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Escape Artist

November 14, 2017

A soldier in the Italian army, Angelo escaped his German captors not once, but twice.

Navigating the War

November 10, 2017
Charlie Gallagher joined the British Royal Air Force when he was 17 years old, flying over the darkened skies that clouded 1944 Europe.

Thirteen-Thousand Feet

November 3, 2017
As a paratrooper in the Second World War, Sergeant Dennis Cutting has seen a thing or two, even from a bridge too far.

Here’s a tribute to our everyday heroes

October 23, 2017

The warmth of human connection is our promise to the world.

One flower and smile at a time

October 9, 2017
Donald has a way of making everyone around him smile. A resident ambassador, his enthusiasm for life will inspire you.

Nearly 100 years of service

September 25, 2017
Mark and Judith have both worked at Rockcliffe Care Community for over 40 years, and they may even be the longest-serving team members at Sienna. But why do they do it?

65 years together

September 18, 2017

Learn the secrets to long-lasting relationships from couples who have kept their love on for decades. Be inspired by their stories.

What’s the secret to long life? 100-year-old Catherine has an answer

September 11, 2017
Catherine isn’t going to let anything stop her from getting what she wants.

100 years woven into history

September 4, 2017
Clayton is proud to still own a carpet he helped make in honour of Canada’s centennial year.

Going the extra mile at Fox Ridge Care Community

August 28, 2017
Michele Hunter will do anything to help enrich the lives of residents, whether that’s stepping in as a hairdresser, or building a garden, she’s someone you can count on.

Party Like it’s 1949

August 21, 2017

Lincoln Park’s first Seniors’ Prom was so successful that they’ve already begun planning for next year.

Verna’s dream of attending university has finally come true

August 14, 2017
Look inside and watch the inspiring story of Verna’s life-long dream to study art.

The Lady in the Tower

August 8, 2017
Inge Wells was the first woman in Ontario to work in a fire tower, which stand 100-feet off the ground and surveyed the surrounding forests for fires.

The spirit of Tai Chi lives at Island Park

July 31, 2017

Diana, a team member at Island Park Retirement Residence, has been coming in on her days off to teach free Tai Chi classes to residents for 5 years.

What happens when seniors become pen pals with 11-year-olds?

July 24, 2017
Grade 5 students and seniors at Weston Terrace Care Community finally meet after 6 months of exchanging letters.

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