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Essential Oils & Natural Solutions

Mark Your Calendars!
Ashley, Essential Oils & Natural Solutions, will be onsite Monday, 20 JUNE 2016 at 1 pm to discuss the healing qualities of oil and how they bring relief from chronic pain.
Ashley  will cover a few key things in regards to essential oils and natural alternatives to health. What are essential oils? How they can be used …

Scooter Safety Workshop, 17 June at 10 am

Today, 17 June 2016, Cowichan Independent Living hosted a Scooter Safety Workshop presented ;by Sidney Scooters. The presentation took place at St John’s church parking lot. Tom brought three different types of scooters including a small travel scooter which folds up and fits inside your car. It is lightweight and sets up within a few seconds. This type is used primarily …

Change Towards Change Is Back By Popular Demand.

  Change Towards Change is back by popular demand. Please look for us  and donate your extra change. No donation too small or too large. Your donations add up to make a difference in the life or lives of our community members. Some of the programs and activities which benefit from your donations are listed below.

perishable items such as

photocopy paper…

Brian Gage, CIL Board Member Honoured

     Brian Gage, CIL Board Member of Cowichan Independent Living, is being honoured today, 6 June 2016, because he is a wonderful example of a person living independently with a new perspective on disability. Brian was injured as a young lad of 18 years.  Since then he has gone on to earn college degrees and has been a valuable asset to us here in …

All Programs Available At CIL




ohhh de PAIN (Pain Support Group)     Mondays 10 am  &  1 pm
Computer Basics Mondays 1-3 pm (Suspended for the summer.  We will resume in October.Have a fabulous summer.)…

  • Posted: 30th May 2016
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New Prices For Batteries

New Battery Pricing
June 2016
12 Amp———–$60
35 Amp———-$120
40 Amp———-$165
55 Amp———-$200
75 Amp———-$275
Battery Install–$25

  • Posted: 28th May 2016
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Healing Herbs and Spices

Friday, 27 May 2016

CIL (Cowichan Independent Living) had a blast yesterday afternoon with a powerful workshop about the healing power of herbs and spices. The workshop was presented by Penny Blue Fletcher.

We laughed, chatted, discussed and just had a lovely time. Penny is truly a beautiful person with great knowledge about healing.  She brought everything we will ever need for healing …

  • Posted: 27th May 2016
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Scooter Safety-17 June 2016, 10 am

Sidney Scooters will be onsite to demonstrate what you need in getting on your scooters and safety in riding them. They will bring the showroom to us.  I’m looking forward to this program.  How about you? If you’re interested, join us at CIL on 17 June 2016 at 10 am

They will also book a date and time to bring their showroom to to the privacy of your own home.  They …

Monthly Safety Workshops

A six-part workshop dealing with Safety (One lesson per month) Presented by Community Police Officers. Each workshop discusses various areas where we need to take precaution in order to keep safe.
Part 1, Wednesday, May 18, 1-2:00 pm  “Scams & Fraud”
We had an enlightening discussion on several ways the elderly and others in our community are being scammed and how to avoid these …

Pallet Garden Building with Renee

May 20 at 10 am
Renee was onsite to teach us how to make gardens in pallets for our fresh veggies, herbs, and/or flowers. We had a great turnout, and  she sparked our imaginations for a garden of our own designs and needs.  The pallet …