Seniors and Elders

January 15, 2016
The Office of the Seniors Advocate monitors and analyzes seniors’ services and issues in B.C., and makes recommendations to government and service providers to address systemic issues.
Keywords: Online Resource , senior's issues, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, Government information
April 15, 2015
Challenging CPP & OAS Decisions: Navigating the New SST System for Advocates from PovNet Society on Vimeo. This webinar introduces advocates to the new appeal system, particularly the new Social...
Keywords: Online Resource , CPP, CPP appeals, oas, old age security, Pensions, Seniors and Elders, Seniors and Elders, Social Service Tribunals, SST, Multimedia, Programs and courses, All of Canada
February 3, 2014
This is the second edition of The Voice of the Cerebral Palsied of Greater Vancouver's popular resource guide. It covers receiving care from agencies and from the Choice in Supports for Independent...
Keywords: Online Resource , care provider, csil program, Disability, group home, home care, Legal Info, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia, General resources, Manuals and guides
January 29, 2014
The Department of Community Services and Seniors operates housing units across the province for families and seniors who need help finding affordable, appropriate homes. Assistance is also available...
Keywords: Applications/Forms , affordable housing, family housing, Housing and Tenancy, senior housing, Seniors and Elders, Prince Edward Island
January 29, 2014
Nova Scotia's rental housing programs provide safe, adequate and affordable rental accommodations to seniors as well as families with low or fixed incomes. There are over 12,300 public housing rental...
Keywords: Applications/Forms , affordable housing, Disability, Housing and Tenancy, public housing, rent supplement, rental assistance, Seniors and Elders, social housing, Nova Scotia
January 23, 2014
The Home Adaptations for Independence (HAFI) program provides financial assistance to help eligible low-income seniors and people with disabilities in British Columbia to continue to live in the...
Keywords: Applications/Forms , Disability, hafi, home renovations, Housing and Tenancy, low income seniors, Persons with Disabilities, PWD, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia
January 23, 2014
There are two programs available to seniors and people with disabilities who need support to continue living independently. Seniors Supportive Housing provides housing for those individuals who need...
Keywords: Applications/Forms , Disability, Housing and Tenancy, housing for seniors, PWD, Seniors and Elders, seniors supportive housing, subsidized assisted living, supportive housing, British Columbia
January 23, 2014
The Seniors’ Rental Housing initiative is an affordable housing option for British Columbians age 55 and older or for persons with disabilities. Approximately 40 developments are open or opening soon...
Keywords: Applications/Forms , affordable housing, Housing and Tenancy, senior housing, Seniors and Elders, British Columbia
January 23, 2014
The Kelowna Regional Transit System offers three types of accessible transit service. See the website for more details.
Keywords: Applications/Forms , accessible transportation, Disability, HandyDart, public transit, Seniors and Elders, taxi services, Transportation, British Columbia
January 23, 2014
handyDART is part of the Accessible Services offered from your local transit service. Many handyDART customers use a combination of fixed-route and handyDART services depending on their travel needs...
Keywords: Applications/Forms , accessible transportation, Disability, HandyDart, public transit, Seniors and Elders, taxi services, Transportation, British Columbia
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