Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Dispelling Common Myths January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month in Canada. Because of our ongoing work with the Alzheimer’s Society of British Columbia, this event is close to our hearts here at Retirement Concepts. Did you know that over 700,000 Canadians live with Alzheimer’s disease and that 25,000 more people are diagnosed with […]
Monday, December 16th, 2019
‘Sock Granny’ campaign aims to warm heads and feet New and unworn toques, socks being collected at Retirement Concepts facilities. Read the full article in Peace Arch News!
Saturday, December 7th, 2019
Senior Living: Dealing with Insomnia As we age, many seniors will report that they develop problems getting a full night’s sleep. Sometimes these problems will stem from issues falling asleep or even staying asleep throughout the night. In fact, many seniors experience a condition called insomnia. While it’s very common, sleep problems like this […]
Sunday, December 1st, 2019
5 Ways to Boost Your Energy in Time for the Holidays For many people, the holiday season is the perfect occasion to spend time with friends and family. However, many seniors find the time difficult due to having insufficient energy to keep up. Here are five ways you can boost your energy and enjoy this […]
Wednesday, November 27th, 2019
Exercises for Seniors with Arthritis Living with arthritis can be painful. Many seniors with the condition will even avoid exercising in the hope of preventing their pain from getting worse. However, this is one of the worst things to do! In fact, exercising is actually a vital component of relieving arthritic pain. It helps strengthen […]
Tuesday, November 12th, 2019
Taking Care of Your Nutrition as You Age To a certain extent, it’s quite normal for your appetite to change as you age. However, there are also outside factors that might lead you to not want to eat. Sometimes, loss of appetite results from taking a particular type of medication or having a medical condition. […]
Friday, November 8th, 2019
Senior Living: The Benefits of Volunteering Over many years at Retirement Concepts, we’ve witnessed first-hand that seniors have so much to offer their communities. Decades of accumulated experience results in most retirees having a ton of knowledge, expertise and experience that they can share. In fact, we’ve found that participating in volunteer opportunities not […]
Monday, October 28th, 2019
Last week The Wellesley held a birthday bash for four residents celebrating life at 102,101 and 100. The Times Colonist caught up with these four amazing women. Read more here!
Friday, October 11th, 2019
Therapeutic Recreation in Action at Guildford Seniors Village! Molly the Therapy Dog (& her owner Gail) of St. John’s Therapeutic Pet Program, visiting family and residents of Guildford Seniors Village, giving comfort and joy during the Autumn Season and all year round! A Special Thank You To Gail, Molly and our visiting families […]
Thursday, October 10th, 2019
The Wellesley Named in Top 3 Retirement Homes in Victoria! We are proud to congratulate the Wellesley for being named in the Top 3 Best Retirement Homes in Victoria, BC!