Dear Guildford Seniors Village Community,

 

We remain vigilant and grateful for continued community good health.

Thank you for your mindful part in sustaining infection control protection for all residents, by following protocols.

 

This includes preventative & enhanced infection control, monitoring residents’ & staff health closely, and visitor designations.

 

VISITATION  by Appointment (minimum 48 hours notice):           Please refer to guidance below to make your Visit or Outing Arrangements.

TO SCHEDULE YOUR VISIT OR OUTING please contact:   gsv-familyvisits@retirementconcepts.com   or 604-582-0808 ext 203

With respect to all residents & community, please continue to adhere to all Covid prevention protocols with hand hygiene, lobby Pre-Screen Health Check & of wearing mask at all times.

No Drop Ins.

 

 

 

Deliveries at Lobby Entrance:

 Essential Services include:

 

DINING

Daily homemade nutritious & comforting Soup features this week:

Split Pea, Cream of Chicken, Spring Minestrone, Manhattan Clam Chowder, Carrot Ginger, Lemon Orzo Soup w/ chicken, Cream of celery. #YUM

Father’s Day is June 20th; our culinary team is creating a special menu for this Sunday.

LUNCH: Cream of Celery Soup, Tuna Salad Croissant, Fruit Cocktail & Jello    

DINNER: Pepperoni Pizza (or Veggie Pizza), Strawberry Spinach Salad, Lemon Meringue Pie

Thank you as always to Resident Council & the Silver Spoons for sharing favourites & wishes.

 

THERAPEUTIC RECREATION    #seniorsweek  Celebrating Seniors Every Day!

We thoroughly enjoyed Seniors Week, full of favourite programs,

including transforming our Recreation Room into a Tim Horton’s in-house mobility friendly drive-thru!

Yes Please!

1st Annual Anagram Challenge!

Created by Tracy, Therapeutic Recreation Leader,  seniors living in Guildford Seniors Village challenged sister retirement communities to create most ‘words’ based on KINDHEARTEDNESS .

We are thrilled to announce that we placed 2nd & are proud of our 158 words!Sister communities top scores were 367 (Independent Living Residence), 343 (Assisted Living Residence) and 283 (Long Term Care Residence).

How did many words can you come up with?

 

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!   I Love You Dad June 20th & Every Day!

We look forward to treating all gentlemen with our Annual Father’s Day ‘Fave’ Snacks Trolley.

What Will Be On This Year’s Dad’s Snack Trolley?

 

THANK YOU ALL for submitting your truthful fishing tales and photos of “Fishing With Dad”.

We have some fun events planned for Father’s Day, that will ensure everyone feels special, as they should.

 

Comedy Corner : Recreation Office Window, guarantees a chuckle to ‘lighten up’ one’s day. 

AGING WELL EDUCATION – JOIN US!  FAMILY COUNCIL VIRTUAL MONTHLY MEETINGS BY ZOOM

SAVE THE DATE!   Bring a Guest by Zoom!

Thursday, June 17th   3:30pm to 4:30pm.

Spotlight on Therapeutic Recreation & vital domains & aspects to optimal living. #meaningfulpurpose

Meet the Leadership Team for Department Updates & as a Resource for your support.

To RSVP, please email Sandra Barr  sbarr@retirementconcepts.com or call 604-582-0808 ext 125. A Zoom invite will be emailed to you.

 

RESOURCES – TOOLS FOR YOUR SUCCESS

Family Caregivers of British Columbia Homepage

https://www.selfmanagementbc.ca/upcomingworkshops

 

Canada Revenue Agency is pleased to host the following live webinars in July and August:

Seniors Benefits and Credits Presentation on July 20 and August 3, 2021 from 1:30PM – 2:30pm PST

Doing your taxes has its benefits! Benefits, credits and deductions you could be eligible for are the Disability Tax Credit, GST/HST credit, medical expenses, Canada caregiver credit and pension income splitting. Other government departments also use your tax information to calculate your payments, such as the guaranteed income supplement. If you do your taxes after the filing deadline, your payments could be delayed. During the webinar we will be able to answer your questions live.

Persons with Disabilities Presentation on July 6 and August 5, 2021 from 1:30PM – 2:30pm PST As a caregiver for an individual with a physical or mental impairment there may be benefits and tax credits available to you! Join our webinar to obtain more information about the following topics. Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB), Canada Caregiver Credit, Medical Expenses, Slam the scam. During the webinar we will be able to answer your questions live.

Scam awareness – Be scam smart Presentation on July 19 and August 18, 2021 from 1:30 – 2:15pm PST 

Help protect yourself and others against fraud – Taxpayers should be vigilant when they receive, either by telephone, mail, text message or email, a fraudulent communication that claims to be from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) requesting personal information such as a social insurance number, credit card number, bank account number, or passport number. Learn to recognize common types of scams and to identify legitimate communications from the CRA.

Benefits & Credits for Caregivers Presentation on June 24, July 8 and August 10, 2021 from 1:30PM – 2:30pm PST

Benefits and credits available to you! If you live with a disability or have a dependent with a disability, there are benefits and tax credits available to you and the people who support you. Some of the benefits and credits to which you may be eligible for are the Disability tax credit, medical expenses, Canada caregiver credit, and the Child disability benefit. During the webinar we will be able to answer your questions live.

You can register for any of the above webinars by going to the below link and clicking on the link associated with the date of your choice.

https://canada.webex.com/canada/onstage/g.php?PRID=4f1473dfdd206ba0967b78ce55fe4326 (English presentations)

 

GRATITUDE

A special THANK YOU to Shannon & her daughter Stephanie for reaching out to us to offer handcrafted cards of cheer and jokes.

We are in awe of your creation of a boxful of cards & your loving messages Stephanie!  We are excited to display for all to enjoy.

You make Life better, and bring smiles & laughter to everyone.

Have Any Questions? 

Please call us at 604-582-0808 and we will direct your call.

We look forward to providing our next update weekly, every Thursday.

We wish you continued health excellence,

from All of Us in Guildford Seniors Village