Because He Cares

He who is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and He will reward him for what he has done Proverbs 19:17
 
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R U OK? is a movement to help remind  us all  to connect with one another in a meaningful way and to commit to checking in with the people in our lives who might be struggling. Simply asking someone "Are you Okay?" and taking time for them can make a world of a difference. A simple conversation can change a life. To support this movement in Canada you can buy a tshirt and wear it proudly!
Please email ruok@jimyoungfoundation.com or Tony@doorsofhope.com to buy your tshirt in Prince George. Please let us know your size Small - Med - Large - XL
$20.00 each plus shipping the cheapest possible way :)
For more information about R U OK? visit the Australian website www.ruok.org.au or visit the Jim Young Foundation's website at www.jimyoungfoundation.com


Social Security Disability Benefits Guide - in USA - Seniors Housing Directory of BC - Many Senior Organization Connections

Senior Connections

Social Connections for Seniors

SHELTER AID FOR ELDERLY RENTERS ACT

BC BENEFITS (INCOME ASSISTANCE) ACT


Adult Guardianship Act

BC Canada

Abuse of Older Adults

Elder Abuse and Neglect


Protection from Elder Abuse and Neglect

Christian Widowed Persons

SENIOR CITIZEN AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE GRANT ACT


Canadian Senior Years

Newton Seniors Centre
- Surrey BC

Seniors Services Society

Seniors Housing Directory of BC
The Seniors Housing Directory of BC can help you on your housing search by generating a list of seniors housing buildings based on two criteria that you select: area and type of housing.  If you are not sure what type of seniors housing you need click here to learn about which type is for you.

Canadian Senior Years - online community with content for Canadian seniors
Senior Centres from all Across Canada


The Cridge Seniors’ Services

Many Senior Organization Connections - Canada


CHRISTIAN SENIOR CENTRES

An Oasis Beckons!

Elim Village offers independent living, assisted living and residential care in the context of a Christian retirement community in the Fleetwood area of Surrey, BC.  This campus-of-care model for seniors' housing ensures that most residents can transition through a variety of housing and care options, and remain living in the vibrant Elim community throughout their retirement years.

 
Social Security Disability Benefits Guide - in USA
Understand how Social Security disability works and how to calculate your benefits.
Social Security disability benefits can provide for your family when an injury, illness, or disability prevents you from working and earning an income. Applying for these benefits is often seen as a cumbersome process, however, requiring several steps, a slew of complicated paperwork, and even in-person hearings.
This guide will explain how Social Security disability benefits work while helping you determine whether your disability, illness, or chronic condition is enough to qualify. We’ll walk you through each step of the process, and tell you what to expect during each stage of your Social Security disability application. Meanwhile, our disability benefits calculator will help you get an estimate of how much you might collect from Social Security disability or SSI if your case is approved.
Social Security Disability Benefit Calculator

MANY OTHER GREAT SUBJECTS ANSWERED ON THIS WEBSITE


Also See
Disability.gov’s Guide for Family Caregivers



GO TO Home Page - The Guide To Fire Safety For People With Disabilities

Table of Content
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Fire Safety For The Visually Impaired
2- Fire Safety For The Hearing Impaired
3- Fire Safety For The Mobility Impaired
4- Fire Safety For Multi-Resident Buildings (example: senior living or households with more than one disabled person)
5- Smartphone Apps For People With Disabilities
6- Fire Escape Plans For People With Disabilities
7- Sources

Additonal Resources
Printable Fire Safety Tip Sheets from the NFPA
Fire Safety Guides For Kids (Also Includes A Section For Kids With Special Needs)
Fire Safety Tips For Seniors (A Quick, Well-Illustrated Tutorial from the NFPA)
An Interesting Discussion On Quora: How do people in wheelchairs safely exit a multi-level building during a fire evacuation if the elevator is unavailable?
25 Tips To Make Home Safe For Seniors (Especially Those Living Independently)
Fire Safety For Wheelchair Users (including how to evacuate people with limited mobility)

Home Security
Fire Safety
Preparing for storm season
Gas and electric safety
Medical emergencies
Beware of dubious doorknockers, online scams and phone intimidators

Everyone wants to feel safe and secure in their own home, and seniors are no exception. You can help your self or a loved one by creating a safe living place. Here’s a look at some of the most common safety issues that affect mature-age homeowners, along with some handy tips to improve household safety.


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How to Stay on the Road as Long as Possible
General Tips for All Drivers
Getting Around Without a Car
How to Tell Your Loved One it is Time to Stop Driving



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