Aging Well in British Columbia

Aging Well in British Columbia

Report of the Premier's Council on Aging and Seniors' Issues

Book - 2006
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The report contains 16 recommendations for action to support older people?s participation and quality of living, which include: increasing the number of seniors in the workplace through initiatives such as eliminating mandatory retirement; developing new home-support initiatives that allow people to continue living in their own homes; promoting greater individual retirement savings through pooled pension plans and matching RRSP contributions; ensuring the quality of medical services responds to the changing needs of older patients, with greater focus on the management of chronic illnesses; working with local governments to support the creation of accessible and inclusive neighbourhoods; developing initiatives to support more volunteerism among older people; and working with Aboriginal and other ethnocultural organizations to ensure services are delivered in ways that meet the needs of older people in those communities.
Publisher: Victoria, BC : Premier's Council on Aging and Seniors' Issues, 2006
Description: iv, 88 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
ISBN: 9780772656407
Branch Call Number: 362.60971 Bri
Additional Contributors: Baird, Patricia.


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