Seniors

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

Seniors Resource Centre receives computer donation from CBM Lawyers

The Langley non-profit was gifted two monitors and towers on Wednesday for administration use

White Rock woman seeks fellow hockey players for BC 55+ Games

Sue Rittinger aiming to put Zone 3 women’s team together in time for September event

Convicted Fraser Valley con man facing 39 charges in Vancouver area

Donald Quinnell got four years prison in 2015, again facing fraud, theft, stolen credit card charges

Langley senior now missing a month

Lorne Herron was last seen at the beginning of November

Affordable housing for Langley seniors to open by early 2021

Emmaus Place is a partnership between a local church and goverment agencies

WEB POLL: Tracking seniors with dementia

In the wake of several high-profile disappearances and deaths of seniors, what do you think?

  • Nov 4, 2019

Creating community with Micky Fleming

Cherish Living Group CEO loves helping others

  • Oct 30, 2019

Forum to tackle seniors housing crisis in Langley

Local group TASH wants to expand the options for low-income elders

Painful Truth: Boom and bust for towns welcoming B.C. seniors

What happens to B.C.’s retirement towns when there aren’t any more retirees?

Langley family caught in ALR rule change now relieved at government reprieve

Families can again bring relatives into modular homes on ALR land – for now

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

Contract care homes mean more hospital deaths: seniors advocate

B.C. Care Providers Association questions report’s method, conclusions