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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Honouring Britain’s Longest Serving Monarch, the Beloved Queen Elizabeth II

Honouring Britain’s Longest Serving Monarch, the Beloved Queen Elizabeth II

News

She was nothing short of iconic. Queen Elizabeth II: our cherished Head of State here in Canada, and the longest serving British monarch.

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Oceana PARC is LEED® Gold certified

Oceana PARC is LEED® Gold certified

Sustainability

Ever since PARC Retirement Living’s Oceana residence opened in White Rock in 2019, we’ve been working behind the scenes to achieve LEED® Gold certification – the international standard for sustainability excellence.

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Gardening Tips for Seniors in BC

Gardening Tips for Seniors in BC

Active Aging

Across B.C., it seems like spring didn’t get the memo this year! Cooler and wetter than average temperatures have perplexed gardeners and vegetable farmers alike.

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Seniors & Chronic Pain: How to Recognize & Manage this Common Condition

Seniors & Chronic Pain: How to Recognize & Manage this Common Condition

Active Aging

We’ve all heard of chronic pain, but what is it exactly? And what does it mean for seniors and what can be done about it? To help answer these questions, we turned to PARC’s wellness leader, June Morris.

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Why Try the PARC Experience Stay Today?

Why Try the PARC Experience Stay Today?

Active Aging

We’re now offering free PARC Experience stays at our residences across Greater Vancouver and the North Shore. You wouldn’t buy a car without a test drive, and retirement living should be no different. Read on to learn more about our PARC Experience Stay and offer.

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PARC’s New Wellness Leader Talks Enrichment and Independence

PARC’s New Wellness Leader Talks Enrichment and Independence

Independent Living

June is leading the way in keeping PARC Retirement Living residents independent and healthy, and taking PARC’s vibrant wellness culture to the next level. We sat down with June to get her take on senior wellness and her new role at PARC, in 2022 and beyond.

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