Community Programs

Community Programs are initiatives to extend Nikkei Seniors programs to the community.  The focus is on caring, sharing and preparing seniors and the people who care for them.  We welcome your feedback as we are on an ongoing effort to meet the needs of the seniors.”

New – May 2018 Calendar for Kenko Lounge

Click for the May 2018 Calendar.  There will be more to come.

Highlights –

Outfight Parkinsons helps people with Parkinson’s disease to fight against PD.  We want to be there, standing beside you! With exercise ‘Outfight’ emphasizes the enhancements possible to Quality of Life, ability to perform and enjoy activities of daily living. $10/class, or passes available (11 for the price of 10)  Registration or information: 604-777-5000 (Ext 2000)  Classes begin Monday, May 14, 2018.

BeFit – will enhance and maintain body health and brain health!  It’s for your healthy life and increasing energy leels and being sound in mind and body.  Let’s get fit together. $10/class, or passes available (11 for the price of 10)  Registration or information: 604-777-5000 (Ext 2000)  Tuesday, May 29, 2018.

Kenko Talk & Education

Cooking Therapy see class description

  • Free talk April 12 – in Japanese, 2 pm at New Sakura-so Iwasaki Room
  • Free talk April 19 – in English, 2 pm at Kenko Wellness Lounge

Music Therapy  see class description

Registration: 604-777-5000 (Ext 2000) or srhousing@nikkeiplace.org

Research

We are committed to developing and improving programs based on research, evaluation and feedback to our programs.

Iki Iki Program Research 2014-2015

KuiDoRaku (Eat,Chat, Relax)

KuiDoRaku is a program designed to help keep seniors stay healthy and independent.  This weekly program will include a health check; exercise, lunch and lecture. Each week, a guest will lead a round table discussion on topics of interests or concern or needs of seniors.  The program directly benefits 10-15 seniors. Contact: Yoko Watase ywatase@nikkeiplace.org

See Winter 2018 Schedule

Iki Iki Lively Lively!

Iki Iki Lively Lively! is a social connection program with activities focusing on wellness, communication, companionship and engagement in a social environment. Core activities include : oseteofit, art table, lunch, sing-a-long and chatting time. The program directly benefits 12 seniors today, with a goal of benefiting 30-50 seniors as the program expands. Contact: Yoko Watase ywatase@nikkeiplace.org

See Winter 2018 Schedule


Iki Iki Lively Lively! program toolkit is available for community groups, organizations and individuals to help launch their version of  this slower-paced/dementia-friendly program.

 

Healthy Clinic

Healthy Clinic educates and supports seniors with health information about chronic conditions they live with. It includes a group discussion and workshop encouraging peer-to-peer dialogue. Dr. Asae Tanaka will offer physician support and lead the ‘medical’ side of the information and forum at Healthy Clinic. For more information, contact Yoko Watase at ywatase@nikkeiplace.org.

 

Nikkei Helping Hands

For companionship, house cleaning, cooking, meeting a senior at the mall or going out shopping, we have trained staff who can help.  Minimum time: 2 hours.  We do not provide transportation. For more information please contact Gina Hall, Manager of Resident Services at ghall@nikkeiplace.org.