Category: Resident Stories

The Secret is Music

December 16, 2016

Learning the Guitar at 87 “Did you know that Katie is learning to play the guitar?”, the programs manager at Tapestry at Wesbrook Village mentioned casually a few months ago. …


The Secret is Exercise

August 4, 2016

At the end of Men’s Health Week back in June, we interviewed Glen Patterson after hearing about his three day a week, hour long workouts in the Tapestry Fitness Centre. …


Our Boston Marathon Winning Resident – Yul Kwon

May 6, 2016

Back in early May one year ago, we sat down for a chat with Yul Kwon. Yul was about to run the Vancouver Marathon. He intended to qualify for the …


Remembering Love and War

November 11, 2015

A wonderful story about a love letter found in the sleeve of a thrift store record reminds us of the powerful longing and love that many veterans experienced during and after …


Take a Hike on the Lower Mainland!

July 27, 2015

Charles flips through his photo album of images from his North Shore hike from earlier in the week on his iPhone 5. He has had this phone for a few …


Still Running Strong After 20 Years of Competition

May 1, 2015

We had the pleasure of sitting down with Yul Kwon, a 79-year old resident who lives at Tapestry at Wesbrook Village in Vancouver. After hearing through the grapevine that Yul …


Training WWII Pilots at Home

November 10, 2014

George Fraser is 99 years old, born on July 10, 1915 in Vancouver. Perhaps it’s George’s strong sense of independence and his daily two hour walks downtown – he is …


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