Seniors

92-year-old Vernon woman crochets 1,000 toques for donation

Daisy Ferguson has been working on the toque project for the past six years

 

Armstrong retirement community reflects on self-isolating amid coronavirus

Heaton Place residents see the beauty and renewal in the pause of COVID-19 pandemic

 

Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard

Ruth Kaspick’s couch cushions went up in flames when a smouldering heat pack was hit with oxygen

 

COVID-19: Okanagan assisted living tenants to connect with families via iPads

Kaigo Senior Living Group to stock Vernon and Armstrong care homes with FaceTime tech

Vernon long-term care facility dealing with flu outbreak

No cases of COVID-19 present at Noric House; visits have been limited in facilities across B.C.

Grocery stores hold senior shopping hours in the Vernon area

Seniors with a higher health risk during the COVID-19 pandemic can turn to these locations

Shuswap seniors facilities keeping residents safe in face of COVID-19

In the name of caution, large gatherings and non-essential visits suspended at care homes

Summerland care facilities work to protect residents from COVID-19

Additional monitoring and sanitizing among precautions taken at seniors care homes

B.C. care homes well equipped to prevent COVID-19 outbreaks: seniors advocate

Isobel Mackenzie downplays concerns seniors are at risk

Step right up! Build your community by volunteering

Driving seniors to and from appointments is a simple, meaningful way to help

  • Mar 2, 2020

Home care service for seniors looks to teach empathy through simulation

Home Instead simulates old age so caregivers get an idea of what it’s like

Big contributions for Vernon’s Schubert Centre

Former member of the centre donated $10,000 while Regency Parkwood donated more than $2,000

Greater Vernon senior cycling program wheels into second year

Special ‘trishaws’ saw 500 rides and 4,200 kilometres in debut year

Retirees gets groovin’ for good health in Armstrong

The magic of music filled the air at Heaton Place

  • Feb 18, 2020

Registration opens soon for BC 55+ Games in Richmond

2020 55+ Games have been officially scheduled for Sept. 15 to 19

Armstrong couple proof of lasting love

Heaton Place residents celebrating 70 years of marriage

  • Feb 14, 2020

Vernon retirement resort serving up support for Schubert Centre

Regency Parkwood is hosting a turkey lunch fundraiser on Sunday, Feb. 23

Okanagan seniors misusing meds needs to be addressed: seniors care expert

Mismanaging medications often has dire consequences for Canadian seniors, study shows.

Report highlights need for more publicly funded assisted living units for B.C. seniors

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is calling on province to boost assisted living units in B.C.