It is good that Joseph Bowes is admitting the need for such seniors facilities. Despite the title ‘Parkgate Highrise not about Seniors’, the discussion is in fact all about negotiating for seniors. Our judeo-christian heritage teaches us to advocate for widows and orphans. Our senior residents need to hear that they are welcome and wanted at the centre of their Seymour-Deep Cove community.
Joseph Bowes’ alternative locations would not meet the needs of our Seymour/Deep Cove seniors. Because these alternative sites are remote and out of the way, they are not near enough, nor accessible enough. Seymour seniors can’t afford to be tucked away in a corner. These alternative suggestions are non-starters and perhaps red-herrings.
The uniquely flat topography makes 3600 Mount Seymour Parkway ideal for seniors access. Many mature seniors find it more challenging to negotiate stairs. The elevators would give these seniors more access and greater mobility to their own community.
Let’s clearly tell the Seymour Seniors that they are both wanted and welcome at the core of their own community. I hope that our civic leadership will put people ahead of bureaucratic plans. The Seymour Seniors population has tripled from 515 to 1500+ since the OCD plan was first envisioned. Our Seymour seniors are worth adjusting for. Seniors deserve better choices as their needs evolve. Independent living is a healthy choice not currently offered in the Seymour community.
I urge others who value the place of seniors to come out and support this application on June 22nd 7pm at North Vancouver District Municipal Hall, 355 West Queens Road.
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