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102-year-old veteran recalls his life

Lieutenant Colonel John Beswick celebrated his 102 birthday at Carolina Retirement Residence with family and special visits from the fire department and Towne Crier.
Innovative Programs

Life is a carnival

Pickle parties, carnivals, and impromptu kayaking trips are a regular occurrence for residents at Peninsula Retirement Residence. But how does that all come together? Meet Diane Toth, Queen of Fun.
Inspirational Life

‘I always wanted to play baseball’

Major League baseball player and coach of Team Canada, Eric Mackenzie talks about his love of the game.
Centenarians

Centenarian celebrates 103rd birthday

What is the secret to longevity? 103-year-old Ruth Wilson has an answer that will surprise you!
Centenarians

Centenarians reveal their secret to a long life

What is the secret to living to be 100? These centenarians, including Canada’s 7th oldest man, revealed their secrets!
Stories from our Team

Iron Woman

Ironman Triathlon participants cover over 226 km in under 17 hours. Michele, lifestyle consultant at Cherry Park Retirement Residence, has competed in this race 10 times — and she’s not done yet.
Court at Laurelwood Retirement Residence

One stitch at a time

Jane Dixon’s beautiful stitchwork is featured on the 2020 Sienna Holiday Card, but how did she discover her talent? Read inside to find out!
Awards & Achievements

Awarded for a kind heart

“I feel like I’ve just won the Oscar!” said Pat, winner of the 2020 BC Seniors Living Association’s L.E.A.P. Award.
Innovative Programs

Daydreams to paperback

A resident and team member at Astoria Retirement Residence teamed up to publish a children’s book filled with wacky wordplay.

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