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Town Hall, Williams Lake, B.C.

You’re invited to meet the Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie for a town hall presentation followed by a questions and answer period in Williams Lake, B.C. The Advocate wants to know what is working and not working for seniors in this community. EVENT DETAILS March 11 from 1:00–2:30 P.M. Town hall hosted by the Seniors Activity …

Town Hall, Nanaimo, B.C.

The town hall, with the theme, “Crisis in Long-Term Care,” is hosted by Seniors in Care Crisis. Guest speakers include B.C.’s Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie, Chair VI Association of Family Councils Kim Slater, and HEU’s Mike Old Anyone concerned about the quality of long-term care for seniors may attend the event.   EVENT DETAILS February …

Town Hall, Courtenay, B.C.

The town hall, with the theme “B.C. Can Do Better: Residential Care In Our Province,” is hosted by Comox Valley Elders Taking Action & Seniors Voices Comox Valley. Guest speakers include B.C.’s Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie, and HEU Secretary-Business Manager Jennifer Whiteside. Anyone concerned about the quality of long-term care for seniors may attend the …

International Day of Older Persons

The United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Older Persons is celebrated annually on October 1 to recognize the contributions of older persons and to examine issues that affect their lives. The International Day of Older Persons is a special day for senior citizens worldwide.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, 2020, represents the one day in the year when the whole world voices its opposition to the abuse and suffering inflicted to some of our older generations.

B.C. Seniors’ Week

In October 2002 a proclamation was declared in perpetuity that the first week of June every year shall be known as “Seniors’ Week”. This is a time to celebrate seniors and their many contributions – providing an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the integral part seniors play in communities across British Columbia. This year Seniors’ …