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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 marjahn@engageseniors.ca.

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Credit Counselling Society

Non-profit service providing confidential credit counselling, personal budget planning and debt repayment programs and alternatives. Counselling is free, non-judgmental and solution focused.more info

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Nanaimo, BC
Toll-free: 1-888-527-8999
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Features Accessible
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Topics: Legal
Community Headings: Education, Income Assistance

Ministry of Social Development - Income Assistance Services

Income assistancemore info

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BC
Toll-free: 1-866-866-0800
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Poverty Intervention Tool - assists in assessing a person's state of financial health and resources to assist if necess

This poverty tool assists in assessing a person's state of financial health and resources to assist if necessary.more info

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Division of Family Practice

Travel Treatment Fund

Limited, short-term financial assistance to cover a portion of cancer-related transportation and accommodation expenses.more info

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Candian Cancer Society, BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 4J4
Toll-Free: 1-800-663-2524 ext. 7122
Local: (604) 675-7122
Fax: (604) 675-7301
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Community Headings: Income Assistance, 23

Volunteer Nanaimo

A multi-service resource agency offering training, fundraising resources and technological development and support to other non-profit agencies, free income tax service to low-income people, debt coaching available to everyone, and computer service by donation.more info

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3 - 2350 Labieux Road
, Nanaimo, BC, V9T 3L2
Phone: (250) 758-7121
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