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Parkinson Society BC
1305 Gordon Drive

Offers support group for those affected by Parkinson’s Disease.

Meetings held the 1st Thursday of each month. 7pm at First Mennonite Church

Local Contact: Bob Thompson

1-800-668-3330; 250-762-5097
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Central Okanagan Diabetes Education Program
505 Doyle Ave

Assists individuals through education and clinical support to manage their diabetes and reduce risk of complication

Community Health & Services Centre
Appointments available: Mon-Fri, 9am – 3pm *
Drop-in session with a Nurse or Dietitian: Fri, 2pm – 3:30pm * Tue, 1pm – 8:30pm

May Bennett Wellness Centre, 135 Davie Rd
Appointments available: Thu and Fri, 8:30am – 4pm
Drop-in session with a Nurse or Dietitian: Thu, 2:30pm – 3:30pm

250-980-1405
250.980.1509
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Kelowna Stroke Recovery Branch
St. Aidan’s Anglican Church
380 Leathhead Road

Provides self-help recovery club for people recovering from stroke and their caregivers

Thursdays: 11:00am -2:00pm

Coordinator: Eva Bartee

250-763-0556
250-763-0737
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863 Leon Ave. Kelowna (Dorchester Retirement Residence)

Provides education, support and social opportunities for clients and families of those with respiratory problems.

Meetings held on the second Wednesday of each month from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. (no meetings in July or August).

Main Contact: Todd Gale

250-980-1572
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Alzheimer Society of BC
307 – 1664 Richter Street
Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 8N3

Provides information, education and support for people with early dementia and caregivers. Also has a library resource centre.

Contact office for exact dates and times of upcoming meetings and events.

250-860-0305
250-860-0418
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Kelowna Gospel Mission Dental Clinic
259B Leon Ave. Kelowna

This dental clinic focuses on those who are experiencing dental pain or infection and cannot afford treatment. We provide services to low-income families, seniors, those on income assistance or disability, the working poor, and the homeless who rarely have access to hygiene tools.

250-763-3737
250-763-4018
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The Arthritis Society – Kelowna Arthritis Centre
#150A – 1855 Kirschner Road

Provides education and services to improve the quality of life for people affected by arthritis.

Call for a complete list of workshops available in Kelowna or visit www.arthritis.ca/get-involved/participate/find-an-event-near-you

Office Hours: Mon-Thu, 9am – 3pm (please call first to ensure someone is in the office)

 

250-868-8643
(250) 868-0779
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Okanagan Visually Impaired Society
De Dutch (Capri Shopping Centre):
1749 Gordon Driv

Provides an environment of unity within the local blind and visually impaired community, where members can enhance their creative abilities, energies and talents.

The OVIS meetings are held @ DeDutch (Capri Shopping Centre) the first Monday of each month with the exception of holidays. There are no meetings in the months of July & August, as these are usually the months in which members all go in different directions.

250-868-1468
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Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon
#4-1551 Sutherland Avenue

Funding critical research and lifesaving initiatives to eliminate heart disease and stroke through the advancement of research, education and advocacy.

 

Find out about everything happening for seniors in the Okanagan on the Events Line: 1.888.473.4636

778.313.8090
250.860.8790
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Kelowna Lupus Support Group
c/o Debra Camilleri
1965 Bowes St
Kelowna, BC V1Y 3C2

Provides informal coffee meetings every month during which members provide and receive support about issues and challenges they face everyday

Phone: Debra for specific days/times

250-869-1335