Events


UPCOMING EVENTS

A NIGHT AT THE OSCARS (live streamed from Hollywood)
presented by Okanagan Screen Arts and Vernon Towne Cinema

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Doors Open: 3:30 PM
Red Carpet: 4:00 PM
91st Academy Awards: 5:00 PM
Tickets are $10 and available at the Cinema Box Office or at Expressions of Time Book store
Proceeds raised from the event will be donated to NOHS.


FREE WEBINAR: Cannabis: Does it have a place in palliative and end-of-life care?
Thursday, February 28, 2019
10:00 - 11:00 AM
NOHS Boardroom

Presenter: Lynda Balneaves, PhD, RN, Associate Professor College of Nursing, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

Dr. Balneaves will provide an overview of cannabis history and policy in Canada, as well as a brief summary of the endocannabinoid system. She will then discuss the known health effects of cannabis and its therapeutic potential for end-of-life care.


Information Session on How to Become a Volunteer at Hospice
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
6:30 - 8:00 PM
or
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for one of the above sessions in our upstairs Boardroom at Hospice House to learn about how to become a volunteer and the different roles that are available. To learn more, click HERE.


FREE WEBINAR: Living with Grief® Program - Surviving Loss in Later Life
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
9:00 - 10:30 AM
NOHS Boardroom

Presenters: Brian DeVries, Pat Murphy, Kenneth Doka, Hospice Foundation of America


FINDING MY WAY: Grief Support Group

North Okanagan Hospice Society is offering a grief support group beginning Wednesday April 3, 2019 for eight consecutive weeks. Sessions will be held in the evenings.

The group provides a safe place for adults experiencing grief due to the death of a loved one. Participants will be introduced to the definitions of grief and mourning, discuss ways that grief affects people differently, and identify ways of getting through a time of loss and transition.

All interested individuals will be invited to meet with the Grief and Bereavement Counsellor prior to registering for the group to determine their current needs and readiness. For more information, call Panadda @ 503-1800 ext: 200


FREE WEBINAR: Managing Difficult Family Dynamics During Illness and Death
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
9:00 - 10:30 AM
NOHS Boardroom

The very definition of hospice care centers on family-centered care. Yet this can be very complicated when dealing with difficult or dysfunctional families during the crises of a family member’s terminal illness. This webinar assists hospice and other professionals in assessing difficult families and offers strategies for effectively working with such families as they cope with illness and loss.


FREE WEBINAR: Best Practices in Counseling Survivors of Sudden and Traumatic Loss
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
9:00 - 10:30 AM
NOHS Boardroom

Presenters: Terese Rando, Bret Moore, Hospice Foundation of America
Sudden and traumatic loss complicates the grieving process. In this webinar, participants explore factors unique factors in sudden and traumatic loss as well as effective strategies for assisting survivors of such devastating death.


12th Annual Dancing with the Vernon Stars
Friday, September 27, 2019
Vernon Lodge and Conference Centre
Doors open at 5 PM
Watch for further details here about ticket sales next summer

Should you be interested in our sponsorship package, please click HERE to download.