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Baptist Housing's very own Howard Pole competed in the 55+ BC Games in North Vancouver this past week and came home with 3 medals. Howard received a gold medal in the 800m race, a bronze medal in the...
It is not surprising that tablets, including the iPad, have found traction with older adults. Their lightweight design and user-friendliness are especially attractive to those who see the benefits of...
We are excited to introduce a "Get to Know Us" series on the Baptist Housing blog.Through this series, you can meet the Residents, Team Members, Partners and Volunteers who truly make our...
Are you unsure about what to say or do when you visit an aging loved one?Many people shorten their visits to assisted living residences, residential care homes and other places because they fear...
On Mother’s Day we think immediately of… our mothers! But have you considered how you’re going to show your grandmother you love her this year? Your grandmother was there through it all too – the...
“They’re like my children…” Wilda Wolf is telling me about her paintings. I’ve arrived at her suite in Shannon Oaks Vancouver and she has used her couch, armchairs and coffee table to humbly...
CEO Howard Johnson begins our spring newsletter with an Easter greeting: "Spring is a time for blossoming into fullness and I cannot help but think that the freshness and vitality of spring are...
The prospect of moving into smaller spaces is often daunting simply because of an excess of stuff collected over many years. You may have shelves of momentos and knickknacks from ages past – and...
Music can calm chaotic brain activity, reduce aggressive behaviours and enable a person to regain connection to others. For Residents who suffer from cognitive issues, listening to personalized...
“I don’t like tulips. You know? Because, I see them like plastic. They are too shiny.”I am meeting with a man named Sylvester at Grandview Towers, one of our seniors rental housing buildings  in...

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