Tag: Culturally Appropriate Care

Lunar New Year greetings from BCCPA and EngAge BC

This week East Asian communities in British Columbia and across Canada will celebrate Lunar New Year, which also marks the commencement of the Year of the Tiger. Lunar New Year is also known as the Spring Festival and is one of the most important holidays for members of the Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese communities, as […]

BCCPA’s latest Care to Chat series tackles culturally appropriate senior care

British Columbia is currently undergoing significant demographic shifts; along with an aging population, the province is also becoming more ethnically and culturally diverse. With 45 per cent of the Metro Vancouver population born outside Canada, the National Household Survey reports one in six Metro residents do not speak English or French in their homes. While […]