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Resource Hub Re: Seniors' Social Isolation - Nanaimo

Community Health Notice posted: 19-Aug-2019 9:25 AM PDT

Below is a link to a website developed as a one-stop knowledge hub for those who are working to reduce seniors' social isolation and to increase their social inclusion.

https://seniorsocialisolation.ca/

The website show cases the resources developed by collective impact projects designed to reduce seniors' social isolation at the population level, funded by the Government of Canada New Horizons Pan-Canadian 2015-2016 program:

https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/programs/new-horizons-seniors.html

This website also holds reports and other resources from around the world related to understanding and addressing seniors' social isolation and increasing their social inclusion.


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Daughter On Call Seniors Services

Daughter On Call was founded by Val Bacon, B.A., who has experienced firsthand the need for a variety of services to maintain independent living for her aging Mother.
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Daughter on Call Seniors Service
Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 619-6600
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Dementia Help Line

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Nanaimo, BC
Toll-free: 1-800-936-6033
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Community Headings: Ministry of Social Development

Denise MacKinnon

As a massage therapist, I take health care seriously, and If you are reading this, you probably do too. I believe that massage therapy should be a vital part of your health care program, as well as proper exercise, nutrition and self care.more info

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Massage Therapy, Denise MacKinnon, RMT
2174 Wren Place
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 6Y8
Phone: (250) 741-1033
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Dentist Dr. Allan Pastro

Delivering comprehensive dental care for the whole family, Dr. Allan Pastro has practiced in Nanaimo since 1985.more info

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Dentist in Nanaimo
4-140 Wallace Street
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5B1
Phone: (250) 754-6522
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Clinical Headings: Dental Care

Departure Bay Dental Clinic

Departure Bay Dental Clinic offers top-quality family, cosmetic and general dentistry with relaxing ocean views of the Nanaimo coastline. Come to us for routine maintenance, complete or partial dentures, implant restoration, sport Mouth guards, and teeth whitening. Departure Bay Dental Clinic is also proud to offer an established hygiene program to help ensure your oral health.more info

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2186 Departure Bay Rd
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 3V6
Phone: (250) 758-5622
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Clinical Headings: Dental Care

Depression Guide for Patients

If you have been diagnosed with depression, this handout will provide you with information to help you understand and manage
your illness. It is designed to help you take an active role, as a partner with your physician, in treating your depression.more info

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Nanaimo, BC
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Diabetes Education Centre

Provide information and support to people living with diabetes and their families.more info

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Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 716-7733
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Clinical Headings: Nutrition, Obesity
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Dial-A-Dietitian

Free nutrition information line. Information is provided in English, Mandarin, Cantonese & Punjabi.more info

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Nanaimo, BC
Toll-free: 1-800-667-3438
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Clinical Headings: Nutrition, Obesity
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Dialysis Unit NRGH

Dialysis Unit NRGHmore info

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Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 755-7691
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Clinical Headings: Education, Urology
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Diamond Optical

EYEZ On Nanaimo Optical Ltd is a team of licensed opticians and contact lens fitters. Located across the street from Woodgrove Mall in the same plaza as Staple and Home Depot, we offer a wide range of fashion forward optical frames for sunglasses and eyeglasses. Designer Frames, Contact Lensesmore info

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506-6581 Aulds Rd
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 6J6
Phone: (250) 390-3333
Fax: (250) 933-3080
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