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KERBY EXPO 2018 - Another Great Year

Prominence Way

What a great way to spend a chilly  Calgary  Fall Saturday, but indoors and meeting new people within  in our mature community!  This past Saturday was KERBY EXPO 2018, and Prominence Way Retirement Community was a supportive  Gold Sponsor.  We gave out 300 individually wrapped Gerber Daisies to...

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Flying in the B-29 Superfortress: Another Living List Wish Granted!

Lasalle Park

Peter and Reg have always wanted to fly in the Boeing B-29 Superfortress (FIFI). The B-29 is a four-engine propeller-driven heavy bomber designed by Boeing, which was flown primarily by the United States during World War II and the Korean War. It was one of the largest aircraft operational during World...

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Great time in Port Dalhousie

Lasalle Park

Our residents enjoyed a recent trip to Port Dalhousie. What a great summer we've had with fabulous outings to enjoy all the beautiful places so close to home.

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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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Summer Time Social & Lunch

Prominence Way

A lovely and special afternoon was had as we  enjoyed the company of a  few of our  (financially) dedicated  guests of  Prominence Way Retirement Community.  It was a bright and sunny day that welcomed our guests to a local restaurant where we were showered with attention from beginning to the...

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Another Proud Moment

Royal Henley

At The Royal Henley we have partnered with the St. Catharines branch of the Canadian Cancer Society for a few years by hosting one of their Support Groups monthly meetings in our Clubhouse Theatre. The Canadian Cancer Society has a mission to enhance the quality of life of those who are living with cancer....

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Marda Gras 2018 in The Community Of Marda Loop

Prominence Way

SO FUN! What a wonderful day we had  at Marda Gras in the community of Marda Loop !  The weather was perfect and rain held off until the very end of day. It was such fun introducing Prominence Way Retirement Community to many new people around our community, handing out beads, engaging conversations,...

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Peach Social

Royal Henley

We had a peachy afternoon as our chefs and Executive Director showcased some lovely homemade peach treats at our Peach Social.  Our residents and guests enjoyed our featured  homemade treats including, peach meringue, peach crumble, peach cookies and  peach scones topped with roasted almonds. Hats...

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Summer Staff Appreciation

Royal Henley

At The Royal Henley we are able to provide enviable service for our residents in a positive, vibrant and caring environment due to our dedicated staff. As a team we all have a common goal of satisfying our residents needs and enriching their everyday experiences. On July 31st we hosted our Summer...

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JUST A FRIENDLY REMINDER! visit us in our presentation Centre Off Patterson Blvd. & Prominence Hill SW (Near Alberta Badminton Centre)

Prominence Way

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Pearl & Pine Annual Resident Art Show

Pearl and Pine

Pearl & Pine is grateful for all the wonderful residents that make up our community and we like to find ways to honour them all for their talents and who they are.  We have a large number of talented artists within the greater group, some of whom will take lunch in their suite to work on their pieces...

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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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July 2018 - Prominence Way Retirement Community Exterior PICTURES!!!

Prominence Way

Hello!   Welcome one and  all  to Prominence Way Retirement Community!  We've had  lots of excitement and anticipation around here as our  building continues to  progress and develop daily.   In these few photos, you can see the architectural detail of Prominence Way Retirement  building ...

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Dancing in the Park

Royal Henley

Looking for something to do Sunday nights in July this summer? The Royal Henley has sponsored the Dancing in the Park events at Montebello Park. Sunday July 15th was our first sponsor night and staff, residents and family members attended the event. It was a beautiful evening with lovely music by the...

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2018 Swing Hard to Live Strong

Royal Henley

2018 has been a year of getting involved in our community. A new event we chose to sponsor this year was Hospice Niagara’s Swing Hard to Live Strong golf tournament at Legends on the Niagara. It was a beautiful day for the golfers and Hospice Niagara did a wonderful job hosting this event. Over $42,000...

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Resident Pool Sharks

Walden Circle

Our Walden Pool Sharks enjoying their weekly game!

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Celebrating 95 Years Young!

Pearl and Pine

    At Pearl & Pine we love a good party and love having a good time!  This week we celebrated Marion's 95th Birthday!  Everyone got dressed up, Marion enjoyed the company of her friends and family and of course there was cake!   I knew Pearl & Pine was going to be nice,...

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A fun presentation about the Royal Enfield Motorcycle

Lasalle Park

There were lots of happy faces when LaSalle Park's Executive Chef Spencer brought in his Royal Enfield Motorcycle for the residents to see and gave a wonderful presentation on its history.  

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Winnie is winning over our residents

Lasalle Park

Our residents are loving their weekly walks and visits with Winnie. We think she is loving it just the same.

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Seniors Month at LaSalle Park Retirement Community

Lasalle Park

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Hot, Hot, Hot!

The Russell Hill

We're heading into our first real heat wave this weekend when everyone will need to be very careful to stay hydrated, perhaps have a salty snack in the afternoon, and to stay inside if need be. For those who choose to stay inside at The Russell Hill, they can start their day here with laughter yoga....

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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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Staying Hydrated This Summer

Pearl and Pine

We all know that water is critical for our overall health and well-being but some people find it really hard to drink plain water.  Infusing your water with herbs and fruits can help you get the water in but also add nutrients! You can prepare infused waters up to a week in advance and keep them...

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Signature Living List

Pearl and Pine

Pearl & Pine is proud to participate in this Living List program each year.   Stay tuned for our 2017-2018 Living List Video!!! https://youtu.be/7KR_ScAub8E

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Living List Wish Program at Pearl & Pine Retirement

Pearl and Pine

  Dr. Sweeny’s curiosity gets him inside the Spec Sometimes I spend days digging through documents or knocking on doors to get a story. Other times, the story just strolls into The Spectator newsroom and parks its walker beside my desk. That is, in fact, how I came to meet Dr. Patrick...

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The Living List!

The Russell Hill

You've probably heard of a 'bucket list'. Well, The Russell Hill Retirement Residence is joining with our other locations to grant as many wishes as possible to our residents. This initiative is called The Living List. There will be more on this in future posts but so far, we have been to the Aga Kahn...

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Milne's Wish Granted!

Walden Circle

GRANTING RESIDENT WISHES @ WALDEN Every year at Walden Circle Retirement Community, we Grant Wishes of our residents. We do this by helping them fulfill items on their Bucket List, or as we prefer to call it, a LIVING LIST! Milne’s wish was to go to the Raptors Game and this came true for him!...

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Up close and personal with Kerri Sharp, Executive Director!

Walden Circle

Walden Circle Retirement Community Celebrates 5th Anniversary!!! 1- What makes Walden Circle so special? The people! The staff, the residents & their families make all the difference at Walden. We are truly a family and look out for each other. 2- What are some of your favourite...

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A Royal Month

The Russell Hill

At last - blossoming trees, forsythia bushes putting forth their bright yellow colours, and fresh, new leaves, both red and green ones. Spring has arrived. It is such a wonderful time of year and residents here at The Russell Hill Retirement Residence are enjoying being outside again and taking long...

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Another WISH Granted!

Walden Circle

Click on the link to watch a video clip! IMG_8978 GRANTING RESIDENT WISHES @ WALDEN Every year at Walden Circle Retirement Community, we Grant Wishes of our residents. We do this by helping them fulfill items on their Bucket List, or as we prefer to call it, a LIVING LIST! Grace’s wish...

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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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Walden Circle's Make A Wish Program

Walden Circle

Granting Our Resident Wishes Every year, at Walden, we Grant Wishes of our residents. We do this by helping them fulfill items on their Bucket List, or as we prefer to call it, a LIVING LIST! We have asked our residents to make a wish and we would do everything in our power to grant it! The wishes...

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LUCK O' THE IRISH

Oak Ridges

Join us at Oak Ridges Retirement over 2 days of St. Patrick's Day celebrations! March 15th - A journey into the history of the people and Land of Ireland. A presentation by Lianne Harris, of the Toronto District School Board, at 3:00pm in the Theatre at Oak Ridges Retirement. March 16th - Join...

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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 Activities!

Clair Hills

See what our residents are participating in on a daily basis. Let us know if you'd like to join us, we'd love to have you! Just call Sarah-Louise to RSVP to any of our activities at 519-880-8444.

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Summertime and Canada 150

The Russell Hill

It's July and we're finally enjoying warm summer weather and sunshine after one of the wettest Springs in our history. Flooding has been rampant, and the Toronto Islands are closed to the public, but patios are open, parks are filled with families, and cyclists abound. This month also saw Canada celebrate...

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Rocky Ridge

Hypertension: 7 Ways You Can Control High Blood Pressure By Sharon Holmes, director of nursing and accreditation – ComForCare Home Care You may feel perfectly fine, happily unaware your circulatory system is under stress from high blood pressure. Due to busy schedules and daily concerns, it can...

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Chinese New Year

Rocky Ridge

What a great evening we had celebrating Chinese New Year. After enjoying some amazing Chinese Food, we were treated to five dancing lions to music, which put a smile on everyone's face. We topped off the evening with a Travel Film on China to learn more about their culture.

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Lifelong Learning Great Course Film Series-US & the Middle East

Rocky Ridge

Join us for this Professor led University video series and learn about how the relationship between the US & the Middle East developed from 1914 to 9/11. RSVP today to join this class!

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Annual Community Christmas Party

Rocky Ridge

We had another successful year hosting our Annual Christmas Party for our Residents, their families & the Community! The afternoon was well spent enjoying Christmas Carols played by the Calysto Steeldrum Band, food, crafts & movies for the kids. The horse-drawn sleigh rides and Santa sure put...

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Happy Halloween

Rocky Ridge

Halloween is always a fun day here at Rocky Ridge with a party for our residents and treats for everyone! We love to see our staff and residents dress up! Our residents love to hand out treats to the kids in the Community and this year we had 58 kids come trick or treating-the most we've ever seen!...

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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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