Dogwood Seniors 50 Plus

Stay connected, be active, join in on the fun!

Community Support

Arthritis Support Group
Education and support for adults who are living with arthritis. Meetings feature guest speakers, discussions and social events.
September – June
1st Monday of the month 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Parkwood Manor
1142 Dufferin Street
Delia 604-464-2890

Alzheimer Society – Minds in Motion
A fitness and social program for people experiencing early stage memory loss and a friend, family member or caregiver. Work with certified fitness instructors for one hour. A facilitator will assist with activities for the second hour. This is a registered program.
Wednesdays 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

BC Seniors Line
Information on provincial services such as Seniors Supplement financial benefits and rental subsidies for low income seniors.

Canadian Council of the Blind
Share information on available help for people with low vision. Activities and refreshments to follow. New members and visitors welcome. For more information, click here.
Thursdays 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Pat Roy 604-931-6835

Group members share their experience and ideas for effective self-management of Fibromyalgia.   Monthly meetings feature guest speakers and discussions.
4th Thursday of the month 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Coquitlam Public Library
Julie Park 604-936-6027

Fraser Health Crisis Line
Free and immediate telephone support, crisis intervention, suicide prevention and community resource information for all those living in the Fraser Health Region. Trained volunteers support suicide prevention, mental health, family violence, grief, addiction and loneliness. Operated by Options Community Services. For more information, click here.
24 Hours a Day — 7 Day a Week
West of Aldergrove 604-951-8855
East of Aldergrove 1-877-820-7444

Free Lawyer Consultation
Lawyer Don Drysdale will take appointments for a free 15 minute consultation. Make appointments at the Dogwood Front Desk.
2nd Tuesday of the month
Dogwood Pavilion 604-927-6098

A support group is dedicated to improving the communication skills and quality of life for the hearing impaired. Sessions include guest speakers and group discussions. All are welcome to attend the free sessions (no session July/August). Come to a meeting before purchasing a hearing aid for insight and information.
Every 3rd Monday 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Anna 604-939-0327

Library Service in the Community
Home delivery of books, magazines, books on tape, CD, MP3 for homebound seniors.
Teresa Rehman, Community Services Librarian 604-937-4140 Local 234

Ex-Libris Talking Book Club
A talking book club for people with visual or print disabilities. Complete books recorded on cassettes, DAISY books and Victor readers are available for loan. September to June.
1st Friday of the month 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Port Moody Library
Renelle 604-469-4637

Peer to Peer Assistance
Assistance available for form filling such as applications for OAS, CPP etc.  Jane Croteau and Dora Jellema are available at Dogwood Pavilion.
Please call Dogwood front desk if you require assistance at 604-927-6098.

Stroke Recovery Branch
Support and activities for those recovering from stroke, and their caregivers. Includes social activities, exercise, outings, speech therapy, speakers and special events. Attend three meetings at no charge; club membership is $20.00 annually, plus a Pavilion Annual Pass.
Fridays 10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Margaret Hansen 604-927-6093

Tri-Cities Better at Home – SHARE Family and Community Services
A program designed to help seniors remain independent at home. Helps seniors with simple day to day tasks, which allows them to maintain their independence and stay connected to the community. Program offers light housekeeping, transport to doctor’s appointments and grocery shopping. Sponsored by SHARE Family and Community Services, United Way and the Government of BC. For more information about SHARE Family and Community Services, click here.
Paola Wakeford-Mejia 604-936-3900

Tri-Cities Caregivers Support Network
Are you caring for a loved one?  Do you need a little support?  Talk to others like you and discover the resources available for help.. A friendly place to go, time for yourself to relax and talk to the ones who really understand.  Pavilion pass is required to attend.
2nd & 4th Friday of the month 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Karen Tyrell 778-789-1496

Tri-Cities Parkinsons Group
Education and support for those living with Parkinson’s and their caregivers. Meetings vary and may feature a guest speaker, discussions, social or fitness activities. $1.00 drop-in fee. September – June. No meetings Dec/July/August.
Every 3rd Monday 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Eagle Ridge United Church
2813 Glen Pine Drive
Irene Pupil 604-941-1296

 W.H.O. Group
The Coquitlam W.H.O. (Women Helping Others) group provides a supportive atmosphere for widows, divorcees, singles and women whose partners are in permanent care.
Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Mary Loblaw 604-492-2075

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