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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

Expanded supports help seniors to continue living independently

More seniors around the province will have improved support to remain independent and living in their own homes, as the Province strengthens the United Way British Columbia’s Better at Home, bc211

‘Dealing with the issues of isolation and loneliness:’ Men’s Sheds group taking form in Nanaimo

NANAIMO — A local father and son duo are organizing a group for men who want to hang out, socialize, and improve their mental health.Kenn Hample and his son are in the process of bringing a Men’s

Hospice Education Days 2023

Save the DateNovember 3rd - 4th, 2023 | Parksville, BC Join the Vancouver Island Hospice Federation (VIHoF) in partnership with the BC Hospice Palliative Care Association (BCHPCA) and the Fr

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