Dawson Creek 'Better at Home'

Tickets Still Available for the Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament

November 14, 2018

Stop in to the office at the Co-op Mall or call us at 250-782-2341 - we can deliver tickets to you!

 

Flu Season

November 1, 2018
The Seniors' Hall in Dawson Creek is holding a Seniors' Flu Clinic on November 6th between 9am and 4:30pm. The hall is located beside the library, on McKellar Ave.     


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Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament - coming up soon!

October 30, 2018
Better at Home will be hosting Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament to raise funds to continue our services to seniors. Check the posters for more information.



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Life Long Learning at Northern Lights College

October 30, 2018
Here's a great opportunity for seniors to take those college courses they've always wanted to take. For as low as $60 for two courses!  Check the poster for more information.


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You're Invited!

September 26, 2018

Please join us on Monday, October 1st and celebrate National Seniors' Day AND Better at Home's 8th Anniversary. Refreshments will be served - Stop in, visit, have a treat, and participate.  Feel free to share this post - Let's make it a busy, fun open house!



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What is the CBSS sector?

June 26, 2018
CBSS stands for 'Community Based Seniors' Services' sector.  This sector includes all municipal and not for profit organizations that provide services and programming for older adults at the local level.

Better at Home is a member of the CBSS sector and both of our host agencies (South Peace Community Resource Society and South Peace Seniors' Access Service Society) have signed the CBSS Declaration.

You can too!

Go to www.surveymonkey.com/r/CBSSDeclaration   and sign the declaration and show you...
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Thank You Encana!

March 28, 2018
A Big Thank You to Encana for donating $3,000 to Better at Home to go towards plowing driveways for seniors. Without the help of our generous community, we wouldn't be able to offer this vital service to our local seniors. Left: Better at Home Volunteer Coordinator, Arleene Thorpe, Right: Brian Lieverse, Community Relations Advisor with Encana.


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Attention all Senior Crafters and Artists!!

March 7, 2018
We're already planning for our booth at the Kiwanis 'Home, Garden, and Leisure Show' (April 20 to 22). This year it will be happening at the Encana Centre. Just like last year, we'll be selling seniors' craft and art items. If you'd like to submit your art or crafts for sale during this event, please contact me at the Better at Home office in the Co-op Mall - or call 250-782-2341


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Choose to Move and Active Aging

February 21, 2018



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Just Ask...

November 14, 2017
Just Ask... Better at Home would like to encourage you to take a look around next time you have the snowblower going and see if there are any senior citizens on your block who might appreciate having their driveway cleared. 

Neighbours helping neighbours - it's a beautiful form of volunteering!


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Information Brochures on the Dawson Creek Better at Home Program:

General Brochure - prints double sided 8x11

Frequently Asked Questions  - prints double sided 8x14

Housekeeping Services  - prints double sided 8x11

Sponsor a Senior - prints one sided 8x11 (card fold)


For more information about the Dawson Creek Better at Home program please go to the FAQs page.

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Special thanks to the United Way of Northern BC for their support of our housekeeping services for seniors. This support has helped us respond to requests for assistance from many Dawson Creek seniors.