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Transformative changes: Element leads the world with its innovative intergenerational retirement model

FEATURE |Mingling generations, communal kitchens and a village environment among the transformative changes being tested in British Columbia By BAILA LAZARUS wieditor@biv.com The landscape of retirement homes is shifting. From independent living to 24- hour care homes, the structures, amenities, programs and philosophies are undergoing transitions. Some transformations are the result of a reduction in…

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Vancouver Sun: A Whole New Approach to Caring for Seniors – Feb 4, 2017

Element’s global award-winning intergenerational model is truly cutting edge. It’s considered the stuff of “fairy-tale”, where in a multi-generational residential community, “no one believes of a hospital-style, old-age institution located next to the acute-care centre.” The point is the “to create a place where seniors live alongside others of different ages and abilities…Seniors aren’t cast…

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Retirement residences test out communal living model

Retirement residences test out communal living model Mingling generations, communal cooking and a village environment are among the transformative changes being tested in British Columbia senior homes Baila Lazarus Western Investor January 31, 2017 View original article here : http://www.westerninvestor.com/news/british-columbia/retirement-residences-test-out-communal-living-model-1.8023251 A site rendering of Element Lifestyle Retirement’s Opal development in Vancouver. The landscape of retirement homes…

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BoomerLife ElementLifestyle Feb11th2017 Seg1

On this show, Element hopes to offer you information and encouragement that will get you on a focused path to financial freedom…a path that could easily have you become a resident at the OPAL by Element. Joining me is Maili Wong, who will be a featured expert here at OPAL’s Discovery Centre. Maili Wong is Vice-President, Investment Advisor…

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BoomerLife ElementLifestyle Feb11th2017 Seg2

On this show, Element hopes to offer you information and encouragement that will get you on a focused path to financial freedom…a path that could easily have you become a resident at the OPAL by Element. Joining me is Maili Wong, who will be a featured expert here at OPAL’s Discovery Centre. Maili Wong is Vice-President, Investment Advisor…

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BoomerLife ElementLifestyle Feb11th2017 Seg3

On this show, Element hopes to offer you information and encouragement that will get you on a focused path to financial freedom…a path that could easily have you become a resident at the OPAL by Element. Joining me is Maili Wong, who will be a featured expert here at OPAL’s Discovery Centre. Maili Wong is Vice-President, Investment Advisor…

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BoomerLife ElementLifestyle Feb11th2017 Seg4

On this show, Element hopes to offer you information and encouragement that will get you on a focused path to financial freedom…a path that could easily have you become a resident at the OPAL by Element. Joining me is Maili Wong, who will be a featured expert here at OPAL’s Discovery Centre. Maili Wong is Vice-President, Investment Advisor…

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BoomerLife ElementLifestyle Jan14th2017 Seg1

Element’s Independent Director, Dr. John Gilbert, joins Director and VP, Candy Ho to discuss how Element’s intergenerational, aging-in-place model is best for seniors and families. Dr. Gilbert was Ms. Ho’s leadership mentor during her days at UBC. He founded the UBC College of Health Disciplines, is Senior Advisor on World Health Organization, and member of…

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BoomerLife ElementLifestyle Jan14th2017 Seg2

Element’s Independent Director, Dr. John Gilbert, joins Director and VP, Candy Ho to discuss how Element’s intergenerational, aging-in-place model is best for seniors and families. Dr. Gilbert was Ms. Ho’s leadership mentor during her days at UBC. He founded the UBC College of Health Disciplines, is Senior Advisor on World Health Organization, and member of…

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BoomerLife ElementLifestyle Jan14th2017 Seg3

Element’s Independent Director, Dr. John Gilbert, joins Director and VP, Candy Ho to discuss how Element’s intergenerational, aging-in-place model is best for seniors and families. Dr. Gilbert was Ms. Ho’s leadership mentor during her days at UBC. He founded the UBC College of Health Disciplines, is Senior Advisor on World Health Organization, and member of…

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