Next Step understands that getting the right help and information can be stressful and downright daunting. Here is a list of helpful resources in and around British Columbia:
CARP- Seniors Advocacy CARP is a national, non-profit and non-partisan organization that is committed to promoting social change for people as they age. Their goals include: financial security, health security, and human rights for seniors.
VCH is a community based service provider offering a wide range of services , including medical, mental health, addiction, hospital care and research to people living in and around Vancouver. They serve 25% of BC population, including assisted living tenants, home care nursing visits, residential care clients and Occupational and Physical therapy.
Seniors BC website provides information about government programs and services for older adults.
For information on community centres with seniors centres/lounges
a multicultural and proactive drop-in seniors centre located in Vancouver
Industry leaders developed this association 10 years ago as a new approach to Senior Living. They provide leadership and networking opportunities for all members who want choices in their retirement stages.
Over 500 listings of community resources for seniors
Programs and support for Vancouver’s seniors
A website providing information for seniors on retirement homes, job listings, volunteer opportunities, and nursing homes, amongst other things