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‘The little things I do make somebody happy,’ Vanessa Romero, winner of the Nursing Senior Leadership Award

May 8, 2017
Vanessa Romero won the Nursing Senior Leadership Award through the Ontario Long-Term Care Association. But she didn’t always want to be a nurse…

Word of God through jokes, card tricks, stories and laughter

May 1, 2017
Tom Watson and his wife, Kristiina, have been doing non-denominational services at Royale Place Retirement Residence for 8 years, but that’s nothing compared to their journey.

Rosewood’s Cinderella is more than just an amazing volunteer — she’s ex-military

April 24, 2017
Cindy has served overseas with the Canadian Armed Forces, achieved excellence in bodybuilding and is the proud owner of a potbelly pig, but her real joy is volunteering at Rosewood Retirement Residence.

After 10 years in a drawer, this children’s book is finally for sale

April 17, 2017
Charlotte gifted her two cats, Sparkie and Raider, eternal life by writing a children’s book inspired by their many adventures.

Wii love bowling!

April 10, 2017
The Sienna Wii Bowling Tournament is held twice a year by the retirement residences in British Columbia. So what does a Sienna seniors’ virtual bowling league look like?

Winner of the 8th annual Great Pancake Games flips his flapjack over 20 times in 30 seconds

April 3, 2017
The 8th annual Great Pancake Games at Barnswallow Place Care Community pitted residents against one another in the fine art of flapjack flipping, tossing, and relay racing.

10,000 photos covering 48 years of marriage and adventure together

March 27, 2017
Sharon and Don recently renewed their wedding vows at Peninsula Retirement Residence. But how does a couple stay married for 48 years?

View extraordinary resident art in our new 360 virtual art gallery!

March 20, 2017
Painting at Muskoka Shores is about more than just art, it’s about creating something together. The beautiful pieces done by residents have captured family and team members, inspiring a calendar. Look inside to marvel at their vibrant paintings and fall in love with their creations.

Following your dreams

March 14, 2017
Gemma followed her dreams of helping people re-connect with food across an ocean.

The whole family

March 10, 2017
The warmth of human connection is about more than building a happy home; it’s about building a network you can depend on. For our residences in B.C., that means coming together whenever possible.

What’s this 108-year-old’s secret? Never give up.

March 1, 2017
Margaret Cruickshank is 108 years old, but she’s not going to let that stop her from doing anything.

Bloomington Cove wins the 2016 Home of the Year Award from the OLTCA

February 27, 2017
Bloomington Cove Care Community won the Home of the Year Award from the Ontario Long-Term Care Association for their Person-Centred-Care approach. But what does person-centred care look like?

Giving back at Fieldstone Commons Care Community

February 20, 2017
Team members at Fieldstone Commons Care Community brought a little cheer to women and their children at a local women’s shelter.

A team effort at Fox Ridge Care Community

February 13, 2017
Residents, family and team members at Fox Ridge Care Community got together to bring a little Holiday cheer to animals without a home.

Santa’s workshop lives at Island Park Retirement Residence

February 9, 2017
The residents’ committee at Island Park Retirement Residence spread some Holiday cheer by sponsoring a local family in need.

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