JSA is a non-profit volunteer driven organization for Seniors over the age of 55, regardless of their gender, culture, ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical/mental ability, socio-economic status and religious/political belief systems. The Organization has approximately 600 members/supporters and 35 affiliates representing over 5000 Seniors in the Greater Vancouver area. JSA's mission is to reach out to all seniors through information, support, research, advocacy, social programming and networking. The organization aims to inform, support and involve seniors in a contemporary complex world and to promote active community and social involvement and wellness. JSA's Outreach programs include the Spring Forum, the Fall Symposium and an Empowerment Series of four events annually. As well as the publication of the Senior Line magazine three times annually to a readership of approximately 5000 people.