Don’t Miss Out! Join Us for “Fridays with Seniors” Podcast Series

Get ready to tune in every month as the Seniors Services Society of BC presents an engaging podcast series called “Fridays with Seniors.” Hosted by Dr. Peter Legge from Canada Wide Media.

In this captivating series, we will explore topics such as housing challenges, navigating timely supports and services, mental wellness, emergency services, elder abuse, finances, taxes, and digital literacy. By delving deeper into these subjects, we aim to raise awareness and provide valuable insights into the experiences and concerns faced by seniors in our community.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and perspective. Stay informed and connected with the senior population in BC by joining us for the “Fridays with Seniors” podcast series.

SSSBC strives to enhance the life of every senior in BC.  Donate here or Sponsor us, if you would like to help us achieve our vision!

Episode 11:
Volunteering at SSSBC
Special Guests: Volunteers Maria Rossouw, Gustav Arinzol, and SSSBC Volunteer Coordinator Noel Pio Roda.
Air Date:
April 28th, 2023

Episode 12: Stay Safe in the Heat. Emergency Preparedness Tips
Special Guests: Cory Hansen, Emergency Management Coordinator, City of New Westminster, Jeff Gill, Acting Deputy Fire Chief, City of New Westminster, and Noel Pio Roda, SSSBC Support Services Program Coordinator.
Air Date: May 26th, 2023

Episode 13: Shedding Light on Elder Abuse
Special Guests:  Leanore Sali from Seniors Services Society, BC Community Response Network and Sara Pon from Seniors First BC
Air Date: June 30th, 2023

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Episode 14: Choose to Move with Active Aging Society
Special Guests:  Active Aging Society
Air Date: July 28th, 2023

Episode 15: Seniors and Mental Health
Special Guests: Honorable Jennifer Whiteside, MLA for New Westminster Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, Kyoko Takahashi, Interim SHINE Manager Seniors Services Society of BC, Liam Maclure, Manager, Burnaby Peer Navigator Program, Canadian Mental Health Association and Support and Victoria Wilson, Education Coordinator, Alzheimer Society of BC
Air Date: Aug 25, 2023

Episode 16: Ageism
Special Guests: Lara Tamblyn Watts, CEO of CanAge, Leanore Sali, Information and Specialist, of Seniors Services Society of BC and Anur Mehdic, City Planner of the City of New Westminster.
Air Date: Sep 29, 2023

Episode 17: Finances and Taxes
Special Guests: Guests are Peta Wales, President & CEO of Credit Counselling Society Navi Hara Branch Manager, Coast Capital Savings and Zabeena Rahiman SHINE Navigation Lead of Seniors Services Society of B.C.
Air Date: October 27, 2023

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Episode 18: Santa for Seniors 2023
Special Guests: Program Manager Paul Campbell, Seniors Services Society of B.C.
Air Date: November 24th, 2023

Episode 19: A Year in Review of the Seniors Services Society of BC
Air Date: December 30th, 2023

Episode 20: Fraud and Digital Literacy
Special Guests: Navi Hara, Branch Manager, Coast Capital Savings and Zabeena Rahiman, SHINE Navigation Lead SSSBC
Air Date: February 16th, 2024

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Listen to the 2022 Podcast Series here!