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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.

A taste of home at Maple Grove Care Community

July 17, 2017
Maple Grove Care Community has put a homey spin on meal times, offering residents more choices and opportunities for social engagement.

Seniors and high school students come together for intergenerational choir

July 10, 2017

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

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

July 3, 2017
Don recently celebrated his 104th birthday with friends, family, and a surprise 103-year-old guest.

Poem celebrating Canada’s 150th Anniversary

June 30, 2017
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.

Fashion on Fire at Fox Ridge Care Community

June 26, 2017
Fox Ridge Care Community held a resident-centric fashion show in honour of Clement, a resident who served as a firefighter for 30 years in the Brantford community.

Uncovering memories one brush stroke at a time

June 19, 2017
Bloomington Cove held their first resident art show, displaying pieces vivid in colour and texture, and reminding residents that their life is full of possibilities.

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