Tag: LGBTQ seniors

Island Health Authority is increasing LGBTQ2+ competency

This week, BC Care Providers Association has been running the series, Aging with Pride, which focuses on building LGBTQ2+ competency in a seniors’ living and wellness context. Across the province, local advocates and allies are working to create inclusive spaces for LGBTQ2+ seniors. One example is Nicole Tremblay, who has been leading the Island Health […]

Opinion: As Vancouver Pride enters fifth decade, it’s time to think about our elders

Wishing Happy Pride to LGBTQ2+ seniors By Mike Klassen As Pride in Vancouver enters its fifth decade with a week-long celebration culminating with the spectacular downtown parade on the August long weekend, let’s turn our minds to a part of the LGBTQ2+ community that does not attract the attention a bedazzling, costumed parade participant might. […]

“Aging with Pride” initiative aims to strengthen LGBTQ2+ inclusiveness in B.C.’s continuing care sector

Aging with PrideNew workshop & online resources announced during Vancouver Pride Week July 29, 2019 (Burnaby, B.C.): Today, BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) is launching “Aging with Pride” – an initiative to strengthen and promote LGBTQ2+ inclusiveness and competency within the continuing care sector when it comes to supporting seniors in British Columbia. The announcement is […]