Living Independently

Several services and technologies help older adults live independently in their communities. There are reasonable services available to get food and groceries delivered from local restaurants and stores. Technology helps remind older adults to take medication.  

This website provides a list of tested apps to support: 1) self-care, managing anxiety, and well-being; 2) management of diabetes, respiratory and heart condition symptoms; and 3) reducing pressure on NHS services. #international #Apple and Google Play compatible

These devices keep you informed about the COVID-19 pandemic including tips for cleaning and disinfecting surfaces around home. These devides can also keep you connected and entertained. 
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Healthline identifies three best medication reminder apps that may help for older adults aging in place or self-isolating due to COVID-19. These apps work well for iPhone and Android.


Med Minder

#international #fee-involved


Medisafe Medication Reminder

#international #free

 


Tabtime Vibe Vibrating Pill Timer Reminder

#international #fee-involved
 

The BC province introduced a new temporary rental supplement, halting evictions and freezing rents. This plan may support older adults in maintaining a comfortable and stable home. #BC

 

 


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local restaurant delivery services

Below is a brief list of food delivery services. They will deliver food from restaurants to your door and give you a text message or call when they drop off the food. #BC #fee-involved #Apple and Google Play compatible

Better Meals prepares and delivers affordable, nutritious, ready-to-eat meals for older adults. The menus are tailored to satisfy older adults’ various dietary needs. #BC #free delivery with order over $30

Casalinga Foods provides a wide variety of delicious meals (fresh and frozen). A free delivery service is offered for an order over $40. #Greater Vancouver #Fraser Valley

Hello Fresh provides grocery delivery and recipes for differenct types of cuisine. #BC #Canada-wide #fee-involved

The Meals on Wheels program prepares and delivers nutritious, affordable meals to people who are unable to cook.

Vancouver & Richmond

#Western and Chinese meals

Burnaby

#Western and Chinese meals #hot #frozen meals

Surrey & North Delta

#Western and Chinese meals

Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows

#Western and Chinese meals

Cloverdale Community Kitchen has launched a new Mobile Meals program that serves older adults (55+) “fresh, hot, nutritious and ready-to-eat” meals delivered Mon, Wed & Fri. #$5/meal #subsidy available #Cloverdale, Surrey, Langley & Newton (& White Rock if there is demand)

Daily Hive provides a list of places to order and take out from in Vancouver. The list is being updated daily. #Vancouver