Notices

Social Robots Survey

Researchers from UBC Neurology are interested to hear your perspectives about new technologies for older adults! This research study involves completing an anonymous 20-minute online survey to answer questions about pet-like robots. You do not need any previous experience with robots to take part in the survey. They are looking for participants over the age of 50.

You can participate whenever you have time by visiting this link: bit.ly/UBCrobot or for more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Survey Social Robots

 

Parkinson's Falls Prevention Virtual Workshop

Date: Friday, February 26, 2021
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Cost: FREE (Donations always welcome to IMPACT Parkinson's Society.)
To register: Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 604-525-2631.
(Once registered, participants will receive a Zoom link.)

Description:
This practical, interactive workshop is intended for people living with Parkinson's, including family, friends and support team.

The workshop will include:

  • The 4 Pillars of Falls Prevention | Home Safety, Exercise, Vision + Medications
  • Living Safely + Independently at Home | Lifeline

Speakers:

  • Ronda Field, Physiotherapist, Falls & Injury Prevention, Fraser Health
  • Shianne Bains, Coordinator, Falls & Injury Prevention, Fraser Health
  • Marc  Lifeline Coordinator, Fraser Health

Play Bridge Online

play bridgeMissed playing bridge with your friends?  While waiting for the Cameron Seniors Centre to re-open so that you can play bridge again with fellow Cameron members, you can try the online bridge site below - it comes highly recommended by a Cameron member and it is free.

https://www.bridgebase.com/

 

Say Hello Burnaby

Say Hello Burnaby logoSay Hello Burnaby is an initiative to encourage people in Burnaby to stay friendly and connected, with safe social distancing, to help combat social isolation during the pandemic. They are doing this in a number of ways.

The Say Hello Burnaby campaign is an initiative of the Burnaby Primary Care Networks COVID 19 Response Social Isolation Working Group, with the support of the City of Burnaby, Tourism Burnaby, and the Burnaby Board of Trade and is part of the development of a Social Isolation Strategy for Burnaby. For more information please visit their website at sayhelloburnaby.ca.