Resources For Seniors in Kelowna
FH&P LAWYERS LLP
One of the Okanagan Valley’s largest full service law firms.
400-275 Lawrence Avenue
HOME AND COMMUNITY CARE – Kelowna Services
Home and community care services provide a range of health care and support services for eligible residents who have acute, chronic, palliative or rehabilitative health care needs. These services are designed to complement and supplement, but not replace, the efforts of individuals to care for themselves with the assistance of family, friends and community.
ELDER SERVICES PROGRAM AND ELDER ABUSE
The Elder Services Program is currently an 11 person interdisciplinary community mental health team which provides direct treatment, education, residential care, health promotion, health prevention, rehabilitation and advocacy for seniors with mental disorders or behavioural symptoms that compromise their overall health status with that of their care givers.
1340 Ellis Street
SENIOR CITIZENS COUNSELLING PROGRAM – Kelowna
This organization is run by volunteer counsellors appointed by the Minister Responsible for Seniors to assist seniors with problems and concerns. Counsellors are seniors themselves and are concerned, caring and interested in their fellow seniors. They are knowledgeable about services and resources and are able to put people in touch with other agencies that offer services that offer and support.
1340 Ellis Street
Drop-in centres for people over 50 in Kelowna providing a variety of programs and services for seniors, including fitness and sport, crafts and hobbies, music and dance, health and wellness, computers, art, games and general learning.
PARKINSON SENIOR SOCIETY
1700 Parkinson Way
RUTLAND SENIOR CENTRE SOCIETY
765 Dodd Road
OKANAGAN MISSION ACTIVITY CENTRE
4398 Hobson Road
MEALS ON WHEELS AND DINNERS @ HOME
For seniors or persons with disabilities. Hot meals are delivered to your home at lunchtime. Frozen meals also available. Costs: $6 for hot meals, $6.50 for frozen meals. Delivery: Kelowna (Monday, Wednesday & Friday.) Rutland & Westside (Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday).
2009A Enterprise Way
WE CARE KELOWNA
We Care Kelowna provides in home companion care, homemaking, personal support, and family support in home and in institutions. We Care nurses also support the community with flu and wellness clinics as well as foot care.
#103-1626 Richter Street
Sharen Marteny is a Certified Seniors Consultant offering a range of services relating to finding residences, emergency care, long distance care, future planning, transition care and medical appointment assistance.
980 Dilworth Drive
SLR SOCIETY FOR LEARNING IN RETIREMENT
A voluntary non-profit, tax-exempt, equal opportunity organization meeting the educational interests and needs of retired persons in the Central Okanagan. Open to all 50+ retired and semi-retired persons who share a love of the camaraderie of learning regardless of their formal education.
1434 Graham Street
DRIVING MISS DAISY
Reliable and safe accompaniment services for seniors including medical appointments, grocery shopping, home support and more.
PROCTOR ELDER CARE MANAGEMENT
Provides services for elders and their families including in home health assessment, on-going monitoring, transitional assistance and client advocacy.
FRAN’S MOVING SOLUTIONS FOR SENIORS – Central Okanagan
Fran’s Moving Solutions for Seniors helps take the stress out of moving. They can coordinate and manage the entire moving process or just a part of it. Complimentary consultation.
CENTRAL OKANAGAN HOSPICE ASSOCIATION
CENTRAL OKANAGAN HOSPICE HOUSE – Kelowna
Trained volunteers provide support services for terminally ill and bereaved persons. Support is available for persons with a terminal illness, their families, friends and caregivers. Also available is one-on-one bereavement counselling with a professional counsellor and a bereavement support group for adults.
SENIORS OUTREACH SERVICES SOCIETY
Provides outreach and information services for seniors in Kelowna including community volunteer income tax program, housing outreach social worker program, telephone assurance program and more.
102-2055 Benvoulin Court
INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY LIFELINE PROGRAM – Kelowna
Emergency Response Program designed to assist chronically ill or elderly individuals to continue living safely and independently in their own homes. Subscribers to Lifeline wear a small, waterproof pendant, which, when pressed, sends an alarm to our 24 hour emergency response centre. Help is then sent for, whether it be a family member, friend of neighbor or, if necessary, an ambulance. A not-for-profit, volunteer supported program.
SENIORS CONTACT PROGRAM – Kelowna
Daily phone calls to seniors living alone who do not have family or relatives in the central Okanagan, or have a regular caregiver. Run by the Kelowna Community Policing Offices.