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About Us



The Nanaimo Seniors Services Network (NSSN) is a group of dedicated professionals and businesses, both private and non-profit, that provide a wide variety of services and products for seniors in Nanaimo. Members of NSSN have the opportunity to network and to participate in events hosted by NSSN including the annual Seniors' Health Fair. 

The Seniors' Health Fair is the place to research products and services for healthy aging. The 2023 Fair will take place in October 2023. Please visit our event's page for details. 

The NSSN organization started in 2008 and has become the leading networking association for persons who work and support the ever changing seniors sector in Nanaimo. 

Our Board includes:

President - Teresa Ostman

Past President - Cathy Holmes 

Secretary/ Treasurer - Irene Morrison

Director - Mel Azcarraga

Director- Judy Stephan

Events Chair - Teresa Ostman

You can become a member for only $ 25.00 Per Year! You are welcome to attend a meeting or two before becoming a member.


There are many reasons to belong to the NSSN - but the biggest reason is that our association is here to support professionals who work in Non-Profit  Agencies, Health Authorities, and the Private Sector in collaboration to help change the direction of Seniors Issues in our community. Our members sit at many tables and on several committees including:

Provincial Summit on Aging

Raising the Profile

Transportation Action Committee

Nanaimo Seniors Task Force


2020 VIHA Strategic Planning

CBSS Sector 


and many others

You can find our members all over this amazing city!  Join us!

Contact any of our members for more information about how you can attend one of our meetings and get involved!  You'll be glad you did!

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