Better at Home

News and Events

Better at Home Caring Summit - March 3 & 10, 2017

January 30, 2017

Vancouver Better at Home programs are putting together two days of skill building workshops for existing Better at Home volunteers and prospective volunteers who are interesting in working with seniors!

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Better at Home “Communities of Practice” Share a Passion for Supporting Seniors

December 20, 2016

A successful COP has three key ingredients: a community (a set of people), a domain (what they care about or do), and their practice (their body of knowledge).

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Request for Proposals - Evaluation of United Way’s Better at Home Rural & Remote Pilot Project

October 14, 2016

United Way of the Lower Mainland (UWLM) is requesting proposals to evaluate the impact of the 6 Better at Home Rural & Remote Pilot programs across rural British Columbia.

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Growing Our Community: Fourth Annual Better at Home Provincial Meetup!

October 1, 2016

Over 90 Coordinators, Assistants and Managers from across the province attended our fourth annual Better at Home Provincial Meetup at SFU Harbour Centre in vibrant downtown Vancouver!

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Better at Home 2015/2016 Annual Report available

August 3, 2016

The Better at Home 2015/2016 Annual Report is now available on our website. Funded by the Government of British Columbia and managed by the United Way of the Lower Mainland, Better at Home provides non-medical home support services to help seniors age with dignity in their own homes and communities. In 2015/2016, local programs grew to reach over 15,000 seniors in urban and rural communities across B.C.

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Meeting the Needs of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Seniors: WIDHH Better at Home Project

June 28, 2016

The ‘WIDDH Better at Home Project’ will provide transportation and friendly visiting services to Deaf and Hard of Hearing (HoH) seniors and assist them in living independently in their homes and communities.

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