Seniors

Canada Day serenade planned for Langley Lodge residents

As an indirect result of COVID, another elder in the long-term care home has passed away

  • Jun 26, 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

 

B.C.’s Seniors Advocate: Seniors can dial 2-1-1 to get help, not only during pandemic

The latest initiative is the Safe Seniors Strong Communities program, launched this spring

  • Jun 22, 2020

 

White Rock-South Surrey Meals On Wheels keeps rolling through COVID-19

Wave of new volunteers stepped in to help when pandemic struck

New COVID outbreak reported in Lower Mainland care home

A long-term care residence at Langley Memorial Hospital initiates outbreak protocols as of Monday

New police program to help isolated Delta seniors find connection

Volunteers with the Keep in Touch program will connect with seniors via phone, Monday through Friday

White Rock senior’s residence hosts in-house ‘farmers market’

Event modeled after earlier event at West Vancouver PARC location

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

Langley Lodge reports no new COVID-19 cases, deaths

An outbreak at the care home was declared for a second time on April 29

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

Elder abuse can be physical, financial, sexual or psychological

South Surrey 100th birthday celebration stirs Second World War memories

‘Song and laughter will see you through,’ says Dorothy McKilligan

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

PHOTOS: Equestrian guest boosts spirits at South Surrey hospice

Mary Ann King hopes Arabian mare’s visit also helps raise awareness of AL amyloidosis

Compromise reached for South Surrey seniors’ balcony-exercise program

‘In these stressful times anyone that can spread a little joy should be praised not condemned’

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

Ontario Long Term Care Association calling for more action

South Surrey, White Rock seniors find their groove

Parking-lot line-dancing is helping keep Kent Street Activity Centre members moving during pandemic

Surrey seniors call Seniors’ Centre Without Walls, a new-to-B.C. program

‘Crazy coincidence’ saw program connect soon after COVID-19 pandemic hit

‘Family meetup centres’ helping White Rock seniors reconnect with loved ones

Converted shipping container allows face-to-face time while ensuring physical distancing