seniors housing

B.C. says it will expedite the registration time for internationally-trained nurses to get practising. (Credit: Pixabay/Antonio-Corigliano)

B.C. cutting costs for retired nurses to return, internationally-educated ones to start

Announcement comes amid about 5,200 nursing vacancies

 

A preliminary development concept for the Delta Shoppers Mall site at 8037 Scott Road included in a memorandum to Delta council discussed at a Committee of the Whole meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. The Delta Rise, the city’s first highrise project, is shown to the right, while the Real Canadian Superstore is just out of frame to the left.

Highrise development eyed for North Delta mall

Project would add 813 units of housing, including 124 for seniors and 65 purpose-built rentals

 

A White Rock senior says current government representation doesn’t go far enough when it comes to regulating rent increases at some retirement homes in B.C. Unsplash.com image

White Rock senior says more protection needed for rental rates at retirement homes in B.C.

Private facilities may raise rent, hospitality costs as inflation rises

 

Michael Marshall, 25, UBCO physics student living at the Vinyards. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)

UBCO students rent affordable units at senior’s residence in exchange for fun

Two students in their 20s are living at the Vinyards residence for seniors

Michael Marshall, 25, UBCO physics student living at the Vinyards. (Jacqueline Gelineau/Capital News)
The Village

Cottage-style living brings enriched experiences to people living with dementia

Langley village offers residents the freedom — and security — to explore

  • Aug 8, 2022
The Village
White Rock Kent Street Activity Centre is in need of expansion says, a committee of seniors. ( file photo)

South Surrey Seniors need more space, activities, say community members

Kent Street Activity Centre hosts activities for seniors and committee is proposing expansion

White Rock Kent Street Activity Centre is in need of expansion says, a committee of seniors. ( file photo)
Liberal MP Hedy Fry speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, on June 15, 2017. Fry introduced a private bill in late June, Bill C-295, that would amend Section 215 of the Criminal Code to specifically criminalize owners and managers of long-term care homes for failing to provide the “necessaries of life” to vulnerable adults. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Ottawa exploring criminal reform as Liberal MP tables bill on long-term care neglect

Bill C-295 looks to criminalize care home owners who fail to provide residents with necessities

Liberal MP Hedy Fry speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, on June 15, 2017. Fry introduced a private bill in late June, Bill C-295, that would amend Section 215 of the Criminal Code to specifically criminalize owners and managers of long-term care homes for failing to provide the “necessaries of life” to vulnerable adults. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
The new building is on Church Avenue next to Ferland Park in Vanderhoof. (Submitted Photo)

New seniors building opening soon in Vanderhoof the 1st of its kind in B.C.

New facility brings affordable housing and holistic dementia care to seniors in April

The new building is on Church Avenue next to Ferland Park in Vanderhoof. (Submitted Photo)
Scales of justice (file photo)

Architect ordered to pay $9M in lawsuit over failed Osoyoos seniors development

Cactus Ridge was intended to be a 92-unit assisted living property built in 2008

Scales of justice (file photo)
White Rock Evergreen Baptist Society. (File photo)

COVID-19 outbreak at White Rock’s Evergreen Manor: resident

10 positive cases so far, Evergreen Baptist Care Society resident told by Fraser Health staff member

White Rock Evergreen Baptist Society. (File photo)
A seniors’ campus, with townhouses and a care facility, is proposed for 228 175A St. (Pixabay photo)

Seniors’ campus eyed for site near South Surrey border

Council supports redesignating employment lands for the residential use

A seniors’ campus, with townhouses and a care facility, is proposed for 228 175A St. (Pixabay photo)
Thirteen-year-old Grace Farquharson visited her grandmother, Rita Humber, for the first time in more than a year. Humber, 89, is a resident at Marwood House, a long-term care home at Langley Memorial Hospital. They’re both elated to be able to see and hug after a province-wide lockdown due to COVID. (Black Press Media files)

Smiles abound as B.C. seniors in care get to see their families again

As of Thursday, the restrictions around visitation of elderly in long-term care has been eased

  • Apr 3, 2021
Thirteen-year-old Grace Farquharson visited her grandmother, Rita Humber, for the first time in more than a year. Humber, 89, is a resident at Marwood House, a long-term care home at Langley Memorial Hospital. They’re both elated to be able to see and hug after a province-wide lockdown due to COVID. (Black Press Media files)
Amenida Seniors Community celebrated two birthdays on the same day residents received their second dose of the vaccine.

Double duty: Two birthday girls celebrate with a second shot!

Residents at this seniors’ community receive their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine

  • Mar 15, 2021
Amenida Seniors Community celebrated two birthdays on the same day residents received their second dose of the vaccine.
White Rock Evergreen Baptist Society. (Peace Arch News photo)

Deadly White Rock Evergreen Baptist COVID-19 outbreak declared over

Outbreak that began before Christmas infected 52, claimed six lives

White Rock Evergreen Baptist Society. (Peace Arch News photo)
At 110 years old, JaHyung Lee is Amenida Seniors Community's oldest resident, and believed to the oldest living person in British Columbia!

110 years and counting! Surrey super-centenarian embraces Zoom

For the man believed to be BC’s oldest living senior, the pandemic is no reason to stop smiling

  • Feb 1, 2021
At 110 years old, JaHyung Lee is Amenida Seniors Community's oldest resident, and believed to the oldest living person in British Columbia!
110-year-old ... received his first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, along with his neighbours at Amenida Seniors Community.

Oh what a feeling! Surrey seniors receive first dose of immunity

110-year-old among first to receive Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine on Jan. 14

  • Jan 25, 2021
110-year-old ... received his first dose of the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine, along with his neighbours at Amenida Seniors Community.
White Rock Evergreen Baptist Society. (Peace Arch News photo)

COVID-19 cases at White Rock’s Evergreen Baptist Care Society increase to 21

Three people tested positive for the disease on Dec. 23

White Rock Evergreen Baptist Society. (Peace Arch News photo)
An outbreak of COVID-19, involving two residents and one staff member has been declared at White Rock’s Evergreen Baptist Retirement. (Peace Arch News photo)

COVID-19 outbreak at Evergreen Baptist Care Society facility in White Rock

Two residents, one staff member self-isolating after testing positive for novel coronavirus

An outbreak of COVID-19, involving two residents and one staff member has been declared at White Rock’s Evergreen Baptist Retirement. (Peace Arch News photo)
Mr. Shim used traditional Korean paper rolling techniques to create a candle display for the Amenida Seniors Community's reception desk. Residents have found many creative ways to celebrate the season this year.

Light, cheer and new traditions — from 2 meters apart!

These seniors have found creative ways to celebrate the season

  • Dec 21, 2020
Mr. Shim used traditional Korean paper rolling techniques to create a candle display for the Amenida Seniors Community's reception desk. Residents have found many creative ways to celebrate the season this year.
Resident Jung Ja Lee recreates a painting as part of Amenida Seniors' Community's fun summer project. Staff have increased cleaning and safety protocols, and also found innovative ways to stay engaged.

For these seniors, a long, happy life is like a work of art!

Staying safe through the pandemic means goofing around with some ancient masterpieces

  • Nov 23, 2020
Resident Jung Ja Lee recreates a painting as part of Amenida Seniors' Community's fun summer project. Staff have increased cleaning and safety protocols, and also found innovative ways to stay engaged.