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What does Healthy Aging mean to you?

Most of us don’t like to admit it but, we are all getting older!

What does being healthy as we get older look like? How do we know if we are really on track with our health as we enter a new phase in our lives?

Fraser Health- Healthy Living/Healthy Communities and FVRD partnered to host four community conversations in early August to engage seniors and the organizations and groups that work with seniors.

The goal of these conversations is to gather feedback from community members and leaders on healthy aging and what that means to YOU!

If you missed these sessions you can still participate by email, please write us and tell us what you think the top priorities for Healthy Aging are, and what healthy aging means to you by answering these questions:

1.What does Healthy Aging mean to you?

2. What do you believe are the top issues and priorities for Healthy Aging?

Email your answers to ron.plowright@fraserhealth.ca

If you can please sit down with as many of your clients, colleagues, and/or community members as you can to answer these questions, summarize the responses, and send them back to us.

Your voice can help shape how we plan for the needs of seniors in the future.

If you would like to provide more input on the future of the region, the FVRD invites you to complete the broader Regional Growth Strategy survey.

Let your voice be heard!

What is a COHI (Children’s Oral Health Initiative) Aide ?

We are looking for a COHI Aide:

  • A COHI Aide can be any community member who enjoys working with children under age 8 and their parents.
  • The COHI Aide will receive extensive training and then will be qualified to work independently in your community approximately 10 paid hours per month.

He or she will be asked to:

  • apply fluoride varnish to children’s teeth
  • organize and participate in community events to promote dental health
  • provide dental care education to families
  • work with the Dental Therapist and/or Dental Hygienist when they are in the community.
Training for this must be confirmed by September 6th so if you are interested please contact Jamie by email at ftisshealth@gmail.com asap