Monthly Archives: July 2020

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Oasis Active Aging in Place – A Preventive Alternative to Long-Term Care – Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we introduced Oasis Senior Supportive Living which promotes aging in place for seniors with activities to combat social isolation and foster good health. Oasis began in one apartment building in Kingston, Ontario 11 years ago. Members there have created a supportive community through social activities, communal meals and group [...]

By |2020-07-30T13:51:16-07:00July 30th, 2020|Show|2 Comments

Presentation House Theatre Launches New Co-op/Worker Co-ops and COVID-19

Presentation House Theatre in North Vancouver is going co-op!?! Artistic Director Kim Selody explains how the co-op is a way to move forward during the COVID-19 pandemic and opens up opportunities for artists to collaborate and connect. Also, our Worker Co-op Sector Checkin with Chris Nichols of Woodshop Workers Co-op.

By |2020-08-04T23:33:56-07:00July 21st, 2020|Show|0 Comments

Oasis Active Aging in Place – A Preventive Alternative to Long-Term Care – Part 1

  The COVID-19 pandemic has shone a spotlight on the inadequacies of long-term care for seniors with high rates of infection and subsequent deaths in these institutions. Moreover, the isolation, already felt by so many residents, has been made worse as family and caregiver visits were put on hold, only now beginning to resume in [...]

By |2020-07-27T07:29:07-07:00July 14th, 2020|Show|2 Comments

Co-operative News July 7, 2020

New Arts Co-op a Response to COVID-19 Presentation House Theatre (PHT) in North Vancouver has created a co-operative as a way to pivot and move forward in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The new PHT Creative Hub Co-operative is an “opportunity to create a mutually supportive community of artists who feel a sense of connection [...]

By |2020-07-07T10:34:09-07:00July 7th, 2020|News|0 Comments