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A new online tool has launched to help navigate seniors' living options

Community Health Notice posted: 12-Dec-2019 1:02 PM PST

To help physicians navigate the possible options for assisted living for their senior patients, EngAge BC, an operating arm of BC Care Providers Association, has launched Route 65, a free and confidential online resource that connects seniors with living and wellness options across BC.

Through Route 65, seniors and their families can locate quality independent living, home health care, assisted living or long-term care options in their community. Users can also use Route 65 to seek information about commonly used terminology, or learn how to access services and connect with relevant non-profits or government agencies. The website also includes a regularly updated blog.

EngAge BC staff are available to answer questions, or provide Route 65 brochures which can be shared with seniors or their families.

For more information, please contact the Programs Advisor, Marjahn O'Connor, at

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Substance Use / Addictions - Counselling / Therapy

Adult Substance Use Services Team

Provides information, education, support and treatment for people affected by or at risk of developing alcohol and other drug-related difficulties.more info

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Island Health , Mental Health Substance Use Services (MHSU)
3151 Barons Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 5W5
Phone: (250) 739-5880
Fax: (250) 739-5879
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Clinical Headings: Addictions/Rehabilitation

Partners In Parenting

Works with parents with addiction, who have children under age 12.more info

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260 Irwin Street (Princess Royal Family Centre)
, Nanaimo, BC
Phone: (250) 739-5845
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Problem Gambling Helpline

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Toll-free: 1-888-795-6111
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Spirit of Freedom Ministries

A Christian program that brings new hope to the chemically dependent, their families and others.more info

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Toll-free: 1-800-535-6011
Web Links Website
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