BC Association of Community Response Networks

CRNs at Work

Check out what some of our Community Response Networks (CRNs) have been up to this month! Be sure to click the thumbnails to view a larger image.

Tri-Cities CRN Hosts Web Series, Shares Resources to Tri-City Seniors, Residents

The Tri-Cities CRN has been very active this month. Some of their community events include hosting a webinar series from September 27 to October 1, bringing in speakers to bring awareness to topics such as vaccinations for seniors; truth and reconciliation and the significance of the new September 30 National Truth and Reconciliation Day; emergency preparedness for seniors; and advance care planning.

Speakers and presenters included Derek Thompson from the BC CRN Board, CanAge, the local Tri-City RCMP detachment, and a host of others.

Be sure to contact Regional Mentor Ken Kuhn to subscribe to the Tri-City CRN newsletter at tcseniorsactionsociety@gmail.com to receive information on upcoming awareness and educational events first!

(Image: K. Kuhn)


CRNs in Southern Vancouver Island Get Ready for National Seniors’ Day on Oct. 1

Victoria and Saanich Peninsula CRNs got a head start in promoting National Seniors’ Day in their communities with a series of media, which include a brief article in the local paper written by CRN Coordinator Gabi Townsend and a video on the topic of ageism produced by CRN Coordinator Anna Hudson and Regional Mentor Cari Taylor. (Video run time: 14 minutes)


Castlegar CRN Continues Hosting Seniors’ Lunches, Coffee Socials; Profiled on Local TV

The Castlegar CRN, through the Kootenay IRIS Program, continues to connect seniors and the community through their lunch and coffee social programs. Be sure to check out how the local media covered their great work in this video. Their segment begins at the 11:40 mark of the video. (Segment run time: 10 minutes)

(Header Photo: CRN Coordinator Anna Hudson.)