Independent Senior Living Blog

PARC knows that senior life is ever-changing, for aging adults themselves, and also for baby boomers who have parents in retirement. Our regularly posted articles explore all aspects of senior living, from health and wellness to lifestyle choices, retirement issues and how to care for aging parents.

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5 Daily Habits for Seniors to Stay Mentally Sharp

5 Daily Habits for Seniors to Stay Mentally Sharp

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Why are some older adults so mentally sharp and vibrant, while others experience a cognitive decline in their later years? In our experience, it comes down to daily habits that keep seniors physically healthy, mentally strong and socially engaged.

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The Best Senior Living in Kelowna

The Best Senior Living in Kelowna

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Located in the heart of Kelowna’s Mission neighbourhood near Pandosy Village, just a block from Pandosy Waterfront Park and the boardwalk to Lake Okanagan, Cristalina is the epitome of Okanagan living. It’s the perfect place for independent seniors who want to live life to the fullest in Kelowna.

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Why PARC is Staying Living Wage Certified – Even Amid the Rising Cost of Living

Why PARC is Staying Living Wage Certified – Even Amid the Rising Cost of Living

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PARC Retirement Living was the first company in the retirement industry in BC to become Living Wage certified in 2017. We are proud to continue this commitment.

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PARC-Sponsored Windsurfer Nikola Girke – a Symbol of Resilience

PARC-Sponsored Windsurfer Nikola Girke – a Symbol of Resilience

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A champion windsurfer who competed in five Olympics between 2004 and 2020, Nikola came out retirement last year, at 46, to compete for a spot in Paris this summer, making her the oldest athlete competing in the sport. Since then, she has persevered through a gruelling training regimen, hard-fought races, and a wearying European tour. Throughout this journey, PARC has been honoured to serve as Nikola’s official sponsor.

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Cristalina PARC is Striving for LEED® Gold Certification

Cristalina PARC is Striving for LEED® Gold Certification

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Ever since the early planning stages for our newest residence – Cristalina PARC in Kelowna – we knew we wanted nothing less for the building than LEED® Gold Certification – the international standard for sustainability excellence.

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How to Overcome Anxiety As We Age

How to Overcome Anxiety As We Age

Senior Health & Wellness

More people than ever are experiencing everyday worries and fears in navigating the challenges of daily life. Ultimately, it’s important to remember just how resilient seniors are. We’re fortunate to have access to a lot of resources and support around managing anxiety – it’s just a matter of reaching out to figure out what you need.

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