Arbutus Shaugnessy Kerrisdale Friendship Society

Cause Area

  • Community
  • Health & Medicine
  • Seniors


2177 West 42nd aveVancouver, BC V6M2B7Canada Canada

Organization Information

Mission Statement

To Provide Opportunities That Enhance Quality Of Life.


Having fun is one of our basic values. We find ways to have fun and laugh each day. Fun adds interest to life and gives us a feeling of well-being.


  • Strength Training
  • Yoga
  • Zumba Gold
  • Tai Chi


  • A full balanced meal at noon
  • Take home meals
  • Weight monitoring


  • Podiatrist services
  • Regular manicures
  • Mealtime assistance
  • Toileting assistance


We monitor health and report changes to each participant’s health care team.

We also keep a current record of each participant’s weight and we monitor blood pressure for those at risk.

We are alert to issues that affect mental health. Staff members are trained to listen and give appropriate support.

We offer:

  • Memory Games
  • Music Therapy
  • Reminiscing
  • Friendship circle
  • Life Review
  • Horticulture Therapy
  • Community Outings
  • Therapeutic programs for those who are coping with dementia

All of these services are provided in a friendly home-like environment where individual needs and interests are honoured and respected.


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