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Our communities and members benefit as follows:
Free Benefits for the Public: 
  • Chair Yoga & Arthritis Exercises (in cooperation with Silver Threads 50+ Club) - It is a 1 hour Excercise DVD and 1/2 hour DVD program for Chair Yoga (a gentle form of yoga that's done while seated or using a chair for balance, makes the practice more accessible).
  • Koffee Klatsch - Drop in for a cup of coffee or tea, chat or play the occasional game with us, your friends, the sporadic stranger, or just sit and enjoy the view. 
  • Seniors Centre Without Walls - This is a call-in social and educational program.
  • Newsletter - Exciting news for the public about our co-operative, volunteer opportunities, services for the public, etc.
  • Access to external services and resourcesSeniorsNL - Let's talk about..., TechKnow Tutors, InclusionNL, EmpowerNL, Wellness Coalition Avalon East, BridgeTheGAPP, Old School Intergenerational Projects, etc.


Benefits for Social Members:

  • Health and wellness programs: Engage in facilitated conversations with guest speakers, health info sessions, exercise classes with instructors, hobby classes, etc.
  • Educational services and programs: Participate in adult learlning courses, temed discussions, guest speakers, and other learning opportunities
  • Social activities and events: Join others for playing games regularly, walking groups, instructor lead hobby and fitness groups, and other activities
  • One-stop access to all available services: Contact us through one phone number, one email address, one website


Additional Benefits for Full Members:

  • Help with household chores and light repairs at home: organizing a closet and runs to the thrift store, taking trash out, grocery shopping, putting away groceries, occasional spot cleaning, change of light bulbs, light yard work, snow removal from entrance steps, etc.
  • Provide access to vetted service providers: We will connect you with screened and recommended professional vendors, e.g., home care workers, nutritionists, dietitians, community health nurses, electritians, plumbers, painters, snow removal services, lawn care providers, etc.
  • Assist with transportation services: Let volunteer drivers take you to medical appointments, shopping, bank, postoffice, hair dresser, meetings, community events, KCN social activities, etc.
  • Friendly visits and calls: check-in phone calls, in-home visits, phone buddy conversations, chatting and sharing stories, reading, games, help taking notes at the doctor's office, help make lists of questions for the doctor, help with follow up advise. WE WILL NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL CARE OR ASSIST WITH PERSONAL CARE!
  • Help with computer and other technology: Simple problem solving with and helping you use your electronic devices—computers, phones, tablets, social media help, video conferencing
  • Support with pet care: Walk or feed your pet when you are temporarily indisposed or away for a short time.  
  • One-stop access to all available services: Contact us through one phone number, one email address, one website.

Benefits can be expanded or adapted as needed (e.g., as per the availability of volunteers and other resources).       

See how little you have to pay to benefit from all of these services!