Elder Wellness


Elder Wellness • Falls Prevention • Dementia • re:act (recognize, report and act on older adult abuse and neglect)

Elder Wellness

The BC Elders' Guide is a comprehensive resource from the FNHA, Seniors BC and the Ministry of Health. The purpose of the guide is to ensure that Elders and their families and caregivers have access to information about the programs, services and resources they need.

Additional resources to support elder wellness can be found below:

  • Your Doctor and You (FNHA pocket card): Information on why you should have a family doctor, what your health care professional should do, preparing for a visit, voicing your concerns and steps you can take
  • Your Medication (FNHA pocket card): What you need to know about your medication and managing your medication
  • Healthy Aging BC (United Way British Columbia): Programs designed to help aging British Columbians remain active, connected and engaged in their communities
  • Seniors BC: Information on healthy aging, financial and legal matters, transportation and more
  • Healthy Families BC: Information and resources for nutrition, activity, future planning, emergency preparedness, financial planning, housing, transportation, mental health, abuse and neglect, brain health and common health concerns

Falls Prev​ention


re:act (recogn​ize, report and act on older adult abuse and neglect)

The name re:act stands for recognize, report and act on older adult abuse and neglect. The National First Nations re:act program has produced a series of publications that communities can customize in campaigns to raise awareness and coordinate community response to abuse and neglect of elders or other adults.

For a complete description programs and services offered by the FNHA, please see the FNHA Programs and Services guide.