January 2014

Classic LifeCare Celebrates 40 Years!

We have a lot to celebrate this year. Classic has been providing the finest home health care experience for four decades.

Classic Earns its Seal of Approval

Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, Classic LifeCare proves its dedication to quality through Accreditation Canada.

Classic has been working towards full accreditation with Accreditation Canada for nearly two years. The final step to full accreditation will be the Qmentum survey in April.

Our Own Andrea Warren Discusses Tips for Choosing Home Health Care For a Family Member

Victoria law firm Dinning Hunter asked Classic Lifecare's own Andrea Warren for her insights on “tips to remember” when choosing home health care for a family member. 

A Decade Flies When You're Having Fun

Nursing Supervisor Marla Ellis celebrates in March a decade with Classic LifeCare providing the finest home health care experience.

Jean Continues Humanitarian Work in Haiti

Classic LifeCare health care worker Jean Lubin prepares for his fifth humanitarian trip to his native Haiti.

Jean leaves Feb. 28 and will stay until March 5 to work in a town called Miragoane.

“I am happy and excited to be going back to do this work,” said Jean. “We have seen progress and have shown the children we work with a better life.”

Andrea found herself a community thousands of miles from home.

By Lissa Miles

Andrea Hoerger, born and raised in Munich, Germany and lover of coffee culture, can often be spotted at Bubby Rose's Bakery and Cafe in Victoria, BC enjoying a coffee and chatting with friends.

Maria is Vancouver's Employee of the Month!

Talking about her job brings both a smile and tears to the eyes of health care worker, Maria, Classic LifeCare’s employee of the month for January in Vancouver.

How Childhood Games May Prolong Your Life

This is guest post by Nevin Thompson/a>, who frequently writes about healthcare issues on behalf of HealthcareVictoria.com.

Stephen Jepson learned to snowboard at the age of 60.  At the age of 72 he’s currently learning to fly an airplane.

Sight is Dimming, Memories are Bright

By Lissa Miles

For a woman as fiercely independent as Nerta, macular degeneration and its theft of her eyesight is one of life's greatest obstacles.