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Managing Pain Workshop - Vancouver

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Sunset Community Centre

6810 Main Street

Vancouver, BC V5X 0A1

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This Allies in Aging workshop is only for VOLUNTEERS and SERVICE PROVIDERS who work with SENIORS. Presentations by Mark Nazemi of Pain BC and Live Plan Be, and Susan Johnston of OASIS (Osteoarthritis Service Integration System), VCH.

•Learn about chronic pain, using the example of osteoarthritis, and how pain can impact one’s quality of life.

•Examine effective self-management techniques.

•Identify helpful support groups and community resources.

When: Thursday, September 13, 12:00 - 3:00pm. Registration and refreshments from 11:40am.

Where: 6810 Main Street, Vancouver (Sunset Community Centre)

This event is free for Volunteers and Service Providers who work with seniors, but registration is required. Space is limited so please register by Friday September 7.

Feel free to bring your own mug.


What if I am unable to make it to the workshop after all?

It is important that you let us know if you will be unable to attend. We have just one workshop for this important topic. If you do not show up it means a lost opportunity for someone else. Please cancel your ticket on line, or email quenneville@familyservices.bc.ca as soon as you know you will be unable to attend.


How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email quenneville@familyservices.bc.ca if you require more information.

What are my transportation options for getting to and from the event?

Sunset Community Centre is accessible by bus (e.g. TransLink Bus #3 Main/Downtown).


Is there parking nearby?

Yes, on site parking is available.


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Please let us know who will be attending in your place.


We look forward to seeing you there!

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