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CANADA | Feb 20, 2024

[News] Loneliness among seniors is a global threat. This advocate is pushing for a local solution

Loneliness among seniors is a global threat. This advocate is pushing for a local solution

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[News] The Economic Costs of Family Caregiving

Studies show that solutions to reduce the impact on the economy and on the financial lives of caregivers are needed.

[Survey] YVR's Accessibility Survey: Shaping a more Inclusive Airport Experience

The survey is multiple-choice with one open-ended question and is estimated to take approximately 15-20 minutes to complete. All survey responses will be kept confidential. Additionally, participants

[News] 4 B.C. municipalities rank high on list of places with largest percentage of older residents: analysis

Click HERE to read the full articleThe golden years are not all golden in Parksville, B.C., where residents 65 and older make 46 per cent of the population — more than in any other urban area in th

[News] More wheelchair-accessible taxis will help people connect with communities

People who rely on wheelchair-accessible taxis to get to appointments and connect with their communities will have more options as the Province continues to support the increased presence of accessib

[Call for Poster Abstract] 2024 BC Rural Health Conference (Deadline: March 15, 2024)

Call for Poster Abstracts—Deadline March 15Applications for poster abstracts are currently being accepted to be presented at the BC Rural Health Conference, running May 24–26 in Whistler. Topics w

[Impact Story] TAPS Program Sparks Joy and Connection Among Older Adults

United Way BC’s Therapeutic Activation Program for Seniors (TAPS) enriches the physical and mental well-being of older adults through a range of therapeutic physical and recreational activities, acc

[News] Canada signs $733 million bilateral agreement to help British Columbians age with dignity

Canada signs $733 million bilateral agreement to help British Columbians age with dignityFrom: Health CanadaNews releaseFebruary 12, 2024 | Vancouver, British Columbia | Health CanadaEvery senior in

[News] 400K seniors approved for dental care program as applications set to open for more Canadians

Applications for the federal government's new dental insurance program are about to open up to more Canadians.Starting Feb. 1, Service Canada will begin sending letters to seniors aged 72 to 76 inviti

[News] Does Canada’s food guide provide adequate guidance for older adults?

Does Canada’s food guide provide adequate guidance for older adults?

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