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Recreation 50+ Your November Guide

Nov 03, 2015

Our seniors recreation centres do a fantastic job of organizing a wide range of fun events and programs for young-at-heart Delta residents. 

Each month, we highlight a few of these events and programs in our Recreation 50+ updates.

What's Happening in November

McKee Seniors Recreation Centre

*Please note McKee will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 for Remembrance Day.

McKee 10th Anniversary Celebration
November 5–8

To commemorate McKee Seniors Recreation Centre's 10th anniversary, view the McKee history display at the recreation centre. On Sunday, November 8, 2–4 pm, join us for a celebration and light refreshments. Members $6/Guests $8.

Remembrance Day Pancake Breakfast
Wednesday, November 11, 8–10:30 am
Enjoy a delicious pancake breakfast and honour Remembrance Day and our veterans. Members $7/ Guests $8/ Children 12 & under $3/ Veterans FREE

Free Workshop: Life is a Highway
Thursday, November 12, 10:30 am–12 pm

Reach your travel aspirations and learn about travelling solo. Sharleen Dickson from "Ladies on the Go" will speak about endless possibilities for solo travellers today.

Kennedy Seniors Recreation Centre

*Please note Kennedy will be closed on Wednesday, November 11 for Remembrance Day.

Flu Shot Clinics
Monday, November 2, 9 am–12 pm
Thursday, November 5, 9 am–12 pm

Please pre-register at the Front Desk by phone (604-594-2717) or in person so we can ensure sufficient supplies. This service is for people 65 years or older, living with someone 65 years or older, living with a chronic medical condition, or caregivers. Please note: you must bring your Care Card!

Creative Journaling Workshop
Tuesday, November 17, 10–11 am

Keeping a journal can be useful in a number of creative ways. This workshop is lead by author and keynote speaker Diane C. Doyle. Please pre-register for this FREE seminar by Thursday, November 12.

Live Well, Leave Well Seminar
Thursday, November 19, 1 pm

Having a will is only the first step in estate preparation. This workshop covers topics such as probate, power of attorney, executor tips, cremation or burial pre-planning, living wills and more. Bring your questions to this free seminar. Please pre-register by Friday, November 13.

Important Information

Fall Safety
With shorter daylight hours, take care to be more visible when out walking: wear light-coloured clothing or reflectors, use signal-controlled intersections and marked crosswalks whenever possible, recognize your own limitations (perhaps wait for the next full crosswalk cycle), and finally, realize that poor weather reduces everyone's visibility. It's important to be SEEN and stay SAFE!

Who ya gonna call?
Fraser Health wants to ensure you know about the six important phone numbers all seniors in B.C. should have: 

  • 8-1-1
    HealthLinkBC's non-emergency phone line for medical and health advice or information.

  • 1-855-412-2121 Fraser Health Service Line 
    Call this number to find out whether you qualify for home support for personal care, home care nursing, palliative care, day programs for adults or respite services for caregivers.

  • 604-268-1312 Better at Home
    Call this number to get help with home tasks like housekeeping and transportation to appointments. 

  • BC 2-1-1 
    Call this number if you need a service and aren't sure what it's called or where to find it. 

  • Your personal doctor's phone number. If you don't have a GP, a walk-in clinic may be a good option so have a number handy for the closest one. 

  • 9-1-1
    Call 9-1-1 for any serious emergency any time of day or night. 

For more information about these services, please visit Fraser Health.