Dream On Senior’s Wish Foundation – Senior’s Protest
October 31, 2012
On Friday October 19th, 2012 a group of seniors and over one hundred supporters took to the streets of Vancouver to challenge aging stereotypes and promote the need to celebrate aging. The event marked the launch of the Dream On Seniors’ Wish Foundation.
Aging in a changing world
The Official Westcoast Reader
November 19, 2012
In October, more than 750 people met in Vancouver.
These people study gerontology.
Gerontology is the study of old age.
These people talked about how people grow old.
They also talked about the problems of old people.
During the summer, we at Nurse Next Door had the opportunity to team up with Vancouver Island University (VIU) in Nanaimo, with their MBA Program specifically, and raise awareness and funds in the community.
Dream On Seniors’ Wish – Elanor Pullman gets to see her brother one last time
May 10, 2013
Elanor Pullman had a dream of visiting her brother one last time. With the help of VIA Rail and Nurse Next Door, the Dream On Seniors’ Wish Foundation made that dream come true.
You know what’s really amazing? It’s something that we all share! Aging. Ok, I’m being a bit facetious here … but isn’t it about time we started celebrating aging more? I mean, we’re all doing it at an alarming rate (especially over the age of 25 when time seems to speed up)! I’m not talking about a STAT day or anything (although June IS the only lonely month without a STAT…) – but celebrating aging with fun, every day!
MBA students raise over $8,000 for seniors charity
London Community News
July 23, 2013
After weeks of preparation and one day of fierce competition, three teams of Master of Business Administration (MBA) students from Vancouver Island University raised over $8,000 for a worthwhile seniors charity in the community.
Perhaps you saw in one of our previous articles about how Nurse Next Door’s Dream On Seniors Wish Foundation aims to make the dreams of elder seniors come true. We even had the opportunity to make one come true a few months back which was incredibly fulfilling.
Good Deeds: City mom helped by Ronald McDonald House
Nanaimo Daily News
June 24, 2014
The Dream On Seniors Wish Foundation made a difference for a senior who happens to be a big Michael Jackson fan.
After a successful career as a psychologist, “Jack,” a Nanaimo nursing home resident now suffers from severe osteoporosis and has a hard time getting around. When Jodi, his nurse caregiver found out a Michael Jackson tribute artist would soon perform in Nanaimo, she thought of Jack.
What would your one wish be? Rose suffered a stroke 6 years ago and has lost the majority of her mobility. Thanks to the Dream On Seniors’ Wish Foundation, her ultimate wish was to go swimming again, a favourite past time she enjoyed throughout her life.
Initiative aims to make dreams come true
North Shore News
July 20, 2014
Representatives of Nurse Next Door North Shore and the West Vancouver Seniors’ Activity Centre Keeping Connected programs have teamed up to collect and make North Shore seniors’ dreams come true.