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 – June 2019 Calendar for Kenko Wellness

Click for the Kenko Wellness June 2019 Calendar

Highlights – new Saturday class added

Cool Fighter’s Outfight Parkinson 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 Monday Tuesday and Saturday (see calendar above)

BEFit – Brain Exercise and Fitness will enhance and maintain body health and brain health!  It’s for you, healthy life and increasing energy 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)  Classes Tuesday  (see calendar above)

 

Kenko Talk & Education

Next Talk: June 18, 2019, “Informal Caregiver – practical care”

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

 

DoRaku (Chat, Relax)

DoRaku is a program has been redesigned to help keep seniors stay healthy and independent.  This weekly program will include making crafts, Brain Games and Chat.  Join the Club and the volunteers who will lead you through a fun and enjoyable afternoon program.  Contact: Yoko Watase ywatase@nikkeiplace.org

See Spring 2019 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 Osteofit, 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 Spring 2019 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.

 

Research

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

Iki Iki Program Research 2014-2015