BC Seniors' Guide

The BC Seniors' Guide is a book-style compilation of information and resources to help us all plan for and live a healthy lifestyle as we age. It includes information on provincial and federal programs, with sections on benefits, health, lifestyle, housing, transportation, finances, safety and security, and other services.

You can download the PDF version of the guide (great for printing at home), read it online, or order a hard copy. See below for information and links.

Download PDF

Translated PDF versions of the 12th edition of the BC Seniors' Guide are also available:

Can't open or see the PDF files? PDF files can be viewed with the free software:

Download Free e-Book

A new free e-book version of the Guide has been developed in English. Two file types available are:

Order Print Copies

To order a free print copy of the BC Seniors' Guide in English, Farsi, French, Chinese, Korean, Punjabi or Vietnamese, contact the Office of the Seniors Advocate, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Call toll-free: 1-877-952-3181
  • In Victoria, call: 250-952-3181