Salt Spring Celebrates Seniors

 Thursday, October 1, 2015 is National Seniors Day.

 In celebration, Salt Spring Island Community Services Seniors’ Wellness Program is launching a


National-Senior-Citizens-DayThis campaign is an opportunity for Salt Springers to pay tribute to seniors who have helped build our lives, community and country.

We would like to encourage everyone to join us in this campaign. Participation can be by:

  • offering seniors a special discount at your place of business;
  • recognizing seniors who volunteers with your non-profit agency by presenting a certificate of appreciation, having a tea, open house or other event;
  • facilitating a workshop on a topic of interest to seniors.

tips_for_seniorsdayWe also encourage you to find your own unique way to celebrate the seniors in your life by doing something special for a senior who has made an impact on your life.

These are some of the events in the works for National Seniors’ Day:

  • Seniors Wellness is hosting a workshop on “Elder Abuse”;
  • Salt Spring Hospice is hosting an “Advanced Care Planning” workshop;
  • Island Savings will be holding a workshop on “Financial Planning for Seniors”;
  • SS Seniors Centre is having a “Coffee Hour”;
  • Ganges Yoga will be offering a special for the day.

For more information and event details, check out Seniors Wellness Event page on Facebook (

We encourage you to post the special way you are CELEBRATING SENIORS. If you aren’t able to post your event, give us a call (250-537-4607) or email ( and we will post it for you.

We look forward to celebrating our fabulous Salt Spring seniors on National Seniors Day