Seniors

VIDEO: Langley Fundamental jazz band performs for local seniors every Thursday

Music group joined by graduates looking to celebrate and spread cheer in the community

 

Langley LETTER: Seniors forced to live in terrible rental units is a form of abuse

Local senior says he’s experienced abuse from landlords and is calling on politicians to take action

  • Jun 5, 2020

 

Langley kids bust out the paints and crayons to bring cheer to seniors

Campaign resulted in more than 600 letters and art created to let seniors know they are not alone

 

Federal aid for care home systems needed ahead of second wave, advocates say

Ontario Long Term Care Association calling for more action

VIDEO: Parking lot rally in support of Langley Lodge

“It’s important to let them know that we’re all thinking about them, and we’re here for them’

VIDEO: Langley Senior Ladies Golf is back for the season

The group meets Tuesday mornings at the Langley Golf Centre and all skill levels are welcome

Langley senior fashions tiny toques to spotlight shaken baby syndrome

Since mid-March, Mavis Kaschl has made more than 225 toques, all of them purple

Langley Environmental Partners Society gives greens to seniors

With help from the Good Food Access Fund, LEPS is distributing veggies and gardening kits

Vancouver Island bride held wedding in seniors home so dying stepdad could walk her down aisle

Ceremony held amidst pandemic in order to fulfill bride’s wish to have stepdad give her away

Langley Lodge ordered to swab all residents staff, new cases discovered

Four new cases – two residents and two staff – have been confirmed at the long-term care home

  • May 30, 2020

VIDEO: Surprise birthday party for Langley senior, 99

Some friends turned out to serenade Marie Rideout from the front lawn of her long-term care home

VIDEO: Police look for suspect seen tripping elderly woman in Burnaby

The elderly woman was walking near the SkyTrain station when she was randomly tripped

Fraser Health takes charge of COVID response at Langley Lodge

Fraser Health is also sending in a germ-killing machine to fight the virus

VIDEO: Surrey care workers hold demonstration of solidarity with Langley Lodge

‘We thought we would come out and show them some support and cheer them on’

Death toll rises in COVID-19 outbreak at Langley Lodge

Number has risen to 22, making it the worst to date in B.C.

  • May 25, 2020

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