During the COVID-19 pandemic, some seniors who normally live independently with the help of family and friends are now finding those supports unavailable and may require more community supports to remain connected and engaged.
DIVERSEcity is proud to be one of 24 Better at Home COVID-19 Response Hubs of service in BC, to help any senior aged 65+ in Surrey, BC with simple day-to-day tasks during this crisis including:
Seniors and volunteers outside Surrey may register by calling 2-1-1 or visiting the website: www.bc211.ca. Emergency COVID-19 response services are free of charge to seniors or by donation.
The Better at Home Program provides non-medical services to seniors who want to live independently in their homes and communities, while enjoying a healthy, active lifestyle.
Many service options are available to support seniors to continue to live independently, including:
Are you a newcomer who is caring for a senior (55+) at home? Let’s talk one-on-one about your needs as a family caregiver for a senior. We are here to help:
For more information, call 778-549-2863 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Stay fit and healthy in our program for Punjabi-speaking senior women at Bear Creek Pavilion every Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Staff and volunteers will guide you through easy physical exercises like yoga, English conversation, healthy cooking and nutrition classes, and information sessions about seniors services and supports.
Contact the Active Aging program coordinator at email@example.com for more information.