In 2011, the first of the Baby Boomers turned 65. And they will live longer and be more active than any generation before.
Chilliwack’s senior population is growing, exceeding provincial averages; currently 17.5% are over 65. Demand for senior services is growing too. Much has changed over the last few years especially around the way in which information is shared and accessed.
Support services for seniors has long been a part of the CCS mandate. Funding continues to be scarce, and all services continue to be volunteer driven.