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CEO Howard Johnson began our fall newsletter with an autumn greeting: At Baptist Housing, we want our Residents to achieve a sense of vocational clarity. In the "autumn" season of life, it is...
Olive Fera, a long-time Resident of Shannon Oaks – Vancouver was nominated for Resident of the Year to the BC Seniors Living Association (BCSLA). Although she did not win, BCSLA did up...
This week's Silver Screen Conversation film is Amour (2012).GenreDrama.SynopsisGeorges and Anne are a couple of retired music teachers in their 80s. One day, Anne has a stroke, and the couple's...
Ishtar the Arabian horse has been visiting the Village at Smith Creek for over 20 years. Ishtar’s owner, Janice Visscher, is a neighbour and has trained her horse to do math sums! Recreation Team...
Did you know that there is an annual day to celebrate seniors in Canada? National Seniors Day falls on October 1st and is an opportunity to recognize and honour the lives and contributions of our...
Adele (Kornell) Northan began caring for seniors and others in the community in the 1950s, when she and her husband, a Baptist minister, started taking people who were leaving the hospital into their...
This week's Silver Screen Conversation film is Alive Inside: A Story of Music and Memory (2014). GenreDocumentary. SynopsisSocial worker Dan Cohen, through his nonprofit organization Music and Memory...
Ordinarily, we take balance for granted in our lives.The consequences of loosing our footing on the stairs or stepping onto a slippery surface can be avoided because of limber bodies or quick...
Is your version of the ideal caregiver thick-skinned, poised, and efficient? Often, it is suggested that those in caregiving roles, especially those who are caring for seniors, practice self-care...
We invite you to learn about our year... through the accounts of our Residents! Watch our 2015 Annual Report Video to hear them share about our many achievements this past year at Baptist...

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