CBC Radio One visited our Guru Nanak Niwas Assisted Living facility in Surrey to see how culturally sensitive care homes matter today. By now you've heard the news, Canada's population is aging. Recent numbers from Statistics Canada show that for the first time seniors outnumber children under the age of 14. And as Canada's population growth is increasingly driven by immigration, delivering care to seniors that is culturally sensitive is an emerging issue. Read the whole article here...
Extremely happy with the level of care her mother received at PICS Assisted Living, Shelina Mawani and Naseem Dhanji sisters and owners of Nana’s Kitchen and Hot Sauces ltd recently donated $5,000 to PICS Diversity Village.
Age they say is just a number, but it becomes only a mere number when the emotional, physical and mental wellbeing of our seniors is taken care of. Age becomes only a number when our seniors are secure in the knowledge that their needs are being taken care of. PICS is actively fundraising to ensure that our seniors battling aging issues have a cultural sensitive home where they can spend the last phase of their lives in a warm, comfortable environment, a home where they once again start to believe that age is simply a number.
Dear PICS Friends and associates, We are pleased to announce that the work on the multicultural extended seniors care home has begun! We are working diligently towards applying for rezoning of the land through City Hall. The following professionals have been hired to work on this exciting project: Concost Managements Inc. (CONCOSTS) Matt K. Weber, AScT, PQS Vice President & Director Ciccozzi Architecture Inc. Robert Ciccozzi, Architect AIBC, AIA, AAA Principal-in-Charge McElhanney Consutling Services Ltd. James Pernu, MSc Project Manager / Senior Planner From August 1st, 2015 and onwards, our monthly expenses will rise to approximately $35,000 per month. We would appreciate all of our friends and associates to generously donate so we can carry on and complete the project by early 2018. This is a project for the community and a survey recently performed by PICS clearly demonstrates that the extended seniors care home is urgently needed. It’s impossible [...]