Sign up for the Healthy Aging CORE BC e-news to keep up-to-date with activity from the platform and the Community-Based Seniors Services (CBSS) sector across the country.
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
Seniors and Aging Statistics Portal
Statistics Canada has launched a Seniors and Aging Statistics Portal. Check it out here.
United Way Lower Mainland Celebrates BC Seniors’ Week!
Throughout BC Seniors’ Week (June 2-8, 2019), United Way of the Lower Mainland (UWLM) is celebrating the older adults of our province by profiling seniors who have been impacted by Community-Based S
Celebrating Family Caregiver Week in BC, May 5-11
Across Canada, organizations are celebrating the vital role of friend and family caregivers to care recipients, our communities, and our economy. Are you #CaregiverAware2019? There are over 1 million
New Data Release: Non-profit institutions and volunteering: Economic contribution, 2007 to 2017
Economic activity in the non-profit sector totalled $169.2 billion in 2017, representing 8.5% of Canada's gross domestic product (GDP). Community non-profit institutions accounted for 16.4% of the
RISE (Reach Isolated Seniors Everywhere) campaign - Sunday, Mar. 10th
Daylight saving time starts March 10. It is also RISE Sunday, a key moment of the Reach Isolated Seniors Everywhere (RISE) campaign. On that day, please connect with a senior who may be socially isola
New Survey - Accessibility: A source of future anxiety and a significant consideration for Canadian consumers today
January 22, 2019 – As Canada’s population grows older, millions of Canadians find themselves worrying about decreased mobility, vision and hearing and the impact it may have on their own lives or
BC Seniors Advocate releases report: Monitoring Seniors Services 2018
The Seniors Advocate today released Monitoring Seniors Services 2018. The annual report examines a range of services and supports and measures whether they are keeping pace with the increased demand o
New social prescribing pilot launched in Ontario
Ontario's Alliance for Healthier Communities is piloting a Social Prescribing project in 11 diverse Community Health Centres (CHCs) to adapt and measure its impacts in an Ontario context. Running from
Back Country Horsemen to host ride for seniors
The North Cariboo Back Country Horsemen are running a food drive for seniors until Dec. 24