Learn details of Better at Home program

A meeting will be held starting at 10 a.m. at the Leisure Centre

A meeting held next Thursday will explain the benefits and intricacies of the Better at Home program.

The endeavour is a B.C. government-funded initiative to help seniors in Mission stay in their own homes longer. It includes non-medical services such as friendly visiting, grocery shopping, light housekeeping, transportation to appointments, simple home repairs, yard work and snow shovelling.

The goal is for implementation by this fall.

According to community developer Pam Alexis, seniors and service providers are invited to the June 13 meeting at the Mission Leisure Centre. The morning session will consist of an overview of the Better at Home program and then the local survey findings will be released. Those in attendance will also be invited to help prioritize the services needed most here.

The community meeting will continue at 1 p.m. for service providers, who will define and create innovative solutions for the delivery of service to Mission seniors.

Registration is required as a light lunch will be served at noon. Please call Pam at 604-302-2005 or send an e-mail to palexis@cafsystems.com for a reservation.

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