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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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Luck of the Irish!

Walden Circle

On Sunday, March 17th, Walden Circle welcomed The Graham School of Irish Dance for St. Patrick's Day who put on a fantastic live performance. Our Walden Circle residents were captivated by their synchronized dancing and beautiful choreography. It was a wonderful show that was enjoyed by all! The residents...

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1920's themed month at Rocky Ridge

Rocky Ridge

This weekend, our residents enjoyed making 1920’s flapper style headbands in preparation for our 1920’s buffet dinner and ‘Speakeasy’ party this coming week.  It’s going to be the ‘Bee’s Knees’.

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Walden Stays Active with Aquafit!

Walden Circle

Exercise, as we all know, plays an important role in our life. You may have heard time and time again: physical activity is good for you and you should make a small effort to get moving daily. Between spending time with loved ones, volunteering commitments, and doctor appointments, sometimes exercise...

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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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Pasu Farms

Rocky Ridge

Our residents love to visit and explore places in and around Calgary.  Last week, some of our residents went for a drive out to Pasu Farms where they enjoyed the beautiful views of rolling hills and farmland.  Our residents stayed for lunch and made some purchases at the gift store.

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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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That's Amore!

Walden Circle

On February 28th, residents at Walden Circle enjoyed their short visit to Italy in our cozy theatre room. They discovered the various cheeses from different regions and learned more about the beautiful Italian culture. Following their travels, the residents enjoyed a variety of Italian treats prepared...

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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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LaSalle's Executive Chef Spencer Gibbons wins Ontario Hostelry Institute's Top 30 under 30

Lasalle Park

A BIG Congratulations to our Executive Chef Spencer Gibbons for winning Ontario Hostelry Institute’s Top 30 under 30! The OHI’s Top 30 Under 30 program is an annual recognition initiative that recognizes and celebrates 30 top young professionals in all sectors of the industry. This high profile...

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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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First Day of Spring Just Around The Corner....REALLY!

Prominence Way

The Spring Equinox (also called the March equinox or vernal equinox) falls on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 5:58 (EDT) PM, but who's counting?! This event marks the astronomical FIRST DAY OF SPRING in the Northern Hemisphere.   What Happens on The March Equinox? FUN FACT.  On March...

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Cooking up Hungarian Goulash for LaSalle's Lunch Club

Lasalle Park

At LaSalle Park Retirement Community our Lunch and Dinner clubs enjoy tasty culinary adventures every month. This month we cooked up some traditional Hungarian Goulash and enjoyed crepes (palacsinta) for dessert. Thank you Stephen for bringing a taste of Hungary to LaSalle.

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LaSalle Park Retirement Community warms up with tropical beats

Lasalle Park

When the weather gets cold we bring in the steel drums and tropical treats to warm up. The Island Breeze social is always a hit with our residents!  

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The Benefits of Retirement Living By Sara Garrigan and Debbie Higgins

Walden Circle

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 programs that are offered are created specially...

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Baycrest NBS Sharing Dance Seniors!

Rocky Ridge

We’re very excited to have joined the upcoming term of Baycrest NBS Sharing Dance Seniors! If you want to exercise, socialize and have fun while enjoying moving to beautiful music, then Baycrest NBS Sharing Dance Seniors is for you! What is Sharing Dance Seniors? Sharing Dance Seniors is an...

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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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Staying warm with hot chocolate

Lasalle Park

When the weather gets cold we make the best of it with a hot chocolate social.

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PROMINENCE WAY RETIREMENT COMMUNITY SUPPORTS LOCAL ARTISTS, AND CALGARY FOOD BANK

Prominence Way

What a GREAT evening celebrating with the talents of our local Alberta Musicians. PROMINENCE WAY RETIREMENT was the event sponsor for Bow Valley Music Club  who presented 3 local Alberta bands for a fun filled, and lively musical event.  Also, the Calgary Food Bank had there presence and the boxes...

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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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Start Planning Ahead for Retirement Living

Walden Circle

by Debbie Higgins & Sara Garrigan   Following these steps may help with planning ahead for Retirement Living   Location Your location should be a top priority for you. Where would you like to live?  Would you like to stay in the same area or live closer to your family or...

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What a WINTER!

Prominence Way

We have been so very lucky with our "WINTER" weather this year!  However, on one of  our rare snow days a construction member of Prominence Way Retirement was kind and thoughtful to send a few beautiful outdoor  photos of Prominence Way Retirement to us. Our Deer Family are  also enjoying this...

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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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Walk for Alzheimer's at Brock University

Royal Henley

Stop by and say Hello! Visit The Royal Henley Table at the Walk for Alzheimer's on January 27th, 2019. We will be one of many at The Wellness and Information Fair. January is Alzheimer's Awareness Month and we will be participating in the annual walk that takes place at Brock University.  This annual...

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Don't Delay Stop By Today!

Royal Henley

Pick your suite today! Call today to book your appointment to find out about The Rennie Seniors Apartments. Come in and discover our upcoming, new boutique-style rental building offering only 48 independent living suites. Visit The Rennie Presentation Center here inside The Royal Henley. To...

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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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Backpack Project

Royal Henley

One of our dedicated and proud to call our own employee Lori Ann has driven the backpack project here at the Royal Henley along with our Resident Council.  It has been a project we have been working on throughout the year of 2018.  Each month we have had generous donations of items to fill backpacks...

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Happy Holiday's from Rocky Ridge!

Rocky Ridge

In the true spirit of the season, wishing you all peace, joy and good health. Wishing you the gifts of love, friendship and happiness. All the best in the New Year!

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WE ARE WINNERS!!!

Pearl and Pine

Each year the Burlington Downtown Business Association executes a fun, yet highly competitive Holiday Window and Interior Design Competition.  Each year we enter and have won once or twice!  This year, however, we came together in a different, and unique way, incorporating management, front line staff...

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Worry Free Winters

Royal Henley

Living in a retirement community takes the worries out of winter. When the weather outside is not the best you can stay warm and cozy inside at The Royal Henley. Vibrant living continues under our roof no matter what the season. You can spend your days enjoying social activities, fine dining...

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Community Christmas Party

Rocky Ridge

The snow didn't stop us on Saturday! Our Annual Christmas Party was another  great success! Hot chocolate/hot cider paired perfectly with the snowy horse rides throughout the neighborhood. We would like to thank everyone for coming and graciously donating toys to the Salvation Army Toy Drive. If...

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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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