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What Kind of Gifts Should I Bring For a Nursing Home Visit?

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

What Kind of Gifts Should I Bring For a Nursing Home Visit? It can be hard to know what to bring for a loved one who lives in a nursing home when you visit them. They might seem like they already have everything they need, or they might not have a lot of space to […]

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

Friday, March 15th, 2019

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

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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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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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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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Travel Tips for Seniors

Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Summer is gone, the leaves or coming out on the trees and October is upon us with the chilly weather. Just the perfect time to head south, biking in Italy or on a cruise. Now is the perfect time for Seniors to take and trip and enjoy warmer weather in other locations. A few tips to keep […]

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Looking for a Seniors Residence for your Parent? Where do you start?

Monday, August 13th, 2018

It is a hard process to start thinking about your aging parent needing a new place to live. It could be they need more care or require to be in a safe environment. Where do you start? The first place you may wish to reach out to is your local health authority for an assessment. It is important to […]

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HOT weather doesn’t slow us down!

Friday, August 10th, 2018

We’ve blasted through July, and the Dog Days of Summer are well upon us. We hope you have taken advantage of the many ways to keep cool that many of our cities and towns have to offer. The great weather and higher temperatures certainly does not slow down the residents of our communities. As we […]

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We are Accredited with Commendation

Monday, June 11th, 2018

We were very proud as an organization to go through Accreditation in February 2018. Throughout the process every community was prepared with their teams to showcase the outstanding work we all do at our locations for the residents and Seniors we provide for. We achieved a high rating of 96.5%. Accreditation looked at our processes, how […]

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