Updates

Opinion: Reality check on seniors’ poverty and inequality in B.C.

As recently as 40 years ago, old age meant living in poverty for more than a third of Canadian seniors.

Meet Tina, our Regional Engagement Lead for the Island and North

Tina, our REL for the Island (and now the North), shares a little more about herself.

Port Coquitlam care home aims to give residents more privacy

Campaign launched to raise $1 million for renovation to Hawthorne Seniors Care Community

Meet Nilima, a Volunteer Interviewer from White Rock

Nilima, a volunteer from White Rock, shares a little bit about herself and her motivation to be a part of this project.

Meet Merv, a Volunteer from Port Alberni

Merv, a volunteer from Vancouver Island, shares more about his perspective of our seniors.

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.