Nestled between the Fraser River and the Strait of Georgia waterways, Gilmore Gardens enjoys beautiful views of coastal mountain ranges, plenty of park space, plus shopping and restaurants close by. Richmond, British Columbia is part of Metro Vancouver and the Lower Mainland. Built in 1999, Gilmore Gardens is an icon within the community and known for its elegant architecture, quality, comfort and warmth. But really it is the people, residents and staff alike, that make this community so special.
Elizabeth is incredibly thoughtful, positive, organized and fun in everything she sets out to do! Globetrotting also ranks very high on Elizabeth’s agenda as she loves culture, food, people and places. However, at heart she is a family person and her goal is to ensure that every resident feels like they have an extension of family and friends at Gilmore. She is inspired by residents, hearing their stories and learning through their life lessons and wisdom. She is dynamic and continually challenges staff to think outside the box and discover unique ideas and solutions to different situations. Outside of work, she enjoys yoga, walking, golfing and finding any excuse to celebrate.
Services & Amenities
Today’s senior wants an active, healthy lifestyle that maintains independence, yet lessens the load of responsibilities. That is what Gilmore Gardens is all about. You enjoy your own private suite, fewer chores, and greater opportunities to learn, discover and explore new tricks and old. Studies have shown that low social interaction is as bad for your health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, is as harmful as never exercising, and is twice as dangerous as obesity.
Every day at Gilmore offers opportunity for all kinds of activities to keep you physically, mentally and spiritually alive. You can participate in as much or as little as you choose. Laugh, learn and grow by staying connected and challenging yourself.
Gilmore Gardens gives you (and your family) great peace of mind. It is independent living, so you come and go as you please. That said, you can feel 100% confident that we are looking out for your safety. Protocol is important and adhered to.
Your home at Gilmore Gardens is so much more than your suite. Extensions include all of our common areas, outdoor patio spaces, lounges, kitchens and more. Whether you are a private person or an adventurous spirit, you will find lots to do and enjoy throughout the residence—inside and out.
Expect delicious and nutritious meals and snacks, prepared onsite, by our experienced Culinary Team. Dinner is always included at Gilmore Gardens, but you can cook your own breakfast and lunch in your suite or join us downstairs in the country kitchen and dining room. The choice is yours! Please invite your friends and family for lunches, dinners, special buffets and happy hours.
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Like a condominium, you furnish your suite with the comforts from your home. Bring your treasures and a small pet if you’d like—dogs, cats, fish and birds are welcome. Gilmore Gardens has 117 suites, plus one guest suite, and caters to approximately 125 residents. Here’s what is included.
We know that good food matters… so our Culinary Team use as much fresh local ingredients as possible, prepare everything from scratch, and serve it to you in the most delectable way. When you move in, you will meet with Chef Val to determine how we can best cater to your taste buds and dietary needs. Custom menus are available.
Country Kitchen Breakfast/Snack
Fresh muffins, scones or pastries with a variety of fruit, juice, tea and coffee. Some call it breakfast, others a snack. The choice is yours.
Lunch Buffet Sample Menu
Wonton soup, sweet and sour spareribs with pineapple and steamed rice, green salad, various sandwiches and delectable desserts to choose from, plus tea, coffee and water.
Dinner Sample Menu
A cup of broccoli soup with melted cheddar cheese, roasted rib eye of beef with Yorkshire pudding and gravy, baked half potato with sour cream, succulent zucchini and baby beets, followed by fresh fruit salad and scoop of vanilla ice cream, and coffee or tea.
Sound delicious? Click here to join us for a meal.
Gilmore Gardens is located just a short drive, bus or scooter ride to Steveston Village, where you can enjoy this historic fishing village turned vibrant community of boutiques, restaurants and coffee shops. Or, walk along the beautiful boardwalks with spectacular views of mountains and the Gulf Islands. Enjoy lots of shopping, restaurants and recreation centres close by.
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