The worsening problem of housing affordability is producing hardship for people all across British Columbia and the Capital Region District. In particular, people on fixed or limited income like seniors or single-parent families may face bigger challenges in finding and … Continue reading
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With one million British Columbians providing 70-75% of the care for family and friends faced with disease, disability or frailty due to aging, family caregivers need and deserve to be formally recognized as part of BC’s health care system.
I recently attended a presentation on the scale and scope of problem gambling. It confirmed for me that gambling addiction is every bit as dangerous as any other addictions i.e. alcohol or drugs.
After 12 years Seniors continues evolve to the needs and wants of seniors on Vancouver Island. We constantly monitor the gist and trend of the questions and inquiries we receive and what we glean from other sources.
John Hellum was larger than life in every possible way, physically, mentally and gastronomically. Unfortunately for us John has died and has left us poor mortals for that ultimate kitchen in the sky.
Go to a dinner party or the gym and you’re sure to hear someone fretting about their parent’s health and well-being.
Though environmental factors, genetics, and lifestyle choices are believed to be the primary causes of Alzheimer’s, recent research indicates a compromised immune system may also play a significant role in the disease’s development.
BC’s Seniors Advocate is asking 30,000 users of HandyDART how well the service is helping them meet their transportation needs. HandyDART is a door-to-door service provided by TransLink, BC Transit, and their service providers for passengers with physical or cognitive … Continue reading