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Angus Reid Institute
January 22, 2019 – As Canada’s population grows older, millions of Canadians find themselves worrying about decreased mobility, vision and hearing and the impact it may have on their own lives or the lives of loved ones. A new study from the Angus Reid Institute, conducted in partnership with the
Office of the Seniors Advocate British Columbia
The Seniors Advocate today released Monitoring Seniors Services 2018. The annual report examines a range of services and supports and measures whether they are keeping pace with the increased demand of a growing seniors’ population. Report highlights include: The number of home support clients
Ontario's Alliance for Healthier Communities is piloting a Social Prescribing project in 11 diverse Community Health Centres (CHCs) to adapt and measure its impacts in an Ontario context. Running from September 2018 to December 2019, the project aims to bring sustainable service innovation to the
The North Cariboo Back Country Horsemen are running a food drive for seniors until Dec. 24
A yearlong project to ease loneliness and depression for Nova Scotia seniors in Richmond County wraps up this fall. The Mind Body Spirit project set up pilot programs to bring seniors out of isolation and included a volunteer visitor program, dinners, music and technology initiatives. "This is for
BC Centre for Palliative Care's Peer-Facilitated Advance Care Planning Public Workshop is among the Top 30 selected innovations for the Frailty Matters Innovation Showcase in Toronto on Sept. 20. BCPC partnered with two community organizations — Comox Valley Hospice Society and Vancouver Coastal