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Healthy Aging by United Way 2018/19 Annual Report

Healthy Aging by United Way

Healthy Aging by United Way is delighted to release our 2018/19 Annual Report. The report showcases our efforts to keep older British Columbia active, engaged, and connected through local, regional and provincial programming and services, and our commitment to a strengthened, collaborative Community

Webinar: Elder Abuse - Awareness, Resources, Prevention

Healthy Aging by United Way

Community-based seniors services staff and volunteers may sometimes have concerns about the well-being of an older adult involved in their programs, or receive questions from community members regarding suspected cases of elder abuse. This webinar provides an introduction to the subject, and introdu

Best Practices for Intergenerational Mentoring: A conversation with LINKages


What can your mentoring program learn about Intergenerational Programming? With changing demographics and ageing populations, more and more Alberta citizens are aging, and looking for a way to create strong, thriving and age-friendly communities. What can your mentoring program learn from existing

Creating age-friendly websites

Brigid McHugh Sanner

Does your website meet the needs of senior surfers? This communications expert outlines how you can make the most of the Internet opportunity.  

How to Become Age-friendly

Government of BC

To learn how your community can become an age-friendly community, see the following guide. Becoming an Age-friendly Community: Local Community Guide (PDF, 4.9KB) This is a practical guide to becoming an age-friendly community for local governments, community organizations or local champions. It

BC Age-Friendly Designated Communities

Age-Friendly BC

List of the 45 BC communities that have received Age-Friendly Designation since 2012.


Public Health Agency of Canada

The Guide focuses on one important aspect of developing and maintaining an age-friendly community: the use of indicators in planning, implementing and evaluating age-friendly community initiatives. The Guide not only provides information on how and why the use of indicators can strengthen community

BC’s Adult Guardianship Laws: Supporting Self Determination for Adults in British Columbia

Public Guardian and Trustee of British Columbia

A guide to BC's Adult Guardianship Laws  

Decision Tree: Assisting an Adult Who is Abused, Neglected or Self Neglecting

Public Guardian and Trustee of British Columbia

The Decision Tree for Assisting an Adult Who is Abused, Neglected or Self Neglecting is accompanied by a series of videos that cover: How to use the Decision Tree Overview of Legislative Changes The Role of Designated Agencies The Role of the Provincial Guardian and Trustee The Role of the Po


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