Tag: Assisted Living

Jan 06
New year, new challenges

Over the holiday season many families spend more time together. Visiting or hosting older family members can provide important chances for generations to connect. However, it can also uncover health and cognitive challenges. Why do families often notice changes over the holidays? There are changes to routine and environment Routine is important for all of […]

Nov 28
How to discuss transitions with a parent

It might seem obvious to an adult child that their elderly parent should be considering an independent or assisted living home, but many older adults are unaware of the ways a move may benefit them. Suggesting a transition can be a difficult topic to approach, so here are some tips on how to discuss this […]

Sep 12
Downsizing? Seven steps to simplify the process

Deciding to move into an independent or assisted living home can be a challenging choice to make. Seniors who make the leap often do so to feel safer, have support on hand if they need it, become more socially connected, or simply so they don’t have to worry about things like yard maintenance or cooking. […]

Sep 09
Living with Parkinson’s disease

On October 8th from 10 – 11 a.m., EngAge BC and Route 65 will be partnering with the Parkinson Society British Columbia to share information about accessing supports and services. This week, we sat down with the Society to learn more about Parkinson’s disease and the resources that are available to help those living with […]

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