seniors housing

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

 

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

 

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

 

Residents of Discovery Harbour Seniors Community were honoured for Canada Day on June 30 with baked goods given by local police and firefighters and MP North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

VIDEO: Discovery Harbour Seniors Community residents honoured for Canada Day

Residents given baked goods by police, firefighters and MP Blaney

Residents of Discovery Harbour Seniors Community were honoured for Canada Day on June 30 with baked goods given by local police and firefighters and MP North Island-Powell River MP Rachel Blaney. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
You don't have to choose between resort living or retirement lifestyle – Berwick by the Sea gives you both!

Have you considered Berwick by the Sea Retirement Community as a seniors housing option?

You look at your list of things to do and this is…

  • Apr 21, 2021
You don't have to choose between resort living or retirement lifestyle – Berwick by the Sea gives you both!
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)
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The lifestyle you didn’t know you needed!

Bid farewell to what you don’t want, and hello to want you do, at Berwick by the Sea

  • Mar 8, 2021
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Adhering to COVID protocols, residents get to choose from various daily multi-dimensional programs.

Retirement living or resort lifestyle? Why choose when you can have both!

Your oceanside adventure could be closer than you think…

  • Feb 8, 2021
Adhering to COVID protocols, residents get to choose from various daily multi-dimensional programs.
Two residents and two staff let you know what it's like inside Berwick by the Sea during a pandemic. Hint: it's joyful, social and safe!

‘It truly is the best place.’ An inside-look at retirement living in 2021

What’s Berwick like during a pandemic? 4 residents and staff share their experiences

  • Jan 18, 2021
Two residents and two staff let you know what it's like inside Berwick by the Sea during a pandemic. Hint: it's joyful, social and safe!
Berwick by the Sea raised $2000 for the Campbell River Food Bank!

This seniors’ residence is busier than Santa’s workshop!

Merry and bright: They’ve reimagined traditions for a holiday season unlike any other

  • Dec 7, 2020
Berwick by the Sea raised $2000 for the Campbell River Food Bank!
At Berwick by the Sea residents are safe and independent. Learn new skills or teach a class -- one resident recently shared her Hawaiian culture at a luau.

Inside this bubble there’s laughter, safety and community

Independence shouldn’t mean isolation, it should mean freedom and support to pursue your passions

  • Nov 23, 2020
At Berwick by the Sea residents are safe and independent. Learn new skills or teach a class -- one resident recently shared her Hawaiian culture at a luau.

What’s it like inside Independent Living? ‘Vibrant and safe!’

Let the professionals worry about the pandemic — these seniors are relaxed and healthy at Berwick

  • Sep 7, 2020

Independent, together: Social lives thrive at this retirement residence

Balcony dance parties, chair yoga, parades and more!

  • Aug 24, 2020

No doctor assisted death allowed at Hamlets in Duncan

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

Cortes Island affordable housing project hangs by a thread after SRD defers hearing

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

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

Residents of Penisula Retirement Residence offer words of widsom via homemade signs

‘A horror show:’ Ex-employee shares experience at problematic Chilliwack seniors’ home

Workers are paid below industry standard at all Retirement Concepts facilities

Creating community with Micky Fleming

Cherish Living Group CEO loves helping others

  • Oct 30, 2019