Seniors’ poverty in BC rose from a low of 2.2 per cent in 1996 to a shocking 12.7 per cent in 2014 (according to Statistics Canada’s low income measure). A total of 96,000 BC seniors lived in poverty in 2014.
If you know of someone who is food insecure, please follow below links:
If you are not mobile and need help accessing community resources, please contact your local volunteer organization. Below are a few:
Resources for children of seniors
Family Care Givers BC provides free seminars and access to support groups for adult children of seniors.
https://www.personalpassageplanning.com/ or facebook link:
Helping adult children and aging parents through difficult conversations through compassionate and respectful change management.
Home Care Services
If you would like to share your resource, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Palliating at Home
Palliative care is a type of health care for patients and families facing life-threatening illness. Palliative care helps patients to achieve the best possible quality of life right up until the end of life. From the time of diagnosis of a terminal condition to end-of-life may differ from years to weeks. Therefore, palliative care is highly personal and so are the nutritional needs.
A nutritional needs assessment is highly recommended to help increase quality end-of-life care and comfort. Please contact email@example.com to if you require an assessment, and she will visit you and your loved one at home.
Below is some useful information on palliative nutrition care.
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