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Friday, April 5, 2013 11:15 AM
United Way of the Lower Mainland will receive an additional $5 million to enhance Better at Home.
Friday, April 5, 2013 10:15 AM
Obese and overweight children and their families in British Columbia are being offered more support with the launch of a new provincial initiative that encourages healthy and active lifestyles.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013 9:30 AM
The Informed Dining program continues to expand with 22 national restaurant chains representing more than 1,800 restaurant outlets signing up.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 10:10 AM
Eight local governments have received Age-friendly BC Recognition for their actions in supporting older residents to remain healthy and active in their communities.
Monday, April 1, 2013 12:00 PM
British Columbians will soon notice they are paying less for many of the generic prescription drugs they need for their health. Starting April 1, a new drug pricing regulation will reduce the price of generic drugs to 25 per cent of the brand name price, from the current rate of 35 per cent of the brand name price. The price will further drop to 20 per cent in April 2014.
Thursday, March 28, 2013 11:15 AM
With the selection of 11 new service providers for the Better at Home program, more B.C. seniors will benefit from assistance with non-medical services such as grocery shopping and snow removal to support them in living independently in their own homes.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 10:15 AM
A partnership that has created a local mental health supported employment program that is helping people who are recovering from mental illness to gain the support and confidence needed to work again was announced.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 12:15 PM
A new virtual grocery shopping tool designed by provincial nutritionists in collaboration with major B.C. grocery retailers is helping British Columbians make the best food choices for their families.
Monday, March 25, 2013 2:00 PM
Government announced $2 million to continue to support the First Link program operated by the Alzheimer Society of B.C. that provides services and supports to individuals and families affected by Alzheimer's disease or related dementia.
Monday, March 25, 2013 10:15 AM
Health Minister Margaret MacDiarmid today released an action plan to improve access to end-of-life care so people can remain at home and in their community longer and committed funding to establish a centre for excellence in end-of-life care.