The Edmonds Community Centre is located in south east Burnaby and has a Seniors lounge, snooker room, coffee bar and many programs for the active senior adult. In addition, there are meeting, activity and program rooms, a swimming pool and a weight room. The Edmonds Health Watch program operates in the Edmonds Community Centre building on the 2nd floor. It is mobile device accessible.
Here are a few of the services we offer in the Edmonds Health Watch program:
» Blood Pressure Checks
» Height and Weight Checks
» Gentle Massage
» Informal Peer Support
» Foot care (monthly paid service by appointment)
What is the cost?
The cost to seniors is by donation.
Who runs the Edmonds Health Watch 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.
Volunteers to help with specific tasks to run the Edmonds Health Watch program are always welcome to make inquiries, as well as retired nurses or doctors who can help with taking blood pressures of participants.
The Edmonds Community Centre has street level parking on the south and east sides of the building and underground parking. Parking for those with a handicap decal is available in the underground parking area. The public transit system provides easy access to the building.
For more information about Edmonds Health Watch program you can contact 604.297.4901 – the program is in operation on Thursdays; we are closed on statutory holidays.
Our confirmed foot care service dates on Thursday mornings:
- Dec 13
- Jan 17
- Feb 21
- Mar 21
- Apr 18
- May 16
- June 20
- Aug 15
It is advisable to make an appointment at least 2 weeks in advance at 604.297.4901. There is a cost involved and it is payable in cash or by cheque directly to the foot care practitioner.
Presentations at 10:00 AM
Nov 29th Heart Disease and High Blood Pressure – presented by Dr. Fatma Taha
Dec 6th Your Life, Your Legacy – presented by Alice and Charles, Forest Lawn
Dec 13th Music & Song with Nancy
The Edmonds Health Watch Program will close for the holidays Dec. 20th and will reopen Jan 10th, 2019.