Central Okanagan

Community Resources
Resources

Education

BCAA Road Safety Program
• Older Drivers: Information about staying
safe on the road, staying mobile, and
planning to stop driving. Learn more about
effects of aging on driving
www.bcaa.com/road-safety
• Seniors Driving: Assess, maintain your
driving skills, adjusting driving habits,
medications and driving
www.seniorsdriving.caa.ca


Justice Institute of BC (JIBC)
Educating & training those who make
communities safer www.jibc.ca
825 Walrod Street, Kelowna
250.469.6020 1.888.865.7764


Kelowna & District Safety Council
Various programs for mature drivers
including 55 Alive ($35), Seniors Winter
Driving, Seniors Assessment
& Refresher, ICBC Retest Preparation
Motorcycle Training, Driver Licensing
Okanagan’s foremost safety training
facility. See web site for details
www.kdsc.bc.ca
395 Hartman Road 250.765.3163
1.888.580.7233 Register, class info
See our ad on page 96


Project Literacy Kelowna Society
Free tutoring support for adults seeking
to improve their language and math skills.
See web site to volunteer and/or donate
www.projectliteracykelowna.org
1635 Bertram Street 250.762.2163


Simon Fraser University
Liberal Arts and 55+ Program
Opportunity to learn for the joy of learning,
enhance your creativity, sharpen your
critical thinking skills. See web site for
programs and details
www.sfu.ca/liberal-arts
1.844.782.8877

 

Society for Learning in Retirement
For the Eternally Curious,
Curiosity Never Retires!
Continuing education, intellectual
stimulation for those in their retirement
years. Courses, Study Group info online
www.slrkelowna.ca
1434 Graham Street
250.448.1203
See our ad and article on page 22


Thompson Rivers University
Open Learning provides distance
learning for everyone. Online & distance
courses and programs may be completed
anytime, anywhere. Improve your
cognition and revitalize your memory
www.truopen.ca
1.877.663.4089 ext 6839
See our ad on this page

Library

Okanagan Regional Library
www.orl.bc.ca
See our article and ad on page 28
1430 KLO Road Administration
250.860.4033
Okanagan Regional Library branches
• 1380 Ellis Street, Kelowna
250.762.2800
• Capital News Centre, Mission
250.764.2254
• Peachland Village Mall, Peachland
250.767.9111
• Plaza 33 Mall, Rutland
250.765.8165
• Westridge Mall, West Kelowna
250.768.4369
• 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Road
Lake Country
250.766.3141
• 15718 Oyama Road, Oyama
250.548.3377

 

Web Resources

BC Transplant
We will save lives and offer hope through
organ donation. Online registration. Kidney
& Liver programs. Register your decision -
one organ donor can save up to eight lives
www.transplant.bc.ca
1.800.663.6189 for more information


Graceful Aging
Leading video network for boomers and
older adults. Discover great ways to a
vibrant senior life and gain important
caregiver advice on elder care. Stay
informed on assisted living. Videos on
Senior Home, Driving & Personal Safety
www.gracefulaging.com


Older Drivers in Canada
Safe driving strategies, community mobility
and more to enhance the capacity of older
adults to maintain their fitness to drive,
and ability to drive safely for as long as
possible. Warning signs of unsafe driving;
transition of an older driver to driving
retirement www.olderdriversafety.ca


Seniors BC
A web site for all older adults in the
province to find resources for planning
and living a healthy and active life as they
age. Senior’s families and caregivers will
find great information here also. Healthy
Aging, Financial & Legal Matters, Elder
Abuse Prevention, Fall Prevention,
Health & Safety, Housing, Seniors’ Guide,
Transportation, Advance Care Planning,
Home & Community Care
www.seniorsbc.ca


Seniors Canada
Stay Active, Engaged, Informed. Find
information for seniors, their families,
their caregivers and supporting service
organizations on federal, provincial, and
some municipal government benefits and
services
www.seniors.gc.ca

 

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