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Our programs for older adults (55+) are designed to reduce isolation and provide opportunities for socialization and recreation, enhancing well-being and reducing health risks. Mutually supportive relationships between older adults and other community members are nurtured and enhanced. For more information on these or any of our inter-generational programs, please contact Neil Fernyhough at 604-535-0015 ext 236, or e-mail communityprograms@alexhouse.net.

Crafts and Recreational Opportunities: Alex House sponsors or hosts a number of regular weekly events to keep you active in body and mind. Walking groups are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 9:30; knitters meet Monday at 10; yoga happens Saturdays at 8 am. New groups are starting up all the time. Contact us for more information! 

Celebrating Community Lunch: Join us the second Wednesday of each month at noon for a scrumptious meal. Every month brings a different cultural theme for the cuisine; as well as for the activities, games, and occasional entertainment. Please call us by the preceding Friday at 604-535-0015 ext 236 to let us know you're coming. Cost: $8 for members, $10 for non-members.

Seniors Out-trips: Out-trips run monthlyto various attractions around the lower mainland. The cost is $5 plus any admission fees.  Check our event calendar for dates and destinations.

Community Christmas Dinner: Each Christmas, we provide a festive Christmas dinner for a nominal fee. Volunteers cook, serve, provide rides and bake traditional Christmas foods. Local businesses donate food or gifts for the event and volunteers provide entertainment.

Drop in Lounge: The Crescent Beach Walkers walk the beach every Wednesday morning, then stop in at the lounge for some coffee and conversation 9:30-11am, September to May. Drop in to join them!

 

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