Resources and Services available for seniors
Luther Court – A Community of Care provides access to numerous programs and services throughout Victoria.
Yakimovich Wellness Centre
Located at the Hillside Health Centre (Aberdeen Hospital), the Yakimovich Centre offers a wide variety of workshops throughout the month.
Alzheimer's Society of British Columbia
Heads up for healthier brains.
Canadian Diabetes Association
Diabetes Canada helps those affected by diabetes live healthy lives, prevent the onset and consequences of diabetes and lead the fight in discovering a cure.
The Capital Mental Health Association of Victoria
Whether you or a loved one has a mental illness, Capital Mental Health Association provides support through a variety of recreation and wellness programs.
Victoria Epilepsy & Parkinson's Centre
Quality information, research and resources for managing the physical, psychological and social effects of Parkinson’s and epilepsy.
Canadian National Institute for the Blind
Vision Health Vision Hope.
Services for seniors
If you have a disability which prevents you from using transit buses some or all of the time, you may be eligible for door-to-door custom transit services.
Family Caregivers Network
Inform, support, educate on issues of concern to family caregivers.
Canada’s #1 medical alarm system.
Saanich Volunteers provides coordinated volunteer assistance to persons living within the municipality of Saanich.
Home & Community Care
VIHA Home & Community Care provides health care and support services for people served by VIHA.
Assisted Living Program
Assisted Living is a type of housing with services developed within VIHA. VIHA subsidizes seniors of low to moderate income who require assistance with personal care and services such as meals and house cleaning, to living in assisted living setting.
Adult Day Care
Adult day centres and other community programs such as bathing programs, provide social, recreation and wellness activities. They can also give family caregivers a break to rest, reconnect with others or run errands.
Independent Living BC
Independent Living BC offers a middle option to bridge the gap between home care and residential care for those who need some assistance, but don’t want or need 24-hour care.