seniors housing

Part of Cool Aid’s key design includes a daycare, a cafe, a pedestrian greenway through the space, family housing which includes nine three-bedroom and four two-bedroom apartments and community gathering spaces. (Provided by Cool Aid Society)

Construction commences on new mixed-use supportive housing development in Victoria

The Cool Aid Society’s Crosstown development will include 154 homes, 36-seat childcare facility

 

Berwick

Seniors share 3 strategies that have made the last 18 months easier

Check in with yourself and your loved ones, then make a plan to tackle the challenges ahead

  • Oct 4, 2021

 

Close to 75 protesters with signs marched between FIr Park Village and Echo Village long-term care homes in Port Alberni on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021 to advocate for better conditions and management at the facilities. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Supporters protest conditions at two Port Alberni care homes as grievances pile up

Staff shortages are compromising care, says Echo Village resident

 

The Vista

For lunch, for leisure and for living… it’s nice to have options!

Esquimalt’s new 11-storey retirement community now accepting deposits

  • Sep 6, 2021
The Vista
Berwick House and Berwick Royal Oak offer three levels of care, all under one roof. Live independently, and receive assistance with physical and emotional health issues from familiar and friendly staff when you need it.

Step by step care, for every life stage

Let the care come to you! A wide selection of professional care services in one tight-knit community

  • Sep 6, 2021
Berwick House and Berwick Royal Oak offer three levels of care, all under one roof. Live independently, and receive assistance with physical and emotional health issues from familiar and friendly staff when you need it.
Residents love to spend time in Rest Haven Lodge’s large sunroom. But many times the room is too hot or too cold to be comfortable. (Photo courtesy Rest Haven Lodge)

Sidney residents raise $60,000 for new sunrooms at Rest Haven Lodge

The two nearly 40-year-old sunrooms were no longer keeping out cold or recent dangerous heat

Residents love to spend time in Rest Haven Lodge’s large sunroom. But many times the room is too hot or too cold to be comfortable. (Photo courtesy Rest Haven Lodge)
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4 Ways these seniors made UPgrades after DOWNsizing

Move out of an overwhelming house and into an easy-going, engaging community!

  • Aug 16, 2021
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On National Peacekeepers’ Day, the Canadian Peacekeeping Veterans Association’s (CPVA) Outstanding Service Award was given to Broadmead Care’s Veterans Memorial Lodge and Veterans Health Centre. On hand for the ceremonies were: Harold Leduc (left), former president of the CVPA; Heather Parry, chair of Broadmead Care board; Denise May, Broadmead Care interim CEO, and Ron Lloyd, director of Broadmead Care board. (Courtesy of Broadmead Care)

Second World War veterans on hand for Saanich care centre’s outstanding service award

Broadmead Care Society’s Veterans Memorial Lodge and Veterans Health Centre earn award

On National Peacekeepers’ Day, the Canadian Peacekeeping Veterans Association’s (CPVA) Outstanding Service Award was given to Broadmead Care’s Veterans Memorial Lodge and Veterans Health Centre. On hand for the ceremonies were: Harold Leduc (left), former president of the CVPA; Heather Parry, chair of Broadmead Care board; Denise May, Broadmead Care interim CEO, and Ron Lloyd, director of Broadmead Care board. (Courtesy of Broadmead Care)
Located at the edge of gorgeous Saxe Point in historic Esquimalt, residents of The Vista are just a short walk, ride or drive away from all that Esquimalt has to offer. (Photo: Edgar Bullon)

The Vista: Proud to call Esquimalt home

When you move into The Vista, Avenir Senior Living’s latest development, you’ll…

  • Aug 9, 2021
Located at the edge of gorgeous Saxe Point in historic Esquimalt, residents of The Vista are just a short walk, ride or drive away from all that Esquimalt has to offer. (Photo: Edgar Bullon)
Jill Ellis used a downsizing service to make her move into Berwick House smoother. When you take a tour of Berwick, they'll be happy to recommend a few companies.

Downsizing? These Victoria seniors share their tips

If you can, move into your retirement suite BEFORE selling your home. It takes the pressure off!

  • Jul 12, 2021
Jill Ellis used a downsizing service to make her move into Berwick House smoother. When you take a tour of Berwick, they'll be happy to recommend a few companies.
Waitress Serving Food To Senior Couple In Restaurant Looking At Each Other Smiling

The newest Continuum of Care — now selling and leasing

Take in the panoramic views in the Palm Dining Room, or relax in the Fred and Ginger Piano Lounge!

  • Jul 5, 2021
Waitress Serving Food To Senior Couple In Restaurant Looking At Each Other Smiling
Helen and Roger enjoy at laugh at Berwick Royal Oak. Independent Living allows seniors to spend more time with friends and family, and less time on daily chores.

Independence, plus! Keep your freedom, and add a community of companions

Why move, when you’re still safe at home? 101 Wellness opportunities to enrich your day-to-day

  • Jun 28, 2021
Helen and Roger enjoy at laugh at Berwick Royal Oak. Independent Living allows seniors to spend more time with friends and family, and less time on daily chores.
Construction will begin soon on a building in Victoria designed for families and seniors with low to moderate household incomes. (Black Press Media file photo)

New building in Victoria aimed at providing more affordable homes for families, seniors

Four-storey building will provide 58 homes for residents with low to moderate household incomes

Construction will begin soon on a building in Victoria designed for families and seniors with low to moderate household incomes. (Black Press Media file photo)
With local high schoolers unable to have a traditional graduation ceremony due to COVID-19 restrictions, Amica Douglas House celebrated the momentous occasion of eight of their dining room servers. (Courtesy Amica Douglas House)

8 Greater Victoria teens don fancy dresses, celebrate grad with seniors

With celebrations nixed, Amica Douglas House hosts event for its serving staff

With local high schoolers unable to have a traditional graduation ceremony due to COVID-19 restrictions, Amica Douglas House celebrated the momentous occasion of eight of their dining room servers. (Courtesy Amica Douglas House)
“Living in a Berwick Retirement Community allows you to use your energy to do things you enjoy, instead of spending that energy on chores! We clean your suite, wash the linens and make your meals, leaving you the freedom and energy to do what you want.”

Healthy aging starts with conversation

How this retirement community’s social calendar improves mental and physical health

  • May 24, 2021
“Living in a Berwick Retirement Community allows you to use your energy to do things you enjoy, instead of spending that energy on chores! We clean your suite, wash the linens and make your meals, leaving you the freedom and energy to do what you want.”
A seniors housing complex proposed for Cedar Hill Road in Saanich was supported by council after a public hearing on May 12. (Rendering by Jenson Group Architects)

New 85-unit seniors housing development gets green light from Saanich council

Four-storey rental complex would be located on Cedar Hill Road

A seniors housing complex proposed for Cedar Hill Road in Saanich was supported by council after a public hearing on May 12. (Rendering by Jenson Group Architects)
Some of the affidavits filed come from family members of Casa Loma and Comox Valley Seniors Village residents in Courtenay, along with other homes on Vancouver Island. The case started over care in a Chilliwack home. Black Press file photo

Seniors’ homes on Island included in class action suit

Plaintiffs applying for class certification have to amend their submissions

Some of the affidavits filed come from family members of Casa Loma and Comox Valley Seniors Village residents in Courtenay, along with other homes on Vancouver Island. The case started over care in a Chilliwack home. Black Press file photo
Hythe Pointe, a senior living complex proposed for Esquimalt Road, is targeting middle-income seniors. (Courtesy Avenir Senior Living)

Public hearing next stage for proposed nine-storey Esquimalt seniors residence

Height of Esquimalt Road building a concern for several councillors

Hythe Pointe, a senior living complex proposed for Esquimalt Road, is targeting middle-income seniors. (Courtesy Avenir Senior Living)
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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