We spend years focusing on financial planning for retirement and writing our wills. Once we reach retirement our focus needs to change to our social well-being. Boot Camp for Later Life gives you the why and how of five key
The Many Faces of Advocacy – Do You Need a Seniors Advocate? The term advocate should not be taken lightly. Its origins come from Roman Law Courts. In 1689, the Faculty of Advocates library was opened in Edinburgh. According to
I have often asked myself how many elderly and frail sitting in wheelchairs in the hospital lobbies waiting for transportation have the full support they need at home. The fragmentation of care is particularly evident in patient handoffs – whether
Joanne from Vancouver, worried about her mom. Her mom Gina lived in White Rock and the trips to White Rock to check in on her mom were starting to wear her out. It was getting harder and harder to manage
Listen to Barb Kirby, Seniors’ Advocate and Consultant, interviewed by Rick Cluff on CBC’s The Early Edition on May 9th, 2012 (Click and drag timer to interview beginning at 1:01:10 – right after the sports)
To watch the corresponding video for this article click here As B.C.’s senior population grows, family members are often left navigating the seniors’ care system — a system they say is confusing and time-consuming.
We have moved to the North Vancouver. There’s nothing better than a move to freshen your perspective. Take a look at our updated brochure on the website seniorsadvocate.ca I’ve updated the photo and highlighted our hospital to home management services.