The following are for profit services and providers (or providers that have a for profit section) that Diamond Geriatrics personnel know personally and/or have worked with. We have confidence in the services they provide and their approach to working with older people.
If you are a provide that would like to be listed here, please contact Diamond Geriatrics, at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mainland Hearing 1239 West Broadway
This company has both in office and home visiting hearing testing and fitting for hearing aids. The one listed here is one of several locations.
Daughter For A Day
Provides non nursing home care services. Elizabeth, who runs Daughter for a Day, is a lovely, warm and caring woman.
Tel: 604-321-2778 / 604-263-9140
Partners with Diamond Geriatrics. Known for over thirty years for placing live in caregivers,Ace Personnel also places people for hourly shifts. Their model is that clients become the employer and wages go directly to the caregiver.
Fuller DMM helps clients with tracking finances, paying bills, and services around these types of needs.
ElderWise is a consulting and coaching company in Calgary. Founder Maureen Osis is also the author of “Your Aging Parent”: How to Prepare, How to Cope.”
Cats For Seniors
A registered non profit society placing mature cats in the homes of clients 55 years of age or older. No cost. Client Cats are monitored for good health and social skills before placement. Litter box, carrier, scratch post provided. Food , litter, and vet expenses covered upon need.
Creative Music Therapy Solution
Therapy Solutions provides Music Therapists for facilities and private clients in their homes.
With Care Home Transition Services
Packing and downsizing for moves, unpacking at the other end.
Help with clutter, packing, moving, unpacking.
Free to Be/ Rehab Consulting
Barb Purdy, owner of Free To Be is an incredibly gifted physiotherapist and occupational therapist who also works with Diamond Geriatrics. She can provide assessments, rehab programmes, and more.
Providers of care services to seniors housing, including care aides, recreation, volunteer services managers.
Marcy is a physiotherapist with a specialty in incontinence.
St. Jude’s Anglican Home
St. Jude’s is a small, non-profit, licensed multi level care facility in Vancouver. They have two private pay beds.
Villa Carital is a very nice, small, non profit licensed multilevel care facility in Vancouver. They have two private beds.
Courtyard Gardens is an assisted living and what they call enhanced assisted living (licensed care) facility in Richmond. It is privately owned and managed by Diversicare.
Westminster House is a private assisted living and care facility in White Rock, BC. What impressed me about them is the way they manage to put into practice their “age in place” philosophy.
Driving Miss Daisy
Provides personalized transportation services and related services to their clients, far beyond what a taxi would do. For instance, they will accompany someone into a physician’s office, help put groceries away, and make sure someone gets their boarding pass and to their flight at an airport.
Mobile Eyes Optometry
Mobile Eyes is a visiting optometry service for people in facilities or in their own home.
John P. Sloan, MD, FCFP
Dr. Sloan provides expert mental capability evaluation for various purposes, including wills, trusts, capability to manage finances and person, and ability to instruct counsel.
Mark Weintraub is a lawyer specializing in elderlaw. He is the Practice Group Leader of Elder Law and Estate Litigation in the law firm of Clark, Wilson.
Hugh McLellan is a lawyer specializing in elderlaw. He has chaired sections on elderlaw for both the Canadian Bar Association and the CBA-BC Bar Association.
Iris For Seniors
In 1981 Jill O’Donnell formed Complete Geriatric Care (now Iris Consulting for Seniors), the first private sector organization in Canada to provide seniors, their families and their professional advisors with information, education, advice, advocacy and counseling regarding seniors’ needs and issues.
Dr. Aimee Taylor, Therapeutic Horticulture
Aimee provides a range of therapeutic horticulture programmes for Seniors Residences, and individuals. Therapeutic Horticulture can help with depression, mobility, flexibility and more.
Home Care Assistance
Provide home support workers on an hourly, daily, or live-in basis.