Seniors

Lab work a test of patience in Trail

Letter to the Editor from Linda Grandbois, Trail

  • Sep 22, 2020

 

B.C. retirement home residents fight province’s visitor restrictions

Association launched to give Canada’s long-term care, senior home residents a voice

 

Seniors donate $2,500 times three

Trail Branch 47 of the Senior Citizens Association generously helps out community groups

  • Sep 8, 2020

 

Chris Wilkinson column: Everything has an ending

As I sit here beside my dad, holding his hand, as he prepares to take his final breaths

  • Aug 20, 2020

Obesity in older women linked to lack of social ties, UBC study

“Clinicians could be encouraging older women patients who are non-partnered, especially widowed women, to participate in social community interventions as a way to address obesity.”

COVID-19 ‘hoax call’ to B.C. long-term care home leads to arrest

Centre said it received a phone call that ‘appeared to originate from health authorities’

New seniors care facility in Nelson to be built at Mount St. Francis site

Mount St. Francis hasn’t been in use since 2005

Work remains to be done in B.C. care homes

BCSLA represents private operators of Independent and Assisted Living, and Long Term Care residences

  • Jul 10, 2020

Community Response Network, vital link for B.C. seniors

Message from Jayme Fowler, CRN Coordinator for the Beaver Valley

  • Jun 30, 2020

Property Tax Deferral an option for B.C. seniors

Message from Isobel Mackenzie, BC Seniors Advocate

  • Jun 25, 2020

Canada’s proportion of COVID long-term care deaths double that of other countries: study

LTC residents made up 81 per cent of all reported COVID-19 deaths in the country

Message from BC Seniors Advocate

Isabel Mackenzie recognizes World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

  • Jun 18, 2020

Recognizing signs of elder abuse

Tips from the BC Better Business Bureau

  • Jun 16, 2020

Tips on how to protect your aging loved ones from financial abuse

About one in 10 seniors are victims of consumer fraud each year: Canadian Department of Justice

B.C. communities ready to offer help on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Elder abuse can be physical, financial, sexual or psychological

Troops could be called to testify in lawsuits against long-term care homes

Damning military reports said troops found cases of abuse and negligence in the homes

Message from BC Seniors’ Advocate

It’s BC Seniors Week

  • Jun 4, 2020

Federal aid for care home systems needed ahead of second wave, advocates say

Ontario Long Term Care Association calling for more action

Trail senior pens pandemic poem

Margaret Browne wrote ‘Ode To A Bug’

  • Jun 2, 2020