Aware, Share, Care: Resources for Healthy Aging with developmental disabilities

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Community Living BC (CLBC)
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Aware Share Care was developed by Community Living BC to promote awareness and provide information, resources, and tools to support the best possible health care for adults aging with developmental disabilities.www.AwareShareCare.ca provides helpful tips and resources to assist in better planning for aging. On the website, you can find:

  • A list of questions to ask your doctor and things to anticipate or think about before a doctor’s appointment.
  • A link to the Canadian consensus guidelines for caring for people with diverse abilities.
  • Tips for self-advocates including how to communicate with your doctor and work together to plan for healthy aging.
  • Tips for health professionals on how to make a doctor’s office fully accessible, how to best work with patients with diverse abilities and how to maintain an ongoing healthy aging program.

If you have any questions about CLBC aging resources, please email CLBCaging@gov.bc.ca.