Seniors

B.C. retirement home residents fight province’s visitor restrictions

Association launched to give Canada’s long-term care, senior home residents a voice

 

A year in the life: Qualicum Beach retirement home turns 1!

Seniors celebrate with another impressive music video, pleasing thousands of internet fans

  • Sep 14, 2020

 

Berwick residents surprise with a flash mob in Qualicum Beach

Beach balls and drumsticks highlight celebration

 

WATCH: Berwick Qualicum Beach residents back with another music video

Residents and staff dance to ‘Drunken Sailor’ by The Irish Rovers

Award-winning Qualicum Beach residence sets the stage for creativity, fitness, and social connection

What does it feel like to live in an award-winning building in…

  • Aug 10, 2020

Qualicum Beach seniors hiking group tackles alpine trails

Annual trip involves taking helicopter to remote locations

Obesity in older women linked to lack of social ties, UBC study

“Clinicians could be encouraging older women patients who are non-partnered, especially widowed women, to participate in social community interventions as a way to address obesity.”

Qualicum Beach’s Barnes still impresses on the golf course at age 91

Senior golfer routinely ‘shoots his age’ or better

COVID-19 ‘hoax call’ to B.C. long-term care home leads to arrest

Centre said it received a phone call that ‘appeared to originate from health authorities’

Berwick’s house rules: Be safe, be kind, and rock out!

Local retirement community gets creative during COVID-19

  • Jul 13, 2020

Parksville man, 95, gets lifetime achievement award for civil rights work

Bill Duncan worked with Martin Luther King Jr. in Chicago

Canada’s proportion of COVID long-term care deaths double that of other countries: study

LTC residents made up 81 per cent of all reported COVID-19 deaths in the country

Victoria woman supports seniors with five marathons in five days

Runner fundraising for Broadmead Care homes after mother passes away

Qualicum Beach seniors rock out to KISS classic

WATCH: Berwick residents enjoy own rendition of ‘Rock and Roll All Nite’

Tips on how to protect your aging loved ones from financial abuse

About one in 10 seniors are victims of consumer fraud each year: Canadian Department of Justice

B.C. communities ready to offer help on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Elder abuse can be physical, financial, sexual or psychological

Troops could be called to testify in lawsuits against long-term care homes

Damning military reports said troops found cases of abuse and negligence in the homes

Vancouver Island volunteers checking in on seniors during pandemic

United Way reports 2,600 phone check-ins and 1,300 ‘virtual visits’

Federal aid for care home systems needed ahead of second wave, advocates say

Ontario Long Term Care Association calling for more action