Provincial Seniors Advocate visits Kamloops for town hall style meeting

By Becky Mann

Over 60 seniors attended the Town Hall Meeting at Brock Activity Centre, on the morning of Nov. 20 — an opportunity to meet and hear from B.C.'s Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie.

Seniors, staff from Oncore Senior Society, caregivers, Coun. Dieter Dudy and retired public health nurses were among the crowd present at the event.

Mackenzie answered questions and concerns from those in attendance on a variety of issues important to seniors in the region.

The discussion examined topics including the utilization of nurse practitioners and the HandyDART application process.

In addition, Mackenzie outlined some recent reports issued from her office and heard individual concerns about care homes and transportation difficulties.

Mackenzie also discussed what issues she would be tackling in the near future.


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