CareAge Partnership with the GVHBA & Renomark

CareAge is proud to share with you that we’ve recently partnered with the Greater Vancouver Home Builders Association (GVHBA) and Renomark, leaders in the home renovation and services industries in BC! These partnerships allow us to maintain our position as leaders in home renovation and accessibility services, and we’re thrilled to work with both organizations […]

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Aging in Place Vancouver

How to Effectively Facilitate Aging in Place

Not long ago, our friends at The Atlantic published an article on aging in the current medical care climate. Appropriately entitled ‘The Hospital is No Place for the Elderly’, this damning expose on the American medical system discussed how and why the system is failing elderly and chronically ill patients. While the piece isn’t groundbreaking […]

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Careage Home and Health, the accessibility innovators behind barrier-free ‘Aging in Place’ living philosophy, are pleased to announce a comprehensive plan to act on the Government of BC’s ‘Accessibility 2024’ Action Plan, specifically in areas of Accessible Housing. A recent study found that 90% of Canadians believe that people with disabilities are not fully included […]

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Rehab Equipment Expo, Richmond BC – Sept. 9th

CareAge is thrilled to announce that we will be presenting at the Rehab Equipment Expo 2015, taking place on Wednesday, Sept. 9th in Richmond, BC. The event brings together innovators and leaders from through the assistive and accessible technology community for a day of discussion, resources, and networking. The event takes place at the Richmond […]

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Senate Panel Holds Hearing on Scams Aimed at Seniors

By Kristin Keckeisen, Fraud Watch Network campaign manager Finally, some much-needed attention to the long-running grandparent scam. The Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing on July 16th as part of an ongoing series highlighting fraud’s devastating impact on seniors. Among the witnesses: an 81-year-old Ohio resident who lost more than $7,000 to a con […]

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Almost half of Canadian seniors in nursing homes given dangerous medications: Report

Nearly half of Canada’s vulnerable seniors living in nursing homes were given drugs flagged for being potentially dangerous and inappropriate, a new national health study has found. A report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) found 46.5 per cent of seniors living in long-term care facilities across the country claimed a prescription for […]

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Senior Couple Boarding Bus Using Wheelchair Access Ramp

Transportation Challenges: Is Your Community Livable?

Dennis Eisnach – AARP National Policy Council volunteer What do you do when you live in rural America and need a ride to the doctor’s office or have to pick up a prescription at the drugstore? Transportation is a basic need for seniors who want to age in place. This is a problem faced by […]

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Falls Among Older Adults: An Overview

Each year, millions of adults aged 65 and older fall.1 Falls can cause moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures and head traumas, and can increase the risk of early death. Fortunately, falls are a public health problem that is largely preventable. How big is the problem? One out of three older adults (those […]

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