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7 Realistic New Year’s Resolutions for 2022

According to a study from YouGov, nearly 80% of respondents who made some New Year’s resolutions for 2020 failed to achieve at least some of them. We know New Year’s resolutions can feel overwhelming at times, and just the thought...

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Powerful Superfoods for Active Seniors Over 50

Aging is a natural process, but by adding certain superfoods to your diet, you can help minimize premature disease and increase your quality of life. BCSLA’s senior living members know the importance of nutrition, with on-staff professional chefs always searching...

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Ways to Optimize Voice Assistants for Seniors

With new technology constantly emerging, it can be overwhelming trying to keep up with it all, but it can also bring new opportunities for seniors to live healthier lives longer. It is estimated that roughly 6.7 million people in Canada—or...

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When Is It Time to Consider Senior Living?

As our loved ones get older, the question of transitioning to senior living can ruffle some feathers. Aging can sometimes be hard to admit, while misconceptions and stereotypes about senior living can scare aging adults away from the conversation. The...

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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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