It's Spring and everything is growing; the grass, the flowers and even Baptist Housing. Read about our latest project at Village at Smith Creek and progress on The Heights at Mt. View. For our Spring 2014 Newsletter, click here.
G8 Health Ministers held a G8 Dementia Summit in London, England on December 11, 2013. The leaders met to discuss an international response to dementia. Impacting populations around the world, the attached document was released outlining a global action against dementia. Link here to the document.
Baptist Housing is pleased to announce that Debbie Schwab, registered nurse at Village at Smith Creek was given “The Leader” award at the Canada Cares Caregiver Regional Awards. Ms. Schwab received her award on October 29, 2013 in Gatineau-Ottawa, QB at the 2013 Home Care Summit hosted by the Canadian Home Care Association. Selected from over 200 applicants in the Western/Northern region, Ms. Schwab was recognized for her lead in dementia care, ongoing enthusiasm and commitment to quality resident care.
This year we look at Baptist Housing's past 49 years of growth, all made possible by the vision, commitment and prayer of so many. The milestones and achievements of this ministry are a testament to the people of Baptist Housing; our Residents, our partners, and our Team Members.
Next year we will be celebrating our 50th anniversary. As we reflect on all that has been achieved this past year, we look forward to all that God has planned for Baptist Housing in the days ahead.
Baptist Housing joins the conversation on Boomer Life, hosted by Sterling Faux on AM 650, Tuesday nights 6pm - 7pm. On May 21st, Shawn Wilson, Administrator of Shannon Oaks Vancouver talks to Sterling about the myths of retirement living and the benefits of living in an all-inclusive community such as Shannon Oaks.
National Online Premiere April 18-28. An inspiring documentary that follows a group of athletes (who just happen to be seniors) pursue their dreams all the way to the Summer National Senior Games. Watch the movie for free April 18-28, 2013. "Age of Champions is the award-winning documentary following five competitors who sprint, leap, and swim for gold at the National Senior Olympics.
Enjoy Baptist Housing's Winter 2013 Newsletter. Features include updates on The Heights at Mt. View, the 'Little Things' we do, our Chaplains, and special congratulations to our Residents and Team Members.