Seniors

Residents of Hampton House take part in their annual Terry Fox walk on Sept. 4, 2020. (Tracey McDonald photo)

Spunky seniors in Chilliwack stay active while raising more than $2,000 for Terry Fox Foundation

Residents of three Chilliwack retirement homes recently took part in annual Terry Fox walk fundraiser

 

Minister of Seniors Deb Schulte speaks during a press conference on Parliament Hill during the COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa, Thursday, June 4, 2020. The federal government says tens of thousands of seniors are at risk of losing benefits because they haven’t yet filed their taxes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Federal Liberals make plea for seniors to file taxes as thousands at risk of losing benefits

Seniors Minister Deb Schulte says Service Canada has sent reminders to the 63,000 to file their returns

 

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More Canadians planning to continue living at home as they age, survey suggests

Sixty per cent of respondents said the COVID-19 pandemic had changed their opinion

 

Sally Lum sits in the pilot seat and nonagenarian Ann Coulter is the passenger on a trishaw with the Chilliwack/Yarrow Chapter of Cycling Without Age. With COVID-19 protocols now in place, the local chapter will be out on the Hope River Rotary Trail this weekend. (Submitted)

Cycling Without Age offers free rides to seniors in Chilliwack in the time of COVID

Folks can take a ride on one of the trishaws this weekend along the Hope River Rotary Trail

Sally Lum sits in the pilot seat and nonagenarian Ann Coulter is the passenger on a trishaw with the Chilliwack/Yarrow Chapter of Cycling Without Age. With COVID-19 protocols now in place, the local chapter will be out on the Hope River Rotary Trail this weekend. (Submitted)

‘We’re here to help’: Timely hearing solutions when and where they’re needed

Chilliwack vision and hearing centre welcomes patients safely

  • Oct 12, 2020

Greater Victoria’s 55+ BC Games committee planning for safe 2021 competition

Richmond cancelled 2020 Games due to COVID, but local organizers optimistic about next year

Salmon Arm woman one of the oldest competitive bowlers in Western Canada

Florence Pineo is still keeping it between the gutters at almost 98 years old.

VIDEO: B.C. seniors strut their stuff in campy music video

National Seniors Day celebrated with takeoff on 1991 hit from Right Said Fred

Lessons from a pandemic: How to design a nursing home that’s safe and love-filled

A look at how one care home is battling the pandemic with the social needs of the elderly in their care

Taking the bus is free for seniors on Thursday

Free transit services part of National Seniors’ Day in the Chilliwack Transit System

Chilliwack man hoping to restore ‘59 Chevy with big lottery win

Hervey Blois, a retired veteran, says he’s ‘dumbstruck’ by $500,000 win on lottery website

Chilliwack seniors invited to drive-through breakfast

Event held to acknowledge the difficulty faced by Chilliwack seniors during pandemic

Report raises questions about COVID outbreak that killed 25 seniors at Langley Lodge

CEO defends leaked document that’s igniting queries about BC’s most deadly COVID outbreak

B.C. retirement home residents fight province’s visitor restrictions

Association launched to give Canada’s long-term care, senior home residents a voice

Groups helping seniors in Chilliwack eligible for federal funding

Funding available for specific COVID-19 relief and recovery activities for seniors

Activities resume with COVID-19 safety measures for Chilliwack seniors

Table tennis, yoga and more return to Chilliwack & District Seniors’ Resource Society

Free seminars offered in Chilliwack to help connect people with senior neighbours

The 12 workshops will be hosted by Compassionate Neighbourhood Health Partners Society

Chilliwack’s Hedy Sutulov celebrates 106th birthday

A special milestone for a special woman who’s still going strong

Obesity in older women linked to lack of social ties, UBC study

“Clinicians could be encouraging older women patients who are non-partnered, especially widowed women, to participate in social community interventions as a way to address obesity.”