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Langley senior’s long service to community earns PNE award

Monday, September 9th, 2019

Marion Dixon was honoured during Seniors Day at the PNE! Read More in the Aldergrove Star

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Using Brain Boosters & Fitness To Combat Alzheimer’s

Friday, September 6th, 2019

USING BRAIN BOOSTERS & FITNESS TO COMBAT ALZHEIMER’S A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease can be devastating, both for the patient and their family, who often don’t know how to help. However, staying physically and mentally active can help people living with Alzheimer’s preserve their independence for longer. Here are some effective activities to keep your […]

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Senior Living: Settling In To Your New Home

Tuesday, August 27th, 2019

SENIOR LIVING: SETTLING INTO YOUR NEW HOME   For many people, moving in to and getting used to a retirement community can be a stressful and disorienting experience. It’s normal to feel apprehensive and concerned while adjusting to the change, but these worries shouldn’t stop you from considering moving to a retirement community. In fact, […]

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Congratulations Marion Dixon – Our Extraordinary Senior Award Winner 2019!

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNER OF THE EXTRAORDINARY SENIOR AWARD MARION DIXION!   Retirement Concepts, the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) and the Alzheimer Society of B.C. are pleased to announce that Langley’s Marion Dixon has been named this year’s Extraordinary Senior Award recipient. Marion has been a leader in her community for over 30 years and […]

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Seniors Day 2019 at the PNE!

Friday, August 23rd, 2019

Seniors Day 2019 at the PNE! We had an amazing time at the PNE/Playland today for Seniors Day! Our all-star team made sure all Seniors had fun on the free ferris wheel rides and came home with lots of goodies. Be sure to check out the Extraordinary Senior Award page to meet the 2019 Winner […]

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Staying Socially Active with Reduced Mobility

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Are You Worried About Staying Socially Active with Reduced Mobility?   We host activities inclusive of all of our seniors!  At our Retirement Concepts communities across Canada, we are committed to providing a comfortable, fun and safe space that all of our residents are happy to call home. Seniors who are isolated are at risk […]

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Respite Care & Short Term Stays at Retirement Concepts Communities

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Short Term Stays and Respite Care at Our Retirement Concepts Communities     Our retirement homes are recognized across British Columbia, Alberta and Quebec for providing quality independent living, assisted living and complex care services and residences to seniors. But did you know that some of our locations also offer short term and respite stay […]

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“Seniors Helping Seniors” Food Bank Challenge

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

Seniors Helping Seniors Food Bank Challenge   June 2019 – Throughout June, our amazing communities the Wellesley, Selkirk Seniors Village and Beacon Hill Villa challenged each other to fundraise food donations for a local non-profit, the Mustard Seed. “We all have so much, it’s nice to give back,” said Stephanie Lumley, activity coordinator at The […]

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9 Fun Things To Do When Visiting Your Loved One in Assisted Living

Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

9 Fun Things To Do When Visiting Your Loved One in Senior Assisted Living We understand that sometimes visiting an assisted living or complex care facility isn’t always easy. Planning something fun to do is a great way to brighten your loved one’s day and bring you closer together. If you’re looking for ideas, here […]

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Music & Memories: The positive impact music can have on seniors

Monday, July 8th, 2019

Music & Memories: The positive impact that music can have on seniors   For many people, music is enough to bring back fond memories and improve their mood. It’s such a powerful thing that studies have found that personalized music playlists can help alleviate symptoms of dementia and reduce the need for anti-anxiety and antipsychotic […]

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