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Making dreams happen at Kingsmere

As an opera singer and actress, Cleone Duncan performed in Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Over her years as a performer, she met Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, the Queen, and Prince Phillip. Her voice is absolutely beautiful.
Stories from our Team

35 years of care

In a way, Ruth’s career started when she was only 8 years old. Today, she’s the Executive Director of Waters Edge Care Community, which she has been involved with since she was a child.
Inspirational Life

Unimaginable Love

Donna was convinced she would never marry again. But fate had other ideas, bringing her and Gordon together when they needed one another most.
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.
Centenarians

Finding love at 100

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

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.
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.

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