Tag: seniors

Five reasons why designated community spaces matter for seniors

On June 28 Killarney Seniors Centre opened their doors. The seniors centre was fifteen years in the making and came to fruition as the result of the tenacity of a group of advocates in the southeast Vancouver area, along with $7.5 million in provincial and federal funding. According to the City of Vancouver’s website the centre […]

An update: what can be done to keep seniors together?

Last month the BC Care Providers Association published an article about Lorraine and Joe Papp, a loving couple, who have been together for 62 years.  The couple were separated when Joe’s increasing care needs meant that it was no longer possible for him to remain at the Royal Crescent Gardens, the assisted living home where […]