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Govt to encourage & support Seniors living at home

April 14, 2024 10:07 PM | Kenneth G Rushton (Administrator)

Key points:

  • Seniors in B.C. to be helped to age safely at home “thanks to the Province investing in home care and community-based services by recruiting and retaining more health-care workers, improving service delivery and expanding services for seniors.”

  • The B.C.senior population will adding 4% of BCs population from 2017 to 2035.

  •  Better at Home, a community-based program funded by the provincial government and managed by United Way BC, provides seniors with numerous non-medical home support services, ranging from snow shoveling to grocery-pickup.

  • Three other community-based seniors’ programs will also be expanding g.
    1. Family and Friend Caregiver Support Program
    2. Therapeutic Activation Program for Seniors,
    3. The third program, Social Prescribing,
A considerable amount of money is being spent here. Don't forget to make use of it. 

link: Seniors living at home

-Ken Rushton. April 2024


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