Seniors

86-year-old man evicted from Maple Ridge apartment, no place to go

Says family member with addiction problems was the cause

New program to help seniors in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows postpone frailty

The Seniors Social Prescribing Program will connect older adults to resources

Pitt Meadows seniors centre re-opening for select programs

Extra cleaning, limited participants part of new health protocols

  • Aug 26, 2020

Independence through innovation: Providing valuable tools for daily living

Find the products + product knowledge to meet your mobility challenges

  • Aug 10, 2020

Obesity in older women linked to lack of social ties, UBC study

“Clinicians could be encouraging older women patients who are non-partnered, especially widowed women, to participate in social community interventions as a way to address obesity.”

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows seniors can expect new resource guide in September

More information on elder abuse prevention and legal support services

Pandemic support for people with dementia in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

My Fears and Frustrations: Living with Dementia During a Pandemic is a free one-hour virtual peer-support group

COVID-19 ‘hoax call’ to B.C. long-term care home leads to arrest

Centre said it received a phone call that ‘appeared to originate from health authorities’

Seniors tennis society of Maple Ridge looking for new members

Club accepts anyone over the age of 55 into their ranks

  • Jul 13, 2020

Langley Lodge’s deadly outbreak declared over

Fraser Health and long-term care home administrator confirm Friday declaration

  • Jul 3, 2020

Canada Day serenade planned for Langley Lodge residents

As an indirect result of COVID, another elder in the long-term care home has passed away

  • Jun 26, 2020

Canada’s proportion of COVID long-term care deaths double that of other countries: study

LTC residents made up 81 per cent of all reported COVID-19 deaths in the country

New COVID outbreak reported in Lower Mainland care home

A long-term care residence at Langley Memorial Hospital initiates outbreak protocols as of Monday

Open dialogue could prevent financial abuse of seniors

COVID brings with it a sense of isolation that could make elders more vulnerable than ever to fraud

  • Jun 14, 2020

Tips on how to protect your aging loved ones from financial abuse

About one in 10 seniors are victims of consumer fraud each year: Canadian Department of Justice

Langley Lodge reports no new COVID-19 cases, deaths

An outbreak at the care home was declared for a second time on April 29

FABULOUS: Ex-mother-in-law still an inspiration

News readers sent in photos of seniors in their life who are worthy of recognition

  • Jun 11, 2020

FABULOUS: 92 years young and Pitt Meadows widower going strong

Send in your Fabulous Senior picture to contests@mapleridgenews.com before end of today

  • Jun 10, 2020

B.C. communities ready to offer help on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Elder abuse can be physical, financial, sexual or psychological