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Campbell River Town Hall

BC Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie would like to hear from seniors, their loved ones and others who live in the Campbell River area. Join her to share about both the issues facing seniors in your community and their successes. She will also discuss the role of the Office of the Seniors Advocate, outline concerns she …

B.C. Seniors’ Week 2022

B.C. Seniors’ Week runs June 5-11. This year’s recognition of over one million seniors in the province is particularly important as we emerge from the pandemic and start to resume normal activities again. Most Seniors’ Week events typically held in communities across the province have been postponed for the last two years due to the …

Town Hall with Green Party MLAs – Cowichan Valley, Saanich North and the Islands

Hosts Green Party Members of the Legislative Assembly Sonia Fursteneau and Adam Olsen. Who Should Attend Seniors living in the MLA ridings of Cowichan Valley, Sannich North and the Islands Information and Registration Please register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will received a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

West Vancouver Seniors’ Activity Centre Advisory Board Annual General Meeting

Hosts West Vancouver Seniors’ Activity Centre Advisory Board Who Should Attend Seniors living in West Vancouver Information and Registration None required Location Join by video conference by clicking on the Microsoft Teams meeting link:

B.C. Seniors’ Week

Every year, starting on the first Sunday of the month, we celebrate older adults and their many contributions during Seniors Week. This year B.C. Seniors’ Week runs June 6-12, 2021.

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. As Canada’s aging population continues to increase, so does the number of people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. This month is a great time to think about how we want the future to look for people affected by dementia. Learn more

National Seniors Day

This is an occasion where all Canadians can join in celebrating older adults across Canada – whether a parent, a co-worker, a neighbour, or a friend. The Government of Canada is proud to acknowledge the life-long contributions our nation’s seniors have made and continue to make to their families, communities and society. Our government is …

Wake-Up Call: Canada’s Long-Term Care Crisis

Simon Fraser University presents an honest discussion with a group of speakers, include the Seniors Advocate, health care providers, care home administrators and safety association representatives. OVERVIEW The COVID-19 pandemic has been a powerful—and painful—wake-up call to the systemic gaps in our long-term care sector, with 82 per cent of pandemic-related deaths in Canada happening …

Local Love Cafe UWGV

Join the United Way of Greater Victoria on June 4th at 1:00 p.m. for the second Virtual Local Love Cafe with special guest Isobel Mackenzie, B.C.’s Seniors Advocate. Moderated by CBC on the Island’s Gregor Craigie, and hosted by United Way CEO Mark Breslauer. We’re talking combating senior isolation through COVID-19 and beyond. Register for …