Seniors

Island Health takes over management of Victoria seniors facility following scathing report

Concerns were raised at the Selkirk Seniors Village about cleanliness and staffing

National Silver Alerts for missing persons with dementia could save lives

Recent cases in Victoria, where the missing person died, fuels support for such a system

  • Oct 30, 2019

Creating community with Micky Fleming

Cherish Living Group CEO loves helping others

  • Oct 30, 2019

Fairfield-Gonzales residents aim to establish senior care phone line

The Fairfield-Gonzales Village would allow seniors living alone to have a direct line to resources

Victoria medical building to be demolished for seniors care facility

A memory-focused care home to replace the medical office building at 1900 Fort St.

Sidney group offers free, fun ‘trishaw’ bike rides to seniors

Physical disability and mental obstruction no barrier to trips around town

More volunteers needed to aid seniors coming out of hospital

Seniors Serving Seniors recruits volunteers for its ‘Return to Health’ program

Experts on seniors care to speak at Sidney complex care home

A seniors advocate, physio and nutritionist speak at March 7 info session

Victoria seniors want to know more about marijuana

Four presentations on the medical properties of cannabis for seniors come to Victoria

B.C. Seniors Advocate questions labour shortage in care homes

Are there really no workers, or are care aide wages too low?

Greater Victoria is a tough market, even for former homeowners

Seniors often squeezed out of the housing market due to limited income

‘Two chicks by the sea’ saved by their guardian angels

North Saanich Fire Department rescues two snowed-in seniors

Patients’ memories sparked by the soundtrack of their lives

Patients with dementia, Alzheimer’s re-connect through Music and Memory, a program soon to be launched in Victoria

LETTER: Seniors home care, day programs expanding, Adrian Dix says

B.C. health minister responds to latest Seniors Advocate report

  • Jan 23, 2019

Home care declines as B.C. senior population grows, advocate says

More deferring property tax, using rent subsidy to stay at home

Victoria seniors pack Christmas baskets for peers in need

Residents of Amica Houses pack more than 300 gift baskets for seniors living in poverty

B.C. VIEWS: Seniors home worker discrimination finally ending

Health Minister Adrian Dix righting a serious wrong

B.C. union celebrates end of senior care ’contract flipping’

Adrian Dix says stability is key to increasing care standards

UVic looks to socialize seniors in the digital age

Computer science department to host series of workshops for those 60 and over

  • Oct 20, 2018