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Resource Hub Re: Seniors' Social Isolation - Nanaimo

Community Health Notice posted: 19-Aug-2019 9:25 AM PDT

Below is a link to a website developed as a one-stop knowledge hub for those who are working to reduce seniors' social isolation and to increase their social inclusion.

https://seniorsocialisolation.ca/

The website show cases the resources developed by collective impact projects designed to reduce seniors' social isolation at the population level, funded by the Government of Canada New Horizons Pan-Canadian 2015-2016 program:

https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/programs/new-horizons-seniors.html

This website also holds reports and other resources from around the world related to understanding and addressing seniors' social isolation and increasing their social inclusion.


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BC Health Guide Nurse Line

Offers free 24/7 health information for families.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Toll-free: 1-866-215-4700
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Education
Community Headings: Education, Enquiry BC

BC Housing & Housing Registry

Offers supported independent housing single adults with permanent disabilities. Call 1-800-257-7756 for more information.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Toll-free: 1-800-257-7756
Web Links Website
Features Accessible
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Emergency
Community Headings: Housing

BC Renal agency

The BC Provincial Renal Agency (BCPRA) plans and monitors the delivery of province-wide kidney care services.more info

Address / Contact Info
BCRenal agency
700 - 1380 Burrard Street
, Vancouver, BC, V6Z 2K2
Phone: (604) 875-7340
Web Links Website Email
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BC Schizophrenia Society

more info

Address / Contact Info
200 - 1585 Bowen Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 1G4
Phone: (250) 753-9923
Web Links Website
Features Accessible
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Mental Health and Addictions

BC Smoking Cessation Program

more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Web Links Website
Classification Tags
Topics: Men, Women
Community Headings: Education

bc211

bc211 is a nonprofit organization that specializes in providing free information and referral regarding community, government and social services in BC. Our help line services include 211, the Alcohol and Drug Information and Referral Service (ADIRS), the Problem Gambling Help Line, VictimLink BC, and the Youth Against Violence Line. more info

Address / Contact Info
Phone: 2-1-1
TTY Phone #: (604) 875-0885
Phone (after hours): 2-1-1
Web Links Website Email

BCAA/ICBC Child Seat Information Line

For tip sheets on child car seat safety please refer to the Traffic Safety Foundation for BCAA website.more info

Address / Contact Info
Nanaimo, BC
Web Links Website
Features Accessible
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Education
Community Headings: Education

BD Mitchell Prosthetic & Orthotic Services

Our clinicians are highly trained experts who have met the highest standards set by the Canadian Board for Certification of Prosthetists and Orthotists – in-depth clinical and technical training, an intensive internship, a national certification exam, and ongoing professional development.more info

Address / Contact Info
1175 Duffern Cres.
, Nanaimo , BC, V9S 2B5
Phone: (250) 754-1442
Toll-free: 1-888-754-1441
Fax: (250) 754-3300
Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Disabilities - Physical

Better Breathers Club

Better Breathers Club Nanaimo meets every 3rd Monday of the month at Beban Park.more info

Address / Contact Info
Room #19 & 20 - 2300 Bowen Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T
Toll-free: 1-800-665-5864
Web Links Website
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Classification Tags
Clinical Headings: Aboriginal Health, Respiratory
Community Headings: Education

Better Meals

Better Meals was established in 1993 by people who have an intimate understanding of the needs from seniors for well-prepared meals and a convenient delivery service. Our menus, which feature a wide variety of dishes to choose from, allow us to provide healthy and delicious meals that satisfy the specific diets of our customers.more info

Address / Contact Info
5742 Beresford Street
, Burnaby , BC, V5J 1J1
Toll-free: 1-888-838-1888
Web Links Website Email
Features Accessible
Classification Tags
Topics: Food, Men, Seniors, Women
Clinical Headings: Emergency
Community Headings: Food Security, 11, Income Assistance