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Enjoying my Community - Later Life Learning, next session is Tuesday, March 2nd at the Victoria Centre from 1:00 to 2:30pm. Wendy will facilitate the discussion on "What is Polypharmacy & How to prevent it." The purpose is to find balance in managing potential overuse of medications. Call 250 388-4268 to reserve your spot! ... See MoreSee Less
It is Income Tax time. Check out this Facebook live workshop hosted by the Canadian Revenue Agency to learn more about how to prepare.
Silver Threads will be providing CRA Community Volunteer Income Tax Program by phone this year. Call 250 388-4268 to book an appointment.Looking for information on tax benefits and credits for seniors?
Join us here on February 24 at 4 PM (EST) for a Facebook Live event with the Minister of Seniors and the Canada Revenue Agency. Learn how to prepare for this tax season and have your questions answered live.
Know someone who could benefit from this information? Please spread the word! ... See MoreSee Less
There is a lot going on this weekend! Our Centres will be closed on Monday, February 15th and reopening on Tuesday!
Celebrate safely and stay well! ... See MoreSee Less
Join us tomorrow (Tuesday) from 1:00 to 2:00pm for Enjoying my Community at the Victoria Centre with Wendy. The session will be "Now who's responsible for my Health." Education and discussion on safely managing your own health when many of our visits are on the telephone or via internet platforms such as Zoom. Also we will be addressing the challenge of being an “Orphan Patient.”
We will have a small group, and will follow all the safety protocols.
Call 250 388-4268 for more information and to sign up! ... See MoreSee Less
The Canadian Mental Health Association Living Life to the Full Program starts January 28th at the Victoria Centre. In this 8 week program you will be taught strategies to help manage the negative feelings you might be experiencing during these challenging times. The program runs from 1:30 to 3:00pm. Call us for more information at 250 388-4268. ... See MoreSee Less
Silver Threads Dress Code:
Masks are mandatory. Mittens optional. ... See MoreSee Less
We need to make some of those mittens in our Crafts of Kindness group!
Clever! Love it 😀
Always knew that Marcus, our Food Service Volunteer was a Super Hero...... ... See MoreSee Less
The BC Recovery Benefit is a one time, tax-free benefit that residents can apply for to receive a support payment from the province. The Benefit provides $500 for Individuals and $1,000 for couples, however you MUST apply, this benefit payment is not automatic. You have until 30 June 2021 to apply either by phone or online. If you would like assistance to file online, please call our Victoria Centre 250 388-4268 to book an appointment. ... See MoreSee Less
A special thank you to Amica for the Helping Hands Baskets. All the folks on the More than Meals Program received these lovely gifts along with their turkey dinners today, delivered by our festive volunteers. It sure brightens Christmas for all of us! ... See MoreSee Less
Our talented Weavers at the Saanich Centre created over 100 masks that we have been sharing with all of our meal deliveries this week. As part of the Curbside Christmas we asked people to take a selfies wearing their masks so we could create a gallery on Facebook. Here are some!
Thank you to the Weavers for the lovely and practical gifts!
They are appreciated! ... See MoreSee Less
Today was our Curbside Christmas! Our COVID safe way of getting 100 Turkey Dinners out to a few of our most favourite people! It was so good to see some faces we haven't seen for awhile. People came by car, by bike and Santa maintained his distance and packed the bag of goodies safely in for the ride home. The gratitude and smiles are a highlight for all of us. ... See MoreSee Less
Special thanks to volunteer photographer Carol for the great photos!
We are having Flu Clinics this week at our Centres and have a few spots available. These are for people who are 65. Please call Silver Threads at 250 388-4268 and speak to one of our staff. ... See MoreSee Less
Lest we forget.
Remembrance Day November 11th, 2020
Our Centres will be closed so we may honour those who served.
During COVID Remembrance Day needs to be acknowledged in a different way so we are all safe. Remember at home. The Royal Canadian Legion suggests having a moment of silence at the end of your driveway or sidewalk. ... See MoreSee Less
There are still a few spots available for Zumba Gold at the Saanich Centre starting at 1:30pm Friday, November 13th. It is an exercise program using the movement of Latin Dance in a low-intensity, easy to follow choreography format taught by Isabel.
The class will follow all COVID-19 safety protocols, class size is limited to allow for physical distancing. Preregistration is required. Call us at 250 382-3151. ... See MoreSee Less
Reminder to Guaranteed Income Supplement recipients who have not filed their 2019 income tax.
To avoid any interruptions in benefits in January 2021, Guaranteed Income Supplement recipients who have not already filed their 2019 income tax information should file their taxes electronically with the Canada Revenue Agency or contact Service Canada by calling 1-800-277-9914 and providing their income information over the phone.
Or call our centres for more information. ... See MoreSee Less