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Yakimovich Wellness Centre

The Yakimovich Wellness Centre focuses on the wellness and social support needs of seniors and caregivers.  It is devoted to providing the most up-to-date information regarding your health and wellness.

Our Wellness Coordinator organizes a monthly Calendar of Events which highlights education and health promotion actitivites.  Click on the link below to read the latest calendar:

Upcoming Events

Programs may include:

  • Managing your Diabetes
  • Continence Clinic
  • Coping with Chronic Disease
  • High Blood Pressure, or
  • The Role of the Pharmacist
Computer work station in the resource centre

Our resource centre includes a computer with high speed internet access, a magnifier for those with vision problems as well as many more resources with links to programs and agencies in the community.

Booking the Facility

Our facility is a fully equipped multi-purpose room that can accommodate up to 60 people at a time.  It is available days and evenings 7 days a week for seminars, workshops, activities, presentations and public events.

There is no cost in using our facility.  If you are interested in booking the space, please contact our Wellness Centre Coordinator, Liz McCarter, at  370-5688 ext. 34682.

Community Bathing Program

For people who cannot safely use the bathing facilities in their home, even with home support assistance, the bathing program is available for self-referral through the Vancouver Island Health Authority at 370-5641.

  • Clients accessing this program include people living with extreme weakness, dementia, paralysis and those with special needs 
  • Cost is $5 per bath
  • Service is offered by appointment only
  • Visiting relatives from other areas are welcome
  • There is sometimes a waiting list

Parking

There is limited two hour parking available on Gosworth Street off Hillside Avenue.  Paid parking is available at the back of the building (see Aberdeen Parking Info). 

Also see: Useful Links

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