Premier's Council on Aging and Seniors' Issues

In order to address the challenges and opportunities presented by our growing seniors’ population, the Province of B.C. established a Premier's Council on Aging and Seniors' Issues in October 2005.

The Premier asked the 17-member council, chaired by Dr. Patricia Baird, to identify the best ways to support the participation, health and well-being of older people in B.C.   

Aging Well in British Columbia Report

The council hosted meetings across B.C. to consult with seniors, community organizations, aging experts, academics, health care workers, and business leaders.

The council released its final report on December 1, 2006:

Government’s Response

Responding to the recommendations in the council’s report is an ongoing process. Thus far, the Province has:

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