Proof of Care would like to introduce a wonderful program for older adults on the North Shore. I have personally wittenesed Keep Well in action, it fills me with great happiness to see such vibrant, happy and healthy seniors attending these programs. I have also had the pleasure of speaking to many of the particpants and listening to their personal stories about Keep Well and how Keep Well has changed their lives. Proof of Care beleives in the values and mission of Keep Well and supports Keep Well by taking some of our clients to the program regularly.
KEEP WELL’S GOAL
Their goal is to encourage and help older adults to keep well by leading active and independent lives on the North Shore.
KEEP WELL’S OBJECTIVE
To provide drop-in programs in which older adults can learn and practice regular keep will activities.
To expand and enrich such programs as appropriate.
To develop programs by which people needing special help and assistance can be counselled and referred to competent community resources.
To arrange and publicize workshops and health fairs which will increase general awareness of community health resources and promote the Keep Well Program.
To collaborate with all other personnel and agencies whose programs and services complement and strengthen the Keep Well Program.
WHAT THEY DO
Keep Well is an exercise and wellness program for mobile seniors. Programs take place at seven community centres from Deep Cove to Horseshoe Bay. The program entails one hour of mild exercises followed by blood pressure checks, health coaching, should, hand and foot massage, speakers and of course social time.
Keep Well is free, open and inclusive to all participants. Please check out their website to find out more about this wonderful program for seniors on the North Shore. Keep Well truly is a success story and one that needs to be spread across the North Shore!