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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.


Mental Health / Counselling - Adult Community Counselling

Grief Support For Seniors

Offers information sessions, individual counselling and group support for seniors dealing with caregiving and loss.more info

Address / Contact Info
Grief support for Seniors, Nanaimo Community Hospice Society
1080 St. George Crescent
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S
Phone: (250) 758-8857
Web Links Website
Features Accessible
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Topics: Seniors

Janice Bell, MSW | Registered Clinical Counsellor

In my Nanaimo counselling practice I specialize in marriage and relationship couselling, individual therapy, depression couselling, sibling groups and addiction counselling. I work with clients from adolescence to the elderly. Although I maintain a broad based general practice, I have expertise (a combination of extensive training and experience) in various areas. I've been a Nanaimo therapist for many years and can help with all manner of issues.more info

Address / Contact Info
C Counselling Nanaimo | Janice Bell, MSW | Registered Clinical Counsellor
203-335 Wesley St.
, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2T5
Phone: (250) 244-2929
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Nanaimo Widows Support Group

Assists widows of all ages through times of grief, loneliness and challenge, with companionship, weekly meetings and social outings. Meetings are held on the first 3 Wednesdays of each month at 1:00 pm at the Howard Johnson hotel in Nanaimo. All widows welcome. Please call 250-722-3353 for time and location.more info

Address / Contact Info
Howard Johnson Hotel (Terminal Avenue)
, Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 758-4843
Classification Tags
Topics: Seniors

Surviving Widowhood

This drop-in grief support program focuses on issues unique to widows age 60 and under whose spouse has died.more info

Address / Contact Info
1729 Boundary Avenue (Hospice House)
, Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 758-8857
Web Links Website
Classification Tags
Topics: Women