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Table Of Contents

Publisher’s Note


Publishers Note .......................................... 4 Activity & Recreation Centres ...................... 5 Government Services .................................. 5 Community Health Services ........................ 9 Health & Support Services .......................... 9 Grocery Delivery ........................................ 13 Pharmacy Delivery .................................... 13 Hip Health .................................................. 15 Housing Information .................................. 17 Residential Care ........................................ 18 Assisted Living........................................... 18 Independent Living .................................... 18 Legal Services/Libraries ............................ 19 Libraries ..................................................... 20 Sports & Clubs........................................... 21


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3rd Annual Ageless Lifestyles The Tri-City News is thrilled to present the 3rd edition of Ageless Lifestyles, a wellness and activity guide for seniors in the Tri-Cities. On the pages of Ageless Lifestyles — you will find a bounty of information tailored to the needs of people 50-plus in Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Anmore and Belcarra: engaging articles, community contacts, a directory of local organizations and resources, and much more. We hope Ageless Lifestyles serves The Tri-City News’ more senior readers well and allows them to make the most of their “golden years” actively, socially and in good health. Thanks for taking the time to read Ageless Lifestyles and make sure you send us feedback on what you would like to see in future editions. Publisher Shannon Mitchell & her snowbird mom in Phoenix riding and enjoying retirement life.

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Shannon Mitchell Publisher | The Tri-City News

Activity & Rec Centres / Government Services

Activity & Recreation Centres Centennial Activity Centre 578 Poirier St., Coquitlam 604-927-6090 coquitlam.ca City Centre Aquatic Complex 1210 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam 604-927-6999 coquitlam.ca Dogwood Pavilion 1655 Winslow St., Coquitlam 604-927-6098 Dogwood Pavilion is a recreation facility for active adults 50+ dogwood50plus.com Glen Pine Pavilion 1200 Glen Pine Court, Coquitlam 604-927-6940 Glen Pine Pavilion is a recreation facility for active adults 50+ glenpine50plus.com Hyde Creek Recreation Centre 1379 Laurier Ave., Port Coquitlam 604-927-7946 portcoquitlam.ca/recreation Kyle Centre 125 Kyle St., Port Moody 604-469-4561 Six rooms that host a variety of recreational activities as well as a lunch program. portmoody.ca Pinetree Community Centre 1260 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam 604-927-6960 coquitlam.ca Place Maillardville Community Centre 1200 Cartier Ave, Coquitlam 604-933-6166 placemaillardville.ca/programs/senior Poirier Community Centre 630 Poirier St., Coquitlam 604-927-6027 coquitlam.ca

Poirier Sport & Leisure Complex 633 Poirier St., Coquitlam 604-927-6027 coquitlam.ca Port Coquitlam Recreation Complex 2150 Wilson Ave., Port Coquitlam 604-927-7970 portcoquitlam.ca/recreation Port Moody Recreation Complex 300 Ioco Road, Port Moody 604-469-4556 portmoody.ca/recreation S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Henderson Place Mall 2058 – 1163 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam 604-468-6000 successbc.ca Summit Community Centre 1450 Parkway Blvd., Coquitlam 604-927-6523 coquitlam.ca The Club- Port Moody Seniors Friendship Society 101 Noons Creek Dr., Port Moody 604-492-2595 theclubportmoody.com Wilson Centre 2150 Wilson Ave., Port Coquitlam 604-927-7970 Wilson Centre is an accessible activity and recreation facility for adults 50+ portcoquitlam.ca

Government Services FEDERAL: Service Canada Service Canada provides a single point of access to a wide range of Government services and benefits. Local office: 2963 Glen Drive, Coquitlam 1-800-277-9914 servicecanada.gc.ca canada.ca

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Your Safety and Comfort is Our Number One Priority

Make lasting memories at Coquitlam Public Library Digitize photos, slides, VHS cassettes and home movies to preserve your precious memories. Call 604-937-4141 to book the Digitization Station or for more information.

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Wound Care Alzheimer Care Palliative Care Respite Care Mobile Foot Care Live-In Caregiver


Personal Care Meal Preparation Medication Reminder Homemaking Transportation

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Mike Farnworth, MLA Port Coquitlam 604.927.2088 Mike.Farnworth.MLA@leg.bc.ca www.mikefarnworthmla.ca

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Selina Robinson, MLA Coquitlam-Maillardville 604.933.2001 Selina.Robinson.MLA@leg.bc.ca www.selinarobinson.ca

Rick Glumac, MLA

Port Moody-Coquitlam 604.936.8709 Rick.Glumac.MLA@leg.bc.ca www.rickglumac.com

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Government Services Canada Revenue Agency For information on income tax, RRSP’s, TFSA’s and other tax items. 1-800-959-8281 cra.gc.ca Citizenship & Immigration Canada 1-888-242-2100 cic.gc.ca Compassionate Care Benefit This is a benefit that pays claimants who provide care or support to a gravely ill family member. 1-800-206-7218 servicecanada.gc.ca Disability Tax Credit 1-800-959-8281 cra.gc.ca Prisoner of War Compensation 1-866-522-2122 veterans.gc.ca TIPS – Tax Information Phone Service 1-800-267-6999 canada.ca Veteran’s Affairs Canada 1-866-522-2122 veterans.gc.ca

Pharmacare 604-683-7151 Pharmacare helps BC residents with the cost of eligible prescription drugs and certain medical supplies. gov.bc.ca ServiceBC This number will provide information on any Government of BC service or program 604-660-2421 or 1-800-663-7867 Deaf or hard of hearing: 604-775-0303 gov.bc.ca Seniors Supplement 1-800-277-9914 gov.bc.ca Vital Statistics Agency Registers all births, marriages, deaths and name changes in BC In addition they maintain a wills registry 1-888-876-1633 vs.gov.bc.ca



Joan Isaacs MLA Coquitlam - Burke Mountain 510-2950 Glen Dr., Coquitlam 604-942-5020

Nelly Shin MP – Port Moody-Coquitlam 604-664-9229 1116 Austin Ave., Coquitlam

Mike Farnworth MLA Port Coquitlam 107A 2748 Lougheed Hwy, Port Coquitlam 604-927-2088

Ron McKinnon MP Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam 604-927-1080 #101-3278 Westwood St., Port Coquitlam

Rick Glumac MLA Port Moody-Coquitlam 2708 St Johns St., Port Moody 604-936-8709


Selina Robinson MLA Coquitlam-Maillardville 102-1108 Austin Ave., Coquitlam 604-933-2001

seniorsBC.ca This website provides information about government programs and services for older adults. The goal is to provide the residents of B.C. with one place to go to find all the information they need to plan for and live a healthy, active aging lifestyle.

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Fitness | Special Events | Bus Trips | Groups, Clubs and Support Services | Workshops & Classes | Talks & Lectures

50 Plus Programming at Two Great Locations Keep active, meet new friends and enjoy leisure activities in our vibrant accessible adult community centres! Glen Pine Pavilion

Dogwood Pavilion

1200 Glen Pine Crt. 604-927-6940 coquitlam.ca/glenpine

1655 Winslow Ave. 604-927-6098 coquitlam.ca/dogwood

Computer lab  Lounge  Library  Fitness centre Lemon Tree Café: Monday – Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Tuesday Social Suppers: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Woodworking shop  Snooker room  Library  Computer lab Boulevard Café: Monday – Friday, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Tea Garden: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Health / Support Services

Community Health Services FRASER HEALTH Home Health Services Home Health offers a variety of at-home and community programs and services depending upon your care needs and eligibility. To identify your most appropriate care options, Home Health professionals consider the needs related not only to your physical symptoms, but also to other dimensions of your life such as your emotional well-being and the support available through your family, friends and close community ties. No matter what the circumstances are, Home Health professionals take the time to understand your unique needs and situation so they can plan the best care solutions for you. Tri-Cities Home Health Office 700-220 Brew St., Port Moody 604-777-7300 To make a referral or ask for information about all Home Health services please call the Home Health Service Line at 1-855-412-2121 fraserhealth.ca

Health & Support Services BC211 Dial 2-1-1 bc211 is a Vancouver-based nonprofit organization that specializes in providing information and referral, regarding community, government and social services in BC. bc211.ca Aging My Way Homecare 604-290-8331 Provides compassionate one-on-one care in the comfort of your home. Alzheimer Society of B.C. 604-681-6530 alzheimer.ca/bc Arthritis Answers Line 1-800-321-1433

Arthritis Society 604-714-5550 arthritis.ca Arthritis Support Group Meets first Monday of every month Sept-June, excluding January from 1-3pm at Parkwood Manor. 1142 Dufferin St., Coquitlam For information call Delia 604-464-2890 BC Balance & Dizziness Disorders Society 604-878-8383 balanceanddizziness.org BC Association of Clinical Counsellors 1-800-909-6303 bc-counsellors.org BC NurseLine 604-215-8110 or dial 8-1-1 For hard of hearing 1-866-889-4700 24 hour confidential non-emergency health information and advice. Translation services are available in over 130 languages. BC Senior Home Care 604-704-7894 Providing services to seniors including respite care. bcseniorhomecare.ca Better Meals 604-299-1877 A healthy foods service provider that prepare and deliver delicious meals to your door. bettermeals.ca Cancer Connection 1-888-939-3333 Support from trained Cancer Connection volunteers is available to any adult with cancer. cancerconnection.ca Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) 1-800-563-2642 Works with people experiencing any degree of low vision. cnib.ca

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Health / Support Services Crossroads Hospice Society 604-945-0606 Crossroads volunteers and staff provide lifeaffirming care for patients and their families, helping them with emotional, physical, and spiritual concerns that often arise as the end of life approaches. crossroadshospicesociety.com Dementia Helpline 604-681-8651 Diabetes Canada 604-732-1331 diabetes.ca Diabetes Education Centre Provides information on lifestyle issues, how to manage diet and how and when to monitor blood glucose levels at home. Available at the following location: Tri-Cities Diabetes Health Centre Newport Public Health Unit #602-205 Newport Drive, Port Moody 604-949-7771 Dial a Dietitian 604-215-8110 or 8-1-1 Specializing in nutritional information. Weekdays 9am-5pm Driving Miss Daisy 778-237-7433 Offering personal, friendly, through the door service from accompanying people to medical appointments to grocery shopping. drivingmissdaisy.ca FoodBank SHARE Family & Community Services 604-931-2451 Hampers are distributed at 3 locations in the Tri-Cities: Port Moody 2615 Clarke St. Port Moody (At the rear) Wednesday: 11:30am - 2pm Port Coquitlam 2211 Prairie Ave. Port Coquitlam (Trinity United/St. Catherine’s Anglican Church site) Wednesday: 12pm - 2pm 10 | Ageless Lifestyle Guide + Directory 2020

Coquitlam 1393 Austin Avenue, Coquitlam (Hillside Community Church) Wednesday: 12pm - 1:30pm sharesociety.ca HealthLInkBC - 811 8-1-1 Call to talk to a registered nurse, pharmacist or dietitian for help with any health concern, any time of the day or night. The service is available for those who are deaf or hearing impaired at 7-1-1. Helping Hands & Heart Care Services 604-785-5355 Offering care services in the Tri-City area for a few hours, a day, a week or by the month. handsandheart.ca Home Instead Senior Care 604-552-3324 Offering friendly, responsive services right in your neighbourhood. homeinstead.ca Meals on Wheels 604-942-7506 POCOMO Meals on Wheels is a service providing home delivery of nutritional meals throughout the Tri-City area using a network of volunteer drivers to the residents of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody who are unable to shop, prepare or cook meals for themselves. pocomomealsonwheels.com MedicAlert Safely Home 1-855-581-3794 Is a nationwide program designed to help identify a person with dementia who is lost and assist in their safe return home. medicalert.ca Nurse Next Door 604-468-2273 providing 24/7 home care services. nursenextdoor.com Osteoporosis Canada 1-800-463-6842 osteoporosis.ca

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Health / Support Services Parkinson Society 604-662-3240 Offering support and services. parkinson.bc.ca Provincial Respiratory Outreach Program Toll free: 1-866-326-1245 (24hr) Dedicated to enabling people who need assisted ventilation to meet their respiratory needs while living in the community. The program provides a comprehensive range of equipment and supplies, respiratory therapy, education and peer group support. bcits.org Qualicare Family Homecare 778-654-6453 Homecare experts providing effective and compassionate care on a critical or ongoing basis. qualicare.com/tri-cities Safe Care Home Support 604-945-5005 211-3030 Lincoln Ave., Coquitlam Safe Care Home Support offers many home support services including respite for family caregivers, in-home care, palliative care, Alzheimer’s/dementia care and much more. safecarehomesupport.ca SAIL – Senior Abuse & Information Line 604-437-1940; TTY 604-428-3359 7 days a week 8am-8pm seniorsfirstbc.ca SHARE Family and Community Services 2615 Clarke St., Port Moody 604-937-6991 SHARE’s programs and initiatives for seniors are growing each year, as the need for services and supports for our community elders increases. Our supports include Better at Home to assist seniors living independently in their own homes, adult substance use services, urgent access mental health supports, general counselling, English practice groups, legal advocacy supports and many groups full of activities, community connection opportunities and supports for aging. sharesociety.ca

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Tri-Cities Better at Home Program 2615 Clarke St., Port Moody 604.937.6991 The program offers eligible seniors 65+ who reside in their own homes non-medical support services such as light housekeeping, transportation, grocery shopping, visits. betterathome.ca Tri-Cities Mental Health Centre 2232 Elgin Ave., Port Coquitlam Office 604-777-8400 We provide a wide range of mental health support including inpatient, outpatient, community and residential services. fraserhealth.ca Tri Cities Senior Planning Network 604-529-5118 Tri-City Transitions Society 402-207 Kingsway Ave., Port Coquitlam 604-941-7111 Tri-City Transitions supports all individuals who have experienced domestic violence, and offers women and children a safe, secure place to rest, rejuvenate, and rebuild their lives. tricitytransitions.com VictimLink BC 1-800-563-0808 Hard of hearing TTY 604-875-0885 Is a toll free confidential phone service available 24 hours, 7 days a week providing information, referral services to all victims of crime and immediate crisis support to victims of family violence. Available in 130 languages. victimlinkbc.ca MEDICAL EQUIPMENT & SUPPLIES Aids to Independent Living 604-930-9073 Ext 112 A Canadian Red Cross Society program loans equipment including larger items such as power wheelchairs, scooters and lifts. Financial guidelines that consider both monthly income and savings are taken into account. A referral is needed from your community health professional. redcross.ca

Grocery / Pharmacy Delivery Health Equipment Loan Programs The Red Cross lends basic equipment on a shortterm basis to assist people coping with illness, injury or end-of-life at home. redcross.ca Technology for Independent Living 604-326-0175 techologyforliving.org Wavefront Centre for Communication Accessibility 604-736-7391 Offers “Lend-An-Ear� Loaner Hearing Aid program, providing refurbished hearing aids at nominal cost to individuals. wavefrontcentre.ca

Grocery Delivery Dairyland Home Delivery (dairy +groceries) 1-877-341-8700(toll free) morethanmilk.ca Instacart Providing online shopping & delivery service from a number of Tri-City stores. Instacart.ca Save On Foods Order online and they deliver same day. Fee applies. saveonfoods.com Superstore Superstore offers click and collect service - online grocery ordering. Delivery in as little as an hour. realcanadiansuperstore.ca SuperValu Port Coquitlam 2535 Shaughnessy St., Port Coquitlam 604-942-6126 For residents of Port Coquitlam only. Groceries are delivered twice daily at noon & 3pm except on Sundays & holidays. Two options: call in your order and have it shopped and delivered $5 Stop in, shop and have the order delivered $3 Thrifty Foods 604-949-4251 thriftyfoods.com A small delivery fee may apply. Or try our Sendial program where a volunteer will call you weekly to take your order, which is

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Costco Pharmacy 2370 Ottawa St., Port Coquitlam Offers prescription service by mail. 604-552-2298 costcopharmacy.ca Elgin Health Centre 100-2255 Elgin Ave., Port Coquitlam Tues & Fri 604-942-7117 Glen Pharmacy 1175 Johnson St., Coquitlam 604-944-5500 London Drugs 2929 Barnet Hwy., Coquitlam 604-464-3322 The Medicine Shoppe 2991 Lougheed Hwy, Coquitlam 604-468-4711 Pharmasave 3295 Coast Meridian, Port Coquitlam 604-942-9813 Save-On-Foods 2991 Lougheed, Coquitlam 604-464-8811 Save-On-Foods 1470 Praire Ave., Port Coquitlam 604-464-5089 Superstore - 3000 Lougheed 604-468-6735 Superstore - 1301 Lougheed 604-520-8304 Thrifty Foods 604-949-4251

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Hip Health Exercises to support stronger hips Surgery is not an inevitable side effect of aging. In fact, men and women over 50 can employ various preventive techniques to strengthen their bones and joints in the hopes of avoiding the surgical wing of their local hospitals. According to AARP, more than 370,000 men and women undergo hip replacement surgeries in the United States each year. Some may think such surgeries are a final solution to their hip pain, but that might not be the case, as AARP notes than one in 10 hip replacement recipients will need a second procedure for any number of reasons, including infection or mechanical failure. A proactive approach that focuses on strengthening and protecting the hips can help aging men and women reduce their risk of one day needing hip replacement surgery. The following are a handful of exercises, courtesy of the AARP, that can help men and women strengthen their hips. GOOD MORNING Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and keep your hands at your sides. With your knees slightly bent and your back naturally arched, bend at your hips as if you’re bowing out of respect as far as you can go, or until your torso is almost parallel to the floor. Return to the starting position. During the exercise, keep your core braced and don’t bow your back.

HIP ABDUCTION Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart. Loop a resistance band around both ankles, and then raise your right leg out to the side as far as you can. Hold in this position for a moment before slowly returning to the starting position. Switch legs and then repeat the exercise on the other side. HIP ADDUCTION Loop one end of a resistance band low around a solid object, then stand to the left of that object before looping the other end of the band around your right ankle. Place your legs shoulder-width apart, and then pull in your right leg until your ankles touch. Repeat with your left leg, this time moving to the right side of the object. GLUTE BRIDGE Lie on your back with your knees bent and your feet flat on the floor. Raise your hips to form a straight line from your shoulders to your knees, using some type of support if you need to. Clench your butt at the top of the movement, pause, and lower yourself back down. Men and women unaccustomed to exercise should consult their physicians before performing any of these exercises. In addition, if necessary, perform the exercises under the supervision of a personal trainer who can advise you on proper form and help you reduce your risk of injury. Ageless Lifestyle Guide + Directory 2020 | 15

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Housing: 43 HOUSING 43 Housing is a sister society to SHARE Family & Community Services. 43 Housing operates 288 units of social housing at 5 locations in Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam. This housing is for families, people 55+ and adults with disabilities who can live independently and who have limited incomes. you can register online at www.bchousing.org or by phone 604.433.2218 Affordable Housing Society Providing rental housing for low and moderate income seniors. 604-433-2218 affordablehousingsocieties.ca Cooperative Housing Federation of BC 604-879-5111 Members own the cooperative housing development collectively and pay a monthly housing charge for units from the cooperative. An initial share must be purchased. chf.bc.ca Home Adaptations for Independence Program (HAFI) 604-646-7055 The HAFI program provides financial assistance for home renovations/modifications that help eligible low-income British Columbians with mobility or health issues continue to live in their home. bchousing.org Home Accessibility Tax Credit (federal) You can claim an amount for eligibile expenses for a qualifying renovation of an eligible dwelling. canada.ca

Home Owner Grant for Seniors (Provincial) 1-888-355-2700 If you own your home, are 65 or older or have a disability, you are eligible for this grant, which is deducted from your property taxes. If the assessed value of the home is over a certain amount, the grant is reduced or lost regardless of age of the owner unless the owner is a lowincome senior, a veteran or disabled. gov.bc.ca Home Renovation Tax Credit for Seniors This is a provincial refundable personal income tax credit to assist with the cost of permanent home modifications that improve accessiblity or help a senior be more functional or mobile at home. gov.bc.ca Independent Living - BC Housing 604-433-2218 This program helps seniors and persons with disabilities live independently in affordable, self contained housing (assisted care housing). bchousing.org Property Tax Deferment 604-660-2421 If you are over 55 or a widow, widower or a person with disabilities, you can arrange not to pay your taxes until your property ceases to be your principal place of residence. You must have and maintain 25% equity in the home. Interest is charged annually on the amount deferred. Applications available at your local municipal office and must be renewed annually. gov.bc.ca Red Door Housing Society 604-431-9225 Provides affordable rental housing with units for older singles and tenants who require wheelchair accessibility. reddoorhousing.ca Residential Tenancy Branch 604-660-1020 A provincial government agency that provides information to landlords and tenants about their rights and responsibilities. The branch also helps to resolve disputes related to tenancy, such as claims for damages to premises, return of security deposits or disputing an eviction notice. tenants.bc.ca Ageless Lifestyle Guide + Directory 2020 | 17

Housing Seniors Supportive Housing 604-433-2218 Seniors’ Supportive Housing (SSH) provides accessible, affordable housing combined with quality support services to assist seniors in remaining independent longer. Program may Include a daily meal, weekly housekeeping and linen laundry, social and recreational activities and 24 hour emergency response. bchousing.org Shelter Aid for Elderly Renters (SAFER) 604-433-2218 The SAFER program helps make rents affordable for BC seniors with low or moderate incomes. bchousing.org/programs/SAFER Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre (TRAC) 604-255-0546 TRAC’s purpose is to promote the legal protection of residential tenants across British Columbia by providing information, education, support and research on residential tenancy matters. tenants.bc.ca

RESIDENTIAL CARE FRASER HEALTH Provides subsidized residential care for adults who can no longer live safely or independently at home due to their need for 24-hour nursing supervision in a secure environment Belvedere Care Centre 739 Alderson Ave., Coquitlam 604-939-5910 Cartier House Care Centre 1419 Cartier Ave., Coquitlam 604-939-4654 Dufferin Care Centre 1131 Dufferin St., Coquitlam 604-552-1166 Eagle Ridge Manor 475 Guildford Way, Port Moody 604-461-2022 Foyer Maillard 1010 Alderson Ave., Coquitlam 604-937-5578

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Hawthorne Seniors Care Community 2111 Hawthorne Ave., Port Coquitlam 604-941-4051 Lakeshore Care Centre 657 Gatensbury St., Coquitlam 604-939-9277 Nicola Lodge 2240 Hawkins St., Port Coquitlam 604-945-0058 The Madison 1399 Foster Ave., Coquitlam 604-936-9231

ASSISTED LIVING FRASER HEALTH Assisted living is personal care and hospitality services for adults who can live independently. Residents live in apartment units furnished with their own furniture and belongings. They maintain a great deal of independence and privacy, while being supported with services. Hawthorne Tower Hawthorne Seniors Care Community 2111 Hawthorne Ave., Port Coquitlam 604-941-4051 Residences at Belvedere 750 Delestre Ave., Coquitlam 604-939-1930

RETIREMENT RESIDENCES AND INDEPENDENT LIVING Astoria Retirement Residence 2245 Kelly Ave., Port Coquitlam 604-944-2341 Earl Haig Retirement Residence 1800 Austin Ave., Coquitlam 604-937-3790 L.J. Christmas Manor 560 Austin Ave., Coquitlam 604-936-8122 Mayfair Terrace Retirement Residence 2267 Kelly Ave., Port Coquitlam 604-552-5552 Parkwood Manor 1142 Dufferin St., Coquitlam 604-941-7651

Legal / Libraries Residences at Belvedere 750 Delestre Ave., Coquitlam 604-939-1930 RJ Kent the Residences 2675 Shaughnessy St., Port Coquitlam 778-285-5554

Legal Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre 1-888-495-8501 This is the central agency in Canada that collects information and criminal intelligence on such matters as mass marketing fraud, advance fee fraud (eg West African letters), internet fraud and identification theft complaints. antifraudcentre.ca Free Legal Consultation On the second Tuesday of every month at Dogwood Pavillion, laywer Don Drysdale will take appointments for a free 15 minute consultation for people 50+ 1655 Winslow Ave., Coquitlam Call to make appointment: 604-927-6089 Legal Aid 2620 Mary Hill Road, Port Coquitlam 604-472-0634 Providing information, advice and representation for a range of free services. Mon - Thurs 9am - 4pm lss.bc.ca Seniors First BC 604-688-1927 A non-profit organization designed to protect the legal rights of older adults, increase access to justice for older adults, inform the public about elder abuse and provide supportive programs for older adults who have been abused. To speak to someone about elder abuse, call the SAIL line: 604-437-1940 seniorsfirstbc.ca Office of the Ombudsperson 1-800-567-3247 An independent statutory office of the provincial legislature, the Office of the Ombudsperson impartially investigates individual complaints about unfair administrative actions in more than 2,800 local and provincial public authorities. bcombudsperson.ca

Office of the Seniors Advocate 1-877-952-3181 Mon - Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm The Office of the Seniors Advocate monitors and analyzes seniors’ services and issues in B.C. and makes recommendations to government and service providers to address systemic issues. seniorsadvocatebc.ca Public Guardian and Trustee 604-660-4444 The Public Guardian and Trustee (PGT) is a corporation established under the Public Guardian and Trustee Act with a unique statutory role to protect the interests of British Columbians who lack legal capacity to protect their own interests. trustee.bc.ca

Libraries Digitization Station At the Poirier branch, you can now digitize photos, slides, VHS cassettes and home movies. Call 604-937-4141 for more information or to book a help session.

Library Collection Movies and Books Coquitlam Public Library offers streaming movies and movies on DVD as well as popular reading in a variety of formats including regular and large print, CD and MP3, eBook and eAudiobook. Exclusive Audiobooks The Poirier branch has a collection of audiobooks exclusively for people who cannot read regular print material due to visual or physical challenges. To register for this service call 604937-4165 or email outreach@coqlibrary.ca CELA - Centre for Equitable Library Access CELA has taken over literary services previously provided by CNIB. Coquitlam residents with visual challenges receive MP3 audiobooks, accessible eBooks and Braille delivered to their homes by mail. Register online at www. celalibrary.ca or call 604-937-4165 for more information.

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Libraries cont’d Home Delivery Service The Library provides free delivery and pick up of library materials to Coquitlam residents who are temporarily or permanently homebound in private homes, residences and care centres. Library staff select materials according to customer preferences. To register for this service call 604937-4165 or email outreach@coqlibrary.ca Poirier Branch 575 Poirier Street, Coquitlam 604-937-4141 City Centre Branch 1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam 604-554-7323 Website: coqlibrary.ca

S Terry Fox Library 2150 Wilson Ave., Port Coquitlam 604-927-7999 Come check out Terry Fox Library, located inside the new Port Coquitlam Community Centre! We have a variety of free programs of interest to people ages 50 and better, along with exciting items to borrow from our Playground, including ukuleles, telescopes and birdwatching backpacks. With an FVRL card, you also have access to the library’s vast collection of materials, including accessible formats like audiobooks, eBooks and large print books. FVRL’s Library For You service provides materials to people who are unable to visit the library due to illness, age or disability. To learn more, contact the Outreach Services Department at 1-888-668-4141 (extension 7076) or visit fvrl.ca! Port Moody Public Library 100 Newport Drive 604-469-4575 Ex-Libras Talking Book Club Meets the first Friday of every




GENERAL DENTISTS • Dr. Paul Chedraoui • Dr. Dana Behan • Dr. Lina Ng

• Dr. Pouran Rostamian

Periodontics (Gum Treatment)

• Dr. Peyman Safari-Pour

Endodontics (Root Canals)

• Dr. Angela Lai IV Sedation


Coquitlam Centre Dental is a full service dental clinic. All of your dental needs are performed in our clinic by a team of highly skilled dentists.

Certified Specialist in Prosthodontics (Cosmetic & Reconstructive Dentistry and Implants)

Dr. Janet Gordon

Certified Specialist in Orthodontics (Braces)

Dr. Ian Matthew

Certified Specialist in Oral Surgery, I.V. Sedation


Lower Level across from Eccotique Spa & Salon

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Sports & Clubs month between 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. This is 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 from September to June. For information call Rennelle 604-469-4637

Sports & Clubs 50+ Slo-Pitch Club (Women 50+; Men 55+) Games are played Tues & Thurs at 10:30am Contact Len Damberger at lenraili@shaw.ca or 604-941-0081 for Glen Pine/Town Center Park Contact Phil DeLauriers at pjbd2@hotmail.com or 604-931-5498 for Dogwood/Mundy Park Barnet Lions Club Meets first and third Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at Coquitlam Grill (2635 Barnet Hwy., Coquitlam) barnetlions.com Centennial Stamp Club Meetings are held at 6pm the second and fourth Wednesday of each month except July, August

Oliveira Funeral Home A Family You Can Trust

Thinking of Pre-Planning? Know your options. Feel free to call us for more information. We’re here to help with any questions you may have. Our goal is to provide a service as meaningful and unique as the families we serve, no matter their family traditions, ethnic backgrounds, religious preferences or financial circumstances.

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and fourth Wednesday in December stampclub.ca Coquitlam Lawn Bowling Club 1655 Winslow Ave., Coqutilam 604-931-6711 coquitlamlawnbowls.club Dogwood Garden Club Meets third Tuesday of every month at 7 p.m. except December at Poirier Rec Complex, Centennial Room 1655 Winslow Ave., Coquitlam dogwoodgardenclub.weebly.com Fraser Pacific Rose Society For information call 604-936-3382 The Fraser Pacific Rose Society plans and maintains the Coquitlam Centennial Rose Garden. Meets last Tuesday of every month except August and December at 7 p.m. at Dogwood Pavilion, 1655 Wilson Ave. fprosesociety.org Kinsmen Club of Coquitlam Based in Coquitlam this is a co-ed club for people interested in doing some volunteer work in their community in a fun and social environment. Meets every second and fourth Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Woody’s Pub on Brunette Avenue in Coquitlam. coquitlamkinsmen.com Port Coquitlam Chess Club 604-562-3736 Meets every Wednesday 5pm-8:30pm Glen Pine Pavillion 1200 Glen Pine Court, Coquitlam Drop in fee: $1 pocochessclub.com Port Coquitlam Elks Lodge 49 Meets first Thursday of the month at 6:30pm at ABC Family Restaurant 100-300 Schoolhouse, Port Coquitlam 604-942-7217 elksofcanada.ca PoCo Garden Club Meets third Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. except July and August at Trinity United Church 2211 Prairie Ave., Port Coquitlam pocogardenclub.com Ageless Lifestyle Guide + Directory 2020 | 21

Clubs Port Coquitlam Lions Club Meets the first and third Tuesday of every month at 7pm at the Port Coquitlam Legion. 2675 Shaugnessy St. portcoquitlamlionsclub.com PoCo Old Timers Hockey 604-941-9916 Play out of Planet Ice Coquitlam Port Moody Curling Club 604-409-4377 Season runs Sept. - March Port Moody Rec Centre, 300 Ioco Road. portmoodycurling.ca Port Moody Garden Club 778-285-0977 The group meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon on the last Monday of the months of January, February, March and November and the second and last Monday from April to October at the Kyle Centre, 125 Kyle St., Port Moody.

Bart Aldrich Notary Corporation A Good Person to Know

Real Estate Transfers Mortgages Wills Power of Attorney Declarations Affidavits General Notary


#105 - 2655 Mary Hill Road, Port Coquitlam, V3C 6R9 Email: info@notaryco.ca | Fax: 604-464-4010


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Port Moody Oldtimers Hockey Port Moody Rec Centre www.pmoha.org Port Moody Seniors Billiards Club At Kyle Centre 604-469-4561 125 Kyle St, Port Moody Drop in any weekday 8:30am - 4:30pm Drop in fee: $1 portmoodyseniorsbilliardsclub.com

ROTARY CLUBS Rotary Club of Coquitlam Meets Wednesdays at 11:45 a.m. at the Vancouver Golf Club 771 Austin Ave., Coquitlam Rotary Club of Coquitlam Sunrise Meets Tuesdays at 7:15 a.m. Poirier Sports and Leisure Complex, Room#2 633 Poirier Ave., Coquitlam Rotary Club of Port Coquitlam Centennial Meets every Thursday afternoon at 5pm at the Port Coquitlam Recreation Complex, 2nd floor Rotary Club of Port Moody Meets every Wednesday at 7:15 a.m. at St James Well Pub 248 Newport Dr., Port Moody


Memberships are required but open to anyone. Branch #263 Coquitlam 1025 Ridgeway Avenue, Coquitlam 604-937-0111 Branch #133, Port Coquitlam 2675 Shaughnessy Street 604-942-8911 Branch #119, Port Moody 2529 Clarke Street 604-492-1840

Square & Round Dance Society 1-800-335-9433 squaredance.bc.ca Volunteer Cancer Drivers Lower Mainland. To book a ride or volunteer call 604-515-5400. volunteercancerdrivers.ca

Life’s about having a good point of view!

The Club A Fun and Friendly Place for the 50-Plus Crowd

DAILY ACTIVITIES & PLANNED OUTINGS Visit our website for upcoming events


We are Canadian owned and operated. Noons Creek




It is Our Reputation and Our Residents Say So


We provide high quality care.


MONDAY to FRIDAY 9:00AM - 4:00PM

101 Noons Creek Drive, Port Moody • 604.492.2595

Belvedere Care Centre is known for our diverse programs and services that suit our Residents’ needs and desires. We offer a variety of specialized care options including dementia services along with innovative responses to the care needs of our seniors. We consistently focus on their well-being to maximize their independence. Call to discuss how we can address your unique resident care needs, safety, and 24/7 security.

Low bone mass can make you more susceptible to low trauma fractures, stress fractures and height loss. Medical Director: DEBRA CHANG, MD, FRCPC

Belvedere Care Centre Please come for a visit and a meal. For more information, contact Cristina: Located 5 minutes from Lougheed Town Centre & only 30 minutes from Vancouver. 739 Alderson Ave, Coquitlam




Suite 100, 3001 Gordon Avenue Coquitlam, B.C.V3C 2K7


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Visit our pharmacy to speak to our friendly and knowledgeable staff. We’re please to be your provider of prescriptions and professional pharmacy services. Have your prescription filled while you shop, or take advantage of our pick-up and delivery service. We have many solutions to meet your health needs, all while offering convenient service and medical advice. For more info, visit thriftyfoods.com/pharmacy or call 604.949.4253



Our Sendial service provides grocery home delivery for those unable to shop in-store due to mobility or health issues. Our volunteers call weekly to take your order, which is shopped and delivered the next day for a nominal fee of $5. For more info visit thriftyfoods.com/sendial and let us do your shopping for you.



Order 24 hours a day, schedule your pickup or delivery when it is most convenient for you and receive the same quality and freshness you’ve come to expect from us. Pay online, at the store, or at your door. Visit thriftyfoods.com and let us do the shopping for you.

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