Updates

Residential Care Survey

Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie today released results of the Office of the Seniors Advocate’s landmark survey of people living in B.C.’s residential care facilities. This is the most extensive survey of its kind ever conducted in Canada, targeting over 22,000  …read more

Press Release: Caregiver Distress in B.C. rising while available supports fail to keep pace

NEWS RELEASE – For Immediate Release Caregiver Distress in B.C. rising while available supports fail to keep pace Victoria – Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie released an update report today confirming that caregiver distress is rising in B.C. while supports and  …read more

Care For Aging Parents Is Costing Canadians Billions: Study

Caring for aging parents costs Canadians $33 billion a year in direct out-of-pocket expenses and time off work, a new study by CIBC says. The report also says that number will only increase over the next decade, as the share  …read more

Census 2016: Youth in the North, seniors on the Island

Metro Vancouver has most of the working-aged adults, but Whistler tops the list Statistics Canada’s 2016 census data on age shows there are more seniors than children for the first time in Canada. In B.C., the census shows the two groups are concentrated  …read more

Meet Lena, Executive Director of the Office of Patient-Centred Measurement & Improvement

Lena works as the Provincial Executive Director for the Office of Patient-Centred Measurement & Improvement. She has been a part of the project since its infancy and has been vital to leading and supporting the core project team. What do  …read more

Recent News Posts
September 15, 2017
Residential Care Survey

Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie today released results of the Office of the Seniors Advocate’s landmark survey of people living in B.C.’s residential care facilities. This is the most extensive survey of its kind ever conducted in Canada, targeting over 22,000  …read more

August 30, 2017
Press Release: Caregiver Distress in B.C. rising while available supports fail to keep pace

NEWS RELEASE – For Immediate Release Caregiver Distress in B.C. rising while available supports fail to keep pace Victoria – Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie released an update report today confirming that caregiver distress is rising in B.C. while supports and  …read more

May 15, 2017
Care For Aging Parents Is Costing Canadians Billions: Study

Caring for aging parents costs Canadians $33 billion a year in direct out-of-pocket expenses and time off work, a new study by CIBC says. The report also says that number will only increase over the next decade, as the share  …read more