Experiences Make the Difference

We offer a variety of programs to Nimi Nikkei Home residents.
Limited virtual outreach programming is currently available.

Outreach Program

Effective period:  Sep 27, 2021 – Dec 30, 2021

Due to the outbreak of the new coronavirus, the Nikkei Seniors Outreach program for the local community was suspended in March 2020. The program is now virtual with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan’s “Project for Strengthening the Livelihood and Business Infrastructure of Japanese and Nikkei Residents Overseas”.

The consumables necessary for the program will be provided, but you will need to prepare your own internet and communication equipment. Everyone is welcome to participate.

Programs & Schedule:

  • Eat, Move and Relax: This is a ZOOM (virtual) program to keep you stimulated, mind and physical health through knowledge, exercise, Art Table, brain exercise, memorable songs and rhymes in childhood, while preventing the spread of COVID19. Art materials and lunch will be delivered.
    • Japanese: Monday 12:30-3:00 or Wednesday 12:30-3:00
    • English: Monday 9:30-12:00
    • Capacity: 7 participants per class
      *Regular weekly participation for 2.5 hours per week is required.
  • IKI IKI program: This is a ZOOM (virtual) program for those who prefer a slower pace than the regular program. This program helps prevent the decline of physical functions due to aging and the decline of abilities due to dementia through activity care. Art materials and lunch boxes for participants will be delivered.
    • Japanese: Wednesday 9:30-12:00 or Friday 9:30am-12:00pm
    • English: Friday 12:30-3:00 p.m.
    • Capacity: 7 participants per class
      *Regular weekly participation for 2.5 hours per week is required.
  • Outfight Parkinsons: Exercise to hinder the progress of Parkinson’s. We aim to improve physical functions and Quality of Life for the purpose of rehabilitation. *A doctor’s written consent is required.
    • Level 1 (Beginner): Tuesday 9:30-10:30
    • Level 2 (Intermediate): Tuesday, 11:30-12:30
    • Capacity: 25 Participants
  • Be-fit: A program to prevent cognitive decline by combining exercise and cognitive training.
      • Date & Time: Tuesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
      • Capacity: 25 Participants
  • Kenko Talks: A series of lectures on practical tips and information to improve the daily lives under the COVID pandemic.
    • Topics and schedule varies, offered from October to December.

Things you need for ZOOM

  • Internet environment
  • Communication device
  • PC/Mac/tablet/iPad
  • Camera for communication
  • Speakers Microphone

Iki Iki Program only

  • Family member / caregiver

Out Fight Program only

  • Doctor’s Consent Form

How to Apply

Contact our Program Coordinator
Email: NHActivities@nikkeishc.com

Eat, Move, Relax

This is a ZOOM (virtual) program to keep you stimulated, mind and physical health through knowledge, exercise, Art Table, brain exercise, memorable songs and rhymes in childhood, while preventing the spread of COVID19. Art materials and lunch will be delivered.

Things you need for ZOOM

  • Internet environment
  • Communication device
  • PC/Mac/tablet/ipad
  • Camera for communication
  • Speakers Microphone

Schedule

Japanese: Monday 12:30-3:00 or Wednesday 12:30-3:00
English: Monday 9:30-12:00
Capacity: 7 participants per class
*Regular weekly participation for 2.5 hours per week is required.

Registration is required.

Contact:

Contact our Program Coordinator
Email: NHActivities@nikkeishc.com

Iki Iki Lively Lively!

Iki Iki Lively Lively! is a dementia-friendly social connection program with activities focusing on wellness, communication, companionship and engagement in a social environment.

This is a ZOOM (virtual) program for those who prefer a slower pace than the regular program. This program helps prevent the decline of physical functions due to aging and the decline of abilities due to dementia through activity care. Art materials and lunch boxes for participants will be delivered.

Things you need for ZOOM

  • Internet environment
  • Communication device
  • PC/Mac/tablet/ipad
  • Camera for communication
  • Speakers Microphone

Schedule

Japanese: Wednesday 9:30-12:00 or Friday 9:30am-12:00pm
English: Friday 12:30-3:00 p.m.
Capacity: 7 participants per class
*Regular weekly participation for 2.5 hours per week is required.

Registration Required.

Contact:

Contact our Program Coordinator
Email: NHActivities@nikkeishc.com

Be-Fit

“BE-Fit” is a program to prevent cognitive decline by combining exercise and cognitive training.

Schedule

Date & Time: Tuesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Capacity: 25 Participants

Registration is required.

Contact:

Contact our Program Coordinator
Email: NHActivities@nikkeishc.com

Outfight Parkinson’s

Exercise to help hinder the progress of Parkinson’s. We aim to improve physical functions and Quality of Life for the purpose of rehabilitation. For those who have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease

*A doctor’s written consent is required.

Schedule

Level 1 (Beginner): Tuesday 9:30-10:30
Level 2 (Intermediate): Tuesday, 11:30-12:30
Capacity: 25 Participants

Registration is required.

Contact:

Contact our Program Coordinator
Email: NHActivities@nikkeishc.com

Kenko Talks

In 2018, Nikkei Seniors Society started running ‘Kenko Talks’, a series of educational seminars to discuss important topics and issues facing today’s seniors. The series has addressed a number of topics about health care and planning for the future as we age.

This year, Nikkei Seniors Health Care & Housing Society is bringing back its “Kenko Talks” with a series of lectures on practical tips and information to improve the daily lives under the COVID pandemic. These presentations will explain how to prevent infection, the efficacy of vaccines, and the symptoms (secondary health problems) that may occur in the mind and body due to the prolonged spread of COVID19 infection. We all face numerous hindrances in our daily lives as a result of the pandemic and we hope to provide you with tools and tips to overcome them.

The presentations will be in English and Japanese languages and will be held virtually through ZOOM on Friday afternoons from October to December. Everyone is welcome to attend, free of charge.

Early registration is recommended as there is a limit of 25 people per session.

Schedule

  • Session 1: Friday, Oct 29, 2021 – 2pm
    Topic: Effects of COVID19 on seniors and rehabilitation to regain strengths
    Language: English with Japanese interpreter
    Speaker: Marca Carr: Clinical Nurse Specialist geriatric medicine, Geriatric psychiatry

 

  • Session 2: Friday, November 12, 2021 – 2pm & 3pm
    Topic: Effective Prevention for COVID19 from family doctors prospective
    Language: 2pm English | 3pm Japanese
    Speaker: Dr. Asae Tanaka: Family doctor

 

  • Session 3: Friday, November 19, 2021 – 2pm & 3pm
    Topic: Vaccinations and other disease in Pandemic (tentative)
    Language: 2pm English | 3pm Japanese
    Speaker: Atsushi Sato: Pharmacist

 

  • Session 4: Friday, December 3rd, 2021 – 2pm
    Topic: Seniors and nutrition: what we have learned during COVID
    Language: English with a Japanese interpreter
    Speaker: Suzanne Quiring, CDM, RD

 

  • Session 5: Friday, December 10, 2021 – 2pm
    Topic: COVID and Seniors’ Mental Health – How to Maintain Mental Well-Being
    Language: Japanese with English interpreter
    Speaker: Masako Sakuma Anderson: BC Certified Clinical Social Worker – Specialties: Mental Health, Elderly Care, Dementia  Care, End of Life Care

How to Participate

Registration by email: NHActivities@nikkeishc.com

Please provide:
1. Zoom session date
2. Your name
3. Email address
4. Contact information: Phone# or cellphone#

Once registered, you will be emailed the Zoom Link.

Questions?

Please contact NHActivities@nikkeishc.com or 604-777-5000 Ext:2109