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Langley Seniors Community Action Table

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The Langley Seniors Community Action Table (LSCAT) is a group of community members, service organizations and agencies who have come together to facilitate seniors' mobilization, leadership and involvement in our community.

The LSCAT also seeks to support citizens and service organizations to collaboratively recognize and respond to local issues and opportunities, share information and resources, build partnerships and create a common place from which to act as a collective voice for seniors in Greater Langley. We are actively seeking new members.... if you are senior looking for a way to become involved in your community and take some action in resolving some of the issues Seniors in our community are facing, please check us out! 

 Everyone Welcome!  Please contact Lynda Brummitt for more information:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

NEXT MEETING:  Wednesday September 17   Active For Life Presentation September 17

10:30am-12:00pm

@ Langley Seniors Resource Centre

 

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Better at Home is a new program designed to help seniors remain independent at home.  Click Here to read more:  Better at Home FAQ Sheet  Better at Home Information Flyer

 


 

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Click Here:  Langley Seniors Outreach Information


 

SOCIAL BRIDGE CLUB

Location:  Timms Community Centre:  20702 Eastleigh Crescent

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FALL REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

Don't miss out on these great programs...

 

 

GET UP & GO!

This is an entry level exercise program for those with balance and mobility challenges who would otherwise be unable to attend a community based exercise class.  Created in collaboration with Fraser Health Falls Prevention initiative, Fraser Health Specialized Geriatric Clinics and Osteofit, this program is designed to improve strenth, balance and coordination leading to more independence and quality of life.

Instructor:  Judy Farlow, Registered Physiotherapist

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About Osteofit:  Osteofit is a BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre certified exercise, education and falls pevention program for individuals with osteoporosis, low bone density or who are at risk of fractures and falls.  In combination with medicaton and nutrition, exercise is a proven effective treatment option.

 

OSTEOFIT FOR LIFE

Osteofit For Life  is designed for those who have completed Level 1 Osteofit or are regular exercisers with some previous experience with weight training equipment.  This program is perfect for those who are ready to continue with an Osteofit program as part of a healthy, active lifestyle.

Instructor:  Carol Oleksiuk, Registered BCRPA Fitness Instructor

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OSTEOFIT AND BEYOND

For those whor are ready for a more challengilng osteofit experience.  Still a low impact class but more callenging exercises for improving balance and strength.  Must have instructr's permission to take part in this program.

Instructor:  Carol Oleksiuk, Registered BCRPA Fitness Instructor


ZUMBA GOLD     Picture---Zumba-GoldCalling all baby boomers (and beyond)!  Zumba Gold offers modified Zumba moves at a comfortable pace while still keeping with the zesty Latin music.  This is an invigorating party-like workout that will leave you smiling and feeling energized for the entire day.

Drop-ins welcome if space permits ($8/visit).

Instructor: Cecilia Barbero, Registered BCRPA Fitness Instructor

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 ZUMBA GOLD ADAPTED

Specially designed for beginners, active older population and for those who have cognitve and/or physical challenges.  This low impact dance-fitness class feels friendly and most of all fun.  Participants will learn easy steps to move with the music using their own abilities.  Express yourself while getting exercise and having the time of your life!  Drop-ins welcome if space permits

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PRIMETIME TRAINING CLUB

Be young at heart, body & soul!  In a relaxed, social setting learn the proper techniques to weight train for your health.  Your certified personal trainer will guide you through the proper use of equipment and set you up onan appropriate, safe weight traing routine to help you reach optimal health and well being.  Weight training will increase joint mobility and flexibility while strengthening your core muscles and allowing for better stability.

Instructor:  Sue O'Hara, Registered BCRPA Weight Training Instructor

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FOOD & FRIENDS

Enjoy great food and conversation at the Food & Friends Socials sponsored by the City of Langley and Meals on Wheels.  A delicious, nutritious lunch is provided along with a variety of guest speakers from the community to share their knowledge and information on a wide range of topics and services available in the Langleys.  Your complete meal and entertainment only costs $5.00!  Register early as space is limited.  A variety and dates and locations to choose from...... 

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ARTHRITIS WORKSHOPS

In partnership with the Arthritis Society, the City of Langley is pleased to offer these free information sessions helping you to better understand arthritis.  Pre-registration is manditory.

 

UNDERSTANDING OSTEOARTHRITIS

Wednesday    October 22     1-3pm     Douglas Recreation Centre

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HOLIDAY STRESS AND ARTHRITIS

Wednesday   November 26   1-3pm    Douglas Recreation Centre

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