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Services for Seniors

Programs have been developed to support the needs of housebound seniors enabling them to live independently. If you are a senior, over 65 and residing in Burnaby in need of our services, please contact us.

Gadabouts Bus Trips

Programs for Seniors

Grocery Shop-by-Phone
A volunteer will call on Sundays to take your order and do your shopping at the Safeway on Willingdon and Hastings St.. You must be available all day Tuesday to receive your delivery of groceries from Safeway and pay by credit card or Safeway card.

Volunteer Visitor
A volunteer provides companionship for you through regular ongoing visits.

Volunteer Phone Buddy
A volunteer will call weekly to chat and check on your wellbeing.

Volunteer Shopping Buddy
Visit Brentwood or Lougheed Town Centre on Mondays or Metrotown on Thursdays. A volunteer will meet you and assist with your shopping and banking needs or to have a coffee and visit. Free wheelchairs are available if you need help getting around. Staff will arrange for HandyDART to get you to and from the mall.

Gadabout Bus Trips
These are monthly outings with seniors in which volunteers will drive you to and from the bus and accompany you on a three hour outing. Staff have First Aid Training.

Lunch Program
Enjoy a tasty lunch on Thursdays at Confederation Centre and make new friends at this volunteer hosted event. A volunteer driver will pick you up and take you home after the luncheon. Clients pay for their lunch.

Burnaby Senior Citizens’ Resource Guide
This is the only complete senior’s guide in the Lower Mainland that includes information about programs, benefits, agencies and services available to seniors.  This free large print book is available at Burnaby Public Libraries, Senior’s Centres or by calling our office at 604-294-7980.

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Quotes & Testimonials

"Your service was a great value to Vera and contributed importantly to her being able to stay in her apartment for an additional number of years."

"I would like to express my sincere appreciation as a caregiver for the support I received from the two programs Ken was involved in. It became very difficult for me, as an elder myself, to look after Ken's medical appointments, food shopping and housekeeping. So, dear friends, at Better at Home and Citizen Support Services - a huge thank you."

"Thank you and all the awesome, dedicated volunteers for all the thoughtfulness, kindness and the warm, caring care. Your programs are very much needed, appreciated and gratefully acknowledged."

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