Seniors (55+)

Seniors (55+)

Overview

CNH offers a wide range of social and recreational programs and services for older adults and seniors that support their mental and physical wellbeing. From nutritious meals to housekeeping and online meetups, there is something for everyone. New participants are always welcomed. 

Programs are free unless indicated. Registration is required – please call 604-435-0323.

Upcoming Programs & Events

July 2021

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Kundalini Yoga (55+)
9:15 am - 10:15 am

Please note, programs are subject to change or cancellation. To learn more or to register, call 604-435-0323.

Mondays from 9:15-10:15 am

Drop-in and relax, renew, and rejuvenate through breathing, exercises, stretching and meditation in this Kundalini yoga class taught by Lillian Chin.

Registration

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Qigong (55+)
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Please note, programs are subject to change or cancellation. To learn more or to register, call 604-435-0323.

Mondays until August 30, 10:30-11:30 am

Also known as Baduanjin Qigong, this gentle program uses callisthenics, stretching, and breathing exercises to increase circulation of vital energy (Qi) to maintai

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Walking Club (55+)
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Please note, programs are subject to change or cancellation. To learn more or to register, call 604-435-0323.

Mondays from 10:30-11:30 am

Get some exercise and meet new people. Dress for the weather and bring an umbrella. See the schedule, which is available at the front desk. Meet in the CNH lobby.

Registrat

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Sing for Fun (55+)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Hosted by local community singers or musicians, Sing for Fun invites older adults and seniors to join us on Zoom for a free sing-along. Participants can also perform in front of their peers. Everyone is welcome. 

To participate, contact Jenny Shen at 604-435-0323 ext. 227 or jshen@cnh.bc.ca.

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Chinese Calligraphy (55+)
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Please note, programs are subject to change or cancellation. To learn more or to register, call 604-435-0323.

Thursdays (July 7 to August 26, 2021), 10-11:30 am – offered online. Instructor: Thomas Wong

This program is meant for seniors who are interested in the art of Chinese calligraphy. It contains a bri

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Gentle Chair Yoga on Zoom (55+)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Thursdays, 2-3 pm

Enjoy safe, slow-moving exercises for increased joint range of motion, relaxation and improved stamina and muscular strength. Suitable for people with all forms of arthritis and various levels of ability. 

  • • Group sessions take place Thursdays from 2-3 pm
  • • You can purchase a seniors pa
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Kundalini Yoga (55+)
9:15 am - 10:15 am

Please note, programs are subject to change or cancellation. To learn more or to register, call 604-435-0323.

Mondays from 9:15-10:15 am

Drop-in and relax, renew, and rejuvenate through breathing, exercises, stretching and meditation in this Kundalini yoga class taught by Lillian Chin.

Registration

To regi

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Qigong (55+)
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Please note, programs are subject to change or cancellation. To learn more or to register, call 604-435-0323.

Mondays until August 30, 10:30-11:30 am

Also known as Baduanjin Qigong, this gentle program uses callisthenics, stretching, and breathing exercises to increase circulation of vital energy (Qi) to maintai

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Walking Club (55+)
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Please note, programs are subject to change or cancellation. To learn more or to register, call 604-435-0323.

Mondays from 10:30-11:30 am

Get some exercise and meet new people. Dress for the weather and bring an umbrella. See the schedule, which is available at the front desk. Meet in the CNH lobby.

Registrat

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World Cafe and English Conversation (55+)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Second and third Monday of each month, 1:30-2:30 pm.

Interact and connect with other seniors in this free program offered through Zoom, an online video platform. Each session, a volunteer host prepares some topics for discussion. Prepare coffee/tea and participate from the comfort of your own home!

To register,

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Chinese Calligraphy (55+)
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Please note, programs are subject to change or cancellation. To learn more or to register, call 604-435-0323.

Thursdays (July 7 to August 26, 2021), 10-11:30 am – offered online. Instructor: Thomas Wong

This program is meant for seniors who are interested in the art of Chinese calligraphy. It contains a bri

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Gentle Chair Yoga on Zoom (55+)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Thursdays, 2-3 pm

Enjoy safe, slow-moving exercises for increased joint range of motion, relaxation and improved stamina and muscular strength. Suitable for people with all forms of arthritis and various levels of ability. 

  • • Group sessions take place Thursdays from 2-3 pm
  • • You can purchase a seniors pa
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Kundalini Yoga (55+)
9:15 am - 10:15 am

Please note, programs are subject to change or cancellation. To learn more or to register, call 604-435-0323.

Mondays from 9:15-10:15 am

Drop-in and relax, renew, and rejuvenate through breathing, exercises, stretching and meditation in this Kundalini yoga class taught by Lillian Chin.

Registration

To regi

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Qigong (55+)
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Please note, programs are subject to change or cancellation. To learn more or to register, call 604-435-0323.

Mondays until August 30, 10:30-11:30 am

Also known as Baduanjin Qigong, this gentle program uses callisthenics, stretching, and breathing exercises to increase circulation of vital energy (Qi) to maintai

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Walking Club (55+)
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Please note, programs are subject to change or cancellation. To learn more or to register, call 604-435-0323.

Mondays from 10:30-11:30 am

Get some exercise and meet new people. Dress for the weather and bring an umbrella. See the schedule, which is available at the front desk. Meet in the CNH lobby.

Registrat

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Sing for Fun (55+)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Hosted by local community singers or musicians, Sing for Fun invites older adults and seniors to join us on Zoom for a free sing-along. Participants can also perform in front of their peers. Everyone is welcome. 

To participate, contact Jenny Shen at 604-435-0323 ext. 227 or jshen@cnh.bc.ca.

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Chinese Calligraphy (55+)
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Please note, programs are subject to change or cancellation. To learn more or to register, call 604-435-0323.

Thursdays (July 7 to August 26, 2021), 10-11:30 am – offered online. Instructor: Thomas Wong

This program is meant for seniors who are interested in the art of Chinese calligraphy. It contains a bri

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Gentle Chair Yoga on Zoom (55+)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Thursdays, 2-3 pm

Enjoy safe, slow-moving exercises for increased joint range of motion, relaxation and improved stamina and muscular strength. Suitable for people with all forms of arthritis and various levels of ability. 

  • • Group sessions take place Thursdays from 2-3 pm
  • • You can purchase a seniors pa
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Kundalini Yoga (55+)
9:15 am - 10:15 am

Please note, programs are subject to change or cancellation. To learn more or to register, call 604-435-0323.

Mondays from 9:15-10:15 am

Drop-in and relax, renew, and rejuvenate through breathing, exercises, stretching and meditation in this Kundalini yoga class taught by Lillian Chin.

Registration

To regi

, ...
Qigong (55+)
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Please note, programs are subject to change or cancellation. To learn more or to register, call 604-435-0323.

Mondays until August 30, 10:30-11:30 am

Also known as Baduanjin Qigong, this gentle program uses callisthenics, stretching, and breathing exercises to increase circulation of vital energy (Qi) to maintai

, ...
Walking Club (55+)
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Please note, programs are subject to change or cancellation. To learn more or to register, call 604-435-0323.

Mondays from 10:30-11:30 am

Get some exercise and meet new people. Dress for the weather and bring an umbrella. See the schedule, which is available at the front desk. Meet in the CNH lobby.

Registrat

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World Cafe and English Conversation (55+)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Second and third Monday of each month, 1:30-2:30 pm.

Interact and connect with other seniors in this free program offered through Zoom, an online video platform. Each session, a volunteer host prepares some topics for discussion. Prepare coffee/tea and participate from the comfort of your own home!

To register,

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Chinese Calligraphy (55+)
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Please note, programs are subject to change or cancellation. To learn more or to register, call 604-435-0323.

Thursdays (July 7 to August 26, 2021), 10-11:30 am – offered online. Instructor: Thomas Wong

This program is meant for seniors who are interested in the art of Chinese calligraphy. It contains a bri

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Gentle Chair Yoga on Zoom (55+)
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Thursdays, 2-3 pm

Enjoy safe, slow-moving exercises for increased joint range of motion, relaxation and improved stamina and muscular strength. Suitable for people with all forms of arthritis and various levels of ability. 

  • • Group sessions take place Thursdays from 2-3 pm
  • • You can purchase a seniors pa
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Other Programs & Services

Better at Home/ Safe Seniors Strong Communities (BH/SSSC) 

A variety of programs are available to assist seniors in living independently in their homes, including:

  • Free friendly visiting/friendly phone call 
  • Low-cost light housekeeping
  • Low-cost Seniors’ Shuttle Service
  • Free grocery delivery (you pay for the groceries, delivery is free)
  • Low-cost ($4-5) frozen meals delivery
  • Low-cost laundry services 
  • Walking Club – free! (Meet at CNH main house for a short walk on Mondays at 10:30 am)

For more information call 604-435-0375 or visit cnh.bc.ca/BH.

Fitness Programs

For information on seniors fitness programs, visit cnh.bc.ca/recreation.

One-on-One Tech Support

For seniors who would like help with the setup and use of online options for social interaction like Zoom on any of their devices, our staff or friendly volunteers are happy to provide instructions over the phone, free of charge.

To sign up, contact Jenny Shen at 604-435-0323 ext. 227 or jshen@cnh.bc.ca.

Seniors Advisory Group Meeting

All seniors are invited to the Seniors Advisory Group to provide their counsel and advice to CNH staff on how to improve our programs, reach isolated seniors and support seniors in our community to live a better, more enjoyable, and healthy life, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. We value your input and feedback!

To participate, email seniorsprograms@cnh.bc.ca.

Social Prescription Program

Social Prescribing is a structured way of referring adults aged 55+ in Renfrew-Collingwood to local, non- clinical services to address their needs in a holistic way. Clients work closely with CNH staff to develop and implement a wellness plan based on their needs and goals by connecting them to local supports.

For more information, email Lily Lok at llok@cnh.bc.ca.

Suspended due to COVID-19

  • Birthdays and Bingo
  • Coffee Social