Seniors

Minister of Seniors Deb Schulte speaks during a press conference on Parliament Hill during the COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa, Thursday, June 4, 2020. The federal government says tens of thousands of seniors are at risk of losing benefits because they haven’t yet filed their taxes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Federal Liberals make plea for seniors to file taxes as thousands at risk of losing benefits

Seniors Minister Deb Schulte says Service Canada has sent reminders to the 63,000 to file their returns

 

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More Canadians planning to continue living at home as they age, survey suggests

Sixty per cent of respondents said the COVID-19 pandemic had changed their opinion

 

SENIORS SCENE: Modified programs planned for autumn

Some seniors’ activities have returned to City of White Rock, with safety protocols in place

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Greater Victoria’s 55+ BC Games committee planning for safe 2021 competition

Richmond cancelled 2020 Games due to COVID, but local organizers optimistic about next year

Salmon Arm woman one of the oldest competitive bowlers in Western Canada

Florence Pineo is still keeping it between the gutters at almost 98 years old.

VIDEO: B.C. seniors strut their stuff in campy music video

National Seniors Day celebrated with takeoff on 1991 hit from Right Said Fred

Lessons from a pandemic: How to design a nursing home that’s safe and love-filled

A look at how one care home is battling the pandemic with the social needs of the elderly in their care

Surrey to host free focus-on-seniors webinar today

Available resources, supports to be discussed during Oct. 1 event

Report raises questions about COVID outbreak that killed 25 seniors at Langley Lodge

CEO defends leaked document that’s igniting queries about BC’s most deadly COVID outbreak

South Surrey retirement home residents fight provincial health orders regarding visitors

Association launched to give long-term care and senior home residents a voice

CARP donates $500 to Sources Community Resource Centres

Food security of utmost importance for senior Canadians

PHOTOS: South Surrey senior freefalls at 90 years old

Retired teacher Barbara Renflesh went skydiving Aug. 30

Staff member tests positive for COVID-19 at Surrey long-term care facility: Fraser Health

Health authority says employee is now in self-isolation at their home

For seniors, a new way to TALK at Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Cancelled for Spring 2020, Third Age Learning courses will now be online

‘Incredible’ response to Surrey storytelling program for seniors prompts repeat

Surrey SHARES aims to teach public speaking, share personal stories

South Surrey seniors workout with MP Findlay

Sweet delivery for frontline workers in South Surrey, White Rock

PHOTOS: Residents showcased as ‘companion’ sculpture unveiled

Amica White Rock welcomes bronze guardian, celebrates resident talent

Obesity in older women linked to lack of social ties, UBC study

“Clinicians could be encouraging older women patients who are non-partnered, especially widowed women, to participate in social community interventions as a way to address obesity.”