Dear Families & Friends, As part of Phase 2 of its COVID-19 response, BC has now eased restrictions for visits in long-term care homes and assisted living facilities across the province. We're happy to share that, in compliance with BC Health recommendations, our residents can now see a single visitor at a time. Residents in [...]
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Dear Families, Please be advised that effective immediately, as per advice from Public Health, we do not allow visitors of any type, except for those whose loved ones are on end-of-life care. For families who are visiting for compassionate reasons, please check-in with the nurses prior to your visit. Nurses will provide you with [...]
Senior staff at Lynn Valley Care Centre are working hard to closely monitor an outbreak of COVID-19 at Lynn Valley Care Centre . We are taking every action and precaution necessary to ensure the virus is contained. The health and safety of residents and staff is our top priority. Lynn Valley Care Centre is [...]
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After a serious health injury or surgery that requires hospitalization, many seniors need rehabilitation services, such as physical therapy and nursing care to help them recover. However, many families and seniors are not aware that they have a variety of choices of where to complete their rehabilitation. Determining the best location for a loved one [...]
When it is time to take care of your parents or a senior family member, you want to be sure that they are handled with the care, love, and compassion that they deserve. While it may be stressful to add, you must also keep in mind that it is not easy for them to become [...]
As the Baby Boomer generation gets older, there is going to be more need for health care services, including senior nursing care. While we're not sure what the future holds, we can make some predictions here on how seniors will be living next year and beyond. It's not surprising that nursing care options are changing in [...]
Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, and other cognitive disabilities can cause misplaced anger, anxiety, confusion, which can be frightening for the individual living with the conditions and their loved ones. Dementia is an overall term used to describe symptoms that impact memory, which can affect how one carries out daily activities. Alzheimer's disease, on the other hand, [...]
As we age, we lose the sense of thirst. By the age of 50, our bodies may lose kidney function, which makes it difficult to conserve fluids. Our skin exhibits signs of wrinkling and sagging when our body is deprived of water. However, this is more apparent in younger people than our older loved ones, [...]
Moving from one home to another can be a daunting transition for anyone. It can be especially traumatic for seniors when faced with the possible decision to leave the familiarity of a home that they may have spent many years building. As a result, the idea of living in care centres, and the different set of concerns that it [...]