Majority in BC Favour Shifting Health Investments from Acute to Home and Community Care

Insights West Poll Reveals 62% of BC Residents Want More Focus on Long-Term Care and Caring for Chronically Ill Elderly Burnaby, BC – A province-wide poll conducted by Insights West on behalf of the BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) provides a glimpse into public opinion on the continuing care sector and senior’s care. The poll… Read more »

Majority of BC’s “Sandwich Generation” Indicate Challenges Juggling Care for Kids & Parents

Burnaby, BC – A new province-wide poll conducted by Insights West reveals 9 in 10 British Columbians who form part of the “sandwich generation” report they are experiencing a range of challenges in providing care. The “sandwich generation” is defined as someone juggling both the needs of their children and aging parents at the same… Read more »

Community-Based Programs Enhance Seniors’ Lives in the Lower Mainland

Seniors aged 65 to 74 are more likely to be spending time on structured and informal activities than their younger and older counterparts. Vancouver, BC – Seniors who reside in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley and participate in or attend any community-based programs show a higher level of satisfaction with their quality of life… Read more »