Bonsor 55+ located in south west Burnaby has a Seniors lounge, snooker room, coffee bar and many programs for the active adult. In addition, there is a computer room, meeting/activity room and a program room. The Bonsor Health Alert program operates in the Bonsor 55+ building on the 2nd floor. It is mobile device accessible.
Here are a few of the services we offer in the Bonsor Health Alert program:
» Blood Pressure Checks
» Height and Weight Checks
» Gentle Massage and Hand massage
» Informal Peer Support
» Foot care (monthly paid service by appointment)
Who runs the Bonsor Health Alert program?
A multi-cultural team of volunteers keep the program operating, reaching a multi-cultural community. Participants are encouraged to take charge of their own health.
What is the cost?
The cost to seniors is by donation.
Volunteers to help with specific tasks to run the Bonsor Health Alert program are always welcome to make inquiries, as well as retired nurses or doctors who can help with taking blood pressures of participants.
Bonsor 55+ has parking on the south and west sides of the building. Parking for those with a handicap decal is on the south side close to the entrance.
For more information about Bonsor Health Alert program you can contact 604.297.4956 – the program is in operation on Mondays; we are closed on statutory holidays.
Our confirmed foot care service :
- Monday January 20
- Monday March 2
- Monday April 6
As the foot care service is in high demand, it is advisable to make an appointment at least a month in advance at 604.297.4956. There is a cost involved and it is payable in cash or by cheque directly to the foot care practitioner.
Bonsor 55+ Centre
(6533 Nelson Ave. 2nd floor in Burnaby. Info 604.297.4956)
– Bonsor Health Alert Program: Monday mornings
9:00 – 10:45 am Drop-in blood pressure, weight & height checks, massage, socialization.
10:45 – 11:15 am Exercise
Suggested donation $2.00 (First visit is free)
– Footcare Service. Please call 604.297.4956 2 weeks in advance for an appointment. Cost is $36 (updated).
8:30 am – 12:30 pm
– Presentations from 9:45-10:45 am
Feb 17 Family Day- no program
Feb 24 Fraser Health Lifeline Personal Alarms with Marc Villeneuve
Mar 2 The Pharmacare program with Dr. Ricky Wu, Pharmacist
Mar 9 In Home Care Services with Andrea from Comfort Keeper
Mar 16 What you need to know about your Vision
with the Canadian Organization of Seniors
Mar 23 Care for Caregivers with Kathy Wutke
from the Canadian Organization of Seniors
Mar 30 Voices of Burnaby Seniors Society- Who We Are and What We Do
with Tazul Ali