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Family Day Fun: Activities for Seniors in White Rock Retirement Living

February 13, 2024

Want to celebrate family day together, but not sure what activities are out there and accessible to your senior loved one in retirement living? Family Day is a special holiday…

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How Retirement Living in Surrey Helps Combat Loneliness for Seniors

February 12, 2024

Loneliness has a huge impact on your health – socially, emotionally, cognitively, and physically. On the flip side, interaction with your peers, time spent with family, and a community support…

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What to Look for in a Surrey Retirement Home

February 12, 2024

Choosing the right retirement home is a big decision! A retirement home can make a big impact on your quality of life – which is why it’s so important to…

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How our Retirement Home in South Surrey / White Rock Help Residents Implement Their New Year Resolutions 

January 16, 2024

As we ring in the new year, many make resolutions to improve ourselves. Whether your resolutions are to eat healthier or to spend more time engaging with your favourite hobbies,…

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Debunking 4 Common Myths About Retirement Homes in White Rock/South Surrey

January 16, 2024

Retirement homes can play a crucial role in ensuring seniors live a comfortable and fulfilling life in their golden years. Despite that, many people still believe some dated myths about…

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Winter Wellness in Seniors Housing, South Surrey: Tips for a Healthy and Happy Season

December 22, 2023

When the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, maintaining a healthy routine can sometimes be difficult, especially for seniors. Getting enough exercise, eating a healthy, nutrient-dense diet, and…

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Home for the Holidays: Creating a Warm Atmosphere in South Surrey Retirement Homes

December 22, 2023

Retirement homes are sometimes perceived as lonely places, especially during the holidays. However, this stereotype is far from the truth. Our staff work tirelessly to create a warm holiday atmosphere…

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How Retirement Homes in South Surrey / White Rock Allow You to Continue PursuingYour Hobbies and Interests

November 28, 2023

Retirement is often viewed as a golden opportunity to indulge in one’s passions and interests, unburdened by the demands of a career. Retirement homes in South Surrey / White Rock…

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Your Guide on Helping to Choose the Right Retirement Home in South Surrey / White Rock for With Your Loved One

November 28, 2023

As our loved ones enter this new stage in their life, the decision to transition to a retirement home becomes a significant consideration. Finding the right retirement home in South…

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5 Tips to Stay Fit During the Fall

October 27, 2023

There are so many physical and mental benefits that come from staying active all year round. When the weather transitions from summer to fall we may begin to believe that…

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Enjoy the Benefits of these 4 Fall Activities

October 13, 2023

Now that the weather has changed and it is officially fall, the accessibility of outdoor activities have changed slightly from the summertime. With some creative thinking, you can easily find…

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Autumn Safety for Seniors in Retirement Living

September 22, 2023

As we enter autumn, it’s important for seniors to be aware of fall safety! While living in a retirement community provides additional safety that a senior living on their own…

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Cold and Flu Season: Tips for Seniors in Retirement Living

September 8, 2023

It’s that time of year again when everyone seems to be getting sick. How can you protect yourself or your senior loved one from getting sick this cold and flu…

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September is Alzheimer’s Month: 5 Tips and Brain Games for Navigating Alzheimer’s While in Retirement Living

August 25, 2023

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. It is a progressive disease that begins with mild memory loss and sometimes leads to losing the ability to hold a…

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Retirement and Relationships: Exploring the Dynamics of Relationships in Retirement Living

August 11, 2023

When living in a retirement community in Surrey, it is essential that you or your senior loved ones maintain quality relationships. A common reason people hesitate to move into a…

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When is the Best Time to Move into a Retirement Home in Surrey

July 27, 2023

So you’re thinking of moving yourself or your senior loved one into a retirement home in Surrey, now what? Once you’ve decided on the retirement community, it’s important to think…

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Activities to do in Senior Housing in Surrey

July 20, 2023

At Sunnyside Manor, retirement living in Surrey comes to life! In this bustling senior community, residents find a multitude of engaging activities tailored to their interests and well-being. Here are…

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The Benefits of Eating a Meal with Others at Retirement Homes in Surrey

June 29, 2023

Living in a VRS retirement home in Surrey is amazing for many reasons. Residents are able to enjoy comfortable living in a safe environment while maintaining their independence. Sunnyside Manor…

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Why Having a Games Night is a Great Activity for Seniors at Retirement Homes in Surrey

June 22, 2023

One of the many great things about Sunnyside Manor Senior Community is the many games nights the residents get to enjoy. Everyone loves a good games night, but did you…

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How to Celebrate Father’s Day in a Retirement Living Community in Surrey

May 22, 2023

Visiting your senior loved one or family member is an important way for them to stay connected and for you to show how much you care. Father’s day is coming…

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3 Things You Can Do in a Retirement Home in Surrey if You Love to Garden

May 8, 2023

As the weather gets nicer and nature starts to blossom, you might begin to miss the garden at your previous home. Moving to a retirement community doesn’t need to mean…

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Why VRS Communities Has the Perfect Location for Everyone

April 19, 2023

So you’ve decided to begin retirement living at White Rock? You’re probably feeling many emotions – excitement, worry, nervousness – and these are all normal! Moving is a big deal…

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How to make your move to a White Rock Community seamless

April 14, 2023

Living at a VRS Retirement Community has many benefits, including an active and social atmosphere, daily services and on-site amenities, and fabulous food. With almost 50 years of experience raising…

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Happy Holidays at VRS Seniors Communities

December 24, 2021

Season’s greetings from your VRS Seniors Communities: Ross Place in Victoria Lakeside Gardens in Nanaimo Sunnyside Manor in South Surrey Pacific Carlton in South Surrey Garneau Hall in Edmonton Orchard…

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Experiencing a New Lease on Life at VRS Seniors Communities

December 3, 2021

By Andrew Trinder, Director of Operations, VRS Communities Seniors Living I have spent more than a decade working in seniors communities across BC and Alberta. In this time, I have…

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The Year that Was – from a Senior Living Operator’s Perspective

August 26, 2021

By Andrew Trinder, Director of Operations, VRS Communities Seniors Living If we turn back the clock to October 2019, we at VRS Communities reached a new phase in our operations.…

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“Why didn’t I make this move years ago?”

June 2, 2021

In my previous life, now feeling like a lifetime ago, I used to operate high-end hotels, clubs, and resorts. I was happy, I thoroughly enjoyed my chosen career which started…

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5 Signs You’re Ready to Look for a Retirement Community

May 31, 2021

Unlike days of olde, retirement communities are no longer institutional settings, but instead provide a level of service more akin to a hotel experience. Looking to leaders in the hospitality…