OPAL Project Updates

OPAL move-in estimate

OPAL residents are excited to move in as they witness the community shaping up beautifully. There have been some delays in the construction process and opening is anticipated now to be in the fall. We have been in close communication, and we are working together to get them logistically prepared.    

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Business in Vancouver features Element: “A New Age for Retirement Residences”

Original article here: https://biv.com/article/2018/01/new-age-retirement-residences The challenges of aging care needs are more complex than many realize. “The current residential health-care system is very rigid,” says Connie Jorsvik, independent patient advocate and owner of Patient Pathways. “Eligibility criteria for residential care is extremely high due to the critical lack of beds, and then the wait can…

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3 Weekend Getaways for PNW Travellers

With kilometres of mountainous terrain, and excellent dining, arts and cultural options to experience, Vancouver’s environs beg to be explored. Here, a few getaway ideas made for the mature adult. Harrison Resort Seniors Getaway Just a two-hour drive from Vancouver, Harrison Hot Springs draws visitors year-round to its quaint community alongside the sandy beaches of…

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Apps for Mature Adults

Whether you need assistance with memory, health monitoring or simply want some fun entertainment, there’s an app for that. Here, five that are especially interesting for an aging population. 1. Designed and developed by a registered nurse, the Pillboxie app notifies you when it’s time to take your next pill. Simply colour code the medication…

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Construction of OPAL progressing smoothly, on time and on budget

OPAL by element is our proud flagship, and we are very pleased that construction has been coming along very smoothly since it began at the end of February. We are on time and on budget, and excitement is mounting in the surrounding community, all along the Cambie Corridor as families watch this revolutionary Intergenerational Aging-and-Growing-in-Place…

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