Author Archives: Christine Thompson

Mulberry PARC celebrates a decade

Ten years is certainly nothing to sniff at. So it was with great pomp and circumstance that Mulberry PARC marked their 10th anniversary this past November with an afternoon celebration. The champagne flowed, the cake was cut and scrumptious chef-prepared … Continue reading

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Making every day count at Westerleigh PARC

When you’ve travelled to every continent, coached figure skating athletes for many competitions, been an ‘artist’s model’ for Queen Elizabeth’s portraits and are entering your 10th decade, you may tend to think you’ve done it all. It seems that for … Continue reading

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Bridging new generational gaps at Summerhill PARC

Funny how the energy in a room can change, depending who’s in it. I recently visited our Summerhill PARC Retirement Residence to observe a group of students from North Vancouver’s St. Edmunds School and the seniors whom they had interviewed. The project … Continue reading

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Mulberry PARC residents loving the gym renovation

It was a sea of green! Nearly 50 people (mostly residents from Mulberry PARC), recently had the opportunity to attend an open house in the newly renovated onsite gym. Proudly clad in their PARC FIT green shirts, attendees were treated … Continue reading

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Complete a marathon in your 90s? You bet.

The prospect of running a marathon is no light endeavour. Even for the young. As a senior, it’s hard to even fathom the effort and training one would have to undergo. That is unless, you’re someone like 92 year old … Continue reading

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