seniors housing

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 Casa Loma Seniors Village open house is Thursday, June 9, welcoming anyone thinking about moving into a vibrant seniors community.

Explore the exciting possibilities that await for your retirement

Casa Loma Seniors Village in Courtenay is a one-of-a-kind inclusive Village where…

  • May 30, 2022

 

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)
Work has started on the Cypress Gardens seniors affordable living project at 1582 Balmoral Ave in Comox. Inset - artist’s rendition of the project. Photos by Terry Farrell

Comox affordable housing project breaks ground

Cypress Gardens will have 52 one-bedroom homes to accommodate seniors and those with disabilities

  • Jan 26, 2022
Work has started on the Cypress Gardens seniors affordable living project at 1582 Balmoral Ave in Comox. Inset - artist’s rendition of the project. Photos by Terry Farrell
Rose Deck putting decorations on the Berwick Comox Valley Christmas tree. To book a tour or learn more about Berwick, contact Jolene Shaw or Michelle Williams at 250-890-2346

Rose Deck is busy decking the halls, bringing cheer to her neighbours!

Retirement residence gave her ‘instant community’ during a time of increased stress and isolation

  • Dec 13, 2021
Rose Deck putting decorations on the Berwick Comox Valley Christmas tree. To book a tour or learn more about Berwick, contact Jolene Shaw or Michelle Williams at 250-890-2346
Without housing availability so low, the choice for some seniors needing subsidized housing is the Salvation Army’s Pidcock House in Courtenay. Record file photo

Seniors’ living options getting tighter in Comox Valley

Faced with living in car, woman in her 80s asks people to open their doors

Without housing availability so low, the choice for some seniors needing subsidized housing is the Salvation Army’s Pidcock House in Courtenay. Record file photo
Close to 75 protesters with signs marched between FIr Park Village and Echo Village long-term care homes in Port Alberni on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021 to advocate for better conditions and management at the facilities. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Supporters protest conditions at two Port Alberni care homes as grievances pile up

Staff shortages are compromising care, says Echo Village resident

Close to 75 protesters with signs marched between FIr Park Village and Echo Village long-term care homes in Port Alberni on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021 to advocate for better conditions and management at the facilities. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
The Grand Parade is back this September. Photo supplied

Grand Parade back on this September

Event is raising funds again for Glacier View Lodge

The Grand Parade is back this September. Photo supplied
Some of the affidavits filed come from family members of Casa Loma and Comox Valley Seniors Village residents in Courtenay. Record file photo

Courtenay seniors’ homes included in class action suit

Plaintiffs in early stage of applying for class certification on suit

Some of the affidavits filed come from family members of Casa Loma and Comox Valley Seniors Village residents in Courtenay. Record file 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)
A new light display is providing some Christmas cheer for residents at The Views. Photo by Glen Halverson

Display brightens up holidays at Comox seniors’ home

Display part of St. Paul’s Foundation’s Lights of Hope project

A new light display is providing some Christmas cheer for residents at The Views. Photo by Glen Halverson
Comox Valley Seniors Village on Headquarters Road in Courtenay. File photo

Temporary admin period ends at Comox Valley Seniors’ Village

Medical health officer’s report cites developments including transition plan

Comox Valley Seniors Village on Headquarters Road in Courtenay. File photo
Medically assisted deaths will not be allowed at the new Hamlets in Duncan, a residential care facility that is being built on the corner of Beverly Street and York Road. (Robert Barron/Citizen)

No doctor assisted death allowed at Hamlets in Duncan

Faith-based company that owns facility believes in sanctity of life

Medically assisted deaths will not be allowed at the new Hamlets in Duncan, a residential care facility that is being built on the corner of Beverly Street and York Road. (Robert Barron/Citizen)
An aerial view of Cortes Island’s Seniors Village. ( Photo/Bill Weaver)

Cortes Island affordable housing project hangs by a thread

Regional decision makers resort to COVID-19 concerns despite virtual meeting option and push hearing to September

An aerial view of Cortes Island’s Seniors Village. ( Photo/Bill Weaver)
The former St. Joseph’s Hospital in Comox. File photo

Comox Valley getting 20 long-term beds

The beds will be located at the former St. Joseph’s Hospital

The former St. Joseph’s Hospital in Comox. File photo
Residents and staff at the Berwick House in Gordon Head came together to sing “This Little Light of Mine” by Harry Dixon Loes in a music video sent to their families. (Screenshot from the music video via Berwick Retirement Communities)
Residents and staff at the Berwick House in Gordon Head came together to sing “This Little Light of Mine” by Harry Dixon Loes in a music video sent to their families. (Screenshot from the music video via Berwick Retirement Communities)
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)

PHOTOS: B.C. seniors offer advice to younger generations

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)
Creating community with Micky Fleming

Creating community with Micky Fleming

Cherish Living Group CEO loves helping others

  • Oct 30, 2019
Creating community with Micky Fleming