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Monitoring Seniors Services 2022 report release

Office of the Seniors Advocate

The annual OSA Monitoring Seniors Services report is now available! This year’s report reinforces the need to scale up B.C. seniors’ services to meet the growing demands of the aging population. Read the report to find out how seniors’ services and supports have performed over the past year,

How to Begin a Formal Mindfulness Practice

Kate Landreth

It is one of the most powerful practices and rituals in my life, and also the most challenging. It requires dedication, consistency, patience and curiosity. It is a practice of paying attention {to breath, or a concentration point}, on purpose, in the present moment and non-judgementally. It is simp

Coping with Challenging Emotions Mindfulness Practice

Family Caregivers BC

Mindfulness Practice Time: 15-minutesKate invites you to practice self-compassion when exploring coping with more challenging emotions as a caregiver.This practice today builds on the webinar, Coping with Challenging Emotions as a Caregiver.Watch Here

Emotional Boundaries

Family Caregivers BC

Wendy Johnstone for our Facebook Live Learning Session. Wendy will discuss the importance of setting emotional boundaries as caregivers and what it really means.Additional resources:Why Boundary Setting is Important for Caregivers How to Set Boundaries as a Caregiver Watch Here

Strategies for Creating a Stress Free Caregiver Holiday Season

Family Caregivers BC

The holiday season can add to the pressures of caregiving bringing with it increased activities and expectations. Often we spend time reflecting on past years and it can bring up the significance of the losses we experience in our caregiving roles.How can you enjoy yourself and at the same time avoi


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