Family Caregivers Network Society
Some of the products and services that the Family Caregivers Network Society provides to family caregivers and the community are:
- Family caregiver support groups
- Telephone or in-person caregiver support
- Information and referral to community resources
- Assistance in navigating the healthcare system
- Educational workshops
- Resource library
- Resource Guide for Family Caregivers
- Lunch and Learns sessions for employees
Toll-free line within BC: 1-877-520-3267/Telephone: 250-384-0408
BC211 (Formerly Information Services Vancouver)
Information Services Vancouver is British Columbia’s largest provider of information and referral services. The “Red Book Online” provides detailed descriptions of over 5,600 community, social, and government agencies across the province.
Seniors BC – Government of British Columbia
SeniorsBC.ca is a new website that provides information about government programs and services for older adults. Included on the website are sections on health care, finances, benefits, housing, transportation and more. Users can find answers to timely questions in the “Frequently Asked Questions” section. Resources such as the BC Seniors’ Guide and Healthy Eating for Seniors handbook can be found in PDF format on the website.
The BC Seniors’ Guide is a book-style compilation of information and resources to help us all plan for and live a healthy lifestyle as we age. It includes information on provincial and federal programs, with sections on benefits, health, lifestyle, housing, transportation, finances, safety and security, and other services.