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BC Centre for Palliative Care
Does your organization provide bereavement services? Have you provided these services during the COVID-19 pandemic? You are invited to participate in a survey about how bereavement services for British Columbians have been conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic, and how service users may have been
Canada HomeShare
Canada HomeShare is excited to partner with Simon Fraser University to bring a facilitated model of shared housing to Metro Vancouver. They are looking for older adults who would like to share their home with a student for the coming school year. Students pay between $400-$600 in monthly rent and
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research
We are looking for frontline health care workers in BC involved with care work for the last 6 to 12 months to participate in a study about the impact of COVID19 and their employment experience, health and wellbeing. There are two options you can potentially participate: Complete a voluntary and
UBC Sauder School of Business
Applications are now open for UBC's Sauder School of Business Community Business Project program (CBP), providing not-for-profit organizations and social enterprises providing access to free consulting projects from teams of bright, creative, and highly motivated Master of Management students. Click
National Long-Term Care Services Standard
Deadline to submit input: July 31st, 2021 The Standards Council of Canada (SCC), Health Standards Organization (HSO) and Canadian Standards Association (CSA Group) are working collaboratively on developing two new national standards for LTC that are shaped by the needs of residents, families and the
BC Centre for Palliative Care
In the Fall of 2021, the BC Centre for Palliative Care will be offering FREE training, tools, and ongoing coaching to community organizations interested in hosting advance care planning programs in their communities. A recent poll found that, although 76% of British Columbians agree that it’s
CanAge
There’s an old saying that ‘age is just a number’ yet, all too often, it needlessly drives a wedge between generations due to ageist pre-conceptions. The truth is that, when younger and older people come together, everybody wins. CanAge has partnered with InterGen Studio™, a charitable project led
Association of Fundraising Professionals
Article originally published at: https://afpglobal.org/news/canadian-donors-giving-more-charity Canadian donors gave almost $1000 to charity, on average, according to the 2021 What Canadian Donors Want survey, conducted by Forum Research for the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
Employment and Social Development Canada
Opened on June 15, 2021 and will close on July 22, 2021. Senior abuse is an important human rights issue. It is also a social and public health issue that can undermine an older person’s: quality of life autonomy dignity sense of security, and mental and physical health We commit to strengthening
United Way of the Lower Mainland
In our fourth and final post of our first-ever Seniors of B.C. series, focusing on older adults who live, work and play in B.C., meet Muhammad, who is 90 years old and from Vancouver. Originally from a small village in the Punjab province in Pakistan, Muhammad moved to Canada in 1959 to pursue