Updates

We are finished!

As of Friday, April 28th, all resident interviews in all of BC were completed.

Our Volunteer Interviewers’ Own Experiences

A sample of some of the responses we got back about their experience as Volunteer Interviewers.

Highlights from the OSA’s HandyDART Survey Results

BC’s Seniors Advocate released results of a province-wide survey of almost 7,500 HandyDART users in the province in February 2017.

Which cities have the oldest residents?

How will our ageing communities affect urban life – and where is the phenomenon most noticeable?

Meet Sara, Director of Communications at the OSA

Sara has been integral to supporting the RELs and the Project Manager in implementing this project across the province.

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

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

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.