BC Seniors' Guide

British Columbians can now access the updated BC Seniors’ Guide, a comprehensive tool that provides crucial information on health, housing, finances, community supports and more to help seniors continue living well.

Print copies of the enhanced 12th edition of the guide are available in English, Chinese, French, Punjabi, Farsi, Korean and Vietnamese. All languages can be accessed online in PDF format. The English version is online in e-book format.

You can download the PDF version of the guide (great for printing at home), read it online, or order a hard copy. See below for information and links.

BC Seniors' Guide (PDF, 1.87MB)

To access the BC Seniors’ Guide in all seven languages, visit: http://www.gov.bc.ca/seniorsguide

To order free print copies, call (toll-free): 1 877 952-3181
Or in Greater Victoria:
250 952-3181

Service Canada: Ready to Help - Seniors


Burnaby Community Fridge Program

This program from Burnaby Primary Care Networks will provide in a safe, low barrier and nonjudgmental way food for people in the neighbourhoods to give and take, to reduce waste and feed their children better. It builds and enhances food security in Burnaby for those in need.

The first location is outside the Burnaby Youth Hub at 4750 Imperial Street. Please go and check it out, and feel free to take something or leave something! For more information on what items are accepted for the fridge please view the FAQ here.

Seniors Connections Program

Seniors Connections from Burnaby Neighbourhood House

Join this interactive telephone-based program to socialize, learn, laugh and create connections! The program is available to seniors living in Burnaby who are experiencing barriers in accessing community resources to stay active and independent. Session topics include Mindfulness & Meditation; Travel; Safety, Privacy and Rights; Explore Burnaby and more! Each session is around 30 minutes long.

On the day and time of the session you have registered for, you will receive a phone call informing you that the session is about to begin. To join the conference call, just dial ‘1’ when prompted! It's as easy as that. No need to remember multiple phone numbers or access codes!

For more information or to register, email tapscoord@burnabynh.ca or call 604-431-0400 and ask for Alexis.

Do You Need Tech Help?

Burnaby Neighbourhood House offers in-person and virtual technical help for computers and mobile devices. Please view the poster for details.