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Evergreen Seniors Home and Campbell River Hospice Society collaboration tea, has worked to bring two Hospice Suites to the community. Back row, from left: Helen Garson, Louise Daviduck, Paula Anderson and Darcy Murray. Front row, from left: Cindy Headrick, Karena Marks and Calvin Headrick.

Campbell River collaboration provides more options at end-of-life

Local Hospice Society and Evergreen Seniors Home opens two Hospice Suites at Evergreen

  • Nov 29, 2021
Berwick by the Sea resident Anne S. hangs a pomander on the tree in 2020.

Silent Nights? These seniors are surrounded by community!

No shortage of opportunities to let the sleigh bells ring and commune with happy elves at Berwick

  • Nov 29, 2021
Innovate BC green photo

B.C. businesses can get up to $10,000 per employee by providing jobs for underrepresented people

B.C. companies that are hiring for a tech position can get up…

  • Oct 4, 2021
Innovate BC green photo
Randy Gregory logged his bike rides around Kamloops for GoByBikeBC, and won a free cycling trip to the Baltics! This year's GoByBikeBC is Sep. 27 to Oct. 10, and you can win a cycling trip to France.

Bike for health, for the environment, or for a free trip to France!

Grab your friends and co-workers and GoByBike Sep. 27 to Oct. 10

  • Sep 27, 2021
Randy Gregory logged his bike rides around Kamloops for GoByBikeBC, and won a free cycling trip to the Baltics! This year's GoByBikeBC is Sep. 27 to Oct. 10, and you can win a cycling trip to France.
Jaswinder Athwal packs cedar shakes at the Teal Jones mill in Surrey. On Sep. 30, Teal Jones is halting operations across the province in honour of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. (Photo: Shawn Hall)

BC lumber company pauses operations to honour National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Family-owned company encourages employees to take time to attend local events, pay respect

  • Sep 27, 2021
Jaswinder Athwal packs cedar shakes at the Teal Jones mill in Surrey. On Sep. 30, Teal Jones is halting operations across the province in honour of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. (Photo: Shawn Hall)
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Elton John and Ed Sheeran tribute acts will visit Campbell River this fall!

Cross-Canada tour is giving audiences a chance to sing their hearts out, and support local charities

  • Sep 20, 2021
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Dr. Abraham Alexander of the BC Cancer Foundation

New technology offers earlier, targeted treatment for men’s health

BC Cancer Foundation fundraiser aims to increase access to prostate cancer diagnostic tool

  • Sep 13, 2021
Dr. Abraham Alexander of the BC Cancer Foundation
The past year-and-a-half has forced us all to re-evalutate. Residents and staff at Berwick by the Sea came up with creative ways to nurture phyiscal and mental wellness, including hallway happy hours.

It’s been a year and a half: How are you REALLY feeling?

Check in with yourself and your loved ones, then make a plan to tackle the challenges ahead

  • Sep 6, 2021
The past year-and-a-half has forced us all to re-evalutate. Residents and staff at Berwick by the Sea came up with creative ways to nurture phyiscal and mental wellness, including hallway happy hours.
ECO Canada’s BEAHR training program provides customizable environmental training programming for Indigenous communities that uniquely braids traditional ecological knowledge with Western science.

Why braiding traditional ecological knowledge with Western science is so important – and how ECO Canada’s BEAHR program is helping

Training program helps Indigenous youth engage in a meaningful career in the environmental sector

  • Aug 30, 2021
ECO Canada’s BEAHR training program provides customizable environmental training programming for Indigenous communities that uniquely braids traditional ecological knowledge with Western science.
Jill Phipps from Home Again works with seniors moving into Berwick Retirement Residences and other people who need help with downsizing.

Tips from a professional downsizer to help you declutter

You’ve lived in the family home for 20, 40 or even 60…

  • Aug 9, 2021
Jill Phipps from Home Again works with seniors moving into Berwick Retirement Residences and other people who need help with downsizing.
Same great smiles, new surroundings
Photo by Sean Locke www.digitalplanetdesign.com

Better than ever: Ricky’s Campbell River restaurant combines classic and contemporary creations for winning recipe

Same great smiles, new surroundings The last year has brought many changes.…

  • Jul 5, 2021
Same great smiles, new surroundings
Photo by Sean Locke www.digitalplanetdesign.com
Adventure of All Kinds Awaits in Nanaimo!

There’s fun to be had in Nanaimo, the city by the sea

As the weather continues to warm up, there are unforgettable adventures to…

  • Jun 21, 2021
Adventure of All Kinds Awaits in Nanaimo!
Adventure of All Kinds Awaits in Nanaimo!

There’s fun to be had in Nanaimo, the city by the sea

As the weather continues to warm up, there are unforgettable adventures to…

  • Jun 14, 2021
Adventure of All Kinds Awaits in Nanaimo!
When you want to mix up your exercise routine, the Active Living team at Berwick by the Sea in Campbell River is ready.

5 Unconventional exercises for active seniors over 70

Tired of the same old routine? Try one of these activities for a good workout and a bit of fun!

  • Jun 14, 2021
When you want to mix up your exercise routine, the Active Living team at Berwick by the Sea in Campbell River is ready.
Amy Tucker started cycling near her home in Kamloops during the pandemic, and says it was a big boost to her physical and mental health.

GoByBike week unites BC cyclists, two wheels apart

From May 31 to June 6, bike to exercise, bike to destress, and bike to win!

  • May 24, 2021
Amy Tucker started cycling near her home in Kamloops during the pandemic, and says it was a big boost to her physical and mental health.
Through fundraisers like Jean Up, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation supports the hospital's world-leading experts who are working relentlessly to improve the lives of children like India.

A family navigates childhood cancer through the pandemic

Jean Up this May and help kids get out of their hospital gowns and back into their jeans

  • May 10, 2021
Through fundraisers like Jean Up, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation supports the hospital's world-leading experts who are working relentlessly to improve the lives of children like India.
Evylen Farrant and Norman Woods, members of the Berwick by the Sea gardening club.

Rooftop gardening club grows plants… and friendships!

Moving into independent living gives these seniors more time to pursue their passions

  • May 10, 2021
Evylen Farrant and Norman Woods, members of the Berwick by the Sea gardening club.
“People still imagine steel-framed mobile homes on blocks, but we offer a very typical, traditional looking home — you wouldn’t even know it was built modular,” says Chris Anderson, general manager of Iconic Island Dwellings in Courtenay.

4 Solid reasons to choose an Iconic modular home

Vancouver Island-based company says modular homes save time, money and stress

  • Apr 19, 2021
“People still imagine steel-framed mobile homes on blocks, but we offer a very typical, traditional looking home — you wouldn’t even know it was built modular,” says Chris Anderson, general manager of Iconic Island Dwellings in Courtenay.
Hilda Shilliday is a founding resident of Berwick by the Sea, and a volunteer Resident Ambassador.

Apple crisp and advocacy: how one senior gives back!

Living in a retirement community gives her more time to continue helping others

  • Apr 12, 2021
Hilda Shilliday is a founding resident of Berwick by the Sea, and a volunteer Resident Ambassador.