ODE TO A CAREGIVER

This poem was written by the mother of a person receiving home share services. Thank you for sharing these inspirational words with us, and for allowing us to share your words with others!

More approved vaccines!

Great news from the Government of Canada — there are more safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines approved for use in Canada! Approved vaccines include:

  • The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.
  • The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.
  • The AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.
  • The Verify Pharmaceuticals/Serum Institute of India version of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
  • The Janssen COVID-19 vaccine.

More information here.

Great News!

Hey everyone:

Such COOL news from Lea – Aaron H created a video game called “Mystical Echoes” that is available for purchase on the Steam app, you can find it listed under Considra Games. There is a preview of the game on YouTube, so you can check out his creation!

Aaron says he plans to start working on making another video game soon – can’t wait to check it out, Aaron! Way to go!

Community Inclusion Month!

Hey everyone, October is Community Inclusion Month! With the ongoing response to COVID-19, we are celebrating a little differently this year — check out Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran as he proclaims October Community Inclusion Month, an event that has in past years included the Pathways Inclusion Chain:

How are you celebrating Community Inclusion Month this year? Let us know in the comments!

New Mental Health Supports…

Local news reports from Castanet.net in Kelowna announced six new Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) teams in BC to help BC residents with severe mental health challenges access community-based support.

One of the new mobile teams will be based in Kelowna delivering 24/7 flexible, individualized community living, psychosocial, and recovery supports for adults with serious, complex, and persistent mental health challenges that make it difficult to manage day-to-day activities.

We will continue to post new information as it becomes available.