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Taste Testers Approved

Royal Henley

What a great afternoon at our  4th Annual Food Expo here at The Royal Henley!   With a variety of different vendors showcasing and giving samples of their goodies.  We taste tasted many new items with options of sweet or savory, there was something for everyone.  Organized by our own Chef and Sysco...

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April showers bring May flowers...

Walden Circle

“Flowers are like friends; They bring color to your world.” As we get ready to spring clean, and embrace the warmer weather that is to come, Walden Circle drew 4 lucky residents from our May draw to win their complimentary planters for their lovely balconies. A big Congratulations to: Lionel &...

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Resident Volunteering

Walden Circle

  Take a look at wonderful residents, Kay and Maryann working on the fresh cut flowers for our dining room tables. The ladies did a fabulous job and our team thanks them for their support & dedication!

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Our Winnie is famous

Lasalle Park

Recently the Burligton Post came in to do a story about our lovely LaSalle pup Winnie. Click here for the article or read the full story below: ​High-fiving dog definitely man’s best friend at Burlington retirement home CommunityMay 15, 2019by Julie Slack Burlington Post Winnie knows...

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The Gift of Time

Rocky Ridge

Reflecting on Mother’s Day, one of our residents told us that her daughters don’t buy her gifts, instead they give her their time!  This resident has a little book noting all the various experiences they have shared together at this time of year.  Their latest adventure took them on a trip to Fernie,...

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Let’s Help Make Burlington Canada’s Most Active Community!

Lasalle Park

Participaction’s “Community Better Challenge” is an annual event that aims to get neighbourhoods across the country moving together.  It takes place between May 31st and June 16th and asks individuals to track all of their minutes of physical activity. The city of Burlington is hoping to win this...

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High Tea vs. Afternoon Tea: What's the difference?

Walden Circle

High Tea The British tradition of High Tea began in the mid 1700s as an afternoon meal usually served in the late evening. Initially, it was a meal for the working class that came home, taken standing up or sitting on very tall stools, thus the term 'high'. Instead of small finger sandwiches, a high...

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Spring High Tea

Walden Circle

Spring High Tea On Thursday, May 30th, Walden Circle welcomed a lovely group of ladies to enjoy a sampling of various finger sized sandwiches, freshly baked scones, and sweet petit fours. Take a look below for some captured moments of our special event:

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Mother’s Day Buffet Lunch

Rocky Ridge

In celebration of all of the lovely ladies at Rocky Ridge, we hosted a special Mother’s Day’s Brunch.  Of course, the gentlemen were welcome too!  The brunch included an omelet station, various main courses, sides and not forgetting a delicious choice of desserts!

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Living List Wishes

Rocky Ridge

Recently, our residents were asked to give us their ‘Living List’ wishes and we would see if we could make some of them come true!  Last week, the Rocky Ridge bus headed to the scenic Fairmont Hotel in Banff.  It was one of our resident’s wishes to have High Tea in style with the beautiful...

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Smiles & Styles at our Annual High Tea & Fashion Show

Royal Henley

Smiles and Styles were shown off while walking the Royal Henley Runway at our Annual High Tea & Fashion Show. With Spring finally in sight, it is a great time to update your closet with new spring trends from Tanjay & Alia. With fresh floral prints, luxurious lace or bright colors...

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Volunteering Is Important

Royal Henley

Our team of residents and lifestyle coordinators volunteered their time to help fill the bins for community care. Helping our St. Catharines Community one grocery bag at a time. Volunteering is important and it is a great way to give back to our surrounding community. With Thanks to all that...

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Rocky Ridge Resident's Showcase

Rocky Ridge

What an amazing group of residents we have here at Rocky Ridge.  We recently hosted a ‘Showcase’ event where residents could show off their hidden talents.  It was wonderful to see how skillful,  creative and talented our residents are!  The showcases included tapestry, hand-made wooden clocks,...

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Exciting Casino event at LaSalle

Lasalle Park

We had a great time at Casino LaSalle with exciting games, prizes and entertainment.

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A trip to Vineland's Watering Can and Lake House Restaurant

Lasalle Park

Spring is in the air and we are so excited to get out and enjoy the weather. What a great time we had visiting the Watering Can and Lake House Restaurant in Vineland.

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Easter Buffet Dinner

Rocky Ridge

Once a month, our Executive Chef puts on a themed buffet dinner for our residents to enjoy.  This month our residents enjoyed a special Easter themed buffet dinner.  

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National Barbershop Quartet Day

Walden Circle

Walden Circle Retirement hosted an Open House on April 11th to celebrate National Barber Shop Quartet Day. Residents and guests touring the residence stayed to enjoy a lively performance of barber shop quartet favourites by the group “Expressions”. Take a look below for some captured highlights by...

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OUR FIRST SUITES & SWEET EVENT

Prominence Way

What a wonderful turnout we enjoyed at Prominence Way Retirement Community for our FIRST Suites and Sweet Candy Bar Buffet event. This brings me to ask  what is your favorite "sweet"?   There are plenty of  interesting choices out there ranging from chocolate covered licorice, chocolate covered...

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AND, Then there were 4! (Managers)

Prominence Way

Welcome Karen, (YES!  one more Karen) To Prominence Way Retirement Community!   Please welcome Karen K to our team . With Karen joining our Management team , we are now  4! Karen joins us as our Business Manager.  Karen has been working with seniors and retirement living for 15 years...

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Burlington Chamber of Commerce Gala

Pearl and Pine

Pearl & Pine Retirement was nominated for a Business Excellence Award through the Burlington Chamber of Commerce.  After a rigorous vetting process we became a finalist in our category, Large Service Business and we were invited to attend the Awards Gala.  Sadly we didn't win the award, however...

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Chair Yoga

Royal Henley

Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced in a chair or standing using a chair for support. Chair yoga is usually taught as a way to achieve physical and mental fitness. Many benefits of practicing chair yoga are reducing stress, pain, and fatigue. This form of exercise also improves balance...

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Protein in the Senior Years

Pearl and Pine

We all know that a balanced diet is considered important.  What really does that mean?  What should we be looking to balance?  The three macro nutrients often referred to are proteins, carbohydrates, and fats.  Of course, balance can also reference healthy, versus less healthy food options.  The...

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LaSalle residents celebrate Spring!

Lasalle Park

Spring has arrived and we could not be more excited! At LaSalle Park Retirement Community we have daily programs and activities to keep you busy and engaged.  

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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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Veterans Food Bank of Calgary - DONATIONS ACCEPTED IN WEST PARKING LOT

Prominence Way

WHEN:  SATURDAY, APRIL 13th, 2019 From 12 Noon Until 4:00 PM WHERE: West Parking Lot of Prominence Way Retirement Community   Please help our new and our senior Veterans by donating  a non-perishable food item.      

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Meet Prominence Way Retirement Community Resident Care Manager - KELSIE

Prominence Way

Kelsie is one of our Registered Nurses, and Kelsie has enjoyed working with Signature Retirement Living for over 4 years. So much so, that she joined Prominence Way Retirement Community to oversee the Care Department and to ensure that Prominence Way Retirement Health Care team is providing the...

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2019 Chili Champions

Royal Henley

On Friday March 1st "The Royal Henley Wranglers" participated in the 13th Annual Chili Cook Off Downtown St. Catharines at Market Square. Along with 10 other vendors we entered the Chili Cook Off in support of Community Care and served over 300 piping hot servings of chili that was prepared by our...

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3 -1/2 Effortless Steps To Our Presentation Center!

Prominence Way

We have heard from you and would like to extend our apologies for any challenges you have encountered while trying to visit us.    Below are simple steps and images to help us find each other.  We always welcome a phone call to assist you personally-  403.727.9400. This will take you the West...

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What do you know about food?

Pearl and Pine

We all know that food is critical to survival.  The way gas fuels a vehicle, food fuels our body.  Beyond that, how much do you know?  Do you know what the different macro nutrients do for our bodies?  Proteins, carbohydrates and fats all do different things to the human body and we need a healthy...

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Burlington Chamber of Commerce, Finalist

Pearl and Pine

[caption id="attachment_2282" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Business Excellence Awards Finalist, Burlington Chamber of Commerce[/caption] Pearl and Pine Retirement is so very honoured to be given this title of Finalist in the category of Large Service Business here in Burlington, Ontario.  To...

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Burlington Lawn Bowling Club - Robbie Burns Jitney

Pearl and Pine

On Saturday Pearl and Pine were the proud sponsors of the Robbie Burns Jitney at the Burlington Lawn Bowling Club!  YES...in the winter!  The club does indoor bowling, keeping their members connected and active all year long!  Three times each winter the club has a "Jitney" or party in the middle...

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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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Sgt. Wilson's Army Show - Great Success

Kingsbridge

Congratulations to the Kingston Seniors Association for the successful SOLD OUT crowd of over 300 guests on Thursday, November 1st!  It was an evening filled with 40's/50's songs from war time era. Kingsbridge Retirement Community was there in costume with nostalgic treats for all attendees of Cracker...

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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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Thanksgiving

The Russell Hill

This is a beautiful time of year as you drive through the city and see corner stores with stacks of colourful mums, and the same colours reflected in leafy trees. Food becomes heartier and farmers markets are bountiful. We hope everyone enjoys celebrating by offering thanksgiving for all these riches...

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ORCA Open House September 22, 23

Oak Ridges

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Nature Immersion Series - Photography

Kingsbridge

Capture Nature with your Lens A big thank you to Brian Chard, of Brian Chard Design, for his amazing workshop on nature photography.  Brian shared his passion, approach, tips and tricks of nature photography with a full room of passionate hobby photographers.  He showcased several images from his...

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Staff Appreciation

The Russell Hill

Our staff are the backbone of what we do at The Russell Hill Retirement Residence. They support our residents in many ways: serving in the Dining Room, providing Room Service for meals, Housekeeping, Nursing and Personal Assistance, Activities and Outings, and not to forget the busy Concierges who man...

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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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