Estate Planning / Helpful Links in Kelowna

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Resources for seniors
in Kelowna

FH&P LAWYERS LLP

http://www.fhplawyers.com/

One of the Okanagan Valley’s largest full service law firms.

400-275 Lawrence Avenue

(250) 762-4222


HOME AND COMMUNITY CARE – KELOWNA SERVICES

http://www.interiorhealth.ca/YourCare/HomeCommunityCare

Home and community care services provide a range of health care and support services for eligible residents who have acute, chronic, palliative or rehabilitative health care needs. These services are designed to complement and supplement, but not replace, the efforts of individuals to care for themselves with the assistance of family, friends and community.

(250) 980-1400


ELDER SERVICES PROGRAM AND ELDER ABUSE

The Elder Services Program is currently an 11 person interdisciplinary community mental health team which provides direct treatment, education, residential care, health promotion, health prevention, rehabilitation and advocacy for seniors with mental disorders or behavioural symptoms that compromise their overall health status with that of their care givers.

1340 Ellis Street

(250) 868-7788


SENIOR CITIZENS COUNSELLING PROGRAM – KELOWNA

This organization is run by volunteer counsellors appointed by the Minister Responsible for Seniors to assist seniors with problems and concerns. Counsellors are seniors themselves and are concerned, caring and interested in their fellow seniors. They are knowledgeable about services and resources and are able to put people in touch with other agencies that offer services that offer and support.

200-1835 Gordon Drive , Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 3H4


MULTI-AGE FACILITIES

Drop-in centres for people over 50 in Kelowna providing a variety of programs and services for seniors, including fitness and sport, crafts and hobbies, music and dance, health and wellness, computers, art, games and general learning.


PARKINSON SENIOR SOCIETY

1700 Parkinson Way

(250) 762-4108


RUTLAND SENIOR CENTRE SOCIETY

765 Dodd Road

(250) 765-3723


OKANAGAN MISSION ACTIVITY CENTRE

4398 Hobson Road

(250) 765-3723


MEALS ON WHEELS AND DINNERS @ HOME

http://www.mow-online.com

For seniors or persons with disabilities. Hot meals are delivered to your home at lunchtime. Frozen meals also available. Costs: $6 for hot meals, $6.50 for frozen meals. Delivery: Kelowna (Monday, Wednesday & Friday) Rutland & Westside (Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday).

2009A Enterprise Way & 1334 St. Paul Street

(250) 763-2424


WE CARE KELOWNA

We Care Kelowna provides in home companion care, homemaking, personal support, and family support in home and in institutions. We Care nurses also support the community with flu and wellness clinics as well as foot care.

(1)866-729-3227


SENIORS CONSULTING

Sharen Marteny is a Certified Seniors Consultant offering a range of services relating to finding residences, emergency care, long distance care, future planning, transition care and medical appointment assistance.

(250) 448-1203

registrar@slrkelowna.ca


SLR SOCIETY FOR LEARNING IN RETIREMENT

http://www.slrkelowna.ca

A voluntary non-profit, tax-exempt, equal opportunity organization meeting the educational interests and needs of retired persons in the Central Okanagan. Open to all 50+ retired and semi-retired persons who share a love of the camaraderie of learning regardless of their formal education.

1434 Graham Street

(250) 448-1203


DRIVING MISS DAISY

http://www.drivingmissdaisy.ca

Reliable and safe accompaniment services for seniors including medical appointments, grocery shopping, home support and more.

(250) 860-3272


PROCTOR ELDER CARE MANAGEMENT

Provides services for elders and their families including in home health assessment, on-going monitoring, transitional assistance and client advocacy.


FRAN’S MOVING SOLUTIONS FOR SENIORS – CENTRAL OKANAGAN

http://www.movelady.com

Fran’s Moving Solutions for Seniors helps take the stress out of moving. They can coordinate and manage the entire moving process or just a part of it. Complimentary consultation.

(250) 317-6857


CENTRAL OKANAGAN HOSPICE ASSOCIATION & CENTRAL OKANAGAN HOSPICE HOUSE – KELOWNA

http://www.hospicecoha.org

Trained volunteers provide support services for terminally ill and bereaved persons. Support is available for persons with a terminal illness, their families, friends and caregivers. Also available is one-on-one bereavement counselling with a professional counsellor and a bereavement support group for adults.

(250) 763-5511

200-1890 Cooper Road (Orchard Plaza)


SENIORS OUTREACH SERVICES SOCIETY

http://www.seniorsoutreach.ca

Provides outreach and information services for seniors in Kelowna including community volunteer income tax program, housing outreach social worker program, telephone assurance program and more.

115-2065 Benvoulin Court

(250) 861-6180


INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY LIFELINE PROGRAM – KELOWNA

https://www.interiorhealth.ca/YourCare/HomeCommunityCare

Emergency Response Program designed to assist chronically ill or elderly individuals to continue living safely and independently in their own homes. Subscribers to Lifeline wear a small, waterproof pendant, which, when pressed, sends an alarm to our 24 hour emergency response centre. Help is then sent for, whether it be a family member, friend of neighbor or, if necessary, an ambulance. A not-for-profit, volunteer supported program.

(250) 762-0200


SENIORS CONTACT PROGRAM – KELOWNA

Daily phone calls to seniors living alone who do not have family or relatives in the central Okanagan, or have a regular caregiver. Run by the Kelowna Community Policing Offices.

(250) 470-0600

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Paying for assisted living in Kelowna

Most families cover assisted living costs using private funds—often a combination of savings, Social Security benefits, pension payments and retirement accounts. However, there are some government programs and financial tools that can offer help paying for assisted living.

Retiring in Kelowna

Located in the heart of Okanagan Valley, right beside Okanagan Lake, Kelowna is an ideal place to retire whether you’re looking for independent or assisted living community. Kelowna is a senior friendly BC town on the rise! Kelowna retirement homes offer a wide variety of services depending on the patient’s needs.