Report – Seniors’ Housing in B.C.: Affordable, Appropriate, Available

The report highlights that 93% of seniors are living independently, and the help they need is mostly financial. Among the 18 recommendations in the report, Mackenzie proposes a bold new initiative to help senior homeowners afford to stay at home, calls for increases to rent subsidies for seniors, demands a commitment from the province to address lack of appropriate housing in rural B.C., argues for a fundamental redesign of assisted living, and presses for more action on getting seniors into the residential care facility of their choice.

 

Hear Louise, Isabel and Edna share their own personal struggles with the housing issues highlighted in the report: