Links and Resources
CARP Canada (Canadian Association of Retired Persons)
· advocating for social change that will bring financial security, equitable and timely access to health care and freedom from discrimination;
· ensuring that the marketplace serves the needs and expectations of our generation and providing value-added benefits, products and services to members; and
· building a sense of community and shared values among our members in support of CARP’s mission
Council of Senior Citizens Organizations of BC (Cosco BC)
The largest federation of seniors organizations. Cosco has been in service for over 50 years.
Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation
Senior Living Magazine
Seniors Service Society
Canadian Centre for Elder Law
Health Services BC
Helpful links and services for seniors living in British Columbia
Health Link BC
Tools, resources, and tips for keeping healthy and active as a senior.
Vancouver Coastal Health
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) provides a full range of health care services ranging from hospital treatment to community-based residential, home health, mental health and public health services.
Healthy Eating for Seniors
Everything from why you should eat well to how you can eat well.
Here to Help
Information for those with concerns about substance abuse and mental health issues.
Health Insurance BC
The Care Guide
This site provides information for services and programs offered by federal and provincial government. Information offered ranges from discounts and deals to expenses and resources. Call Toll free 1 800 465-4911
Tax and Refund Information
Canada Pension Plan
Additional Government Links
As an Accredited Senior Agent, I aim to make all properties I help clients buy and sell live up to a certain code of environmental and sustainable living. I try to run my business paper free, utilizing computer memory and recycled goods when possible. The following links can help you find resources for things ranging from Cell Phone disposal to Composting.
The City of Vancouver has a fantastic recycling program. For information about what can be recycled during your weekly scheduled pick-up, visit http://vancouver.ca/engsvcs/solidwaste/recycling/howto.htm
Composting is a great method to both recycle and re-use. The benefits of composting are vast, from waste reduction to the creation of rich soil for your gardens. Visit http://compostguide.com/ for more information on the benefits and requirements for composting.
When Cleaning your home or office, we often run into the issue of hazardous and harmful chemicals. Many stores now offer non-toxic alternatives, and companies specialize in making these products. Once such company is Seventh Generation. Check out their website at http://www.seventhgeneration.com/