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One of the lucky ones

November 9, 2018
As WWII raged on in Russia, the blistering winter cold proved to be as formidable an enemy as the Nazis.

A woman in the Royal British Air Force

November 8, 2018
100-year-old Winnifred Grant looks back on her time in the Royal British Air Force during WWII.

After the surrender

November 7, 2018
After Italy’s surrender, Armando and his fellow soldiers found themselves at the mercy of Nazi Germany.

An interesting life

November 6, 2018

“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.

The sweetest sound I ever heard

November 5, 2018
Thomas Keen spent over 10 months fighting continuously in north-west Europe during WWII. This is his story. 

A Jamaican woman serving in the British Army

November 1, 2018
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.

Halloween Haunt

October 31, 2018

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

Kensington Court music video for "I Lived"

October 25, 2018
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".

Welcome to your new home!

October 18, 2018
The new Resident Ambassador Program at Court at Laurelwood Retirement Residence has brought everyone together, strengthening connections and filling the residence with warmth.

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

October 15, 2018
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!

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

October 11, 2018
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.

Life at Sienna: Meet Moses, Director of Care

October 3, 2018
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."

She said ‘Yes’ to marriage proposal at Masonville Manor

September 27, 2018
They didn’t meet at Masonville, but their love of seniors certainly helped bring them together.

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

September 21, 2018

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.

Sights from a 106-yr-old train ride

September 17, 2018
View some of the pictures from Okanagan Chateau’s visit to Kettle Valley, where they rode an antique train.

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