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Senior Living: Dealing with Insomnia

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 […]

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5 Ways to Boost Your Energy in Time for the Holidays

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 […]

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Exercises for Seniors with Arthritis

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 […]

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Taking Care of Your Nutrition as You Age

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. […]

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Senior Living: The Benefits of Volunteering

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 […]

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Quadruple Birthday Bash 100 Years in the Making!

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!

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Therapeutic Recreation in Action at Guildford Seniors Village!

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 […]

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The Wellesley Named in Top 3 Best Retirement Homes in Victoria!

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!

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Celebrate Aging: Bucket List Writing Tips for Seniors

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019

Celebrate Aging: Bucket List Writing Tips for Seniors   Retirement presents the perfect opportunity to accomplish the many things you always wanted to do but never had time for when you were working and/or raising a family. However, now that you have time to do the things you’ve always wanted to do, it’s can be […]

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The Team Care Approach: So Nice To Come Home To

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

THE TEAM CARE APPROACH: SO NICE TO COME HOME TO The search for a retirement home can be overwhelming for many at first. With unfamiliar terms like assisted living and complex care often mentioned, it can be difficult to determine the appropriate level of care to meet your needs, when it would be the right […]

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