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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Best 5 Foods to Improve Seniors’ Health

Best 5 Foods to Improve Seniors’ Health

Senior Health & Wellness

With cold and flu season in full swing – and COVID-19 still out there circulating – we’re all thinking about the best ways to stay healthy and strong.

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Why Now is The Perfect Time For Older Adults to Rent

Why Now is The Perfect Time For Older Adults to Rent

Independent Living

Home ownership has always been a hot topic in BC, and particularly in the last several years, as pandemic-fuelled demand and low inventory have led to some of the most intense bidding wars ever seen in the Metro Vancouver market, pushing prices higher than ever.

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Top 10 Foods that Boost Seniors’ Immunity

Top 10 Foods that Boost Seniors’ Immunity

COVID - 19 News

What to eat to support your body’s natural defences against illness

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Real Life Stories: Hugh at Summerhill PARC

Real Life Stories: Hugh at Summerhill PARC

Life at PARC

Originally from Montreal, Hugh developed an appreciation for Canada’s vast diversity thanks to work transfers as a business executive in the metals sector.

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Real Life Stories: Dolly at Cedar Springs PARC

Real Life Stories: Dolly at Cedar Springs PARC

Life at PARC

As a former long-term care worker, Dolly knew when it was time for her and her husband Ted to move to a seniors’ retirement residence.

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Real Life Stories: Mary at  Oceana PARC

Real Life Stories: Mary at Oceana PARC

Life at PARC

Oceana PARC resident Mary started her independent living journey at a retirement residence with her husband in Surrey, but when he was moved into a care home

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