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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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New program to begin in Surrey: Storytelling for seniors

Surrey Shares, is an initiative of the Surrey Intercultural Seniors Social Inclusion Partnership Network, starting new free program Over the course of 16 weeks, participants will engage in goal-setti

Multilingual COVID-19 Resources

The Government of B.C. has announced a new website where you can find all government information on COVID-19 that is made available in eight languages. This includes: Traditional Chinese, Simplified C

Safe Seniors, Strong Communities Announcement

BC Minister of Healthy Adrian Dix and Isobel Mackenzie, B.C.'s Senior's Advocate announce the expansion of bc211 and the Better at Home Program to provide additional community supports for seniors dur

COVID-19 News and Information Sources

  At this critical time, we must all take the necessary precautions to suppress the spread of coronavirus (COVI

Premier appoints parliamentary secretary for seniors

Premier John Horgan has appointed Ronna-Rae Leonard, MLA for Courtenay-Comox, as parliamentary secretary for seniors. “Ronna-Rae Leonard has a strong record of getting results for her community,”

Active Aging programs featured in CTV News

Active Aging programs, supported by Healthy Aging by United Way, provide free fitness activities for older adults in many communities throughout BC. Mission Community Services' Chair Yoga is featured

GeroHacks

GeroHacks (November 30, 2019) GeroHacks is a Social Innovation Hackathon event created to address current issues relevant for older adults in B.C. SFU's Department of Gerontology is partnering with

October 1st: International Day of Older Persons and National Seniors Day

2019 Theme: "The Journey to Age Equality" Almost 700 million people are now over the age of 60. By 2050, 2 billion people, over 20 per cent of the world's population, will be 60 or older. The increas

Caregiving in Canada: As population ages, one-in-four Canadians over 30 are looking after loved ones

Three years ago, Canada quietly crossed a critical demographic threshold. For the first time, there were officially more seniors – those 65 and over –than children –those 14 and under –in the

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