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Advance Care Planning – Give It A Shot!

Advance Care Planning – Give It A Shot!

Walter Gretzky, 80-year-old father of hockey legend Wayne Gretzky, mentored his son in hockey to be prepared – anticipate where the puck will be rather than following where it has been! And, Walter has also known the importance of being prepared for his health care. He encourages every Canadian to have conversations and make an Advance Care Plan in the event you are ever unable to speak for yourself about the care you would want.

Free Senior’s Fitness Classes Coming in the New Year

Cumberland Recreation is continuing its collaboration with BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) and the University of British Columbia’s Active Aging Research Team to offer two free programs to encourage seniors to get up, get out and get active in 2019. Choose to Move and ActivAgeTM are free for anyone 65 years and older, who are not currently active, but want get moving.

Vancouver’s grassroots response to the overdose crisis: journalist Travis Lupick reads at NIC

Learn more about Vancouver’s overdose epidemic in the 1990s and how it applies to today’s opioid crisis, from award-winning journalist and author Travis Lupick.

Lupick will deliver a multimedia presentation based on his latest book, Fighting for Space: How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City’s Struggle with Addiction as part of NIC’s Write Here Readers Series Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 7 pm.

Coalition and Community Health Network to Join Forces at Drop-in Open Houses

How does health influence housing? How does housing influence health? At the last Comox Valley Community Health Network forum housing was identified as a top priority and since the Comox Valley Coalition to End Homelessness already exists in the community to plan, coordinate, recommend and implement community responses to homelessness the two organizations have decided to collaborate and join forces to host drop-in open houses for people to learn more. The open houses will be hosted on October 17th from 5-7 pm at the Cumberland Council chambers, October 18th 4:30-6:30 pm in the Lewis Centre lobby and October 25th from 9-11am in the Comox Recreation Centre lobby.

Drop in Open Houses at CVCHN

The Comox Valley Community Health Network will be holding drop in open houses. The CVCHN, formed in 2018, brings together a wide variety of people to take action on issues that impact well-being and health in the Comox Valley. It is a forum for our community to identify, prioritize and take collaborative action to make improvements on determinants of health. It focuses on areas for change that require the involvement of multiple people, groups and organizations to develop and
implement solutions.

Vancouver’s grassroots response to the overdose crisis: journalist Travis Lupick reads at NIC

Vancouver’s grassroots response to the overdose crisis: journalist Travis Lupick reads at NIC

Learn more about Vancouver’s overdose epidemic in the 1990s and how it applies to today’s opioid crisis, from award-winning journalist and author Travis Lupick.

Lupick will deliver a multimedia presentation based on his latest book, Fighting for Space: How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City’s Struggle with Addiction as part of NIC’s Write Here Readers Series Wednesday, Dec. 5 at 7 pm.

Coalition and Community Health Network to Join Forces at Drop-in Open Houses

Coalition and Community Health Network to Join Forces at Drop-in Open Houses

How does health influence housing? How does housing influence health? At the last Comox Valley Community Health Network forum housing was identified as a top priority and since the Comox Valley Coalition to End Homelessness already exists in the community to plan, coordinate, recommend and implement community responses to homelessness the two organizations have decided to collaborate and join forces to host drop-in open houses for people to learn more. The open houses will be hosted on October 17th from 5-7 pm at the Cumberland Council chambers, October 18th 4:30-6:30 pm in the Lewis Centre lobby and October 25th from 9-11am in the Comox Recreation Centre lobby.

Drop in Open Houses at CVCHN

Drop in Open Houses at CVCHN

The Comox Valley Community Health Network will be holding drop in open houses. The CVCHN, formed in 2018, brings together a wide variety of people to take action on issues that impact well-being and health in the Comox Valley. It is a forum for our community to identify, prioritize and take collaborative action to make improvements on determinants of health. It focuses on areas for change that require the involvement of multiple people, groups and organizations to develop and
implement solutions.

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