Seniors Services (60+) Better at Home Program

Better at Home 60+Independence drives our confidence and motivation. If you are a senior living at home, you know that a small amount of support can mean many years of living the life you choose in the home you love.  Tri-Cities Better at Home program helps seniors with simple day-to-day tasks, such as light housekeeping and transportation to appointments, so that they can continue to live independently in their own homes, and remain connected to their communities.

REQUIREMENTS

The program offers specific non-medical services to seniors who are:

  1. 65 years old or older
  2. Living in their own home (clients in assisted or independent living don’t qualify)
  3. Resident of the Tri-Cities area (Coquitlam, Port Moody, Port Coquitlam and the villages of Anmore and Belcarra).

SPECIFIED SERVICES OFFERED

The Better at Home program offers the following specific services:

  • Light housekeeping
  • Transportation to doctor’s appointments across Metro Vancouver
  • Minor Home Repair
  • Friendly Visiting
  • Phone Friends
  • Grocery Shopping
  • Food Support

FEES

Fees for the Better at Home services are determined on a sliding scale based on the senior’s household income. Light housekeeping, transportation and minor home repair services are provided on a fee-for-service basis.

TO APPLY

To register as participant, please contact:
Paola Wakeford-Mejia – Program Coordinator-Tri-Cities Better At Home
Direct:  604-937-6991
Main: 604-936-3900 (Ext. 202)
Email: paola.wakeford-mejia@sharesociety.ca

Pre-registration is required (intakes are done in person only at the senior’s home or at the Better at Home site).

LOCATION

2615 Clarke St.
Port Moody BC
V3H 1Z4

CONTACT US

Paola Wakeford-Mejia – Program Coordinator-Tri-Cities Better At Home
Direct:  604-937-6991
Main: 604-936-3900 (Ext. 202)
Email: paola.wakeford-mejia@sharesociety.ca

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