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The Importance of Regular Physical Activity in Seniors

June 3, 2019

Exercise gets harder with age.  When we were younger, we enjoyed childhood favorite games like tag or hide-n-seek, but as we became older, our bodies gradually cannot do the things that they used to do love doing. As we age, the risk of us developing Sarcopenia increases.  Sarcopenia refers to the gradual loss of muscle […]

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Mr. Cheng, Our Staff, Our Family

May 6, 2019

From May 6-12, we celebrate National Nursing Week, a perfect opportunity to recognize the staff who work day in and day out to make Villa Cathay a home for our seniors. The theme this year, is “A Voice to Lead”, which explained is: “every nurse has a story and every story has the potential to […]

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4 Resources CareGivers in BC Should Know

April 4, 2019

In Canada, 8.1 million1 individuals are caregivers, meaning they have taken on the responsibility for looking after a loved one. In fact, 70-80%2 of the care provided to a senior is through their own family members and friends. In B.C., the number of seniors over the age of 65 is expected to increase 24% by […]

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4 Nutrients Seniors Need to Stay Healthy & More

March 20, 2019

In honor of #NutritionMonth for March, which focuses on the important role Dietitians play when it comes to food and nutrition, I sat down and interviewed one of our amazing Dietitians of Villa Cathay Care Home to provide you with some helpful information and break some myths that you might be curious about. As our […]

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My True Hero Award

January 11, 2019

Good news to start in the new year! We are thrilled to announce Villa Cathay has been nominated by our past resident, Kevin Cheng, and shortlisted as one of the finalists for Sing Tao Daily’s My True Hero Award! Three top-voted non-profit organizations will win a total of $20,000 donation from Sing Tao Daily Foundation. […]

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