Seniors Social Prescribing Program

Seniors Social Prescribing Program

Hours of Service:  Flexible throughout the week

Purpose Statement:  To connect seniors to community programs, services and resources that will help them thrive, and remain connected and independent for as long as possible.

About Program:  The Seniors Social Prescribing Program is a pathway from your doctor or nurse practitioner’s office to our Seniors Community Connector for seniors who could use a little help connecting to their community or learning how to take care of their health and wellbeing. Social Prescribing works alongside clinical treatments to address people’s needs in a holistic way. 

Social prescriptions may include:

  • physical activities
  • nutrition/food security programs
  • social programs and services in the community
  • caregiver programs

Who Qualifies/Eligibility:  Seniors in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows who are:

  • experiencing poor health (physical and emotional)
  • marginalized
  • socially vulnerable
  • making frequent trips to ER or primary care

Cost:  Free

Community Partners/Funders:  United Way of the Lower Mainland, Division of Family Practice, Fraser Health

Contact Info:  Sandi Temple, Seniors Community Connector

Phone:  604-768-8370


Location:  22718 Lougheed Highway, Maple Ridge, BC