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Stepping Stones Program

One of the Adult Day Programs at Eden Gardens, the Stepping Stones program is for Elders who have limited social contacts and are prone to isolation due to dementia. Stepping Stones provides a comfortable and friendly place for life-enhancing social interaction.

Participants of Stepping Stones enjoy a safe, controlled environment to interact with their peers and with caring staff members. A wide variety of recreational activities are available including exercises, brain teasers and activities for daily living. A nutritious lunch and snacks are provided.

Case Managers recommend and refer to the Stepping Stones program based on client/caregiver need and availability of space within the program.

Stepping Stones runs Monday to Friday 11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Please note Day Programs are closed on all STATUTORY HOLIDAYS including Good Friday and Easter Monday.

Transportation - Transportation to Eden Gardens is provided by the family and can also be arranged through RDN Handy Dart at 250-390-3000

How to Apply - Applications for this program are made through the Vancouver Island Health Authority,

Home & Community Care
1665 Grant Street,
For further information on the Adult Day Programs at Eden Gardens, please contact Mary Beth Wells at 250-760-2636 or
Eden Gardens
1917 Northfield Road, Nanaimo, BC V9S 3B6
Eden Gardens
(250) 758-4676