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Welcome to BCSLA

A new approach to Senior Living

British Columbia Seniors Living Association was formed 14 years ago by a group of industry leaders that believed there was a need for representation for the Independant Retirement Communities in BC. In 2006 with the creation of the Assisted Living Registry, the Assisted Living Communities became part of BCSLA.

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The Senior Living Industry is continually evolving and the needs and desires of seniors within BC BCSLA provides leadership, education and networking opportunities for all members who are committed to innovation, resident choice and excellence.

  • We are an industry in BC that provides seniors with choices.
  • We provide today’s elderly with amazing opportunities.
  • We provide services that allows for more independence and assistance with daily living.
  • We offer comfort to ensure peace of mind to residents and their families.
  • We offer value and support to its members and their communities.
  • We offer a better way of living and a new benchmark in senior living.
  • Our communities offer positive social interaction that gives great encouragement, well being and environments that brings out the best in our seniors.
  • We are a collection of active professionals who are joined together in our universal commitment to enhance and advance the seniors living industry.
  • We are dedicated to serve seniors through out the province, many with varying abilities and requirements, all with the common expectation to be honored and respected.

As the face of BC Seniors continues to evolve, we have a unique and rewarding opportunity to listen and respond to the seniors who we serve! BCSLA works together with Independent and Assisted Living providers to form and strengthen vital resident-responsive communities that foster independence and freedom of choice for seniors with a proactive approach to health and wellness.

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BC Seniors Living Association represents 161 independent and assisted living retirement communities in BC. These retirement communities provide accommodation, hospitality services, recreation activities and outings, social interaction and assistance with daily living (if applicable). Seniors living in our communities are independent and able to direct their care.


Member Residences

BCSLA - Seniors Living Management Certificate

News Update
Sunshine Ridge Retirement Residence Awarded Seal of Approval

Sunshine Ridge – Press Release

April 15, 2016 Opinion: Vancouver Sun

Bill 16 could have unintended consequences for seniors states BCSLA

April 14, 2016 BCSLA News Release and Draft Position Paper on Bill 16

BCSLA News release – April 14 2016

Bill 16 – Recommendations BC Seniors Living Association Draft



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    If you are an owner, operator or manager of a Independent or Assisted Living retirement community there has never been a better time to join BCSLA and get involved in shaping the senior living industry. BCSLA is the provincial voice for our members and continue to increase our presence and influence with government, regulators, the media and consumers.


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      September 11 - September 13
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