$4 million to better serve seniors

June 12th, 2015

On Friday, June 12 in Kamloops, B.C.’s Health Minister Terry Lake (see photo) announced an additional $4 million in funding for United Way’s Better at Home Program. The funding will be used to enhance and support Better at Home.

Managed by United Way of the Lower Mainland, Better at Home is operating in 61 locations across B.C. with another six programs starting services in the coming months as part of the Rural and Remote Pilot Project.

“United Way’s vision is a healthy, caring, inclusive community. Better at Home, and today’s funding announcement, goes a long way to supporting that vision,” said United Way of the Lower Mainland President & CEO Michael McKnight.

The announcement was made at a seniors symposium organized by ONCORE, Better at Home”s service provider in Kamloops.

View the official media release for more information on the additional $4 million from the province of B.C.

Photo credit: Laima Brown