Seniors

Langley seniors centre new meal program takes off

When catering dried up, kitchen staff started a meals-to-go that now serves 400 hot dinners a week

 

UPDATED: Langley Lodge has had no new cases of COVID-19 in past six days

A COVID outbreak in the dementia unit at the long-term care home has claimed 16 lives

 

Resident’s daughter raises transparency concern as deaths at Langley Lodge rise to 11

Resident’s daughter says communication with families has been lacking

 

VIDEO: Nell Kunst turns 91 with a little help from her neighbours

Residents of Cedar Creek Estates surprised the birthday girl with balloons, a sign, and a serenade

Feds announce one-time payment of up to $500 for seniors amid pandemic

Money comes as seniors have been hard hit by COVID-19

Vancouver’s long-term care homes test for variety of symptoms for COVID-19

Outbreaks have been declared in 34 facilities in B.C. since the start of the pandemic

No easy fix for long-term care, but it starts with working conditions: experts

Many of Canada’s COVID-19 deaths have been at longterm care homes

Lawsuits over COVID-19 handling in nursing homes raise questions about standard of care

The ongoing global health crisis has disproportionately affected the elderly

‘I love you – stay away’ says Langley senior to family

Retirement community Magnolia Gardens offers tips for a safe Mother’s Day amid COVID-19

Broken hip and COVID keep B.C. couple apart for 76th anniversary

After a fall broke her hip, Violet Kosinski is in hospital while her hubby, Roy, in self-isolation

COVID-19 adds to burden of caring for B.C. seniors at home

Day programs, activity centres can’t operate in pandemic

B.C. will ‘have to find a way’ for families to visit seniors in longterm care: advocate

There are currently 19 outbreaks at care homes in B.C.

‘You are not alone’: B.C. pledges $500K to help family caregivers amid COVID-19 pandemic

Family caregivers can get support by calling 211 or 1-877-520-3267

Dutch liberation marked with tulips at Langley care home

Seniors received tulips thanks to a local bulb company

  • Apr 24, 2020

PHOTOS: B.C. seniors offer advice to younger generations

Residents of Penisula Retirement Residence offer words of widsom via homemade signs

Two staff, two patients at B.C. care home part of latest COVID outbreak

Fraser Health classified Maple Ridge seniors facility outbreak effective Saturday, April 18

  • Apr 20, 2020

Langley seniors centre offers meal-to-go during coronavirus crisis

Counselling services still available by telephone

Pulley system used in homemade mask making effort for charity

A 92-year-old Langley woman is selling handcrafted face covers, giving all the money to hospice

Shaking off the isolation blues from the ground up

Former staff member gets Langley seniors at Avalon Gardens moving from out on their balconies

Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard

Ruth Kaspick’s couch cushions went up in flames when a smouldering heat pack was hit with oxygen