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CANADA | Feb 23, 2024

[News] Vancouver Primary Care Network (PCN) Steering Committees

If you are interested in applying for this opportunity, please go to https://vancouverdivision.checkbox.ca/Patient-Partner-Application--- Feb-2024 by end of day Friday March 1st, 2024

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Opinion: A resilient recovery starts in our backyards and on our doorsteps

Opinion: A half century ago, most single-family homes were occupied by families of four. Today, a majority are occupied by couples and solos. Solos are, in fact, the fastest growing household. If 10 p

New navigation centre to support people experiencing homelessness in Vancouver

The Province and City of Vancouver are partnering to launch B.C.’s first-ever “navigation” centre to help people who are experiencing long-term homelessness and require supports. Quick Facts:

Volunteer Engagement during COVID-19: The Wellness Centre’s Story in Hard-hit Quebec City

 The community Wellness Centre in Quebec City adapted to the COVID-19 crisis and held onto volunteers, despite the challenges that the pandemic as brought. This article, from Volunteer Vibe, highligh

AGE-WELL invests over $10 million in 22 new research projects

AGE-WELL NCE Inc. (Aging Gracefully across Environments using Technology to Support Wellness, Engagement and Long Life) is pleased to announce funding for 22 new research projects that leverage techno

Earthwise’s Garden Buddies cultivates lasting friendships

Earthwise Garden Buddies is a gardening together program that reaches out to seniors who live at home and would like to continue gardening for health and enjoyment. Volunteers are paired up with senio

Postcards from kids in Aldergrove to uplift isolated seniors amidst COVID

United Way Lower Mainland (UWLM) has launched an Intergenerational Postcard Club this August, where handwritten correspondence will be the main mode of communication and kids are matched with older pe

Affordable Seniors' Housing vacancies available at Vancouver Abbeyfield House

Affordable Seniors' Housing vacancies available: If you are finding managing your own home more than you can manage or would enjoy the companionship of others and support of having meals provided, th

'The Decade of Healthy Ageing' has been adopted by the 73rd World Health Assembly

On 3 August 2020, following the 146th WHO Executive Board's recommendation made in February 2020, the 73rd World Health Assembly have adopted the proposal for a Decade of Healthy Ageing (2020-2030) 

Consulate General of France in Vancouver acknowledges the work of the West End Seniors’ Network

On July 13, Consul General, Philippe Sutter, handed French products gift-bags to the members of Vancouver’s West End Seniors’ Network for their increased work during COVID-19, in particular the m

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