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DANCE!

The best way to feel young is to act young, keep young!  One common thread through every culture is DANCE.  I doubt there is anything more fun that keeps you fit!  And it’s not only healthy for the body, but healthy for the mind because it’s joyous!  Don’t let your age limitations stop you from […]

GREAT CUSTOMER SERVICE SAVES LIVES!

We, at Coquitlam’s Earl Haig Retirement Residence, pride ourselves on our quality customer service and creating a safe and aware environment for both tenants and employees. We also get excited when we hear about other venues and/or their employees going the extra mile to provide great customer service.  In this particular instance, perceptive and proactive […]

THE MOST AWESOME PUZZLES EVER!!!

A BEAUTIFUL PUZZLE HUNG IN OUR RECEPTION AREA ​ ​One of the coolest features of The Earl Haig Retirement Residence is the PUZZLES!   The recreation room walls! The hallways! The dining room! All the walls in our awesome 5 year old building are lined with the most amazing art – PUZZLES DONE BY OUR VERY […]

PETS WELCOME!

For those who have known the love and joy of having a pet, this blog’s for YOU!  Maybe you already have a furry family friend.  Maybe you’re thinking about welcoming a new little friend into your home for unconditional love and companionship.  Either way, you’re in luck!  ​Here at the EARL HAIG RETIREMENT RESIDENCE IN COQUITLAM, […]

PLAYGROUNDS FOR SENIORS!

HAVE FUN!  STAY HAPPY!  STAY HEALTHY! So, there’s a little phenomenon popping up here and there around the globe, and we think it’s one that should be incorporated everywhere – including ‘playground’ items tailored for seniors’ fun and fitness at playgrounds meant for children!  Check out this video and see the potential!  And if you’re interested, there […]

September 16th, 2015

POWER OUTAGE! WILL YOU BE PREPARED FOR NEXT TIME? The recent wind storm and subsequent power outages were quite the wakeup call for most Lower Mainlanders.  Were you caught off guard?  Never in the history of the Greater Vancouver area has there been record of such a lengthy loss of power!  Climate change is making […]

TIPS FOR WATER CONSERVATION

It’s been a hot dry summer!  Here at Earl Haig Retirement Residence we are proud to be located in beautiful British Columbia, but we’re certainly not used to THIS kind of British Columbia!  Living in a rainforest definitely has its perks, and in order to enjoy the lush green seasons we have all year, we […]

KEEP THE MIND ALERT…

Seniors Homes and Preschools Mix! It’s been said the mind is like a muscle – “Use it or lose it!”  So, what are the best ways to ‘use’ it? Here at Coquitlam’s Earl Haig Retirement Residence, we like to keep those mind muscles working with our various recreation activities. CLICK HERE to read our blog, “RECREATION – RIGHT ON!” […]

YOUR ‘FEEL GOOD’ BLOG FOR THE DAY!

Seniors Homes and Preschools Mix! I remember as a young girl of 4 or 5, how close I felt to my Grandmother, how safe she was, how warm, how kind, how funny!  And she knew things!  There never was a time I didn’t want to see my Grandma!  Working at Coquitlam’s Earl Haig Retirement Residence allows me […]

WHAT IS THE NEIGHBOURHOOD LIKE AROUND EARL HAIG?

Where are we?  What’s happening out and about? Whether you’re new to the community in Coquitlam, the home of the Earl Haig Retirement Residence, or you just want to get to know it better, we want to help you get familiar with your neighbourhood!  There’s lots to see and do just outside your doorstep, whether […]