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Health Talk for Seniors Luncheon

October 18, 2019

Join this lunch to learn more about Dementia and ways to better your brain health! Time/Location: 11AM-1:30PM at Pink Pearl Chinese Restaurant. Villa Cathay residents & 1 family member can receive complimentary tickets to the event. Additional tickets: $20 per person. Seniors 65+ receive free tickets. Please reserve your tickets with Carmen or Brandon via […]

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Moving Your Senior To A New Home

October 15, 2019

We all wish to care for our parents to be in the comfort of their own homes as long as possible. Sometimes we just don’t have the means to do so and it may be time to find a better care plan for them. It is a tough decision: moving your senior into a new […]

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Dementia: 10 Effective Communication Tips

September 21, 2019

Fact. Over 50 million people around the world live with dementia. Every 3 seconds, someone in the world develops dementia.1 The 2019 theme of World Alzheimer’s Month is “Let’s talk about dementia: End stigma”. Being able to receive proper care and to plan ahead when diagnosed with dementia at the beginning can help the individual […]

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Ping Pong for Seniors

August 25, 2019

Come out for a fun afternoon of ping pong while raising money for our seniors!

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Pet Therapy Brings Happiness to Seniors

August 15, 2019

Pets Enhance the Quality of Life for Seniors Pet therapy offers many benefits to seniors. Recent studies showed that pets are a great companion to increase the social interaction for seniors. Having pets around are found to enhance the overall quality of life for seniors. As we age, building relationships take time and courage but […]

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Summer Hydration Tips for Seniors

July 8, 2019

Summer in Vancouver means days are longer and sunnier, yet it also means temperatures are on the rise. Having fun under the sun while staying hydrated and healthy is important. Dehydration is one of the most common heat-related illnesses. Young adults naturally lose almost 2.5L of water every-day, but their bodies are better at signaling […]

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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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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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