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CANADA | May 23, 2024

Call for Lived Experiences: WHO Commission on Social Connection (Deadline: May 31, 2024)

The WHO Commission on Social Connection is looking for individuals who have experienced social isolation and loneliness to share their stories, insights, and advice.Commissioners are committed to lived experience being central to the process and products of the Commission. Your personal perspective

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[News] PROJECT IMPACT HEALTHY AGING 2024 APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED to Wed, June 14, 2023

How do we know the work we’re doing is making a difference or if it’s even right for a given population or circumstance? Each year, United Way Healthy Aging offers a developmental evaluation cours

[News] New Funding Supports Rural Regional Transportation

The Province is providing funding to help develop and maintain safe, reliable and affordable regional transportation options for rural communities.Government is contributing $5 million to the Norther

[Impact Story] Seniors On The Move

Empowering seniors to hang up the keys and explore alternative modes of transportationUnited Way BC is partnering with BEST (Better Environmentally Sound Transportation) to celebrate senior advocates

A message from Kahir Lalji, Provincial Director - United Way Healthy Aging

Celebrating Older British Columbians During BC Seniors' Week – June 5 – 11, 2023 June 5th to 11th is Seniors' Week in BC – a time dedicated to celebrating the remarkable contributions of older

[Survey] Social Isolation and Loneliness

The Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health is working on a new project on Social Isolation and Loneliness. This project is intended to create Canadian Guidelines for health and social service

[Impact Story] GrandPals Program Spotlight

Program SpotlightFrom Pen to HeartA big thank you to Baycrest for writing and sharing this story. Since February 13, 2023 GrandPals living at Baycrest’s long term care home have been connecting with

Preparing for the Future: Canada’s Aging Population

Kamal Khera, Canada’s Minister of Seniors, looks at what measures we can take to support Canada’s aging population during the cost of living crisis.Canada’s aging population have contributed so

Ipsos Poll: Twenty Three Percent of Canadians Now Rely on Charities to Meet Essential Needs

62% of Canadians expecting to need charitable services in the next six months say they cannot keep up with the cost of living; new data highlights why charities are struggling to keep up with demand T

[Event] Project Impact Healthy Aging Showcase 2023

REGISTER HEREWe are excited you would like to attend United Way BC’s 2023 Healthy Aging Project Impact Showcase during BC Seniors' Week! You can attend in-person or join a virtual live stream. The

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