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CANADA | Mar 24, 2023
Are you interested in aging and mental health? We Want to Hear from You!
Are you interested in aging and mental health? Participate in a 15-20 minute online survey to help us explore a model to support mental health conditions. We are looking for the following people to participate:Older adults (age 55+)Family/friend caregivers to older adultsHealth or social care providREAD MORE
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
United Way Healthy Aging connects B.C.’s seniors through the Digital Learning Pilot Project
Burnaby, B.C. – United Way Healthy Aging launched the year-long Digital Learning Pilot Project that aims to increase digital literacy among seniors and older adults in British Columbia. When the pa
Government of Canada Launches Call for Innovative Concepts to Prevent and Eliminate Homelessness
Originally published on Charity Village. The Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Ahmed Hussen, launched a call for concepts for innovative projects to prevent and eliminate homele
Launch of United Way's Navigation and Peer Support Program!
United Way Healthy Aging recently launched the Navigation and Peer Support Program, a new initiative designed to help seniors and Elders across B.C. access support services. With funding provided fro