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Jun 20
Embracing Inclusivity: The Launch of the Rainbow Wisdom Café for LGBTQIA+ Seniors at Little Mountain Neighborhood House

In collaboration with United Way B.C. and 411 Seniors Centre Society, Little Mountain Neighborhood House (LMNH) recently launched the Rainbow Wisdom Café, a weekly event that runs every Thursday in Vancouver that brings 2SLGBTQIA+ older adults together to connect, share and support each other. In celebration of Pride Month, spoke with Craig Malin, organizer […]

Jun 14
June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD)

Introduced in 2006 by The International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA) and officially recognized by the United Nations (UN), World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is observed every year by communities across the globe on June 15th. The UN defines elder abuse as harm to an adult, 60 years of age or […]

Jun 05
Happy B.C. Seniors’ Week from!

June 2-8, 2024, is B.C. Seniors’ Week, an opportunity that recognizes and celebrates older adults across the province. This week, encourages our readers to take some time this week to show their appreciation by connecting with the older adults in their life, whether that be a loved one, a neighbour or a friend. Consider […]

May 22
What Seniors and their Families Need to Know about the Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP)

The long-anticipated Canadian Dental Care Plan (CDCP) was introduced in December 2023. The program was launched on a rolling basis, starting with seniors aged 87 and above. Seniors aged 65 and older are now eligible to apply for the program, assuming they meet other eligibility requirements. Other groups eligible for the program will be able […]

Apr 29
Be Cautious of Home Services and Equipment Fraud

The Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) is noticing an increase in reporting related to misleading home services and equipment. Victims are being contacted through ads on social media, telemarketing calls or through door-to-door sales persons. Ads on social media will ask for your contact information. After receiving your contact information, you will receive a telephone call […]

Apr 02
Recognizing National Caregiver Day

National Caregiver Day is April 2nd, 2024! Recognized across Canada, National Caregiver Day began as a way to recognize the unique contributions of the millions of Canadians who provide unpaid care for their family members, many of whom are seniors. According to Carers Canada, unpaid caregivers represent 9.7 billion dollars’ worth of caregiving which would […]

Mar 22
Fraud Prevention Month: Stay Alert on Top Fraudster Tactics

With this year marking the 20th anniversary of Fraud Prevention Month, the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC) is highlighting the importance of protecting the public from fraud. This year’s theme, “20 years of fighting fraud: From then to now” provides an overview of the main solicitation methods and how they have evolved over the years. Read […]

Jan 31
Tips for Touring Senior Living & Care Communities in British Columbia

Choosing the right senior living or care community for you or your loved one is a decision that requires careful research and planning. At, we understand the importance of finding a community that aligns with you or your loved one’s needs and preferences. Our goal is to provide seniors and their families with resources […]

Jan 30
Congratulations to 2023’s BC Care Award Recipients!

This February, BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) celebrates the 10th Annual BC Care Awards! The BC Care Awards were originally created to honour the achievements of the province’s most exceptional caregivers in the field of seniors care. Below, highlights some of the 2023 award recipients. Care Provider of the Year – Long-Term Care: In […]

Jan 23
Bell Let’s Talk Day 2024

Bell Let’s Talk Day is January 24th. Bell Let’s Talk Day was first observed in January 2011 with the goal to start a conversation about mental health among Canadians. Individuals struggling with mental health may be unfairly stigmatized or ostracized by their communities, but through education and donations to mental health projects and institutions, Bell […]

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