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How Pet-Friendly Retirement Communities Spark Joy and Improve Health

Tuesday, March 19th, 2019

Animals bring joy and happiness to almost everyone, and seniors are no exception. Most pet owners will agree that a warm snuggle from your pet is highly therapeutic, or taking your companion on a walk is the best excuse to get some fresh air and absorb some sunshine! Pets give enrich our lives as much […]

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Senior Living: The health benefits of having an active social life!

Friday, March 15th, 2019

Spending time with friends and family members is vitally important during our senior years. Especially when isolation can become a very real problem due to mobility issues, health complications and more. Studies have shown that seniors who socialize within their retirement communities actually experience better physical and emotional health overall! At Retirement Concepts, our senior […]

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Independent vs Assisted Senior Living: Understanding the Differences

Monday, March 11th, 2019

When seeking out and researching the perfect retirement community, it can be overwhelming attempting to figure out exactly what level of care is right for you or your loved one. Some people would be happiest in an independent living facility, while others could benefit from living in an assisted living residence. Throughout our communities, Retirement […]

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Loneliness can be difficult for those living on their own

Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Loneliness can be difficult for those living on their own There are many wonderful benefits to retirement living especially around the holiday season. The holidays are a wonderful time of year to relax, unwind and connect with family and friends. However, it can also be a difficult time for those living on their own. Statistic […]

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5 Important Steps: Nutrition for Seniors

Sunday, December 16th, 2018

Why Eating Healthy is Important for Seniors Nutrition is important for seniors to maintain to improve the chance of not getting onset dementia. Nutrition for seniors is a hot topic lately and there are some good tips to follow to maintain good health and well-being. According to the BC Government website, only 44% of British Columbian seniors meet […]

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Kamloops Seniors Light Tour a Success

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Over 600 Seniors attended the free event, the Seniors Light Tour in the City of Kamloops. More than 20 city buses travelling in a caravan to brightly lit neighbourhoods with Christmas décor and lights was then then followed by entertainment, hot chocolate and of course, Santa Claus! A large caroling sing along followed in the Sandman Centre. […]

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Granny’s Socks and Toques Drive has started!

Friday, December 7th, 2018

With the cold season starting, Retirement Concepts communities have started our annual Granny’s Socks and Toques Drive at all locations. Drop into any RC location with new socks or toques until January 30th and we will be donating to a local shelter or community group who is in need. Help keep someone warm this winter!

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Acts of kindness throughout the holiday season

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

With the holidays around the corner, we here at Retirement Concepts, are seeing many acts of kindness happen for our seniors. We have had school children make special ornaments and holiday cards for our residents, local choirs dropping by for some early caroling and most recently a wonderful family spent an afternoon and baked homemade cinnamon […]

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Selkirk Seniors Village is a wonderful place for couples!

Monday, November 5th, 2018

Explore the Selkirk Seniors Village Couples enjoy ‘campus-of-care’ approach at Gorge-area retirement community Conveniently located on the Selkirk Waterfront near the Gorge Waterway is a seniors’ village offering couples the opportunity to retire together, regardless of their level-of-care. Selkirk Seniors Village offers what’s known as a campus-of-care, which allows residents to stay in the familiar surroundings […]

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The Wellesley food is a hit with our Residents!

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

The Wellesley resident, John, looks for three things when he is thinking about his culinary choices. FLAVOUR, NUTRITION AND VARIETY! He says that “The Wellesley meals are the best. Above all they have the flavour and everything I am looking for”. His Mother was a professional chef when he was growing up. He always had […]

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