Embracing Family Reunions Strengthening Bonds with Senior Loved Ones at VRS Communities

Embracing Family Reunions: Strengthening Bonds with Senior Loved Ones at VRS Communities

May 2, 2024

Family reunions are more than just gatherings; they are opportunities to reconnect, reminisce, and create lasting memories with our loved ones. For seniors residing at VRS Senior Community, Pacific Carlton,…

The Social Benefits of Senior Living How VRS Communities Foster Connections and Well Being

The Social Benefits of Senior Living: How VRS Communities Foster Connections and Well-Being

May 2, 2024

In the rich tapestry of life, social connections are the vibrant threads that weave together moments of joy, laughter, and companionship. For seniors, the transition to retirement living is not…

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Marching into Spring: Outdoor Activities for Seniors at a Retirement Community in Surrey, BC

March 30, 2024

As the days grow longer and the weather starts to warm, it’s the perfect time for seniors to embrace the beauty of nature and enjoy outdoor activities. At VRS’s retirement…

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Discovering the Perfect Senior Living: Why VRS Senior Community Is the Ideal Retirement Home Choice in Surrey

March 21, 2024

Are you or a loved one on the lookout for a retirement home? Transitioning to senior living is a significant decision, and selecting the right retirement home is paramount for…

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How Retirement Living in South Surrey Helps Combat Loneliness for Seniors

February 12, 2024

Loneliness has a huge impact on your health – socially, emotionally, cognitively, and physically. On the flip side, interaction with your peers, time spent with family, and a community support…

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What to Look for in a South Surrey Retirement Home

February 12, 2024

Choosing the right retirement home is a big decision! A retirement home can make a big impact on your quality of life – which is why it’s so important to…

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Four of Our Favourite Events from 2023 at our White Rock Retirement Home

January 16, 2024

Happy New Year! As we reflect on the passing year, it is nice to recount some of the beautiful moments our residents experienced at Pacific Carlton, our seniors community in…

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How our Retirement Home in White Rock / South Surrey Help Residents Implement Their New Year Resolutions

January 16, 2024

As we ring in the new year, many make resolutions to improve ourselves. Whether your resolutions are to eat healthier or to spend more time engaging with your favourite hobbies,…

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Debunking 4 Common Myths About Retirement Homes in White Rock

January 16, 2024

Retirement homes can play a crucial role in ensuring seniors live a comfortable and fulfilling life in their golden years. Despite that, many people still believe some dated myths about…

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Crafting Holiday Magic: DIY Decorations in Seniors Communities, South Surrey

December 22, 2023

Putting up holiday decorations can be one of the most fun aspects of the holidays, and creating your DIY holiday decorations can be even more fun! At Pacific Carlton, our…

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Winter Wellness in Seniors Housing, South Surrey: Tips for a Healthy and Happy Season

December 22, 2023

When the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, maintaining a healthy routine can sometimes be difficult, especially for seniors. Getting enough exercise, eating a healthy, nutrient-dense diet, and…

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Home for the Holidays: Creating a Warm Atmosphere in South Surrey Retirement Homes

December 22, 2023

Retirement homes are sometimes perceived as lonely places, especially during the holidays. However, this stereotype is far from the truth. Our staff work tirelessly to create a warm holiday atmosphere…

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How Retirement Homes in South Surrey / White Rock Allow You to Continue Pursuing Your Hobbies and Interests

November 28, 2023

Retirement is often viewed as a golden opportunity to indulge in one’s passions and interests, unburdened by the demands of a career. Retirement homes in South Surrey / White Rock…

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Your Guide on Helping to Choose the Right Retirement Home in South Surrey / White Rock for With Your Loved One

November 28, 2023

As our loved ones enter this new stage in their life, the decision to transition to a retirement home becomes a significant consideration. Finding the right retirement home in South…

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Pacific Carlton Retirement Community: Winners of Peace Arch News Reader’s Choice Awards 2023 Best of the Peninsula Awards

November 16, 2023

Retirement is a significant milestone in life, and choosing the right retirement community is a decision that many seniors and their families deliberate on with care and much consideration. Pacific…

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The Importance of Getting Flu Shots

October 29, 2023

As much as we love the beauty and cozy moments that come with the fall time, this time of year also brings in the flu season. For individuals living in…

5 tips to stay fit during the fall

5 Tips to Stay Fit During the Fall

October 16, 2023

There are so many physical and mental benefits that come from staying active all year round. When the weather transitions from summer to fall we may begin to believe that…

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Enjoy the Benefits of these 4 Fall Activities

October 7, 2023

Now that the weather has changed and it is officially fall, the accessibility of outdoor activities have changed slightly from the summertime. With some creative thinking, you can easily find…

Fall Activities For Seniors Living

Fall Activities for Seniors Living at Pacific Carlton Retirement Community in White Rock, BC

September 29, 2023

The leaves are falling, the air is turning crisp, and there are wafts of baking and cinnamon in the air. It’s autumn! Whether you are sad the summer is behind…

Autumn Safety For Seniors In Retirement Living

Autumn Safety for Seniors in Retirement Living

September 20, 2023

As we enter autumn, it’s important for seniors to be aware of fall safety! While living in a retirement community provides additional safety that a senior living on their own…

Cold Flu Season Tips For Seniors In Retirement Living

Cold and Flu Season: Tips for Seniors in Retirement Living

September 10, 2023

It’s that time of year again when everyone seems to be getting sick. How can you protect yourself or your senior loved one from getting sick this cold and flu…

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Cooking and Nutrition in White Rock Retirement Living

August 30, 2023

The health and nutrition of our senior residents are priorities at Pacific Carlton, a seniors’s community in White Rock, BC. A healthy senior is a happy senior, and we set…

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September is Alzheimer’s Month: 5 Tips and Brain Games for Navigating Alzheimer’s While in Retirement Living

August 23, 2023

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. It is a progressive disease that begins with mild memory loss and sometimes leads to losing the ability to hold a…

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Retirement and Relationships: Exploring the Dynamics of Relationships in Retirement Living

August 8, 2023

When living in a retirement community in Surrey, it is essential that you or your senior loved ones maintain quality relationships. A common reason people hesitate to move into a…

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When is the Best Time to Move into a Retirement Home in White Rock

July 27, 2023

So you’re thinking of moving yourself or your senior loved one into a retirement home in White Rock, now what? Once you’ve decided on the retirement community, it’s important to…

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Activities to do in Senior Housing in White Rock

July 20, 2023

At Pacific Carlton retirement living in White Rock comes to life! In this bustling senior community, residents find a multitude of engaging activities tailored to their interests and well-being. Here…

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Events at Pacific Carlton Retirement Living in White Rock, BC

July 6, 2023

Pacific Carlton retirement community in White Rock, BC, is a place that fosters connection and friendships. With ample common areas, including an atrium, garden courtyard, games and activity rooms, and…

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The Benefits of Eating a Meal with Others at a Retirement Homes in White Rock

June 29, 2023

Living in a VRS retirement home in White Rock is amazing for many reasons. Residents are able to enjoy comfortable living in a safe environment while maintaining their independence. Pacific…

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Why Having a Games Night is a Great Activity for Seniors

June 22, 2023

One of the many great things about Pacific Carlton Senior Community is the many games nights the residents get to enjoy. Everyone loves a good games night, but did you…

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The Benefits of Chair Yoga for Seniors at Pacific Carlton

June 15, 2023

Individuals in retirement living in White Rock may find it difficult to find exercises that they are able to do safely. Chair yoga is an amazing activity that offers different…

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How to Protect Yourself from the Heat – Tips from Pacific Carlton Retirement Living Community in White Rock, BC

May 29, 2023

We have been loving all of the sunshine beautiful White Rock has been getting lately! The White Rock community becomes even more vibrant once the months warm up, and we…

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How to Celebrate Father’s Day in a Retirement Living Community in South Surrey

May 22, 2023

Visiting your senior loved one or family member is an important way for them to stay connected and for you to show how much you care. Father’s day is coming…

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3 Things You Can Do in a Retirement Home in South Surrey if You Love to Garden

May 8, 2023

As the weather gets nicer and nature starts to blossom, you might begin to miss the garden at your previous home. Moving to a retirement community doesn’t need to mean…

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5 Health Benefits of Living Close to the Ocean

April 27, 2023

VRS Communities has the perfect location for everyone – from lakes, to gardens, to city, to ocean, we have it all! There are so many amazing locations, it could be…

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Why VRS Communities Has the Perfect Location for Everyone

April 19, 2023

So you’ve decided to begin retirement living at South Surrey White Rock? You’re probably feeling many emotions – excitement, worry, nervousness – and these are all normal! Moving is a…

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How to make your move to a South Surrey White Rock Community seamless

April 14, 2023

Living at a VRS Retirement Community has many benefits, including an active and social atmosphere, daily services and on-site amenities, and fabulous food. With almost 50 years of experience raising…

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5 Great Reasons for Seniors to call White Rock Home

March 30, 2023

Looking into retirement living and wondering if White Rock is the right place to call home? White Rock is an amazing choice for retirement! The city of White Rock strives…

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Designing your White Rock Retirement Home: Tips for Downsizing, Maximizing Space, and Making it your Own

March 20, 2023

Designing your White Rock retirement home can be an exciting and daunting task. There are countless decisions to be made, from choosing the right White Rock to deciding on the…

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How to Maintain Mental and Emotional Well-Being at a Surrey Independent Living Community

March 3, 2023

As we age, it becomes more important than ever to prioritize our mental health and emotional well-being. Living at a South Surrey independent living community can provide a wonderful opportunity…

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Why South Surrey White Rock is the Best Place to be Part of a Retirement Community

February 21, 2023

If you’re on the lookout for a new retirement community to move into, there could be a lot of different factors that you could be considering. The two biggest things…

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Best Social Media and Technology Tips for Seniors to Try at a Retirement Home in South Surrey White Rock

February 17, 2023

When living at Pacific Carlton, you will always have a lot of fun things to engage in, whether it’s utilizing one of the many amenities you can find on-site, or…

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How Senior Independent Living Communities in South Surrey White Rock Provide Safety

February 15, 2023

There are a few things that you should never compromise in your life, and your safety should be at the top of that list. As a senior, you don’t want…

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The Freedom in Retirement Living in South Surrey White Rock

January 25, 2023

Are you considering moving into a retirement living facility in South Surrey White Rock? Maybe it’s not you, but a senior loved one who is considering taking that step but…

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The Best 3 Brain Games to Play in a South Surrey White Rock Retirement Community

January 23, 2023

While living at our retirement community in South Surrey White Rock, you will want to ensure that you are staying active in all aspects such as physically, socially, and mentally.…

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Understanding Hand Dexterity and How to Improve it at a South Surrey White Rock Seniors Housing Community

January 18, 2023

Studies have shown that after you exceed the age of 50, you will begin to notice that your hands are not as strong as they once used to be when…

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Pacific Carlton: South Surrey White Rock’s Go-To Seniors Housing Community

December 24, 2022

Are you wondering what an affordable seniors housing community looks like in South Surrey White Rock? Pacific Carlton might be the answer to all your questions. With the cost of…

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Why Retirement living is not just for seniors who need care

December 21, 2022

MYTH: moving into a retirement living community is for seniors who need extra care.  TRUTH: living in a South Surrey retirement community means support with home maintenance, quality services, daily…

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Indoor Holiday Activities to Do at a South Surrey Independent Living Community

December 13, 2022

If you’ve had a chance to step outside of your South Surrey independent living community, you will immediately feel like winter is already here. As spending longer periods of time…

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What is the Value of Retirement Living in South Surrey White Rock?

November 24, 2022

Have you been trying to envision what the next chapter of your life will look like? Maybe it’s not for you personally, but for a senior loved one instead. Retirement…

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Benefits of Drinking Soup During Flu Season at a South Surrey White Rock Independent Living Community

November 17, 2022

If you are already feeling cold when you step outside of the independent living community, you might not feel like eating or drinking anything cold. Besides all the health benefits…