Life at PARC: Get to Know Our Residents

in Life at PARC

Written by PARC Retirement Living

At PARC Retirement Living, our residents don’t just live, they thrive. Our communities are made up of active, vibrant and connected residents who find joy and purpose in a variety of pursuits of their choice.  From art and music to physical fitness, our residents have a breadth of interests, talents and creativity!

PARC Retirement Living Residents 2018 Group

We followed these 10 residents around for a day to catch a glimpse of all the activities they do to keep active, maintain their independence, and most importantly, live life to the fullest. This year’s group of real life residents vividly illustrate why life is better at PARC Retirement Living.

Join this vibrant community of active and engaged seniors. Book a tour and complimentary lunch at a PARC Retirement Living residence today.

Mulberry PARC: Virginia and Bob, prize-winning gardeners

Mulberry PARC residents Bob and Virginia holding flower pots

Gardening has always been great joy for Mulberry PARC couple, Bob and Virginia. See how flowers and retirement life bloom for these two. Read Virginia and Bob’s real life story.

Mulberry PARC: Donna, new resident and songbird

Mulberry PARC resident Donna laughing

Donna recently moved into Mulberry PARC, but she’s already busy with resident meetings and learning the names of her 150 fellow residents. Read Donna’s real-life story.

Westerleigh PARC: Dorothy, new gal in town

Westerleigh PARC Resident Dorothy playing piano

Moving from Toronto to West Vancouver was a huge change for Westerleigh PARC resident, Dorothy. But she quickly found herself right at home. Read Dorothy’s real-life story.

Westerleigh PARC: Bette, zen master

Westerleigh PARC resident Bette in front of floral painting

With plenty to do at Westerleigh PARC, resident Bette finds her days fill up quickly with fitness classes, recreational outings and social events. Read Bette’s real-life story.

Summerhill PARC: Gerda, workout warrior

Summerhill PARC Resident Gerta working out in gym

At 99-years young, Gerda is a force to be reckoned with. This vibrant Summerhill PARC resident makes it a habit to exercise everyday. Read Gerda’s real-life story.

Summerhill PARC: Rusty, driving enthusiast and hobby fisherman

Summerhill PARC resident Rusty standing in front of his car

With a philosophy to do the things that please him, you’ll often find Summerhill PARC resident Rusty driving to his favourite fishing spot. Read Rusty’s real-life story.

Summerhill PARC: Peggy, skillful tutor and pool shark

Summerhill PARC resident Peggy sitting on the couch

When Summerhill PARC resident first laid eyes on the pool table, her eyes sparkled. See how pool has helped Peggy spark fun and friendship. Read Peggy’s real-life story.

Cedar Springs PARC: Cathy, dog lover and born again artist

cedar Springs PARC resident Cathy holding her dog Daisy Mae

Cedar Springs PARC resident, Cathy started watercolour painting in her 80s and has been loving it ever since. Read Cathy’s real-life story.

Cedar Springs PARC: Mary Jean, recitalist and pen pal

Cedar Springs PARC resident Mary-Jean

With a lifelong passion for music and song, Cedar Springs PARC resident Mary Jean has been delighting fellow residents with her beautiful voice. Read Mary Jean’s real-life story.

Join a vibrant community of independent seniors

Come be part of a community of vibrant, independent seniors. With 5 unique communities in BC, we’re closer than you think. We invite you to explore our residences:

Explore Mulberry PARC in Burnaby
Explore Cedar Springs PARC in North Vancouver
Explore Summerhill PARC in North Vancouver
Explore Westerleigh PARC in West Vancouver
Explore Oceana PARC, opening in White Rock in Summer 2019

Seeing is believing

Book a tour at a PARC residence