Parliamentary secretary’s statement on B.C. Seniors’ Week
Mable Elmore, Parliamentary Secretary for Seniors’ Services and Long-Term Care, has issued the following statement to recognize B.C. Seniors’ Week, June 5-11, 2022:
“B.C. Seniors’ Week 2022 celebrates seniors and their many contributions to this province, and provides an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the integral part seniors play in communities throughout British Columbia.
“Seniors spent their lives working and helping to build our province, and continue to contribute to our province in many ways. Seniors continue to work, volunteer and support their communities, their families and their neighbours. Each of us only need look at the seniors in our lives to see the active contributions they are making every day.
“We are making sure that B.C.’s growing number of seniors has a government that’s working for them – one that helps them live independently in their own homes for as long as possible and, if required, provides the best possible living options.
“Our government has invested approximately $2 billion over the past five years to improve care for seniors, including investments in primary care, home health, long-term care, assisted living and respite services.
“I also encourage people to check out the BC Seniors’ Guide, which has information and resources to help 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, and safety and security, as well as other services.
“The 12th edition of the guide is available in nine languages: English; Chinese; French; Punjabi; Farsi; Korean; Vietnamese; Tagalog; and Hindi.
“Let’s take extra time this week to celebrate and honour our seniors, as they have done, and continue to do so much to make our lives better.”
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Mon, Jun 20, 2022 at 8:48 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Our Best Hikes: Stake Lake Trails
Fri, Jun 17, 2022 at 8:38 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Hamilton Corrals Hike – Kamloops Trails
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Mon, Jun 13, 2022 at 8:49 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: The Deep Lake Loop – Kamloops Trails
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Thu, Jun 9, 2022 at 6:58 am - David Suzuki posted on their blog: A sunny outlook for energy on Canada’s windy Prairies
Wed, Jun 8, 2022 at 8:47 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: A Loop Route on the Orchard Lake Trails
Sat, Jun 4, 2022 at 8:28 am - Doug Smith posted on their blog: Dikes and Dales – Kamloops Trails
Thu Jun 23 to Sun Jun 26 Cirque du Soleil “OVO”
Fri Jun 24 to Sat Jun 25 The Serious Dogs
Sat Jun 25 Saturday Night Trivia at Alchemy Brewing
Mon Jun 27 Monday Night Trivia at Westsyder Pub
Mon Jun 27 The Stampeders – Celebrating 50 Years
Tue Jun 28 Tuesday Night Trivia at Carlos O’Bryan’s
Wed Jun 29 Wednesday Night Trivia at Fox’N Hounds Pub
Wed Jun 29 Dancing Queen: A Tribute to ABBA
Thu Jun 30 Thursday Night Trivia at Tumbleweeds Pub
Thu Jun 30 Thursday Night Trivia at Rick’n Firkin Pub
Fri Jul 1 to Sat Jul 2 Someone to Blame
Sat Jul 2 Saturday Night Trivia at Alchemy Brewing
Mon Jul 4 Monday Night Trivia at Westsyder Pub
Tue Jul 5 Tuesday Night Trivia at Carlos O’Bryan’s