Seniors

‘You are not alone’: B.C. pledges $500K to help family caregivers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Family caregivers can get support by calling 211 or 1-877-520-3267

PHOTOS: B.C. seniors offer advice to younger generations

Residents of Penisula Retirement Residence offer words of widsom via homemade signs

Two staff, two patients at B.C. care home part of latest COVID outbreak

Fraser Health classified Maple Ridge seniors facility outbreak effective Saturday, April 18

  • Apr 20, 2020

Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard

Ruth Kaspick’s couch cushions went up in flames when a smouldering heat pack was hit with oxygen

From the Centre: Ashcroft-Cache Creek Seniors

Former Ashcroft resident celebrates 99th birthday with many local friends

  • Mar 12, 2020

B.C. care homes well equipped to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks: seniors advocate

Isobel Mackenzie downplays concerns seniors are at risk

Rockin’ and Talkin’ With the Clinton Seniors’ Association

Clinton Seniors Daffodil Tea a sign that spring is on the way

  • Mar 4, 2020

Registration opens soon for BC 55+ Games in Richmond

2020 55+ Games have been officially scheduled for Sept. 15 to 19

From the Centre: Ashcroft and Cache Creek Seniors

Seniors’ group looks to revive bus tours and add new entertainments

  • Feb 12, 2020

Report highlights need for more publicly funded assisted living units for B.C. seniors

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is calling on province to boost assisted living units in B.C.

For-profit senior care homes spend less on staff, B.C. advocate says

Isobel Mackenzie and Adrian Dix focus on private and public care

Creating community with Micky Fleming

Cherish Living Group CEO loves helping others

  • Oct 30, 2019

B.C. Seniors Advocate questions labour shortage in care homes

Are there really no workers, or are care aide wages too low?

LETTER: Seniors home care, day programs expanding, Adrian Dix says

B.C. health minister responds to latest Seniors Advocate report

  • Jan 23, 2019

Home care declines as B.C. senior population grows, advocate says

More deferring property tax, using rent subsidy to stay at home

B.C. VIEWS: Seniors home worker discrimination finally ending

Health Minister Adrian Dix righting a serious wrong

B.C. union celebrates end of senior care ’contract flipping’

Adrian Dix says stability is key to increasing care standards

B.C. making progress on senior care staffing, Adrian Dix says

Minister aims to meet residential care provincial standard by 2021

Still too many B.C. seniors in care facilities, or at home on drugs

Seniors Advocate watching use of antipsychotics, opioids