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Canadian Index of Well Being (CIW)

The CIW measures how Canadians are doing in: health, standard of living, quality of the environment, time use, education and skills, community vitality, civic engagement, and arts, culture & recreation. The CIW highlights how these important areas are interconnected. read more about the CIW here

By |2017-03-22T19:52:04+00:00June 30th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Canadian Index of Well Being (CIW)

WorkSafe BC

Independent Lifestyles is one of the successful bidders of the Request for Qualifications for contracted services and homemaker support for individuals with developmental disabilities and families.  We are now positioned to receive contracts for future required services.

By |2014-03-30T19:35:35+00:00June 16th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on WorkSafe BC

Residential Living

Independent Lifestyles is excited to announce that we have partnered with Gibsons Garden Inn to better assist in meeting the need for home health options while maintaining maximum health in a supportive environment.  Residents will have more affordable access to personal care, transportation assistance, companionship and nursing services from Independent Lifestyles.

By |2017-03-22T19:52:04+00:00February 25th, 2011|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Residential Living

Expansion to Chilliwack

Expansion to Chilliwack.  Independent Lifestyles will be accepting clients in Chilliwack BC starting January 2011. "I am very excited to open a new branch in my home town and to further support families, clients, and our Service Partners", states Vanessa Knox.

By |2017-03-22T19:52:04+00:00December 8th, 2010|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Expansion to Chilliwack

Advanced Foot care Services for Good Samaritan Society

Independent Lifestyles has been awarded the contract to deliver Advanced Foot care Services for Good Samaritan Society. " I am very pleased that Independent Lifesyles has been chosen as the successful proponent for this RFP and that 140 residents living at Christenson Village will have access to Advanced Foot Care services. This is a milestone [...]

By |2014-03-30T19:47:22+00:00September 24th, 2010|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Advanced Foot care Services for Good Samaritan Society

Workplace Training For Innovation Program

Independent Lifestyles has received funding from the Ministry of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development for employee training to improve productivity, work processes and to improve competitiveness.  It is in our mandate to provide our staff with access to professional development opportunities.  Vanessa Knox believes that staff will maintain a high level of professionalism by [...]

By |2014-03-30T19:46:07+00:00April 18th, 2010|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Workplace Training For Innovation Program

Age Friendly Community Planning Grant

Age Friendly Community Planning Grant. Independent Lifestyles  has been chosen to coordinate the project. A survey of seniors and near seniors in concert with a range of stakeholders will support a more concerted approach to address aging and age friendly planning in the community of Sechelt. Analysis and reporting on the outcomes will provide relevant [...]

By |2014-03-30T19:43:50+00:00August 30th, 2009|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Age Friendly Community Planning Grant

Active is Getting Out Campaign

Independent Lifestyles in partnership with the Sunshine Coast Business Retention and Expansion Society has received funding from BC Recreation and Parks Association in order to build active lifestyles.  Active is Getting Out is a walking campaign that will encourage individuals and Baby Boomers who are providing care for senior citizens and others to get out [...]

By |2017-03-22T19:52:04+00:00August 28th, 2009|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Active is Getting Out Campaign