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CANADA | Jan 24, 2023

Federal tax credit for multi-generational home renovations good start but not enough, experts say

More families are opting to live together in multi-generational homes amid rising costs and housing challenges.Morie Ford and her husband have been 'empty nesters' for the past 15 years. But that changed last month when their daughter and her partner moved into their newly constructed laneway hou

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FREE Training and Resources to Promote Advance Care Planning in Your Community!

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 th

Bridging the age gap, together

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 p

Canadian Donors Giving More to Charity

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 Donor

Share your thoughts: Creating a federal policy definition of “senior abuse”

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: qualit

BC Seniors Week Profile: Muhammad, 90

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

BC Seniors Week Profile: Brenda, 69

In our third post of our Seniors of B.C. series focusing on seniors who live, work and play in B.C., we would like to introduce Brenda. Brenda is 69 years old and resides with her husband in McLeese L

BC Seniors Week Profile: Brian, 72

In our second post of our Seniors of BC series focusing on seniors who live, work and play in B.C., we would like to introduce Brian, 72, of New Westminster. Brian has been an avid volunteer with the

BC Seniors Week Profile: Elizabeth, 71

In the first of our Seniors of B.C. series focusing on seniors who live, work and play in B.C., meet Elizabeth, she is 71 and lives in Downtown Vancouver. Elizabeth immigrated from Bogota, Colombia t

Celebrating Diversity During B.C. Seniors’ Week – June 6 – 12, 2021

A message from Kahir Lalji, Provincial Director – United Way Healthy Aging June 6th to 12th is Seniors Week in BC – a time to celebrate seniors in all their diversity!  What is the picture tha

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