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Explore Your Topic: Seniors

Our librarians have handpicked the most helpful resources on this topic from the Library collection and online.

A group of seniors sitting on a couch They are all looking at the laptop of the person sitting in the middle of the couch.

On The Web

BC Housing: Information for Seniors

The Seniors’ Supportive Housing Program in BC provides housing and support services to older adults, seniors and people with disabilities. The Program assists low-income British Columbians who are 55 years of age or older, and people of any age who have a disability or diminished ability.

Canadian Seniors Discount Guide

The Dealhack Canadian Senior Discounts List is the result of a quarterly survey of brands that offer seniors discounts. Every 3 months, Dealhack staff independently verify each and every discount on this list, as well as add more brands to the list regularly when they are found.

Gov. of Canada Programs & Services for Seniors

A federal government website for information and services. Includes topics such as caregiving benefits, health, safety, fraud prevention, services for veterans and advice for managing your money.

Housing Services: Seniors Services Society

Seniors Services Society of BC provides older adults 60+ with information and guidance on housing and support program options including tax assistance, transportation, grocery shopping, meal delivery and more.

My Voice: Advance Care Planning Guide

From the BC Ministry of Health, this guide and workbook help you complete an advance care plan that outlines your wishes about health care decisions in the event you are unable to do so. It will help you consider what is important to you, help you document your beliefs and wishes, and help you develop the advance care plan that best suits you.

North Shore Community Resources: Seniors One Stop

A non-profit society promoting the independence and well-being of elderly and isolated seniors as part of its mandate.

North Shore Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels delivers hot nutritious noon-day meal to people living on the North Shore, from Horseshoe Bay to Deep Cove.

North Shore Seniors Directory

A directory resource for seniors living on the North Shore. This publication connects seniors with resources for help with finances, health, housing, information, legal resources, meal programs, transportation and social, educationn and recreation programs.

North Shore Volunteers for Seniors

A non-profit society promoting the independence and well-being of elderly and isolated seniors.

Red Book Online (BC211)

bc211 is a Vancouver-based nonprofit organization that specializes in providing information and referral regarding community, government and social services in BC, including resources on addiction, mental health, homelessness, disabilities and more.

Residential Tenancies

Contact the Residential Tenancy Branch for information, education and dispute resolution services for landlords and tenants.


Information about government programs and services for older adults. A one-stop-shop for information to plan for and live a healthy, active aging lifestyle. Included on the website are sections on health care, finances, benefits, housing, transportation and more.

Silver Harbour Centre

Our North Vancouver seniors’ centre provides information about the programs as well as links of local interest.

Vancouver Coastal Health

Hospitals, residential care facilities, and community health services in the North Shore and Coast Garibaldi area of British Columbia are featured on this Web site.

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