CLBC Connect – Digital Newsletter

 December 9, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, Community, Health, News /  No Comments

The family of Tony Alvarez (pictured with his support worker Randy McLaughlan) shared a moving tribute to their late brother, that highlights the questions, challenges and opportunities they encountered during the last stage of their loved one’s life.  Click here to read Tony’s story and learn how CLBC’s Strategy on Aging is building awareness of what people need to age with safety and dignity.  View Link to Original Source


Age is just a number: Meet the oldest person CLBC supports

 December 9, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, Community, Health, News /  No Comments

Bill South and his wife Pat enjoy some time together when she drops by for a visit at the care home where he lives.At 95 years old, Bill South holds the unique distinction of being the oldest person CLBC supports. While recent years have seen him move into a care facility from the home he shared with Pat, his wife of 32 years, he is still vibrant, engaging and happy to share the story of the life he’s lived and the people he’s met along the way.A lifetime of experiencesBill was born the youngest …


Living and dying with dignity

 December 9, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, Community, Health, News /  No Comments

The following article was written by the family of Tony Alvarez and is published with their permission. It is a moving tribute that we feel will resonate deeply with families, sharing important perspectives for everyone in the community living sector to consider.Tony Alvarez (right) with his support worker Randy McClaughlan of Trail Association For Community Living (TACL).Our brother, Tony Alvarez, passed away surrounded by family and friends on Friday, August 2, 2019 at the age of fifty-seven. …


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 December 9, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, Health, News /  No Comments

Date: 12/9/2019 Type of release: Public Service Announcement View Link to Original Source


Careers @ ASK: Property Services Senior Administrative Associate (Kamloops) – ASK Wellness Society

 December 3, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Community, Health, Kamloops /  No Comments

Posted Tuesday December 03, 2019 by askwellness   Join Us! Whether you are a student, recent graduate just starting out, or a senior professional, we’re always looking for great individuals to join our team. For us, finding the right people fit for our culture is key. When we achieve this, we come together to provide hope and collaboration.  Please note we do not keep resumes on file so check back often, like us on Facebook or …


CLBC recognizes International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2019

 December 2, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, Community, Health, News /  No Comments

A message from Ross Chilton,CEO, Community Living BCToday, December 3, marks United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities. This annual celebration is a time for all of us across British Columbia to recognize the important contributions people with developmental disabilities make to their communities.The U.N. has declared the theme for this year:Promoting the participation o?f persons with disabilities and their leadership.I’m proud to see many examples of participation and leade …


New team-based family medicine clinic opens in Penticton

 December 2, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, Health, News /  No Comments

Date: 11/29/2019 Type of release: News Release View Link to Original Source


Hands-on RDSP application support available for Indigenous people

 November 25, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, Community, Health, News /  No Comments

The Access RDSP project, which includes the BCANDS RDSP Navigator Program, was recognized with a 2019 Innovative Practice Award from the Zero Project.Evelyn Huntjens has a mandate to help and she is keen to make sure as many Indigenous people with disabilities as possible who are eligible for Community Living BC services are accessing the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP).Evelyn is the senior manager of the Indigenous Navigator program at the BC Aboriginal Network on Disability Society ( …


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 November 22, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  BC, Health, News /  No Comments

Date: 11/22/2019 Type of release: Public Service Announcement View Link to Original Source


Careers @ ASK: Tenant Support Worker – Spero House (Kamloops) – ASK Wellness Society

 November 21, 2019 /  Darryl Schmidt /  Community, Health, Kamloops /  No Comments

Posted Thursday November 21, 2019 by askwellness   Join Us! Whether you are a student, recent graduate just starting out, or a senior professional, we’re always looking for great individuals to join our team. For us, finding the right people fit for our culture is key. When we achieve this, we come together to provide hope and collaboration.  Please note we do not keep resumes on file so check back often, like us on Facebook or …



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