Resources


Caregiving Resources

  • Changing Places - is a moving services company in Victoria and Vancouver, B.C. We specialize in helping clients - particularly seniors - cope with the stress of moving by taking care of all their moving and downsizing details. Contact Jane at 250.721.4490
  • - provides information and services for family caregivers, volunteer and health services information
  • Home Instead - in-home senior care, respite care, companionship or other home care services in the Greater Victoria area, Port Coquitlam and Vancouver.

    Victoria office: 1595 McKenzie Ave Suite 222 Victoria, BC 250.382.6565; Port Coquitlam office: 200-2550 Shaughnessy Street Port Coquitlam, BC  604.552.3324; Vancouver office: #201 - 2232 Marine Drive or #1100 - 1200 West 73rd Ave  604.925.1570 or 604.267.6742


Health & Wellness Resources

  • Connect Hearing - We enable better hearing. We offer a full spectrum of hearing testing and solutions to meet our customers' lifestyles and budgets. Our approach with our customers is warm, professional and straightforward. 1.800.563.4327

 Housing Resources

  • Alexander Mackie All the benefits of city living in a small town atmosphere. Enjoy a great lifestyle - delicious meals prepared by professional chefs, engaging activities and friendly staff. 250.478.4888
  • Amenida Senior Care Home is a seniors' community that embraces the concepts of resident choice, dignity and respect. Amenida promotes the privacy and self-reliance of people who require help with some day-to-day tasks but can otherwise live independently. 604.235.1933
  • Berwick Retirement Communities is Vancouver Island family owned and managed since 1989. We offer quality retirement living in 5 buildings across BC. We offer independent living, assisted living and licensed residential care services. When you want the best, there is Berwick. 1.866.394.5463
  • Carlton House is an ideal place for seniors looking to enrich their lives through community living, improve their general wellbeing and relax in beautiful surroundings, free from daily chores. Situated in the heart of Oak Bay, Carlton House is walking distance to shops, restaurants, banks, the library, pharmacy and senior's centre. 250.595.1914
  • Cridge Centre for the Family This remarkable organization has a rich history, a dynamic present and an exciting future. Please take time to explore the numerous ways in which children, families and adults discover new paths to growth and independence through The Cridge Centre for the Family. 250.384.8058
  • Dunwood Place Situated in beautiful New Westminster, and boasting a country club atmosphere, Dunwood Place is a secure, affordable and comfortable Independent living residence. 604.521.8636
  • The Glenshiel Housing Society The Glenshiel is a convenient, very affordable residence for independent seniors 55+. Just a short stroll from Beacon Hill Park and close to beautiful downtown Victoria. A full package of services and amenities offered. 250.383.4164
  • Harmony Court Estate At Harmony Court Estate, we offer all-inclusive retirement living at an affordable price. Our friendly and dedicated team provides a supportive yet independent environment that our residents are proud to call home. 604.527.3300
  • Legion Manor Opened in September 2006, our non-smoking Supportive Housing and Assisted Living facility features 68 thoughtfully designed one bedroom suites with balcony or patio. Tranquilly located on the beautiful Saanich Peninsula of Greater Victoria. Open to all individuals 55 years of age and up.250.652.3261
  • Minton House located in the beautiful Fairfield district of Victoria, one block from Cook Street Village and Beacon Hill Park, Minton House is a senior's independent living condominium with support services provided on-site. The independence of owning your own home with the support of our caring and attentive staff. 250.380.4977
  • Norgarden This cozy and inviting retirement community is located in Sidney-by-the-Sea, just 20km north of Victoria. Featuring well-appointed suites, gourmet dining and 24hr staff, Norgarden offers everything you need to live your independent lifestyle with ease. 250.656.8822
  • Oak Tree Manor Oak Tree Manor offers an independent lifestyle for seniors in a prestigious, yet affordable, independent supportive and assisted living environment.  Sixty-six bright and cozy suites combine the freedom of apartment living with homelike surroundings and hospitality services. 250.716.1799
  • Origin at Longwood Vancouver Island's leading Active Lifestyle Community. Situated in the Longwood area of Nanaimo, Origin is close to shopping, restaurants and services, and just minutes away from the ferry terminal. 1.877.951.7755
  • The Peninsula at Norgarden Enjoy elegant retirement living in the heart of charming Sidney-by-the-Sea. The Peninsula offers the very best in independent and assisted retirement living for those who wish to maintain their active lifestyle while freeing themselves from the daily chores of living alone. 250.656.8822
  • Revera We are proud to offer accommodation, care and services that suit individual needs and preferences. Revera offers choices that enable our residents and clients to continue to be their best. 1.877.929.9222
  • Rose Manor is a romantic character residence for seniors conveniently located in the heart of downtown Victoria. It is adjacent to a wide range of community and civic amenities. Built over 100 years ago, Rose Manor offers a high standard of independent living in a safe and comfortable environment. 250.383.0414
  • Shannon Oaks is a premier independent living retirement residence with locations in Victoria’s prestigious Oak Bay and South Vancouver. From fine dining to a variety of daily activities and excursions, it’s the perfect place to enjoy retirement and spend time doing the things you love the best. 604.940.1960
  • Trillium Care Communities We understand the importance of helping residents maintain their dignity during this transitional time in their lives. To make this move as smooth as possible, our team of care professionals coordinate with you to ensure the move to the home is seamless for you and your loved one.1.855.437.8196

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Travel Resources

  • Pitmar Tours - Coach tours throughout North America, personally designed with YOU in mind! Door to door pick up and return with many extras! 1.877.596.9670
  • Wells Gray Tours - Committed to providing quality guided vacations and travel packages that allow you to explore the world stress-free and on your own terms at a good price. Victoria 1.888.595.7889, BC Interior 1.800.667.9552

Other Senior Resources

  • GreyPlay101.com - A year round web guide to activities, clubs and workshops for seniors in Victoria
  • Seniors Serving Seniors - promoting the wellbeing of seniors in the Greater Victoria area
  • Self Management BC - An organization offering self-management workshops, free to the public at various locations in BC, for people who suffer chronic conditions such as Diabetes, chronic pain and Arthritis.

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