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Honour Your Loved Ones on Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is considered a day for lovers to express and celebrate their love. But have you also considered it an opportunity to express how much you care for your elderly loved ones?

Here are a few ideas for making your loved one feel special on Valentine’s Day.

7 Unique Ways to Ring in the New Year

One of the most common practices for New Year's is making New Year's resolutions. But what you may not know is that New Year's is celebrated in many other unique ways all over the globe! Check out some of these interesting traditions, and maybe be inspired to ask others you know, especially your parents or other relatives, how they grew up ringing in the New Year.

Revolutionize The Way You Think About Aging

What comes to mind for you when you consider aging? Is it fear? A sense of inevitable loss?

If this is your reaction, then the Biblical narrative will present you with a revolutionary approach. 

Welcome Home, Al

Today on the blog, we bring you a story from our COO and Executive VP Operations, Marc Kinna.

Pumpkins: They Do Your Body Good

Jessica Mackie, R.D. at Sun Pointe Village, one of Baptist Housing's communities of care in Kelowna, shares her passion for pumpkins!

Dependence is Beautiful

Of course Mom wants to grow old within her own home. Dad wouldn’t be able to give away his stuff; it’s better if he stays in the house we had growing up. Mom and Dad can manage their things by themselves. These are common assumptions about aging parents.

Animals and Wellness

What do animals have to do with wellness?

Well actually, quite a bit!

Journey to Empathy

Seniors are people with a wealth of experience, knowledge and thoughts. And yet, because of the rampant ageism and impatience in our society, people rarely treat seniors as human beings. We often assume that they are senile, and revert to treating them as children, failing to appreciate that they are adults with feelings and memories. Practicing empathy is a way to combat this problem.

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