Seniors

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at the Al Hogg Pavilion, located on the Peace Arch Hospital grounds in White Rock. (File photo)

White Rock’s Al Hogg Pavilion site of latest COVID-19 outbreak

At least four Semiahmoo Peninsula health-care facilities are among 18 in B.C. with active outbreaks

 

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SENIORS SCENE: Nutritious, frozen meals available from seniors centre

Kent Street Centre selling meals – cash only – for $6-$8 each

  • Oct 17, 2020

 

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PENINSULA ZOOMERS: Plenty to consider as seniors cast votes

CARP virtual meeting outlined concerns about long term care

  • Oct 15, 2020

 

Minister of Seniors Deb Schulte speaks during a press conference on Parliament Hill during the COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa, Thursday, June 4, 2020. The federal government says tens of thousands of seniors are at risk of losing benefits because they haven’t yet filed their taxes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Federal Liberals make plea for seniors to file taxes as thousands at risk of losing benefits

Seniors Minister Deb Schulte says Service Canada has sent reminders to the 63,000 to file their returns

Minister of Seniors Deb Schulte speaks during a press conference on Parliament Hill during the COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa, Thursday, June 4, 2020. The federal government says tens of thousands of seniors are at risk of losing benefits because they haven’t yet filed their taxes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
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More Canadians planning to continue living at home as they age, survey suggests

Sixty per cent of respondents said the COVID-19 pandemic had changed their opinion

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SENIORS SCENE: Modified programs planned for autumn

Some seniors’ activities have returned to City of White Rock, with safety protocols in place

  • Oct 12, 2020

‘We’re here to help’: Timely hearing solutions when and where they’re needed

White Rock vision and hearing centre welcomes patients safely

  • Oct 12, 2020

Greater Victoria’s 55+ BC Games committee planning for safe 2021 competition

Richmond cancelled 2020 Games due to COVID, but local organizers optimistic about next year

Salmon Arm woman one of the oldest competitive bowlers in Western Canada

Florence Pineo is still keeping it between the gutters at almost 98 years old.

VIDEO: B.C. seniors strut their stuff in campy music video

National Seniors Day celebrated with takeoff on 1991 hit from Right Said Fred

Lessons from a pandemic: How to design a nursing home that’s safe and love-filled

A look at how one care home is battling the pandemic with the social needs of the elderly in their care

Surrey to host free focus-on-seniors webinar today

Available resources, supports to be discussed during Oct. 1 event

SENIORS SCENE: Time to register for fall events

No drop-in option for activities or programs

  • Sep 24, 2020

Report raises questions about COVID outbreak that killed 25 seniors at Langley Lodge

CEO defends leaked document that’s igniting queries about BC’s most deadly COVID outbreak

SENIORS SCENE: Online, phone registration for fall programs open soon

All programs offered will follow strict COVID-19 protocols

  • Sep 17, 2020

PENINSULA ZOOMER: Lots to celebrate as summer turns to autumn

Still plenty to be happy about admist ‘pandemic fatigue’

  • Sep 15, 2020

South Surrey retirement home residents fight provincial health orders regarding visitors

Association launched to give long-term care and senior home residents a voice

CARP donates $500 to Sources Community Resource Centres

Food security of utmost importance for senior Canadians