. Sponsored by March of Dimes Canada (MODC) we meet at the Food Court on Friday mornings at 9:15 am. New participants are welcome to join this fun active group who moves in small groupings at their own pace around Cap Mall. Together we experience great community, new friendships, being active and progressing in stroke recovery (oh and coffee and burgers sometimes too!!). Sue Carabetta and Soo Sen Lee -  Coordinators Next Steps

Living with Stroke

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Living with Stroke™ is a free interactive 7-week program delivered in communities across BC and the Yukon and offered by the Heart & Stroke Foundation. It can provide you with the tools and support to: improve your quality of life, reduce the risk of another stroke, participate in your recovery and help you find the help you need to adjust to life after stroke. The next session on the North Shore will start Friday, October 13th (10 a.m. – 12 noon) at the Parkgate Community Centre (3625 Banff Court, North Vancouver) and will be facilitated by Jane Rundle, and Gail Snelling. It runs for a total of 7 Fridays ending November 24th.

TO REGISTER: call 1-888-473-4636 or talk to Gail Snelling – 778-888-4941.

The Lipstick Project

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Lipstick Project:  We have recently partnered up with the Lipstick Project whose mandate is to offer free professional spa services to those individuals who are facing significant health challenges. The volunteers will visit our Centre on Tuesdays starting in October to offer manicures to anyone who is interested. There will be a sign-up sheet available later in the month. Men are welcome too!

Fame for Stroke

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

FAME FOR STROKE: The West Vancouver Community Centre in collaboration with a UBC research team is offering a specialized exercise program for stroke survivors. Designed specifically and proven to improve fitness, mobility and strength for people after stroke living in the community. The small group class (one instructor to four participants) includes functional strengthening exercises, agility and fitness exercises and balance exercises. Suitable for people at any time after stroke who can stand for 5 minutes, walk 10 metres (even with a walking aid) and communicate with the instructor. Talk to Gail Snelling for more Information.

Location: West Vancouver Community Centre Aquatic Centre weight room

Dates & Time: Tuesdays & Thursdays September 19 – December 4th 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Cost: $390 for 26 sessions