One Participant’s Journey; Stroke Recovery and Triumphant Return Home
There’s no place like home. One of Strive Living Society’s participants, James, has completed his rehabilitation in their Assisted Independent Living (AIL) program and is now returning home to his very own apartment. He spent the last six months living with his wonderful and supportive care provider, Ola. Strive’s Assisted Independent Living program provides accommodations and supports for individuals with traumatic brain injury, mental health diagnoses, as well as physical, mental, and developmental needs. The goal of the AIL program is to assist people to live independently by helping them to develop life skills and maintain a high quality of…
Strive to Monaco Fundraising Gala a Success
The inaugural Strive to Monaco fundraising gala was a resounding success on November 14, 2015. Guests and attendees enjoyed a fun and lively evening of friendship, information sharing, delicious food and drink, entertainment and casino tables, all in support of the ABI Community. Guest speakers shared tales of inspiration while community partners shared invaluable resources and sponsors donated generous gifts. All proceeds raised from this event are being used to enhance Strive's programs and services to directly benefit individuals living with brain injury. We wish to thank each and every person who made Strive to Monaco come to life: the Strive…
Watch our video clip about what Strive Living Society can do for you here! This video was created to highlight our Acquired Brain Injury Services and promote the Strive to Monaco Cocktail Gala Fundraiser held on November 14, 2015. Special thanks to Michael Morrison, Eunice Lee, and Andre Fernandes for the making of this video!
Strive Now on Twitter and Instagram
Social media addicts are now able to follow Strive on both Twitter and Instagram! Keep up with Strive's activities and events on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter so you don't miss out on anything. Feel free to send us your comments, posts, photos, and events. We'd love to hear from you! @StriveLiving
The Incredible Story of a Boy with Development Disabilities Finding a Place to Strive ˜ Lorie
“We first learned about Strive through our Community Living BC social worker once Alexander had graduated from high school and we were looking for quality programming for him. I had also been searching the Strive website about other programs on the Lower Mainland. We visited the Headway Centre in New Westminster and received such a warm and friendly greeting and had fun participating in a music session. We then learned that Strive was opening a new location called Strive Centre on Joyce Street in Vancouver on June 1. In early June, we set up an appointment at the Strive Centre and we have been thoroughly enjoying quality programming there since then!…
Strive Living Society Launches New Facebook Page
Along with our new website, Strive Living Society is pleased to showcase a brand new Facebook page as well. Our goal is to use the Facebook page to bring together the Strive community in an engaging and dynamic way. Our page will connect everyone who has anything to do with Strive and share events, ideas, pictures, moments, and opportunities. Feel free to send us your comments, posts, photos, and events. We'd love to hear from you!