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Baking a Scottish Favourite: Shortbread Cookies

Lasalle Park

LaSalle Park residents and recreation director, Angela, enjoyed an afternoon of baking shortbread cookies to celebrate the Scottish Culture around a celebration for Robbie Burns. Take a look below for a captured moment and scroll for some fun facts on Shortbread Cookies and our recipe! The amount...

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What’s Under Those Kilts?

Prominence Way

We kicked up a storm last week with a week-long party, celebrating the many traditions from Scotland (can you spot Keith, our Environmental Services Manager)? The Highland dancers started the festivities off with traditional dancing and music. Our Executive Chef, Ben and his team served up a variety...

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Money Does Grow on Trees!

Prominence Way

That’s right. Money grows on trees at Prominence Way Retirement Community. Now that I have your attention, you are probably wondering how to get your hands on it. It's simple, just follow these 3 steps: 1. As a current resident, if you refer a friend interested in a tour of our facility, your name...

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Current Resident Alex Says.....

Rocky Ridge

I love Rocky Ridge Retirement because it is perfect! The people are wonderful, the food is great; there are a lot of choices. There is weekly entertainment and there are plenty of activities and you can chose whether or not to participate. I was able to spend 5 months here with my wife before she...

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Soup Fest

Lasalle Park

On Wednesday, January 15th, 2020 at 2:30 pm, the Management Team at LaSalle Park Retirement Community collaborated in teams to showcase their best soup recipe! Our residents enjoyed samples of each signature soup and selected their favourite in an annoymous vote. The winner was our Director of Care,...

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Baby It’s Cold Outside! Brrrrrr.

Prominence Way

Cold enough for you? Well, the answer is yes! As Calgary hits a deep freeze, why not warm your toes with one of the many fireplaces Prominence Way Retirement Community has to offer? Imagine yourself with one of your favourite books, a cozy blanket, and a hot cup of coco warming your toes by the fireplace....

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Did you create for yourself a ‘Great’ New Year’s Resolutions?

Kingsbridge

We are creatures of habit and sometimes it is challenging to think outside the box and do new things.  This can have big impact on our lives.  If you are stuck in a rut, it’s important to make some changes so that you live your best possible life.  A change can be small, but a collection of...

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Garden Therapy at Walden Circle Retirement

Walden Circle

Creative gardening for the soul with Jackie. Some of our residents putting their green fingers to good use with these tropical breezy Palms.  

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Benefits of Walking for Seniors – by Kate Denischuk, Lifestyle Manager

Rocky Ridge

Rocky Ridge Retirement has introduced a new walking program called “Rocky Ridge Walkers” every Sunday morning. Here are 10 benefits seniors can achieve from regular walking: Helps Control Weight Walking burns calories, and it may even lessen the effects of certain obesity promoting...

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A Big Thank You to the Chinese Senior's Choir and Dance Group

Prominence Way

We were delighted to have the Chinese Senior's Choir and Dance Group at Prominence Way Retirement Community for our Travel Event. Our Residents were entertained by both the dancing and their beautiful songs.  

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The Benefits of Retirement Living

Walden Circle

“Change your Location not your Lifestyle” If you are considering retirement living options here are six important points highlighting benefits of this type of living. Refreshing your spirit with Exercise: Living in a retirement community will help improve your overall health.  The exercise...

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Ringing in a New Year and New Decade at Walden Circle. 

Walden Circle

 A wonderful night of Champagne, Music and dancing with residents and their guests.

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NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS

Pearl and Pine

Have you made a resolution for 2020?  Are you considering making one?  Or are you simply ignoring the changing of the calendar as a representation of when to make changes?!? A new year does often equate to a fresh start for many.  If you fall into this category and are considering a resolution...

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Our Pool is Officially Opened

Prominence Way

Exercise and keeping active is very important for our residents at Prominence Way. We will be hosting Aqua Fitness Classes soon. So bring your bathing suit and come on in to our Salt Water Heated Pool. Our family swim is also now available. Please see our concierge for more information.

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Happy New Year!

Rocky Ridge

Excitement is in the air!  Our residents are preparing for a wonderful New Year's Celebration!   Festivities commence with a cocktail reception, special dinner menu, followed by entertainment & dessert bar.  From all the Residents and Staff at Rocky Ridge Retirement we would like to wish you...

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HAPPY NEW YEAR from Kingsbridge!

Kingsbridge

As we welcome in the New Year, we celebrate all the memories and life experiences of the past.  We encourage you to look forward to what 2020 brings.  We hold a glass to the air and toast... "Here's to a bright New Year and a fond farewell to the old; here's to the things that are yet to come, and...

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Merry Christmas from Rocky Ridge Retirement

Rocky Ridge

From all the staff and residents at Rocky Ridge Retirement Community we wish you all the best this wonderful holiday has to offer!   May this time of giving and spending time with family bring you the joy that lasts throughout the new year.  

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Merry Christmas to all

Royal Henley

T'was the day before Christmas and all through the Community, our decorations are sparkling and residents are caroling. It is a season filled with love, laughter and cheer. Sending holiday wishes to all near and dear. MERRY CHRISTMAS from our Family to yours!    

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Merry Christmas from LaSalle Park Retirement Community

Lasalle Park

From all the residents, staff and families of LaSalle Park Retirement Community, we wish you a very merry Christmas and all the best for 2020!

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Happy Holidays

Kingsbridge

Kingsbridge Retirement Community wishes you a season filled with love, as you spend time with family and friends. We cherish the friendships that we are growing at Kingsbridge Retirement Community. Visitors and residents are telling us that our new building isn’t just beautiful, it is also friendly,...

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Christmas Staff Party

Walden Circle

A Wonderful time was had at our Walden Staff Christmas Party. A chance to jingle & mingle and raise a glass of holiday cheer with wonderful teammates.    

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Resident/Family Christmas Party

Walden Circle

We had such a lovely time on Saturday with our Residents and their families. Lots of Music, Food and drinks in such a wonderful happy atmosphere.   Happy Christmas to everyone! From our community to yours.

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It's in the "Hood"

Pearl and Pine

There has been some interesting research around health and neighbourhoods over the last few years.  Of course there is the convenience of living in a walkable community however beyond that, the proximity to parks can greatly affect your health! If you are considering making a move to a a new community...

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Christmas High Tea

Royal Henley

All were welcome at our Christmas High Tea and Fund Raiser for Education Foundation of Niagara.  Entertainer Flo kept the sounds of the holidays flowing with his saxophone,  while guests had a some lovely finger sandwiches and holiday treats. Residents, family and special guests MPP Jennie Stevens...

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Community Christmas Party Update

Rocky Ridge

The annual Christmas Party was a wonderful success!  Our residents had a lot of fun welcoming people from the community to enjoy music, hot drinks, a candy bar and a visit from Santa!  Thank-you to everyone for donating toys to the Salvation Army Toy Drive.  If you would like to donate, there is still...

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Holiday bake sale raises $850 for our residents' Living List wishes

Lasalle Park

Our holiday bake sale was a huge success. With the bake sale and a few vendors, over $850 was raised in support of our Living List initiative that helps to grant our residents wishes. Thank you to everyone who participated by baking and volunteering their time.    

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Considering A Change of Address

Royal Henley

Thinking of making a move...this is what you can look forward to at Royal Henley. Delicious meals. A chance to make new friends! Engaging in social activities—even ones you’ve never tried before. Reading a book by the cozy fireplace. Inviting Lounge areas to spend time with family...

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Thank you Albert for the holiday spirit!

Lasalle Park

Thank you Albert for taking the time to make these beautiful Christmas trees for all of our tables in the dining room. They add such a special touch to our community and mean so much to us!

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Kick off the Holiday Season by Giving Back!

Royal Henley

On Friday November 22nd, 2019 at 1:30pm, The Royal Henley Retirement Community and The Education Foundation of Niagara will kick off their Annual "Warm a Heart Holiday Campaign", taking place across the Niagara Region. Led by a volunteer Board of Directors, in addition to a small staff, the Education...

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Christmas Shopping Event

Pearl and Pine

We all had so much fun at our 3rd Annual Christmas Shopping Day at Pearl & Pine Retirement.  Cookies, door prizes and so many different vendors to shop with, there was something for everyone to enjoy!  Residents, their families, our staff and even some members of the community came to enjoy the...

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The Rennie Seniors Apartments Grand Opening

Royal Henley

On November 12th we opened our doors to the St. Catharines community to celebrate our Grand Opening of The Rennie Seniors Apartments.  Residents, members of the community, Mayor Walter Sendzik, MPP Jennie Stevens, and councillors Carlos Garcia and Sal Sorrento were all in attendance for a ribbon cutting...

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Lest We Forget

Pearl and Pine

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In Flanders...

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Let's Celebrate Our 10 Year Anniversary!

The Russell Hill

The Russell Hill Retirement Residence turned 10 years old in September and we're going to celebrate! On Sunday, November 24, we'll host an Open House from 2:30-4:30 pm. It will take place on our main level with three separate event spaces: Pelham Estates Wine Tasting  -  Club Room Maple Syrup...

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN FROM PEARL & PINE RETIREMENT

Pearl and Pine

  Each year, the businesses of the Burlington Downtown Business Association, come together to host a fantastic Halloween Event!  Treats In Our Streets runs the weekend prior to Halloween and children from all over the area come dressed in amazing costumes to trick or treat at the many retailers,...

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Summer's end, and

The Russell Hill

Summer may be coming to a close soon, but think of all the wonderful activities that happen in our vibrant city in the fall, plus the gorgeous colourful trees, cool nights and farmers' markets burgeoning with harvested vegetables. What will we be getting up to in September? Here's a list of just some...

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Spring forward!

The Russell Hill

We're almost there! Spring is right around the corner and temperatures are already moving in the right direction. We feel like it's time to celebrate after a long, cold and snowy winter. So, we're going to 'roll up the rug' and have a dance party with our two favourite party singers who always bring...

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Where to Donate Your Stuff in Kingston!

Kingsbridge

As you plan to downsize, you might feel good about donating some of your unwanted items to local thrift stores, giving your things another life.  We have compiled a list of local stores in Kingston for you to consider.  Each listing includes a description of how they ‘give back’ to community...

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Happy New Year!

The Russell Hill

For those of you following our blog or with a keen interest in The Russell Hill, we wish you and yours a prosperous and healthy New Year! If you have not visited us, it's easy; just call (416 922 9005) and ask for me, Valerie. It would be my - indeed, our - pleasure to meet you and to show you this...

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How to Tackle Holiday Discussions about Plans for Your Future

Kingsbridge

As family gathers to celebrate the holiday season... you might find yourself knee deep in a discussion about plans for the future.  Since this is a time of year to say goodbye to the events of 2018 and to welcome the hopes and dreams for a fresh new year, there might not be a better time to have...

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Chilly Fall Days

The Russell Hill

This year's fall colours have been stunning; intense reds, brilliant golden yellows, and shades in between have dotted tree lined streets and ravines in Toronto. How lucky are we to have this joyous burst of colour, even if it's also a harbinger of cold weather and snow? As I write this blog, it's...

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3 Things You Didn't Know About Chair Yoga

Clair Hills

  Chair Yoga is a modified twist to traditional yoga practices. There are a lot of benefits in doing yoga on a weekly or daily basis, but these benefits don’t stop with the mat on the floor. Some seniors are limited in mobility and getting down on your hands and knees can be more painful than...

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November....A Month to Remember.

Oak Ridges

November is the month for all of us at Oak Ridges Retirement, to remember and honour the sacrifices made by our Veterans, and those who were involved in the battles to keep our country strong and democratic. Have you heard of the Bomb Girls?  The Bomb Girls, were women who worked in munitions factories...

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Hello world!

Miller Apartments

Welcome to Signature Retirement Living Sites. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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ORCA Open House September 22, 23

Oak Ridges

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Seniors and Snap Chat Filters for National Selfie Day

Clair Hills

Strike a pose, slap on a filter and snap a selfie! Clair Hills Retirement Community took part in National Selfie Day and the pictures will melt your heart. Staff had a great time with the challenge too! We participate in themed days and fun challenges at Clair Hills; making every day a...

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Downsizing for Seniors: When is the Right Time to Move?

Clair Hills

Looking for information about downsizing? Senior’s Move [also known as Heart of the Matter], does not believe in “downsizing” for seniors; they believe in “rightsizing”. This local professional organizing company in the KW region taught us about rightsizing and what it means to find the right...

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50’s Bash was a Blast

Clair Hills

It was a cool, early spring afternoon where the guys and gals from all over town got through the slush of the April storm to make it to the big bash. Ladies were all dolled up; wearing poodle skirts and red lipstick, guys in suits and fedoras. The night had music, dancing, some good grub and a pink Cadillac...

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Things To Consider When Choosing A Retirement Community

Oak Ridges

You have made the decision that you would like to live in a retirement community, but you don’t know where to begin.  Here are some of the things you should consider as you begin your search: LOCATION – do you want to live in your existing neighbourhood, or perhaps you would like to relocate...

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Living Wish List - Everyday dreams come true

Oak Ridges

Do you have a bucket list? Everywhere you go today, people are talking about their bucket lists – essentially it represents all the things we tend to put off because we think we’ll have time later to accomplish them. A bucket list brings happiness to your life. The Dalai Lama said, “The very purpose...

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Centenarian Club

Oak Ridges

The Harvard Medical School suggests that feeling young at heart may indeed contribute to living longer. They say that feeling younger may inspire a sense of resiliency by challenging yourself daily and by maintaining a sense of meaningfulness. Centenarians – people that have reached an age of...

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Check out what our residents are involved in this month!

Clair Hills

Join us every Thursday for our Art class or any other program that is of interest to you. Please call ahead and RSVP with Sarah Louise 519-880-8444 or sarahlouisem@clairhillsretirement.com

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October Month in Review

St. Clair Beach

October was a month filled with supporting the fighers, admiring the survivors, honoring the taken and never ever giving up hope. Staff and Community Members joined together this month to fundraise through a yummy bake sale, purchasing and wearing PINK SCB t-shirts and donationing to a cause that has...

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Men's Aquafit Class

Hollandview Trail

We've welcomed some new faces to Hollandview Trail and quite a few new faces to our heated saltwater swimming pool too! Our classes are growing in numbers including the men's class. Take the plunge! Bathing suits required!

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Rockcliffe Fall Fair

The Rockcliffe

The apple cider was flowing, the preserves and caramel corn were flying off the shelf,  but it was the hotly contested bake off that attracted the most attention. Naturally, the winner, Linda Meek will have bragging rights for the year!   A chocolate zucchinni cake will now be appearing on the...

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September in Review...

St. Clair Beach

September was a month of hustle and bustle as we enjoyed lots of beautiful sunny days and outdoor events right in our backyard at Lakewood Park! Our annual bus outing to Wagners Apple Orchard and Winery allowed us to bake and serve 10 homemade delicious apple pies. October brings with it a trip...

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Ottawa Vanier NDP candidate Emilie Taman

The Rockcliffe

[caption id="attachment_926" align="alignnone" width="178"] Emilie Taman impressed  us with her knowledge of the riding, federal issues and her thoughtful answers to the many questions from our residents.  At the Rockcliffe, we are proud to be hosting all the candidates in the Ottawa/ Vanier riding...

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Holland Marsh Wineries

Hollandview Trail

Our Community Members enjoyed their visit to the Holland Marsh Winery. They explored the beautiful grounds and vineyard while learning about the winemaking process.  Following their tour, they were guided through a tasting of six handcrafted wines.

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Farewell to Summer Cocktail Party

The Rockcliffe

Aaahhh but we had a marvelous time toasting the end of a lovely summer. The view from the Vista Lounge allowed for a perfect backdrop as we sipped a summer's end cocktail, sampled Quebec cheddar and Niagara peach hors d'oeuvres and enjoyed wonderful company.  Our next cocktail party will be just...

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August Month in Review

St. Clair Beach

Hello September! Soon enough it will be Fall and we will be welcoming some nice cooler weather. The summer months here at SCB were filled with lots of activity and fun. A ferry ride to Boblo Island was a fantastic way to spend one of the last days of Summer...there is nothing being on the water,...

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Staff Party at Woodbine Racetrack

Hollandview Trail

The Hollandview Trail staff enjoyed themselves at this year's summer staff party that took place at Woodbine Racetrack. Hollandview Trail is so lucky to have such a devoted team who all enjoy coming to work each day. A team that plays together stays together. Steve Strong, CEO of Signature Retirement...

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A perfect day in the garden

The Rockcliffe

 

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Hollandview Trail's Annual Family BBQ

Hollandview Trail

Thanks to the weather for cooperating and creating a perfect summer evening for a party. Our Community Members and their families had a great time mixing it up with each other while enjoying a delicious dinner straight from the BBQ. Our Victory Garden was the perfect place for the Toronto Banjo Band...

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Private Leslie Tetler Honored

St. Clair Beach

Special Presentation Yesterday at Dieppe Park, some of our staff and Community Members attended a very special ceremony. Our very own Leslie (Les) Tetler was honored by The Essex and Scottish with a Quilt of Valour, wrapped around his shoulders, symbolizing a great hug from the...

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Historical Hat Show

Hollandview Trail

Director of The Mobile Millinery Museum, Norma Shephard took our Community Members down a retrospective journey into history as she presented her collection of interesting hats. Each hat is a sartorial treasure evoking feelings of nostalgia and memories of special times gone by.

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August Month In Review...

St. Clair Beach

Summer is in full swing at St. Clair Beach Retirement. July was a VERY busy month with quite a few exciting events...The weather was perfect for our Canada Day BBQ. The drove to Bothwell to visit Parks Blueberries was delightful and the pies that were made delicious! Our Hawaiian Luau which included...

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Supreme Court Justices Visit the Rockcliffe

The Rockcliffe

Naturally, we were on our best behaviour. Rockcliffe Resident Mrs. Bea Ross, Chief Justice Supreme Court of  Canada,  The Right Honourable Beverley McLachlin P.C. and the Honourable Mr. Justice Marshall Rothstein.

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