Information For Seniors In Vancouver From Senior's Edge
Helpful Links And Resources
Each individual needs certain things at different times. Seniors want information to help them make the right choice. It is certain that they wish to remain as independent as possible and want to be involved and respected in making important lifestyle decisions. Here are some helpful resources for Seniors living in Vancouver and across British Columbia:
- Alzheimer's Society Of BC
Information on dementia-related diseases to assist with care, support to the caregiver and available resources.
- BC Assisted Living Registrar
Provides registration and health and safety regulation for all BC. Assisted living facilities (publicly subsidized and private pay).
- BC Heart And Stroke Foundation
A volunteer-based organization, leads in eliminating heart disease and stroke and reducing their impact through the advancement of research, the promotion of healthy living and advocacy
- BC Seniors Living Association
Provincial association of retirement and assisted living service providers. Information for Seniors, their adult children and caregivers.
- BC Seniors Services Society
A one-stop resource on subsidized housing options for frail Seniors.
Services, programs and resources available for Seniors with print disability in British Columbia, the Yukon and across Canada.
For people 55+ who are keen to continue learning in their Senior years.
- Ontario Retirement Communities Association
Information on retirement, independent living, assisted living and residential care. Key focus on maintaining quality of life and care standards.
- Senior Centers In British Columbia
Listing of all Senior Centers in BC and other provinces in Canada. Provides Senior Citizen's access to activities, services and lifestyle resources.
- Seniors BC
Comprehensive information for Seniors and elderly people on healthy living, healthcare, elder care and a wide variety of other resources.
- Seniors Canada
Information on Veteran's services, retirement, health and wellness as well as residential care.
- Veterans Affairs Canada
Assistance to Veterans on available services, resources, disability benefits and quality of life issues.
- West Vancouver Seniors' Activity Centre
Active programs and available lifestyle resources for the retired and semi-retired.