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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Looking Ahead to Life as an Octogenarian

Looking Ahead to Life as an Octogenarian

Independent Living

People in their 80s are breaking free from traditional expectations and embracing lifestyles that are active and fulfilling.

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PARC Fit Promotes Fall Prevention and Fitness

PARC Fit Promotes Fall Prevention and Fitness

Senior Health & Wellness

PARC resident Richard is stronger and more active than most 92-years-olds – and some 65-year-olds, for that matter.

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Top 7 Balance Exercises for Seniors

Top 7 Balance Exercises for Seniors

Active Aging

As our bodies age, we naturally lose muscle mass and bone density. Adults who don’t engage in regular strength training lose an average of three to five percent of their muscle mass each year – starting as early as age 30!

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PARC Wins First Place at West Vancouver Culinary Competition

PARC Wins First Place at West Vancouver Culinary Competition

Community Connections

PARC Retirement Living took first place in the 2023 Best of the West culinary competition at West Vancouver’s Harmony Arts Festival, going head to head with our region’s top culinary talent August 9, 2023.

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The Benefits of Owning a Pet

The Benefits of Owning a Pet

News

If you’ve ever had the pleasure of being a pet parent, you know that pets can bring immeasurable joy to day-to-day life.

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The True Meaning of Independence

The True Meaning of Independence

Independent Living

You might imagine that you – or perhaps your aging parents – will start to consider senior living community options when their health or mobility declines and they’re in need of assistance with daily activities – things like driving, cooking and bathing.

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