Posted on May 16, 2023
Older adults live life fully in a community of health, housing and wellness programs at KinVillage in Tsawwassen. Now KinVillage is beginning a new phase of development, to not only expand and improve housing and care options for seniors living onsite, but expand the Day Program for Older Adults from 11 to 35 older adults a day and, in turn, provide respite for caregivers of those seniors.
Phase One of the KinVillage development project includes 103,000 sq ft for 152 independent living suites, funded by BC Housing at $56.6 million. It also includes the new, expanded 5,000 sq ft Day Program for Older Adults. The $5 million in funding for that day program will come come from the community through a capital campaign.
KinVillage's Director of Development Kristen Thomas and Chief Executive Officer Dan Levitt spoke to the Rotary Club of Ladner on May 16, 2023. Kristen Thomas recently joined KinVillage from the wine industry where she represented international and local recognisable brands for over 12 years. She is committed  to improving the quality of life of all seniors as she focuses on the $5 million campaign to fund the expanded Day Program facilities. 
Dan Levitt is an expert in aging with extensive knowledge on Gerontology, Nursing and Health Sciences. He is extremely passionate about elderly care and has an outstanding record of raising capital for improvements and new developments of facilities for older adults. Prior to joining KinVillage, he was the Executive Director at Tabor Village in Abbotsford for over a decade. Dan has authored many articles on the subject of aging, and has also shared his insights on seniors care leadership at global events. 
Walt Hayward and President Guillermo Bustos thank
 Kristen Thomas and Dan Levitt with a donation in their
names to Rotary's global End Polio campaign