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Covid-19 Update: Vaccine Requirements

Covid-19 Update: Vaccine Requirements

Dear Family and Friends, As you may have seen in recent news, The Provincial Health Officer issued an order that requires all healthcare staff including long-term care and Assisted Living homes to be fully vaccinated. There are many thousands of health care workers in...

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Who Regulates Long-Term Care in British Columbia

Who Regulates Long-Term Care in British Columbia

Long-term care in British Columbia is regulated by provincial law and specifically, the Community Care and Assisted Living Act. In addition, there is an Assisted Living Registry that issues registrations for residences that wish to fall under this category, offering...

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The Challenges of Senior Care During the Heat of the Summer

The Challenges of Senior Care During the Heat of the Summer

Seniors are more fragile than younger age groups. That is why so many precautions were taken to protect seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic. That is also why caregivers pay special attention to seniors when it is extremely hot outside, such as during the recent heat...

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Nutrition Tips for Seniors

Nutrition Tips for Seniors

Eating is so important for everyone at every stage of life. Like the old adage says, you are what you eat. We would like to give you a few tips on nutrition to boost your wellness for seniors in our senior care communities and everywhere else. Fruits and Vegetables...

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March Feels Inspirational

March Feels Inspirational

We are thrilled to welcome the springtime and say hello to March. According to the Government of Canada, 6.8% of the total population have had at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, and over 88% of adults living in senior communities have also been vaccinated. Not...

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What Is Therapeutic Recreation?

What Is Therapeutic Recreation?

Therapeutic recreation, or T.R., is an innovative field that has lately gained prominence as a way to address a gap between various forms of therapy. T.R. allows individuals with specific, manageable barriers to engage in activities that might otherwise be...

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What You Need To Know About The COVID-19 Vaccine

What You Need To Know About The COVID-19 Vaccine

There has been too much unreliable information floating around as of late about the COVID-19 vaccine; so, let’s focus instead on what the covid vaccine rollout might mean for you—with information from trusted sources. One concern that people may have is regarding...

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"Our son Dylan is very fortunate to be at Evergreen, the care and attention given to him – and us – is of the highest order."

~ C. & L. Hale

"The staff, from senior on-site management through to the nurses, care aides and housekeeping employees, did everything they could to make her feel welcome and at ease in her new environment. Yes, Health and Happiness is a way of life for us. Thank you Hamlets. You are the kind of Community you claim to be. I am home and I love it."

~ N. Powell

"The Hamlets Community is really one big family caring for the people who have made this their home."

~ Volunteer

"At home he was very unsocial, kept to himself, and didn’t have many friends. However since living here my father is like a new man, he has many new friends and has become very socially active. The Hamlets promotes “Health and Happiness” as a way of life, my father is truly experiencing this way of life."

~ G. Potter

"At home he was very unsocial, kept to himself, and didn’t have many friends. However since living here my father is like a new man, he has many new friends and has become very socially active. The Hamlets promotes “Health and Happiness” as a way of life, my father is truly experiencing this way of life."

~ G. Potter

"I would like to take this time to thank all the staff and care workers for their time and effort in taking care of our daughter and making her feel that Evergreen Hamlets is her home and a place of friendship and love. May God bless and keep you all, thank you."

~ C. & O. Way

"The Hamlets has provided my mother with a loving, caring home. They always do the extra little things for her that makes her feel special. The staff involves me and my mother with all decisions made, so I also feel important and part of the Hamlets Team."

~ T. Riche

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