Lyle Ison, Garneau Hall GM wins 2022 Care Provider of the Year Award

October 31, 2022

VRS Seniors Communities and Advantage Assist are thrilled to celebrate Garneau Hall’s very own Lyle Ison, who out of 15…

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4 Ways to Honour Remembrance Day with your Senior Loved One Living at a VRS Retirement Home

October 24, 2022

On November 11, Remembrance Day, people around Canada and the world take a moment to remember the day that World…

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Why Seniors Choose a move to a VRS Independent or Assisted Living community during the Fall

October 12, 2022

As the weather slowly starts to get cooler, the idea of moving into an independent or assisted living community at…

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Top Signs That You May Be Ready to Move Into a VRS Independent or Assisted Living Seniors Community

September 28, 2022

As we head into the holiday months, there is joy all around as we get to join in on the…

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4 Benefits to Moving this Fall to a VRS Retirement Home

September 21, 2022

Have you been trying to find the perfect time to move into a VRS retirement home? Although there are many…

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5 Tips for Managing and Preventing Headaches at a VRS Independent or Assisted Living Community

August 26, 2022

Have you or your senior loved one been experiencing headaches lately? It is not just you that may be feeling…

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How to Plan for your next Vacation as a Senior Living at a VRS Retirement Home

August 24, 2022

Summer is almost slipping away and if you or your senior loved one have not had a chance to travel…

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A Day in the Life of a Senior at a VRS Independent Living Community

June 21, 2022

After spending years living with your family or on your own, you might be looking into a VRS independent or…

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5 Exercises for Seniors to Perform at a VRS Seniors Retirement Community

June 17, 2022

Balance and strength are important to maintain throughout your life as they help with a wide range of activities, from…

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5 Benefits of Moving into a VRS Retirement Home during Winter

February 28, 2022

Winters can be tough on all of us, especially for those who may not have a lot going on. Maybe…

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The Difference Between Independent Living and Assisted/Supportive Living for Seniors in BC and Alberta

February 25, 2022

Are you trying to figure out if independent living is right for you? Maybe you’re deciding if assisted living is…

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Engaging Holiday Activities for Seniors

December 21, 2021

The Holidays are the perfect time of year to spend time with family and friends. And spending time with our…

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A Checklist for Retirement Living

December 16, 2021

Beginning the search for the right Seniors Community in British Columbia or Alberta can be overwhelming. Each Community will offer…

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Experiencing a New Lease on Life at VRS Seniors Communities

December 3, 2021

By Andrew Trinder, Director of Operations, VRS Communities Seniors Living I have spent more than a decade working in seniors…

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Fun Things to do with Your Senior Loved One at their Seniors Home!

November 23, 2021

Visiting a loved one or family member is an important way for them to stay connected and for you to…

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How Respite Living can Help Seniors Discover if Living in a Retirement Home is Right for Them

November 17, 2021

Making the move to a retirement home can be a big one. The decision to leave your current home behind…

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How Seniors Housing can Provide Safety as You Age

October 18, 2021

Life presents more and more risks as you age. Simple things like walking up the stairs of your home, driving…

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How do I know which type of Seniors Housing is right for me?

September 22, 2021

There are a lot of choices available when it comes to seniors housing options in BC and Alberta. However, when…

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How living in a VRS Seniors Community can Simplify your Retirement

September 13, 2021

When looking forward to retirement, many people see themselves aging at home in the comfort of the status quo. Yet,…

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Finding home – my experience joining a Kelowna Seniors Community

September 2, 2021

By Anita Courtney, resident at Orchard Gardens Seniors Community in Kelowna My name is Anita Courtney and I have lived…

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A New Model for Seniors Housing in BC and Alberta

July 20, 2021

When I was twenty-one years old, I broke my neck in a diving accident and have been confined to a…

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5 Signs You’re Ready to Look for a Retirement Community

July 13, 2021

By Andrew Trinder, Director of Operations, VRS Communities Seniors Living Unlike days of olde, retirement communities are no longer institutional…

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Why didn’t I make this move 5 years ago?

July 5, 2021

In my previous life, now feeling like a lifetime ago, I used to operate high end hotels, clubs and resorts.…