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Capturing the sun, the wind, and the stars

December 12, 2017
83-year-old Marilyn thought she would never paint again, but now she’s teaching classes to fellow residents at Silverthorn Care Community.

Decoding the Enemy

November 28, 2017
A cipher operator in the Canadian military, Dick Archambault travelled the world decoding messages.

Bombs Away

November 27, 2017
Reginald Harrop worked in the British Royal Air Force during WWII as a bomb aimer and flight instructor.

When the sound stops

November 22, 2017

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.

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.

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