Social Programs (Apr to June): Lively, Lively (Iki Iki), Lunch & Chat Club, and Do Raku Club

Lively, Lively (Iki Iki)

“Lively, Lively (Iki Iki)” is a program for seniors who prefer slower-paced activities and ideal for those living with dementia. The program includes tea and chat, art table, exercise, lunch, and recreational games/cooking or music.

  • Lively, Lively (Iki Iki) (English)
    Dates: Mondays, April 1 to June 17
    Time: 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
    Cost: $220 ($20 /per session for 11 sessions)  *no session on May 20

  • Lively, Lively (Iki Iki) Light (Japanese Speaking)
    This is a program for seniors who prefer a shorter day than the Monday and Friday Lively, Lively (Iki Iki) program
    Dates: Wednesdays, April 3 to June 19
    Time: 10:00 am to 2 pm
    Cost: $240 ($20 /per session for 12 sessions)

  • Lively, Lively (Iki Iki) (Mainly Japanese)
    Dates: Fridays, April 5 to June 21
    Time: 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
    Cost: $220 ($20 /per session for 11 sessions)  *no session on April 19

Lunch & Chat Club

“Lunch & Chat Club” is a lunch program with a fun time to talk.  It happens on Tuesdays and runs nicely with the other seniors programs both at Kenko Wellness and the Nikkei Centre. This means having lunch along with the activities that interest you!

  • Dates: Tuesdays, April 2 to June 18
    Time: 11:45 am to 12:45 pm
    Cost: $72 ($6 /per session for 12 sessions) and includes lunch and activity

Do Raku Club

Do Raku Club is an extension after Lunch & Chat where you’ll be working on hand movements such as cooking, crafting, knitting, sewing, etc.

  • Dates: Tuesdays, April 2 to June 18
    Time: 12:45 to 1:45 pm
    Cost: $48 ($4 /per session for 12 sessions)


  • These programs are located in the Kenko Wellness Lounge at Robert Nimi Nikkei Home
  • For more information or to register contact:  ywatase[at]

Cooking Helps Delay the Progression of Dementia! Join the Cooking Together Program

Are you cooking these days?

Cooking is known not only for delaying the progression of dementia but also certainly for the great joy of being creative, sharing ideas and achieving the goal which gets higher and higher each time!

Cook, Eat, Laugh and Make Friends Together at the Cooking Together program!

Program Name: Cooking Together

Time: Thursdays, 11:15AM-12:45PM (90 minutes) – April to June 2019

Dates and Menu:

  • Apr 4 – Gomoku Rice
  • Apr 18 – Meat Sauce Spaghetti
  • May 2 – Tofu Hamburg
  • May 16 – Shrimp Doria (rice casserole with white sauce)
  • Jun 6 – Sushi Rolls
  • Jun 20 – Hiyashi Chuka (Chilled Chinese Noodles)

Fee: $60/6 sessions ($12/class for drop in – 24 hours notice required)

Bring with you: Apron
Instructor: Kaori
Venue: Kenko Lounge in Nikkei Home
Address: 6680 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby, BC, V5E 4N3

Inquiries: 604-777-5000 Ext. 2000

Welcome to our new website!

We are excited to share with you our new website dedicated to our Nikkei Seniors Society Charity Golf Tournament! Our goal with this new website is to make it easier for you to learn about our charity golf tournament, our cause, and the ways you can get involved and help Beat the Odds of dementia!

Planning is underway for our tournament, and we are excited to share all the latest news. We invite you to tour our website and check back soon for more announcements!

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