Community Support

Are you looking for services that help you with daily living activities, such as getting groceries, preparing meals, picking up prescriptions, or walking your dog? There are services and supports available in communities that can help you. 

Technological solutions developed by AAL projects over the past 10 years are now available in the market to support older adults as they navigate COVID-19 and have increasing needs for connectedness, safety and security.

The COVID-19 Solutions Guide provides an easy-to-follow overview of what’s going on in the world & relevant resources and tools to respond to the impact of COVID-19. #$12.10 CAD / $8.95 USD

Aging 2.0 provides resources and solutions that could help older adults to stay home, healthy and hopeful. 

This program matches seniors who need non-medical support to volunteers in their community who are willing to help. Non-medical support includes grocery shopping and delivery, meal preparation and delivery, prescription pickup and delivery, and laundry services. #BC

The Better at Home program is designed to help older adults with simple day-to-day tasks, including grocery shopping. Find your community organization that provides services here. #BC
 

SFU is collecting and sharing information and resources that may be helpful for those facing difficulty due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

This site connects neighbours who are seeking help to those who are willing to support others during the COVID-19 pandemic. #Vancouver
 
 

Alexandra Neighbourhood House is supporting residents in South Surrey and White Rock who are self-isolating or quarantined during COVID-19 with activities of daily living, such as grocery shopping, dog-walking, and social contact. #South Surrey #White Rock

ElderDog is a charity that organizes volunteers who help homebound seniors walk their dogs. If you want help or want to help, email info@elderdog.ca or call at 855-336-4226. #Canada-wide

Shaw is providing free WIFI to support Canadians stay connected to the workplace, family and friends. This service provides opportunities for seniors to stay connected with their family and friends. 
#Western Canada

Meals on Wheels 

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


 
 

Seniors Shopping Hour and Grocery Delivery 

Choices Markets

The first opening hour of each day
#BC

IGA

7am - 8am, every Wednesday and Friday
#Canada except Quebec

London Drugs

8am - 9 am, Monday to Friday
#Canada

No Frills

7am - 8am everyday
#Canada

PC Express

This site allows you to shop for groceries online and pick them up at a location near you. There may be a pick-up fee between $3-5. #Canada-wide 
#fee-involved

Safeway

The first opening hour of each day
#Canada except Quebec

Save on Foods

7am - 8am everyday
#Canada

Shoppers Drug Mart

The first opening hour of each day
#Canada

Sobeys

The first opening hour of each day
#Canada except Quebec

Stong’s Market

7am - 8am, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
#BC

Super Store

7am - 8am every day
#Canada

Thrifty Foods

The first opening hour of each day
#Canada except Quebec

Walmart

Walmart is offering an option for online shopping and delivery or pickup. #Canada-wide

This site informs you of resources available for people in need of getting food and for supporters to help give food. #Greater Vancouver

This program helps homebound older adults and people with disabilities with grocery shopping. Call a designated order line to place an order. Volunteers will then pick up and deliver the groceries to your home. #Metro Vancouver