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Senior Specific - N. Kootenay Lake (Kaslo Area)

Abbey Manor

A subsidized Independent Living Facility for low income seniors and persons with disabilities. Rent is geared to income. more info

Address / Contact Info
Kaslo and District Senior Citizens Shelter Society
208 A Avenue
, Kaslo, BC, V0G 1M0
Rod Arnold, Society Cairperson: (250) 353-2008
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Adult Day Program - Kaslo

A day program of social activities, health services and a hot lunch meal at the Victorian Community Health Centre for people living at home who would benefit from these activities in a group setting.more info

Address / Contact Info
Interior Health Authority, Home Health, Victorian Community Health Centre of Kaslo
673 A Avenue - Lower Level
, Kaslo, BC, V0G 1M0
Home Health: (250) 353-2744
Office: (250) 353-2291
Fax: (250) 353-2738
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Alzheimer Society of BC - West Kootenay Resource Centre

Information, resource library, referrals to other agencies, public education workshops and support for caregivers.more info

Address / Contact Info
West Kootenay Resource Centre Alzheimer Society of BC
Nelson, BC
Toll free: 1-855-301-6742
Phone number (after hours): 1-800-936-6033
Fax: (778) 774-2134
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BC Bereavement HelpLine

Helps grieving individuals find support in their community and to assist caregivers in sharing information and resources.more info

Address / Contact Info
984 West Broadway
, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1K7
Helpline: 1-877-779-2223
Phone: (604) 738-9950
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BC Hospice Palliative Care Association

Umbrella association whose mission is to provide a leadership role with its member organizations and individuals, so as to ensure quality of care for BC residents faced with a life-threatening illness, death and bereavement.more info

Address / Contact Info
1100 - 1200 West 73rd Avenue
, Vancouver, BC, V6P 6G5
Toll-free: 1-877-410-6297
Phone: (604) 267-7024
Fax: (604) 267-7026
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BC Rebate for Accessible Home Adaptations (BC RAHA)

A grant program that helps homeowners and landlords pay for home adaptations to extend the time low-income seniors and people with disabilities can live at home or in their rental accommodation independently.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Housing
101 - 4555 Kingsway
, Burnaby, BC, V5H 4V8
Office: 1-800-257-7756
Phone: (604) 433-2218
Fax: (604) 439-8550
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Bus Pass Program

An annual bus pass for BC transit system is available at a reduced cost to assist low-income seniors or Persons with Disabilities. more info

Address / Contact Info
Provincial Services Bus Pass
Box 9985 STN Prov Govt
, Victoria, BC, V8W 9R6
Toll-free: 1-866-866-0800
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Canada Pension Plan - Retirement Pension

A Retirement pension that provides a monthly benefit to eligible Canadians. Benefits are based on earnings and contributions from age 18 or the start of the plan in 1966, more info

Address / Contact Info
BC & Yukon Service Canada Office
Box 1177 Station CSC
, Victoria, BC, V8W 2V2
Toll-free: 1-800-277-9914
TTY: 1-800-255-4786
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Canada Pension Plan - Survivor Benefits

Survivor Benefits are payable when a deceased contributor has made enough years of contributions to the CPP.more info

Address / Contact Info
BC Yukon Service Canada Office
Box 1177, Station CSC
, Victoria, BC, V8W 2V2
Toll-free: 1-800-277-9914
TTY: 1-800-255-4786
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CBI Home Health Services

Provides many services to keep seniors in their homes including personal care, homemaking, companion services, nursing, caregiver relief, accompanied visits and live-in care.more info

Address / Contact Info
West Kootenay Office: (250) 493-6693
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