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20 05, 2018

Site Coordinator for North Shore Neighbourhood House featured during Volunteer Week in April

2018-05-22T10:45:30+00:00 Categories: News|

Elise Shepherd, site coordinator for North Shore Neighbourhood House, and her husband, Stan, were featured in the North Shore news during Volunteer Week in April. Read the full article here: 

27 02, 2018

Signs of a Stroke

2018-02-27T21:49:14+00:00 Categories: Health|

Do you know the Signs of a Stroke? A common concern as we age is that it potentially increases our risk of us or our friends having a stroke. The Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation has information on what to watch for in ourselves or others. They say:  ACT FAST!  When you have a stroke, your brain isn't [...]

21 01, 2018


2018-01-21T10:58:49+00:00 Categories: Food|

A medium apple (3” diameter, with skin on) contains about 95 calories, 4.4 grams of fiber, and is a good source of vitamin C. Soluble fiber (mostly found in the fruit’s flesh) – helps prevent cholesterol buildup in blood vessels. Insoluble fiber (mostly found in the fruit’s skin) – binds water and provides bulk in [...]

23 08, 2017

Keep Well Volunteer Tea

2017-08-23T11:20:04+00:00 Categories: News|

Keep Well volunteers were honoured at our annual Volunteer Appreciation Event at Silver Harbour on June 21st, 2017. Dignitaries included MLA's Ralph Sultan and Jane Thornthwaite; Mayors Mussatto and Walton; Anna Louie and Malcolm McCucheon from PARC  Retirement Living and Danielle Kyei, the Outreach Assistant to MP Terry Beech. Red and white roses were handed [...]

2 06, 2017

A New Keep Well Site!

2017-10-16T14:34:36+00:00 Categories: News|

Come and join us at St. John The Evangelist Anglican Church. Exercises with Christine Colbow begin at 11:30 am on Tuesday mornings. Come and have your blood pressure taken at 11 am.  The address is: 220 8th Street West, North Vancouver, V7M 1N1.  

29 03, 2017

Keep Well Week 2017

2017-10-20T12:06:31+00:00 Categories: News|

We celebrated our 30th Anniversary during Keep Well week from 11th to 15th September 2017. A demonstration class was held at Capilano Mall on Wednesday 13th September. There was cake and  Starbucks coffee for everyone. There were celebrations, speakers and prizes at each one of the eight sites throughout the week. Thank you to all who [...]

21 03, 2016

Turkish Chopped Salad with Pomegranate Arils

2017-02-27T23:42:10+00:00 Categories: Recipe|

¾ cup pomegranate arils 2 large vine ripe tomatoes, peeled 1 small cucumber, peeled and seeded 2 chilies, red or green (remove seeds for a milder salad) 1 sweet red bell pepper 2 tablespoons parsley, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped ¾ cup halloumi cheese or feta cheese (optional) Sea salt and black pepper to [...]

21 03, 2016

The Best Corn Chowder

2017-02-27T23:45:44+00:00 Categories: Recipe|

6 ears corn, husks and silks removed 1 1/2 quarts chicken or vegetable stock 1 bay leaf 1 teaspoon whole fennel seed 1 teaspoon coriander seed 1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns tablespoons butter 1 medium onion, finely diced (about 1 cup) 2 medium cloves garlic, minced 3 tablespoons flour 1 to 2 russet potatoes, peeled [...]