2016 Our Future: Seniors, Socialization and Health

With input from eight seniors centres in Metro Vancouver, the Columbia Institute report, Our Future: Seniors, Socialization and Health, spotlights how municipalities are frontline in seniors health by offering a wide variety of programs that help keep seniors healthy and independent and delay/prevent seniors from requiring more costly health care services.

Read full report here.

Read executive summary here.

News release here.

In the Media

  •     Opinion: Community services vital component of seniors’ care, Vancouver Sun, October 21, 2016 Read article
  •     Municipalities have important role to ensure seniors’ health and well being: report, Vancouver Sun, October 18, 2016 Read article
  •     104-year-old woman shining example of municipal programs’ success, says report, CBC News, October 18, 2016 Watch coverage (scroll down to video)

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