Chinese Keenly Interested In Investing In BC Senior Healthcare Facilities

Following are direct excerpts from two articles related to conversations currently underway between Chinese Insurance firm Anbang, and the federal government for the purchase of a BC chain of

Retirement Concepts
Retirement Concepts

family-owned Seniors Care facilities.

“The Trudeau government is reviewing a bid by China’s Anbang Insurance Group to buy one of B.C.’s biggest retirement home chains. Anbang is a massive Chinese insurance firm with a murky ownership structure that is seeking a majority stake in Vancouver-based Retirement Concepts, believed to be worth more than $1-billion. It would give the company, which has been on a global buying spree, a significant role in the delivery of taxpayer-funded health care in British Columbia.” (Globe and Mail Dec 3) Continue reading “Chinese Keenly Interested In Investing In BC Senior Healthcare Facilities”

Delta Town Hall – The Corporation of Delta

healthy-seniorOn November 10th, at the Delta Elders Town Hall Meeting, Councillor Sylvia Bishop from The Corporation of Delta, BC provided insights into the commitment of The Corporation of Delta to providing services and programs to enhance health and well-being for its senior community.  Following is a summary of her remarks. Continue reading “Delta Town Hall – The Corporation of Delta”

Preparing For An Aging Population

qualtroughThe Honorable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, assured Seniors at a Delta Town Hall, hosted by the Delta Elders Group ( a SLCBC and EDA initiative) on November 10, that her government was well on its way to addressing issues of: income for seniors, homecare / healthcare, housing, medical assistance in dying (MAID) , transit, Pharmacare, aging in place, support for caregivers, aging work force, keeping seniors connected, active and safe, and the need for improved federal service delivery. Continue reading “Preparing For An Aging Population”