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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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The Year that Was – from a Senior Living Operator’s Perspective

August 26, 2021

By Andrew Trinder, Director of Operations, VRS Communities Seniors Living If we turn back the clock to October 2019, we…

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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.…

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Penticton, B.C., pen-pal project between students, seniors stems social isolation amid COVID-19

January 20, 2021

Students and seniors in Penticton, B.C., are creating connection and community while staying apart during the COVID-19 pandemic. KVR Middle…