News from Kamloops

June 9, 2015

Local Seniors Symposium delivers information on Housing and Home Health Care

Kamloops, B.C. –June is Seniors’ Month, and there are many events happening around Kamloops to celebrate seniors. 

Oncore Central Services, in partnership with the City of Kamloops, is celebrating with the 2nd Annual Seniors Symposium, taking place on Friday, June 12th. This event is for seniors, or those looking after seniors. The all-day event will take place at the Coast Hotel and Conference Centre at 1250 Rogers Way.

The Symposium will share information that is important for healthy aging. Workshops include such topics as: ‘Seniors Housing Demystified’; ‘Access and Options in Home Health Care’ from Interior Health; a session on Alzheimer’s; information about Internet and smartphone safety provided by TELUS; ‘Five Easy Tips for Seniors Safety’ with TRU; and a Health and Wellness session by the City of Kamloops.

Register by phoning 250-828-3500 and quote program #241182. The cost is $10/seniors and $15/support staff for the full day of workshops and also includes coffee and tea, snacks, and lunch. 

Financial help with public transportation costs is available from Oncore Central Services at 250-828-0600. 

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Media Contacts:

Linda Stride, Recreation, Health and Wellness Supervisor
City of Kamloops
250-828-3692
lstride@kamloops.ca

Ann McCarthy
Oncore Central Services
330 Seymour Street, Kamloops, BC V2C 2G2
250-828-0600