Tag Archives | Seniors

4 Basics Every Non-Profit Organization Needs To Generate and Sustain Senior Leadership

“We love Finding Home™. Anyone who wants to do a piece of creative community development, around any issue, talk to Jessie about that. The relationships built in this way are sustainable relationships.” ~ Karen Larcombe, South Vancouver Neighbourhood House The Sustainability focus group Leaders from the non-profit sector, corporate community investment sector, financial institutions and […]

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From Victims To Champions – A New North Shore Seniors Speakers Bureau

Our first Finding Home™ seniors dialogue series on Elder Financial Abuse was with a multicultural seniors group. The dialogues were hosted by North Shore Neighbourhood House and John Braithwaite Community Centre. During the dialogues participants explored the meaning of home, ways family members can take advantage of seniors, and strategies to prevent elder financial abuse. […]

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Iranian River Party

During Finding Home™ Iranian Seniors Dialogues at John Braithwaite Community Centre and the North Shore Neighbourhood House, dialogue participants shared stories about the meaning of home, how to live well together, and tips for newcomer Iranians on how to create home in Canada. Throughout the dialogues, participants expressed the importance rivers play in creating home […]

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North Shore Seniors Make Waves

John Braithwaite Community Centre (JBCC) and the North Shore Neighbourhood House (NSNH) hosted Finding Home seniors dialogues. During the dialogues, seniors shared their experiences and generated practical tips about: moving from your home into a smaller place; the art of forgiveness; and how to find home within yourself. Throughout each dialogue, the seniors shared about […]

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Moving From A House to One Bedroom

During Fining Home seniors’ dialogues at John Braithwaite community centre and the North Shore Neighbourhood House today, seniors shared experiences of moving into a smaller place. One dialogue participant shared his story of having to move from a house to one bedroom after a recent health and financial crisis. He had no time to adjust […]

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Active Aging Symposium

Finding Home shared a booth with Seniors Services Society at the Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport Active Aging Symposium in Vancouver. We asked visitors what creates home for you? Visitors to our booth then put together a collage of what creates home for them. They then posed for a photo in front of their […]

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