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The Link Between Dementia and Vascular Disease

In March, Trico LivingWell had the pleasure of sponsoring and attending ‘Voyage Into Vasculature’, an educational session held by Alzheimer Calgary. This session, led by experts in the field from the University of Calgary, explored the relationship between dementia and vascular health, as well as provided some tips to build resilience and protect both our […]

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A Look Back In Time: Kingsland Junction Throughout History

Nestled in the Southwest quadrant of Calgary, Kingsland Junction is home to approximately 4,800 residents, including all of us at Trico LivingWell! How did the Kingsland Junction we know and love become what it is today? Before the hustle and bustle of the residential buildings and businesses, this area was acres of farmland owned by […]

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Care Is Plentiful At Trico LivingWell

  When it comes to moving to retirement living, it can be difficult to navigate and understand the different levels of care offered. At Trico LivingWell, our Care Philosophy guides how we create safe environments for our residents. Backed by WELL v2 standards, we support our residents in living and aging well through this holistic […]

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Talking To Your Parents About Retirement Living

  Visiting home can be a nostalgic and emotional experience. As you walk through the front door, you’re transported back to a different time. As you wander through the kitchen, maybe you remember the smell of your favourite fresh baked cookies, or the time you helped your parents prepare a feast for the holidays. Every […]

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5 Reasons To Choose Inclusive Living At Trico LivingWell

There are a large number of Canadian seniors who face the challenges of Independent Living, but do not require all the services of Assisted Living. At Trico LivingWell, we have the perfect solution to bridge the gap between both of these living options: Inclusive Living. New to Trico LivingWell, Inclusive Living offers older adults flexible […]

2024 At Trico LivingWell: A Year In Review

2024 At Trico LivingWell: A Year In Review

At Trico LivingWell: A Year In Review Check out these highlights from our community over the past year in review! January – Lunar New Year celebrations with lunch at Clover Living and a blessing from Jingwo YYC. February – Kicked off paint nights with special guest Sue Deyell from Global Calgary. March – Hosted an […]

Retirement Planning: When To Make The Move

Retirement Planning: When To Make The Move

Retirement Planning Home is where the heart is – it’s a place where we experience many firsts and create many memories. As a result, coming to terms with the fact that our homes may no longer be functional or safe for us as we age can be an upsetting realization. A lot of attachment to […]

The Benefits of Downsizing to a Retirement Community

The Benefits of Downsizing to a Retirement Community

Benefits of Downsizing to a Retirement Community The emotions that come with moving to retirement living can be complex. How do honor our past and the memories we’ve made, while moving forward into a new chapter of life? One of the first ways to ease the anxiety associated with moving to retirement living is to […]

Winter Preparation Tips For Older Adults

Winter Preparation Tips For Older Adults

Winter Preparation Tips For Older Adults There are many things to love about winter. From cozying up by the fire with a cup of hot chocolate to strolling through a holiday market, the season can bring a lot of joy, restoration, and relaxation to our lives. While winter can certainly be a wonderful time of […]

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Preparing For Cold and Flu Season As An Older Adult

Preparing for cold and flu season Autumn is truly a magical time of year. As the leaves begin to change colors and fall to the ground, they provide a sense of peace and serenity. The air is cool and crisp, and the smell of wood smoke and pumpkin spice fills the air. It’s a time […]