News & Updates – June 4, 2020

News & Updates 

Dear Friends, 

Happy BC Seniors’ Week! BC Seniors’ Week is held from June 1-7 to acknowledge and celebrate the integral part seniors play in our communities. Click here to read the statement from Isobel Mackenzie from the Office of the Seniors Advocate:

Other News: 

Hailey, a high school student, reached out to the Centre to let us know about an initiative called the We Ignite Hope Collection 2020 in support of the Canadian Cancer Society. This initiative asks you to submit your artwork inspired by the theme “hope.” The art will be compiled to inspire others across the country. For information and how to submit your artwork, click here:

New Virtual Programs and Videos: 

The Story of SGSC in English:

The Story of SGSC in Spanish:

Virtual Tech Lessons – Navigating YouTube:

Virtual Tech Lessons – Creating a Facebook Account:

Virtual Tech Lessons – Telehealth/ Virtual Health Services:

Virtual Yoga – Breath & Sun Salutation Flow:

Virtual Yoga – Seated Yoga:

As well as 6 new Spanish Tai Chi videos:

Special Events: 



Your daily guide to the coronavirus outbreak. Get the latest news, tips on prevention and your coronavirus questions answered every evening:

British Columbia Restart Plan:

SAIL Seniors Abuse and Information Line:

British Columbia Psychological Association Free Support:

Simon Fraser University STAR Institute COVID-19 Resources for Seniors:

BC 2-1-1 Safe Seniors, Strong Communities Program: 

“A program that matches seniors who need support with non-medical essentials, to volunteers in their community who are willing to help.”

Register at:

Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre – COVID-19 Fraud:

NIDUS Personal Planning Resource Centre and Registry: 

Stay well, Stay safe.

From the whole South Granville Seniors Centre Team