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The local United Way is helping through many of the organizations it supports in the Kelowna area.
New course offered at Okanagan College helpful to families of elderly parents.
Last week I spoke to a group of seniors about fraud schemes aimed at seniors, with Kelowna RCMP Consts. Ann Donnelly and Carl Stene.
Many seniors use walkers to assist them to remain stable while walking.
Kelowna Community Resources is a social agency passionately committed to empowering individuals through the delivery of its services and solutions, firm in the conviction that we all have a responsibility one to another and that our community is made stronger through our work.
Police are again warning the public, especially seniors, to be aware of a people who have been door-knocking and scamming residents for money recently.
There are regulations as to how medications must be packaged when travelling by air in Canada.
Seniors need to keep in mind that when they are traveling a medical emergency could happen at any time.
When the grandson scam was first detected being attempted in Kelowna in December 2009, then again in August 2010, the Kelowna RCMP publicized it through the local media to warn the public about this particular fraud.
Seniors can often experience vein problems in their legs.
A walk-in bathtub is an option seniors should consider to help them live in their homes in comfort and safety.
Regular readers of my column know that I am passionate about caring for seniors.
Unfortunately, fraud will be with us forever. Even more unfortunate, fraud is usually aimed at our most vulnerable people, which include seniors.
The Seniors Outreach Services Society will hold the annual Seniors Safety Fair on Thursday, June 16, from 9 a.m. to noon.
On Tuesday, May 17, a 30-minute documentary film, called The Remaining Light, will be presented by the B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union.
I often have seniors tell me they’re able to still live in…
Since I am involved with seniors and the health care system to the degree I am through my company, Seniors Consulting, I am concerned about getting long-term care insurance.
Families need to realize that the behaviour of their aging parents may change.
Seniors who are single and have vision impairment may be hesitant about moving into supportive housing.
It’s a decision that all seniors should think about in advance: Do…