Helpful Links

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Luxcare is happy to provide the following resourceful links to other websites that you will find useful:

 Doctors without Borders

They focus on emergency medical and humanitarian relief. For more than 40 years, they have been providing medical assistance to people affected by armed conflicts, natural disasters, disease epidemics, malnutrition crises and other emergencies. Luxcare is proud partners with this amazing organization.

http://www.msf.ca/en/about-us

The Mayo Clinic

Patient care and health information with more than 3,300 physicians, scientists and researchers from Mayo Clinic share their expertise to empower you. Find out why Mayo Clinic is the right place for your health care.

http://www.mayoclinic.org/

The Alzheimer’s Society

Behind every person with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, there are hundreds of people dedicated to helping. The Alzheimer Society is the leading not-for-profit health organization working nationwide to improve the quality of life for Canadians affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias and advance the search for the cause and cure. Active in communities right across Canada, the Society has programs and services near you.

http://www.alzheimer.ca/en

Victoria Eye Specialist

Victoria’s first and only cataract surgery facility to offer
Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery on Vancouver Island!

Dr. Darren Behn brings you the most up to date medical and surgical knowledge available. Dr. Behn’s education is vast and has taken him across the country, as well as around the world.  He completed his extensive studies at leading national and international educational and treatment centres.  His credentials are outstanding.

http://www.victoriaeye.com/

Grey Play 101

A free year round directory that lists thousands of activities, workshops, lessons, programs and resources for zoomers and seniors in the greater Victoria area. This community resource website is designed to help you find just the right program to stay active and connected to the community; which is the secret to staying positive and young at heart!

http://www.greyplay101.com/

Silver Threads Service

Silver Threads Service (STS) is a longstanding non-profit organization with a sterling reputation. Since we opened our doors in 1956, our services, programs and community partnerships have evolved to meet the changing needs of an ever-growing population of older seniors.Silver Threads Service is service provider that currently operates two senior activity centres with support from the City of Victoria and the Municipality of Saanich.

http://silverthreads.ca/

Veterans Affairs Canada

There is a wide variety of services for Veterans and their families—programs to assist you after an injury or during the transition from military to civilian life, and many other services to help you and your family throughout your life

http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng

CARP 

CARP is a national, non-partisan, non-profit organization committed to advocating for a New Vision of Aging for Canada, promoting social change that will bring financial security, equitable access to health care and freedom from age discrimination.

http://www.carp.ca/             

1st Open Heart Society of BC

The Victoria Heart House was officially opened by the Premier and dedicated to the people of British Columbia. The efforts of this Society are endorsed and supported by the cardiac surgeons and cardiologists in open heart surgery at the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria.

The First Open Heart Society of British Columbia is a registered charitable non-profit organization with a membership comprised of patients awaiting, or who have undergone open heart surgery or other cardiovascular procedures, their spouses or immediate family members, as well as interested members of the medical profession and other hospital staff. The Society is an independent volunteer organization and is not affiliated with any other heart organization.

http://www.fohs.bc.ca/