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Declaration of the Community-Based Seniors’ Services Sector in BC and 20 Strategies for Outreach/Engagement

B. McMillan

One of the mechanisms employed for increasing the capacity of CBSS is to unite under a shared Declaration that recognizes the importance of CBSS health promotion and prevention work, and the need for capacity building. This Declaration also acknowledges the importance of closer collaboration between

Suffering in Silence: The financial abuse of seniors in British Columbia

Vancity Credit Union

More than one-third of seniors in Metro Vancouver and the Capital Regional District don’t tell anyone when they’ve suffered financial abuse. The troubling finding is part of a Vancity report, Suffering in Silence: The financial abuse of seniors in British Columbia, which shows little has chang

Worksheet Template - Mapping Your Needs: A Grantseeking Framework


Developed by Imagine Canada, the Mapping Your Needs worksheet is designed to help charities and nonprofits across Canada holistically understand and map out their complex needs in relation to grantseeking. This template provides organizations with an outline for prospect research strategy and serves

Catalyst for Change: A Roadmap to a Stronger Charitable Sector

Special Senate Committee on the Charitable Sector

In Catalyst for Change: A Roadmap to a Stronger Charitable Sector, the Special Senate Committee on the Charitable Sector details the strategies and regulatory reforms needed to maximize the impact of this sector in communities both here in Canada and around the world.

A Dementia Strategy for Canada: Together We Aspire

Public Health Agency of Canada

Canada's first national dementia strategy sets out a vision for the future and identifies common principles and national objectives to help guide actions by all levels of government, non-governmental organizations, communities, families and individuals. 

Home Support…We Can Do Better

Office of the Seniors' Advocate

British Columbia’s home support program is unaffordable for most seniors, offers too little service for high-need clients and has created a workforce where 75 per cent of staff are casual or part-time, says B.C. Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie. In a comprehensive report titled Home Support…We

A Portrait of social isolation and loneliness in Canada today

Angus Reid Institute

Interpersonal connection is at the heart of all human society. As a species, we thrive on relationships and social interaction, to the point that our health as individuals is negatively affected in the absence of these connections. A wide-ranging new study from the non-profit Angus Reid Institute

Seniors’ Housing Report British Columbia

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation [CMHC] have released their 2019 reports on Seniors' Housing, including a report on British Columbia. The report includes data on vacancy rates and rents in British Columbia. 


Our mission is to foster effective communication, create community and facilitate care for LGBT persons at the end-of-life. We aim to raise awareness of the unique challenges that this population faces as they age and approach end-of-life. Our goal is to go beyond education and provide LGBT perso


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