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How to Volunteer Safely Post-Pandemic

Now that our local communities are beginning to open back up, opportunities to socialize and help out are starting to flood in! There is no better way to contribute and meet new people than volunteering. In fact, studies have proven...

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BCSLA’s Favourite Self-Care Tips for Caregivers

Caregiving can be an exhausting role to fill, continuously giving physical and emotional attention to those most in need. If that isn’t enough, extra curveballs can come flying in, like financial stress, family drama, and social withdrawal. The burden can...

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How to Avoid COVID Scams & Promote Online Safety

Since the start of the global pandemic, scammers have increased their activity by taking advantage of people in the hardest of times. With a world of unknowns, victims have become easier targets for everything from puppy adoption scams to scary...

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ADLs and IADLs: What Are They?

If you’ve been considering senior living support, you may come across some terms you’ve never heard before, like ADLs and IADLs. These are categories of activities for daily living that can make a big difference in your retirement.  An ADL/IADL...

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4 Ways Senior Living Beats Loneliness

Did you know having a best friend will not only make you feel healthier but can also help your immune system work better, lower your stress hormone levels, and promote healthy aging? In fact, lacking social connections can put your...

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Healthy Aging: Getting Better with Age

Say what you want about getting older, but here at BCSLA, we know the truth! Life gets better with age! From interviews to auditing senior living communities across BC, we like to think of ourselves as quite the experts in...

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5 Reasons to Choose Senior Living Sooner

The British Columbia Seniors Living Association (BCSLA) is dedicated to promoting and protecting its members, which include the owners and operators of retirement communities in BC.  These communities offer quality care, amenities, and enhance the quality of life of older...

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Senior Housing: New Year, New Career?

COVID-19 has flipped our lives, economy, and jobs, leaving us rethinking what matters most to us. This is the perfect time to look at what brings our lives meaning and dive headfirst with nothing holding us back. With uncertainty and...

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