Get vaccine information and learn about B.C.'s COVID-19 Immunization Plan.
Fraser Health's Page for the COVID-19 Immunization Plan
The Fraser Health web page above contains useful information in various languages about how to make an appointment and get your vaccination. Booking may be done by phone or online.
Social Robots Survey
Researchers from UBC Neurology are interested to hear your perspective on a new form of technology: social robots.
Social robots are small pets or characters that respond when you interact with them. A few examples are JustoCat and Paro: lap-sized pet robots that moves their bodies and make happy noises when petted, like real animals. They were designed for people living with dementia and are often used in long-term care or hospital settings where working with live animals might pose a challenge. Social robots are popular in Asia and Scandinavia but are not commonly used yet in Canada.
To understand the perspectives of Canadian older adults on social robots, we are inviting you to participate in a survey. You do not need to have any experience with robots to take part in the study! In fact, your first impressions are very valuable to us.
Who can participate? Anyone aged 50 years old or older and residing in Canada can participate in the survey.
What is the commitment to participate in this study? This is a one-time, online study that is anonymous and takes about 20 minutes.You can provide your contact information at the end if you would like to hear about other studies in the future, but this is optional.
Is participation compensated? Participants in the study will be entered in a draw to win 1 of 3 ipad minis.
To participate, please visit bit.ly/UBCrobot.
CAREGIVERS WELLNESS SERIES
Caregivers Workshops in April 2021
Time: 1:00-2:30pm Fridays
Family & Friend Caregivers and Seniors are invited to attend these workshops. We will learn how to manage and cope with different issues during these challenging times:
- April 9: Aging and Unexpected Changes/Depression
- April 16: Impact of COVID-19 on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
- April 23: How to Lower the Risk of Stroke in Older Adults
- April 30: Arthritis and the Aging Process - Demonstration of Simple Therapeutic Exercises