seniors housing

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

 

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

 

A retirement residence’s focus should be as much on hospitality and customer service as it is ensuring a safe and connected way of living.

5 Signs You’re Ready to Look for a Retirement Community

By Andrew Trinder, Director of Operations, VRS Communities Seniors Living, Sunnyside Manor…

  • Jul 4, 2022

 

Residents enjoy the warm, welcoming environment at their VRS residence.

‘We couldn’t be happier’

By Evelyn, family member of a resident with VRS Seniors Community, which…

  • Jun 6, 2022
Residents enjoy the warm, welcoming environment at their VRS residence.
White Rock Seniors Village is hosting an Open House from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, June 16. Organizers are excited to welcome anyone thinking about moving into a vibrant seniors community to come for a tour and enjoy refreshments, entertainment and more.

A fulfilling retirement is as close as this White Rock residence!

Join White Rock Seniors Village for an Open House June 16

  • Jun 6, 2022
White Rock Seniors Village is hosting an Open House from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, June 16. Organizers are excited to welcome anyone thinking about moving into a vibrant seniors community to come for a tour and enjoy refreshments, entertainment and more.
Anita Courtney, VRS Seniors Community resident.

Finding home – My Experience Joining a VRS Seniors Community

By Anita Courtney, a resident of VRS Seniors Communities (which owns and…

  • May 9, 2022
Anita Courtney, VRS Seniors Community resident.
The ability to socialize, enjoying their community with new friends, is a common reason residents enjoy VRS seniors living communities, like Sunnyside Manor or Pacific Carlton in South Surrey.

New Residents’ Perspectives: What it’s like Living at a VRS Seniors’ Community

By residents ofVRS Seniors Communities, including Pacific Carlton and Sunnyside Manor (South…

  • Apr 11, 2022
The ability to socialize, enjoying their community with new friends, is a common reason residents enjoy VRS seniors living communities, like Sunnyside Manor or Pacific Carlton in South Surrey.
Portrait Of Two Senior Women Sewing Quilt Together

New Residents’ Perspectives: What it’s like Living at a VRS Seniors Community

By residents of VRS Seniors Communities, including Sunnyside Manor and Pacific Carlton…

  • Mar 21, 2022
Portrait Of Two Senior Women Sewing Quilt Together
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)
Pacific Carlton

Why didn’t I make this move years ago?

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

  • Feb 28, 2022
Pacific Carlton
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)
Orchard Gardens Seniors Community

Happy Holidays at Pacific Carlton Seniors Community

Season’s greetings to everyone from Pacific Carlton Seniors Community! The holidays are…

  • Dec 27, 2021
Orchard Gardens Seniors Community
At Pacific Carlton Seniors Community residents enjoy the opportunity to develop new, meaningful friendships.

Experiencing a new lease on life at VRS Seniors Communities

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

  • Dec 6, 2021
At Pacific Carlton Seniors Community residents enjoy the opportunity to develop new, meaningful friendships.
letter

LETTER: ‘Immeasurable and heartfelt gratitude to each and every Westminster House staff member’

‘Finest of humanity’ displayed during extended COVID-19 lockdown

  • Nov 18, 2021
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Tracie-Lynn Sardinah and VRS resident.

A respite rescue at VRS Communities

By Tracie-Lynn Sardinah, respite resident at Orchard Gardens, a sister location of…

  • Nov 8, 2021
Tracie-Lynn Sardinah and VRS resident.
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)
Happy senior citizens in the autumn forest. family, age, season and people concept - happy senior couple walking over autumn trees background.

The year that was — from a Senior Living Operator’s perspective

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

  • Sep 13, 2021
Happy senior citizens in the autumn forest. family, age, season and people concept - happy senior couple walking over autumn trees background.
Ken Fraser, Executive Director of VRS Communities Senior Living

A New Model for Seniors Housing in BC

By Ken Fraser, Executive Director of VRS Communities Seniors Living, including Pacific…

  • Aug 16, 2021
Ken Fraser, Executive Director of VRS Communities Senior Living
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)
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…

Residents at Pacific Carlton-Residents