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Life of the party

From planning celebrations to discovering new outings, recreation team members truly get to be the life of the party.
Stories from our Team

From Volunteer to Award Nominee: A Nurse’s Story

“The most satisfying part… [is] the resident interaction. [Being a nurse] is different than any other profession, with much more of a personal touch.” ~ Amanda McCarthy, two-time nominee of the BC Care Provider of the Year Award.
Stories from our Team

Happiness is fun with your team

The Quality Work Life Committee at Sienna spreads joy to team members through fun activities and events. They’re an essential part of everything we do.
Centenarians

In the right place at the wrong time: Centenarian recalls his life

103-year-old WWII veteran and survivor of both the Halifax Explosion and Almonte Train Wreck shares his story.
Fox Ridge Care Community

Resident art show at Fox Ridge

Whether they were 40 or 100, artists were excited to have their work on display at the first ever resident art show at Fox Ridge Care Community
Innovative Programs

For the love of the game

Mark has always had a passion for hockey. Thanks to the work of the recreation team, it’s a passion he continues to enjoy.
Stories from our Team

“That’s our priority – to help residents live fully every day.”

Read about the winner of the 2018 OLTCA award for Nursing Leadership.
Stories from our Team

“The most joy I get is from spending time with residents…”

Congratulations to Katrina Macatangay, who won the 2018 OLTCA Nursing Leadership Award.
Centenarians

Finding love at 100

Today, Bill and Betty are both over 100 years old. Their love story will inspire you.
Stories from our Team

Enhanced quality of care wins award from the OLTCA

OLTCA names St. George Care Community as Quality Improvement Team of the Year.
Stories from our Team

“I love my job. I just love it!”

Meet the winner of the 2018 OLTCA PSW Leadership Award
Innovative Programs

Memories from 2018

2018 was filled with so many magical moments. Enjoy this video filled with our favourite memories.
Giving Back

A year in photos at Island View

Take a look at some of the fun things that went on at Island View Retirement Residence this year.
Innovative Programs

Baking up traditions at Kensington Place

Each month, residents at Kensington Place take the time to enjoy the cultural tradition of baking challah bread.
Peninsula Retirement Residence

A Christmas card for her

Despite his overwhelming talent, “Are you joking? No,” was Silvano’s response when asked if he’d ever been to art school. So how did he develop his talent? The answer will surprise you.
Veteran Stories

The D-Day Survivor

During the D-Day invasions, The Queen’s Own Rifles suffered more casualties than any other battalion, but as Ivor always says, “Once in the Queen’s Own, Always in the Queen’s Own.”
Veteran Stories

A Prisoner of War

As a prisoner of war in a Nazi concentration camp, when Vitaliano heard the Americans were coming he managed to escape. How did he survive? Read on and find out!
Veteran Stories

One of the lucky ones

As WWII raged on in Russia, the blistering winter cold proved to be as formidable an enemy as the Nazis.
Veteran Stories

A woman in the Royal British Air Force

100-year-old Winnifred Grant looks back on her time in the Royal British Air Force during WWII.
Veteran Stories

After the surrender

After Italy’s surrender, Armando and his fellow soldiers found themselves at the mercy of Nazi Germany.
Veteran Stories

An interesting life

“I have some strong views about war,” said George Carlyle, WWII veteran. From exploding artillery to stepping in as best man at a wedding, George has seen just about everything.
Veteran Stories

The sweetest sound I ever heard

Thomas Keen spent over 10 months fighting continuously in north-west Europe during WWII. This is his story.
Veteran Stories

A Jamaican woman serving in the British Army

Lance Corporal Winifred Watson set sail from Jamaica with 23 other women for the shores of Britain and WWII. Her story is a must read.
Innovative Programs

Halloween Haunt

Halloween came to Heatherwood Retirement Residence with a spook-tastic twist!
Innovative Programs

Kensington Court music video for "I Lived"

Residents and team members at Kensington Court Retirement Residence had a lot of fun putting together this music video for One Republic's hit song "I Lived".
Innovative Programs

Welcome to your new home!

The new Resident Ambassador Program at Court at Laurelwood Retirement Residence has brought everyone together, strengthening connections and filling the residence with warmth.
Giving Back

Martindale Gardens raises $3,000 for Alzheimer’s Society

Martindale Gardens Retirement Residence met their goal of raising $3,000 for the Alzheimer’s Society. Look inside to see some photos of their achievement!
Innovative Programs

More than a recipe: How a simple meal can make all the difference

Food has always been a way to connect people, and a culinary initiative at The Shores Retirement Residence in Kamloops, B.C., is doing just that and then some.
Stories from our Team

Life at Sienna: Meet Moses, Director of Care

Moses started at Fieldstone as a nursing student and says that for him,-if you really want to get to know residents, people, you should come to long-term care... Knowing you've made a change in so many residents' lives is very rewarding.
Stories from our Team

She said ‘Yes’ to marriage proposal at Masonville Manor

They didn’t meet at Masonville, but their love of seniors certainly helped bring them together.
Awards & Achievements

What’s the secret to designing outstanding costumes for TV and film? This two-time Genie winner has an answer!

Find inspiration in the life of Olga Dimitrov, a two-time Genie winner for costume design in film, who designed for stars such as Donald Sutherland.
Innovative Programs

Sights from a 106-yr-old train ride

View some of the pictures from Okanagan Chateau’s visit to Kettle Valley, where they rode an antique train.
Innovative Programs

Taking in the sights at Gatineau Park

Residents and team members at Bearbrook Retirement Residence enjoyed taking in the fall colours at Gatineau Park.
Doon Village Retirement Residence

Wedding bells ring at Doon Village Retirement Residence

A story that proves loves can find you at any time, no matter how old you are.
Innovative Programs

Riding the waves at Carolina Retirement

Residents at Carolina Retirement Residence enjoyed an afternoon cruise.
Centenarians

Finding the perfect match at 100

100-year-old Bill and 102-year-old Betty met five years ago at the dining room table. Today, they live together. Their deep connection and respect for each other will inspire you.
Giving Back

Taking home the gold

Hear from the resident champions of the Sienna Summer Games as they explain what it’s like to come together with peers to compete and raise money for seniors in need in their local community.
Innovative Programs

Birds of a feather woodwork together

Residents at Cedarvale Lodge joined up with students and York Region Police for an intergenerational woodworking program.
Innovative Programs

Fishing Forever at Mariposa Gardens

Take a look at some of the fantastic photos taken at the Fishing Forever event!
Giving Back

After 20 years, Johnny is rejoining the band

It’s been 20 years since Johnny played with his old band — but they’re back together for an incredible performance to raise money for seniors in need.
Innovative Programs

Rubber duck race raises funds for seniors in need

View hilarious photos or rubber ducks racing to the finish in this fundraiser for United Way and seniors in need in the local community
Stories from our Team

Creating the warmth of human connection

“I very much wanted to present a concept that encompassed the amazing work I see every day going on around me,” Sarah Watters, executive director at Lake Country Lodge.
Innovative Programs

Butterfly kisses at Waterford Barrie

Residents at Waterford Barrie retirement had a personal photoshoot with monarch butterflies.
Innovative Programs

Croquet in the garden

A photo gallery of residents and team members at Rideau Retirement Residence playing croquet in the garden.
Innovative Programs

Surprise guests trot their stuff at Kingsmere Retirement

Residents and team members at Kingsmere Retirement Residence were excited to welcome two surprise guests to their home — mini horses!
Veteran Stories

An Unbreakable Spirit

In war or peace, Joyce Schmalz is someone you can rely on. When she saw confusion and inequality affecting seniors, Joyce co-founded what is now Seniors First BC.
Giving Back

One woman & 500 Toques for the Homeless

Daisy may be 90 years old, but that hasn’t stopped her from crocheting 500 toques and donating them to the Salvation Army.
Veteran Stories

More than a Volunteer, Jeannie is a Friend

Jeannie, a volunteer at Cherry Park, has been reading with Valmai for a year. Somewhere between the pages of a book they became close friends.
Giving Back

140 pots before Christmas

Clay and pottery have always been in Jane’s life. Today, she uses her love of clay to spread joy and help fill empty bellies.
Stories from our Team

Helping the voices be heard

Jane Pristach is the executive director of Norfinch Care Community and winner of the 2017 Ontario Senior Achievement Award.
Island Park Retirement Residence

Written in the Stardust

Music has been with Audrey since she was a young girl. Now, she shares her gifts with everyone at Island Park, where she lives.
Inspirational Life

An artist in the rough

From living with a fugitive while mining uranium, to crafting decorative swords and knives, there is no denying Bob’s led an interesting life.
Stories from our Team

Connecting the puzzle pieces

Paul Juhlke, environmental services manager at Lincoln Park Retirement Residence, has been using his woodworking skills to forge connections between residents.
Innovative Programs

Winter Olympics at Quinte Gardens

Residents and team members had a blast taking part in these games in honour of the Winter Olympics.
Innovative Programs

The Titanic Survivor

Residents at Trillium and Rosewood retirement residences enjoyed a spectacular presentation by the descendant of a Titanic survivor.
Centenarians

100 Years, 7,000 Kilometres, 1 War

100-year-old Donato grew up in the Italian countryside, where he worked making charcoal, picking olives, found love, and went to war.
Giving Back

The Sienna Summer Games

Together, anything is possible. Five communities came together for the Sienna Summer Games, which raised money for local seniors in need.
Innovative Programs

A farmer’s life for me

Residents and team members at St. George Care Community took a mini vacation, getting some fresh night air on a farm.
Innovative Programs

Life at Sienna 2017

What was life at Sienna like in 2017? It was full of laughter, warmth, and possibility. Look inside to see some of the highlights.
Stories from our Team

From server to recreation: a chalking tale

As a dining room server Charity didn’t think her love of art would be appreciated but what started as chalk doodles on a menu board sprouted into a new position
Inspirational Life

Capturing the sun, the wind, and the stars

83-year-old Marilyn thought she would never paint again, but now she’s teaching classes to fellow residents at Silverthorn Care Community.
Veteran Stories

Decoding the Enemy

A cipher operator in the Canadian military, Dick Archambault travelled the world decoding messages.
Veteran Stories

Bombs Away

Reginald Harrop worked in the British Royal Air Force during WWII as a bomb aimer and flight instructor.
Veteran Stories

When the sound stops

As part of the British Military Police during WWII, Joyce watched as London burned through German bombing raids, soldiers kissed their families goodbye, and children huddled underground.
Veteran Stories

Escape Artist

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

Navigating the War

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

Thirteen-Thousand Feet

As a paratrooper in the Second World War, Sergeant Dennis Cutting has seen a thing or two, even from a bridge too far.
Stories from our Team

Here’s a tribute to our everyday heroes

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

One flower and smile at a time

Donald has a way of making everyone around him smile. A resident ambassador, his enthusiasm for life will inspire you.
Stories from our Team

Nearly 100 years of service

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.
Love Stories

65 years together

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

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

Catherine isn’t going to let anything stop her from getting what she wants.
Island Park Retirement Residence

100 years woven into history

Clayton is proud to still own a carpet he helped make in honour of Canada’s centennial year.
Stories from our Team

Going the extra mile at Fox Ridge Care Community

Michele Hunter will do anything to help enrich the lives of residents, she’s someone you can count on.
Innovative Programs

Party Like it’s 1949

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

Verna’s dream of attending university has finally come true

Look inside and watch the inspiring story of Verna’s life-long dream to study art.
Inspirational Life

The Lady in the Tower

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.
Giving Back

The spirit of Tai Chi lives at Island Park

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.
Intergenerational

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

Grade 5 students and seniors at Weston Terrace Care Community finally meet after 6 months of exchanging letters.
Innovative Programs

A taste of home at Maple Grove Care Community

Maple Grove Care Community has put a homey spin on meal times, offering residents more choices and opportunities for social engagement.
Innovative Programs

Seniors and high school students come together for intergenerational choir

Almost 90 people came out to watch a choir held by residents at Trillium and high school students.
Centenarians

104-year-old Don has ‘more life than most 25 year olds’

Don recently celebrated his 104th birthday with friends, family, and a surprise 103-year-old guest.
Harmony Hills Care Community

Canada

Bob Palm is a talented poet residing at Harmony Hills Care Community, who was kind enough to share his poem “Canada” in honour of Canada’s 150th birthday.
Innovative Programs

Fashion on Fire at Fox Ridge Care Community

Fox Ridge Care Community held a fashion show in honour of Clement, a resident who served as a firefighter for 30 years in the Brantford community.
Innovative Programs

Uncovering memories one brush stroke at a time

Bloomington Cove held their first resident art show, and reminding residents that their life is full of possibilities.
Innovative Programs

Directors of Care at Sienna up their game

The Director of Care Clinical Leadership program at York University is opening up a new avenue of post-graduate learning for nursing leaders.
Giving Back

Milk bags into mattresses: Spreading the warmth at Island Park

Island Park Retirement Residence recently partnered with a local volunteer to turn milk bags into mattresses for people in need.
Love Stories

Celebrating 73 years of marriage, life, and laughter

Gord and Margaret have been together since they were teenagers. Today they’re in their 90s, and while a lot has changed, their love has not.
Stories from our Team

The key to happiness? Love your job.

Doris began working at Muskoka Shores Care Community in 1974, at the age of 17. While a lot has changed since then, Doris’s love of her job has not.
Innovative Programs

After 30 years off the ice, Ivy returned to her old club

After 30 years off the ice, Ivy joined friends from Lincoln Park on a trip back to her old curling club.
Stories from our Team

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

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…
Volunteer Stories

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

Tom Watson and his wife, Kristiina, have been doing non-denominational services at Royale Place Retirement Residence for 8 years.
Rosewood Retirement Residence

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

Cindy has served overseas with the Canadian Armed Forces and her real joy is volunteering at Rosewood Retirement Residence.
Stories from our Team

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

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

Wii love bowling!

The Sienna Wii Bowling Tournament is held twice a year by the retirement residences in British Columbia.
Innovative Programs

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

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.
Love Stories

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

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

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

Painting at Muskoka Shores is about more than just art, it’s about creating something together. Look inside to marvel at their vibrant paintings.
Stories from our Team

Following your dreams

Gemma from Woodbridge Vista Care Community followed her dreams of helping people re-connect with food across an ocean.
Innovative Programs

So happy together

The warmth of human connection is about more than building a happy home. For our residences in B.C., that means coming together whenever possible.
Centenarians

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

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

Learn the secret of Bloomington Cove’s success in winning the 2016 Home of the Year Award from the OLTCA

Bloomington Cove Care Community won the Home of the Year Award from the Ontario Long-Term Care Association for their Person-Centred-Care approach.
Giving Back

Fieldstone plays Santa for a local women’s shelter

Team members at Fieldstone Commons Care Community brought a little cheer to women and their children at a local women’s shelter.
Giving Back

When everyone comes together

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

We are Santa’s elves

The residents’ committee at Island Park Retirement Residence spread some Holiday cheer by sponsoring a local family in need.
Inspirational Life

The song in your heart

Gisele, a 91-year-old resident at Red Oak Retirement Residence, is extremely active in her com-munity. Her love of music led her to start a sing-along when she moved in, and it’s only gotten big-ger from there.
Giving Back

Who has the best soup in Grimsby?

The event, named So You Think You Can Soup, brought local restaurants together in a competition for the title of The Best Soup in Grimsby.
Innovative Programs

The Grandpal Project

The grandpal program paired residents at Maple Grove with Grade 7 students from Sunny View Middle School.
Innovative Programs

A visit to remember

Residents gathered together in the multipurpose room, eager to meet a ‘surprise hockey guest,’ having no idea that the entire team would be coming in to see them.
Innovative Programs

One Thousand Years Strong

Heavily scarred, the trunk is so wide that 11 people could not wrap their arms around it. It is the truest symbol of this 1,000-year-old Douglas fir tree’s age.
Innovative Programs

BBQs, campfires and smores, if you please

The near-beer flowed freely around the campfire as residents laughed and chatted over the crackling flames.
Innovative Programs

Picture Perfect

The needle slides up and down through the fabric, pulling thread with it.
Innovative Programs

Eye on the prize

The Olympic Games came to Cheltenham in a whirlwind of volleyball games, 100-metre dashes and javelin throws.
Innovative Programs

A spotlight on our stars

The full force of Hollywood arrived at Owen Hill Care Community in Barrie during resident appreciation month, and it brought all of its glitter and glam with it.
Veteran Stories

Commanding the wounded

In 1944, 18-year-old Mary Greenwood made the 70-killometer trip across the open waters of the Bay of Fundy in what she calls “lifeboat situations.”
Veteran Stories

When they say no

Don Monroe, a Flying Officer and flight instructor in the Royal Canadian Air Force, squinted, trying to see past the blizzard that had destroyed his visibility.
Veteran Stories

Finding happily ever after

In the fall of 1944, the hum of a single airplane broke their serenity as it streaked across the sky.
Veteran Stories

Surprise news in open waters

Gordon Weaver joined the Canadian Army in 1942, at the age of 19, out of a sense of duty.
Veteran Stories

This side of the ocean

By 1944 World War II was more than half over, Bernice was only 18 when she signed up for the army.
Veteran Stories

35 years on the ground

The siren wailed, breaking the night’s calm. Quartermaster Sergeant John Stringer assembled with the rest of the crew.
Veteran Stories

A little right rudder

As one of the last remaining Lancaster Bomber pilots still breathing, this tale should be most unique.
Veteran Stories

Not yet 18 and fighting for freedom

Autobiography by Audrey Yorke, the proud owner of the 1939-45 Defence Medal and the Defence Medal.
Veteran Stories

They don’t call them ‘Spitfire’ for nothing

Now 93, Lieutenant-General William Kier Carr continues to achieve extraordinary things.
Inspirational Life

Dispelling the shadows, one survivor at a time

Edwina, a resident at Red Oak Retirement Residence in Kanata, was astonished that she was being given this award.
Innovative Programs

Meet the cake masters

The Sienna Cake Challenge had a creative twist at Woodhall Park Care Community, where residents decorated and designed the cakes themselves.
Innovative Programs

Reinventing the menu

Altamont Care Community in West Hill won the Sienna Cake Challenge, earning themselves a desert catered by Sara Lee.
Innovative Programs

Avast me hearties! Can ye find me hidden treasure?

Finding Captain Jean Benoit-Aubery’s treasure is the only way you’re ever going to escape. Are you up for it?
Love Stories

70 years of marriage later and they wouldn’t change a thing

Robert and Irma Merrill were married on July 31, 1946. Though it’s been 70 years since then, Irma says she wouldn’t change a thing.
Innovative Programs

Art: A family affair

Art Escape is a painting focused event that started at Fountain View about a year ago.
Innovative Programs

Better than bingo

Pokémon Go, the summer’s smash-hit smartphone game arrived at Cedarvale Lodge Retirement Residence in Keswick only nine days after its release in Canada.
Innovative Programs

Chick this out

Residents and staff visited the incubator often, and a few residents pulled up chairs and waited for the chicks to hatch.
Innovative Programs

You’ve got mail

Island Park Retirement Residence’s first dive into the Cyber Seniors program was a hit.
Milestone Stories

Family is forever

Today, it’s clear that the people who call Altamont home will always be able to count on one thing: each other.
Peninsula Retirement Residence

Colouring the world happy

The art show, which happened in April at Peninsula, was a huge success, with residents and staff stopping in to enjoy Celia’s work.
Innovative Programs

Games are just the beginning

A small voice calls out to a full room. In the child’s hand is a small ball with a number and letter. Bingo is in progress.
Giving Back

A walk to remember

Muskoka Shores Care Community began hosting an annual walk for the Alzheimer’s Society last year.
Innovative Programs

Could you go a round with Chick Norris?

One of many chicks brought to Island Park as part of their critter visits event, had finally broken free from its shell.
Pacifica Retirement Residence

Not the same old story

When award-winning filmmaker Wim Roozeboom moved into Pacifica Retirement Residence at the age of 93, there was still some space in his trophy cabinet for another crowning achievement.
Innovative Programs

After 10 years, Ted is finally back on the dance floor

It is one of the first times Ted Phillips has danced in nearly 10 years.
Giving Back

77-year-old Sandra started a charity for homeless seniors

You know you’re well liked when the dishwasher signs a petition to name you resident of the year.
Innovative Programs

It Has Changed Them Forever

Lifestyle Consultant at Cedarvale Lodge Retirement Residence in Keswick, was nominated for the 2016 Change our World Community Award by Douglas Hickey.
Inspirational Life

He was a poet, but he didn’t know it

A published poet, Ian Bruce has written more poems than he knows what to do with—and he only began writing them last summer.
Innovative Programs

A Family Tree in the Heart of Our Home

Lincoln Park Retirement Residence, in Grimsby, now has such a tree painted on a wall in the lobby and laden with pictures representing the past and present of Grimsby.
Innovative Programs

Innovative Residents’ Council Wins Award

Silverthorn Care Community recently became one of three winners in the Share Your Story contest run by the Ontario Association of Residents’ Council.
Innovative Programs

There’s a Waiting List to Enjoy Breakfast Here

Michael Traquair, General Manager of Astoria Retirement Residence and a certified Red Seal Chef, sets one morning aside every month to cook breakfast for a few residents.
Innovative Programs

Residents get quality face time at portrait studio

On January 21, the unveiling‎ of fifty resident portraits went on exhibition in the Rockcliffe Care Community dining room.
Innovative Programs

Getting seniors programming down to a fine art

Exploring and developing ways to help seniors live fully every day often comes in the form of partnerships with other organizations.
Innovative Programs

Residents Get a Surprise Treat at Super Bowl Party

Two football players from the BC Lions joined residents, families and team members for the Super Bowl 50 party.
Innovative Programs

Sensory swim gets a bright green light from Deerwood Creek

The Snoezelen pool engages individuals through the combination of lighting, music, and a warmer temperature to promote relaxation and decrease restlessness.
Red Oak Retirement Residence

Artist shares his love of art

Enjoy Mr. Tom Matthews’ beautiful watercolour paintings and be inspired by his story.
Inspirational Life

Royale Place residents sing from the same hymn sheet

A small group of interested residents came together in February 2015, and have been meeting on a biweekly basis and growing in size ever since.
Innovative Programs

Sienna Senior Living Recognized for Bridging the Gap Between Seniors and Technology

Sienna Senior Living received the 2015 Quality Improvement and Innovation Award for its Cyber-Seniors program.
Veteran Stories

Lives Lived through War and Peace

Four residents offer a Remembrance Day voice on their experiences and life lessons during and after the Second World War.
Innovative Programs

It’s Witching Hour at Langstaff Square No Trick, but a Real Treat

At Langstaff Square Care Community, where the creepy cavern is set up in the basement for Halloween—it is great therapy for all, especially residents and employees.
Giving Back

Cedarvale Lodge resident defends her Cook for the Cure title

Assunta’s team won the Cook for the Cure event in 2014 at Cedarvale Lodge Retirement and Care Community.
Pacifica Retirement Residence

Appreciation goes both ways at 911 events for former fire chief

Frank, 88, spent 30 years with the fire service in North Vancouver, retiring in 1985 as an assistant fire chief.
Giving Back

Bloomington Cove add a dash of technology to their dementia run

Where can you get fit, enjoy a free pancake breakfast and raise money to fund a cure for Alzheimer’s disease? The 2015 Dash to Defeat Dementia fundraising event took place on August 23 at the Bruce's Mill Conservation Area in Stouffville...
Inspirational Life

Childhood Neighbours Reconnect after 65 Years

Norm shared that the last time he recalled seeing Beverly was approximately 65 years ago when she was on her way to a football game.
Milestone Stories

50 Years of Caring

Tullamore Care Community in Brampton celebrated their fiftieth birthday in June with a glorious garden party.
Innovative Programs

First High School Cyber-Seniors Partnership is a Win-Win

Cedarvale Lodge has partnered with Keswick High School to launch the innovative Cyber-Seniors program in their first home.
Giving Back

Helping Out Far and Wide

Several of our homes have been donating beds, mattresses, wheelchairs, walkers, clothing and blankets for several years now.
Innovative Programs

What Would You Like to Do, if You Knew You Could Not Fail?

At Island Park Retirement Residence recently, one resident, Jean Taylor, ended up fulfilling a long-awaited dream to go on a horse and cutter ride again.
Centenarians

Harmony Hills' Supercentenarian Leads a Disciplined Life

Elizabeth Kimoff, a resident in Harmony Hill Care Community is one of the oldest living supercentenarians in Canada.

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