Health and Wellness

The Public Health Agency of Canada web site provides lots of information regarding health issues of older adults.


Depression is not a normal part of getting older, but it’s a common problem. Find out more from the College of Physicians web site.

Here are number of other resources that may be helpful:

BC’s Ministry of Health – provides links to other web sites that have helpful information on a variety of general topics.

BC’s Ministry of Health Act Now – provides information for older adults.

LGTB Ageing Issues Network (LAIN) – is part of the American Society on Ageing. While some of issues here in Canada may be different, there are also articles of interest.

Growing Old Transgendered – is an article written be Loree Cook-Daniels

Written from the US context and has some helpful information.

Lesbian, Gay Male, Bisexual and Transgendered Elders is Elder Abuse and Neglect Issues – is an article by Loree Cook-Daniels. It’s written from the US context and has some helpful information.