Opal by Element
438 W King Edward Ave Vancouver BC V5Y0M5
Description of Opal by Element conveniently located in Vancouver, British ColumbiaAt Opal by Element, we offer a host of community features. Pets such as dogs and cats are welcome in private rooms. Our property is located near reachable public transit. Free resident parking is available at our location.
Dining OptionsWe provide residents with meals throughout the day. Dining options cover restaurant-style dining, private dining rooms for residents who wish to celebrate special occasions or entertain visitors, and room service.Food service is available to residents at any time, day or night. Our residents can enjoy meals prepared by a professional chef. We offer specified dining choices such as low/no sodium options and low/no sugar options.
On-Site ActivitiesWe have specially curated on-site activities that stimulate both mental and physical well-being. To ensure residents enjoy a diverse cycle of events and amusement, we employ a full-time activities director. We offer different exercise programs such as Qi Gong, a combination of meditation and physical health activities that has many health benefits for seniors, chair yoga, a type of yoga that is modified to a seated position for those with physical limitations, and Tai Chi(add TM) classes - a wonderful and effective exercise for maintaining health of body and mind, at low physical impact. We love to host holiday parties, birthday parties and BBQ's, picnics, and outdoor parties. We provide regular musical entertainment for the use of our residents - and in some instances, to take a trip down memory lane. We offer inter-generational programs that have many benefits for both children and seniors - that emphasize the joys of human connectivity and propagate longer and happier. Residents may participate in community service programs. We offer Dakim BrainFitness(add TM), a clinically-proven brain-training program to help their residents improve and preserve mental functioning. Residents enjoy regular trips and outings to local neighborhoods and towns. Our communal space has a piano centerpiece for musically inclined residents and scheduled performances. Residents may engage in recreational activities such as art classes designed to inspire and stimulate mental well-being and instructive community cooking classes. Residents can also join our gardening club. Our community activities roster includes regular educational lectures covering a wide range of academic topics, dances and "Senior Proms", and frequent wine-tasting nights with a wide-spectrum of vintages and flavor palettes to sample and then compare notes on with friends and fellow residents. Happy hour has a positive impact on the community; residents enjoy lively camaraderie.
Outdoor Common AreasOutdoor common areas are designed with accessibility, flow, and movement in mind. Our community grounds includes an enclosed-courtyard to enhance recreation hours, raised gardening beds available to residents during their leisure hours, and an outside patio garden accessible to all residents.
Indoor Common AreasIndoor common areas are quiet and a nice place to enjoy the company of fellow occupants or just to relax. At our community we have our own bar where residents gather, socialize, and enjoy tasty libations. The building design comes together with its airy, bright atrium space and a spectacular ballroom used for celebrations, performances, and "Senior Prom". Our community is secured to ensure the safety of our residents. Residents have access to our communal spaces including a bistro, a hot tub / swimming pool, a billiards lounge for residents who want to try their hand at cue sports, a computer room, and a movie room.
Languages Spoken at Opal by ElementStaff members who speak Chinese are employed by the community.
Community Amenities at Opal by Element
Living Options and AmenitiesWe offer 1 and 2-bedroom units for potential residents who would enjoy living with a roommate, 1-bedroom units, 2-bedroom units, for potential residents seeking a roommate, studio units, and companion units to those residents who would like or need a roommate. Northern, Eastern, Southern, and Western-facing and ground floor units are available. To accommodate our residents, our community has air conditioning, and temperatures are regulated to optimize comfort and safety. Some apartments are equipped with kitchenettes, providing residents with a space to prepare their own meals. Resident lodgings featuring roll-in showers are available. Units containing full bathtubs are available.
Available Services at Opal by Element
TransportationOur community provides complimentary transportation services. All of our residents have access to our transportation services at a reasonable cost.
Personal ServicesIn our lobby, a dedicated concierge is available to handle the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We have a beautician conveniently located on-site - residents can easily receive beauty treatments for all occasions. Personal housekeeping services are provided as needed. Our convenient on-site beauty salon provides hair care and beauty treatments. Both laundry and dry cleaning services are offered. Offsite devotional services are offered in the nearby area. There are also several churches located within the surrounding neighborhood.
Medical Care ServicesOur 24-hour awake staff is available to assist your loved one in fulfilling time-sensitive needs, should they arise. All services are provided by licensed practitioners who are on staff 24/7. There are licensed nurses on-site to administer injections when needed. Our medication-care managers organize the medication services available to our residents. Available services include on-site RN's and LPN's. Staff can engage in monitoring residents' blood sugar to tailor daily pill dosages. Our staff includes a nurse practitioner who serves as a medical director, responsible for assembling healthcare and medication management programs for residents. Our lobby has a dedicated concierge available to attend to the basic and immediate needs of you and your visitors. We recruit first-class visiting podiatrists whose job it is to ensure our residents are happy, fit, and mobile. We offer on-site massage therapy to our residents. A visiting optometrist is available to provide comprehensive eye care. We offer skilled nursing care by licensed nurses, fully equipped to handle responsibilities such as wound care, tube feedings, and monitoring. Our residents may schedule reminders for medication and care activities. This community provides medication administration and licensed nurses are onsite to administer injections when needed.
Community information at Opal by Element
Community CertificationsOur property is licensed for 31 residents. The building was built in 2018. Our community is home to residents age 55 and above.
Local Emergency ServicesLocal fire, police, and EMT services are nearby and ready to respond.
Local Area AmenitiesThere are shopping centers and beautiful parks located in the surrounding neighborhood.Our community is located near a college, and interaction with students who reside in the neighborhood is frequent.
Pricing at Opal by Element
*Prices quoted are monthly rental charges and are provided by the communities themselves. Actual prices may differ due to one-time fees, timing and care services required. Speak with your Senior Living Advisor to learn more.
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