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Update on COVID-19 – March 23, 2020

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

STATEMENT ON COVID-19 March 23, 2020 To all Family Members: The following information outlines continued measures in place with respect to the COVID- 19 situation at Dufferin Care Centre. Status Update Just a quick update on all the residents at Dufferin Care Centre. The eight residents impacted by the Covid 19 virus are all doing […]

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STATEMENT ON COVID-19 – March 20, 2020

Friday, March 20th, 2020

STATEMENT ON COVID-19 March 20, 2020 West Coast Seniors Housing Management has been informed that a case of COVID-19 has been confirmed involving a staff member at Dufferin Care Centre, in Coquitlam. BC’s Medical Health Officer has been notified and the Dufferin Care Centre is following protocols established by the Office of the Provincial Health […]

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STATEMENT ON COVID-19 – March 17, 2020

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

Statement on COVID-19 March 17, 2020 West Coast Seniors Housing Management is treating the current situation associated with COVID-19, very seriously. As such, we wish to reassure residents, their families and the public that we are following direction by health officials and have full infection prevention and control precautions in place. This includes: Staff and […]

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The Health Benefits of Swimming for Seniors

Friday, February 28th, 2020

The Health Benefits of Swimming for Seniors   As you age, some types of physical activity can become more difficult may be too hard on your body. The good news is that swimming, an activity that many seniors find easy, has many health benefits. It’s an excellent way to stay fit, active and engaged. Need […]

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Benefits of Art Therapy and Painting for Seniors

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Benefits of Art and Painting for Seniors   If you’ve always wanted to learn how to paint and let your creativity shine, it’s never too late to learn. Art therapy, painting classes and crafting sessions are offered at many of our retirement homes across Canada and everyone can take part in the fun. No matter […]

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Heart Month: Heart-Healthy Activities for Seniors!

Saturday, February 1st, 2020

Heart Month: Heart-Healthy Activities for Seniors! A strong heart is at the centre of everything we do and affects all aspects of our lives, both physically and mentally. Since February is Heart Month in Canada, so we are taking this opportunity to discuss cardiovascular health, and what can be done to reduce the risk of […]

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Music therapy brings seniors, children together at Comox Valley Seniors Village

Thursday, January 30th, 2020

When Kelly Romeril, therapeutic recreation manager at the Comox Valley Seniors Village contacted music studio owners, Jeff and Amie Webster, to inquire about working together to connect Comox Valley Kindermusik students with “Grandfriends” at the local seniors’ residence, the answer was a resounding “Yes!” Read the full article in the Comox Valley Record.

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How Seniors Can Beat The Winter Blues!

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

How Seniors Can Beat The Winter Blues!   Did you know that up to 20 per cent of Canadian seniors experience some form of seasonal affective disorder (SAD)? Sometimes called the winter blues, SAD is a recognized form of depression that’s thought to be related to the shorter days and lack of sunlight during the […]

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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month: Dispelling Common Myths

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 […]

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‘Sock Granny’ campaign aims to warm heads and feet

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!

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