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

 

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

 

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)
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)
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)
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)
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)
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
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)
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