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Taking in the sights at Gatineau Park

September 10, 2018
Residents and team members at Bearbrook Retirement Residence enjoyed taking in the fall colours at Gatineau Park.

Wedding bells ring at Doon Village Retirement Residence

September 3, 2018

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

Riding the waves at Carolina Retirement

August 13, 2018
Residents at Carolina Retirement Residence enjoyed an afternoon cruise.

Finding the perfect match at 100

August 9, 2018
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.

Taking home the gold

August 2, 2018
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.

Birds of a feather woodwork together

July 24, 2018
Residents at Cedarvale Lodge joined up with students and York Region Police for an intergenerational woodworking program.

Fishing Forever at Mariposa Gardens

July 2, 2018

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

After 20 years, Johnny is rejoining the band

June 23, 2018
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.

Rubber duck race raises funds for seniors in need

June 18, 2018
View hilarious photos or rubber ducks racing to the finish in this fundraiser for United Way and seniors in need in the local community

Creating the warmth of human connection

June 11, 2018
“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.

Butterfly kisses at Waterford Barrie

June 11, 2018
Residents at Waterford Barrie retirement had a personal photoshoot with monarch butterflies.

Croquet in the garden

June 4, 2018
A photo gallery of residents and team members at Rideau Retirement Residence playing croquet in the garden

Surprise guests trot their stuff at Kingsmere Retirement

May 28, 2018
Residents and team members at Kingsmere Retirement Residence were excited to welcome two surprise guests to their home — mini horses!

An Unbreakable Spirit

May 15, 2018

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.

One woman & 500 Toques for the Homeless

April 25, 2018
Daisy may be 90 years old, but that hasn’t stopped her from crocheting 500 toques and donating them to the Salvation Army.

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