seniors housing

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

 

Residents at Pacific Carlton-Residents

Five signs you’re ready to look for a retirement community

by Andrew Trinder, Director of Operations, VRS Communities Seniors’ Living, Pacific Carlton…

 

Recently opened in South Surrey, Suncrest Retirement Community offers a full campus of housing options – independent living, assisted living, respite/recovery, and complex care.

Retirement living is sweet at this South Surrey residence

Enjoy the lifestyle you want now!

  • Jun 28, 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)

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)
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LETTERS: Well-being of society’s most vulnerable dicated by profit margins

Editor: What I admire most about some non-Western cultures is their general…

  • Feb 11, 2021
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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)
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LETTERS: Whitebirch redevelopment plans have been well-communicated

Tenant looks forward to enjoying amenities in new building

  • Jan 14, 2021
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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)
Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix provide update on COVID-19 in Vancouver B.C., Sept. 17, 2020. (B.C. government)

New COVID-19 outbreak at White Rock Seniors Village

Outbreak at Peace Portal Seniors Village declared over

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry and Health Minister Adrian Dix provide update on COVID-19 in Vancouver B.C., Sept. 17, 2020. (B.C. government)
Baptist Housing operates senior-living communities across B.C., including Evergreen Heights assisted-living building in White Rock. Langley’s Marc Kinna (inset) takes the role of the organization’s president and CEO as of Nov. 16. (File photo)

Langley’s Marc Kinna named new head of Baptist Housing

Faith organization operates three senior-living communities in White Rock

Baptist Housing operates senior-living communities across B.C., including Evergreen Heights assisted-living building in White Rock. Langley’s Marc Kinna (inset) takes the role of the organization’s president and CEO as of Nov. 16. (File photo)
A staff member at Chartwell Crescent Gardens Retirement Community has tested positive for COVID-19. (Google streetview image)

Chartwell Crescent Gardens staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Outbreak at South Surrey retirement community announced Oct. 5

A staff member at Chartwell Crescent Gardens Retirement Community has tested positive for COVID-19. (Google streetview image)
A staff member at White Rock Seniors Village is in self isolation at home after testing positive for COVID-19, according to the Fraser Health Authority. (Google Street View Image)

White Rock Seniors Village staff member tests positive for COVID-19

One person is currently in self-isolation at home, says Fraser Health Authority

A staff member at White Rock Seniors Village is in self isolation at home after testing positive for COVID-19, according to the Fraser Health Authority. (Google Street View Image)
A staff member from Peace Portal Seniors Village is self-isolating at home after being diagnosed with COVID-19, according to a release issued late Thursday afternoon (Sept. 24) by the Fraser Health Authority. (Google street view image)

Peace Portal Seniors Village staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Staff member currently in isolation at home, enhanced control measures in place

  • Sep 24, 2020
A staff member from Peace Portal Seniors Village is self-isolating at home after being diagnosed with COVID-19, according to a release issued late Thursday afternoon (Sept. 24) by the Fraser Health Authority. (Google street view image)
Langley Lodge ordered to swab all residents staff, new cases discovered

Langley Lodge ordered to swab all residents staff, new cases discovered

Four new cases – two residents and two staff – have been confirmed at the long-term care home

  • May 30, 2020
Langley Lodge ordered to swab all residents staff, new cases discovered
Fraser Health takes charge of COVID response at Langley Lodge

Fraser Health takes charge of COVID response at Langley Lodge

Fraser Health is also sending in a germ-killing machine to fight the virus

Fraser Health takes charge of COVID response at Langley Lodge
LETTERS: Senior grateful for excellent care

LETTERS: Senior grateful for excellent care

Editor: When I read of the many COVID-19 infections and deaths in…

  • May 21, 2020
LETTERS: Senior grateful for excellent care
Seniors at Peninsula Retirement Residence are doling out words of wisdom for younger generations as a way to keep busy and stay connected to those in their community. (Contributed photos)

South Surrey seniors offer advice to younger generation

Residents of Penisula Retirement Residence offer words of widsom via homemade signs

Seniors at Peninsula Retirement Residence are doling out words of wisdom for younger generations as a way to keep busy and stay connected to those in their community. (Contributed photos)
The Waverly Seniors Village in Chilliwack has been deemed a ‘high-risk’ facility by Fraser Health for ongoing violations of regulations and standards of practice. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

‘A horror show:’ Ex-employee shares experience at problematic Chilliwack seniors’ home

Workers are paid below industry standard at all Retirement Concepts facilities

The Waverly Seniors Village in Chilliwack has been deemed a ‘high-risk’ facility by Fraser Health for ongoing violations of regulations and standards of practice. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)
The Waverly Seniors Village in Chilliwack has been deemed a ‘high-risk’ facility by Fraser Health for ongoing violations of regulations and standards of practice. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)

Fraser Valley seniors’ home residents go without meds for a night due to staff shortage

Residents speak out about staff shortages that are leading to serious safety concerns

The Waverly Seniors Village in Chilliwack has been deemed a ‘high-risk’ facility by Fraser Health for ongoing violations of regulations and standards of practice. (Paul Henderson/ The Progress)