Seniors Care Updates

Poverty and economic insecurity among BC seniors is growing. Contrary to stories that pit generations against one another—with seniors described as a homogenous group of well-off retirees—our latest...
April 5, 2017 | BC Office
How can residential care be provided in ways that respect the needs of seniors, families, workers and managers? Join us at this free public forum to hear about ideas and concrete examples of...
January 29, 2016 | BC Office
New today from our BC office: a policy brief that analyzes how the government has responded to recommendations on seniors care from the Ombudsperson. Of the 140 recommendations directed at the...
November 14, 2013 | BC Office
The DVD of our documentary on seniors care, The Remaining Light, includes optional subtitles in Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Punjabi, Vietnamese and Spanish. Find out more...  
June 18, 2013 |
Our seniors care researcher Janine Farrell has created a series of fact sheets on issues for seniors in BC, distilling CCPA-BC research in this area into key points and suggested questions for...
April 18, 2013 | BC Office
Our latest study shows that BC seniors' access to home and community care continues to decline. Home and community care includes services like home nursing, residential care and home support that...
July 10, 2012 | BC Office
The much-anticipated final report by BC Ombudsperson Kim Carter on her investigation into the crisis in seniors care was released last week. With 176 recommendations, "The Best of Care: Getting It...
February 19, 2012 | BC Office
A screening kit for The Remaining Light is now available. The kit includes background information about community-based seniors care, and a facilitator's discussion guide. You can download it here,...
June 30, 2011 | BC Office
Announcing the release of our first documentary film! The Remaining Light journeys through an often invisible part of Canada's health care system -- the community-based services that provide care...
February 8, 2011 | BC Office