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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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Let's Get Together And Enjoy A Visit In The New Prominence Way Retirement Show Suite.

Prominence Way

                                                                                Each Independent Living Suite Includes a Laundry Room and Washer and Dryer Hook-Up Along With Shelving And Storage Area.

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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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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.  Please Do NOT enter off...

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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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HOLIDAY PARTY 2018! Call Us for A Personal Visit To View Our New Show Suite.

Prominence Way

A HUGE  Thank you To Everyone Who attended our on- site and  first ever Holiday Party!  We enjoyed a  WONDERFUL warm day and  a great turn out of friends and new friends, of Prominence Way Retirement Community.  We Look forward to showing you around our new show suite!  Stay in touch for new photos...

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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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Poker Lessons

Walden Circle

Some of our residents are learning to put their best poker faces on when Desi from Fallsview Casino comes in once a month to give them some poker lessons.    

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Beaver Christmas Carol Singing

Walden Circle

A wonderful evening had by all, when the Beaver Scouts came in to do some Carol Singing for our Residents.  They really enjoyed their beautiful singing and were thrilled to receive some treats and ornaments for their Christmas trees.  

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2018 Butterfly Campaign for Hospice Niagara

Royal Henley

Royal Henley staff enjoys giving back to the St. Catharines community and one initiative we participated in this Christmas Season was the Butterfly Campaign with Hospice Niagara. Staff members Michelle & Jessica volunteered for Hospice by accepting donations for butterflies in which people personalized...

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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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Culinary Meetings At Pearl & Pine

Pearl and Pine

Once a month our Red Seal Executive Chef, Daniel Obeng, hosts a culinary meeting for our residents.  We discuss menu changes, events in our dining room, and our residents have an opportunity to ask questions, make recommendations and learn more about how our dining room and kitchen operate. Many...

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Please Visit Us In Our NEW Presentation Center!

Prominence Way

Hi All! We are over the moon excited to let you know that our  Presentation Center  Trailer days are gone, and that our Show Suite is mere weeks away from being open. Although we will miss being in  our trailer and we had shared a lot of fond memories, while being there, we are SO HAPPY to...

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November 11th, Armistice Day!

Walden Circle

  It was a very emotional day on Sunday 11th November marking the 100th Anniversary of Canada's Hundred Days and the Armistice.  As with lots of residences countrywide, we have our fair share of veterans here at Walden Circle Retirement Community and are proud to pay tribute and display their...

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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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THE SHOEBOX PROJECT

Walden Circle

ABOUT THE SHOEBOX PROJECT: The Shoebox Project for Shelters, supported by Dream, collects and distributes gifts in the form of Shoeboxes to women who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness in communities across Canada. WHY IT MATTERS: For women who have been displaced from their homes and estranged...

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Christmas Market at LaSalle Park Retirement Community

Lasalle Park

Join us on Saturday, November 24th from 10 am until 2 pm for our annual Christmas Market. There will be a bake sale, bistro lunch and an appearance from Santa. Shop a selection of local vendors and enjoy lots of treats along the way. Have a look at the link attached for more details. Christmas...

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Eating Alone in the Senior Years

Pearl and Pine

The act of eating with others is inherently social.  As seniors age, their social circles change drastically and eating becomes less social and often becomes a tremendous burden.  At one time cooking for a family was a pleasurable chore.  A big mess in your kitchen was a sign of a full and loving...

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Having a blast on Halloween

Lasalle Park

We had a great time dressing up for Halloween again this year and celebrated with spooky entertainment and treats.

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Day trip to Dufferin County Museum and Creemore Brewery

Lasalle Park

Day trips are always a blast. Recently we visited the Creemore Brewery, Dufferin County Museum and finished off with a lovely dinner at the Terra Cotta Inn. Our residents shape our monthly calendar of activities with their suggestions and feedback. To learn more, please call 905-527-9300.

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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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For A Brief Period ,Presentation Center Visits Will Be By Appointment Only Due To Limited Building Site Access

Prominence Way

We Love  seeing and visiting with our neighbors and our other guests, however over the next few weeks we ask that you do not walk/cycle/drive onto Prominence Way Retirement  construction site unattended.    HOWEVER, WE REALLY DO WANT TO SEE YOU, SO DON'T BE SHY. CALL US , LETS MAKE TIME TO MEET. Just...

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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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In Flanders Fields

Rocky Ridge

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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Daylight Savings Time

Rocky Ridge

Nov 4, 2018 - Daylight Saving Time Ends Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in all ten Canadian provinces and three territories. However, there are exceptions within several provinces and the territory of Nunavut, including most of Saskatchewan, which observes Central Standard Time year-round...

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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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Kerby Expo 2018

Rocky Ridge

Kim and I had the great pleasure of attending the Kerby Expo for the first time! It was so great to get out to network and have the chance to let people know what we are all about. We had cookies made by our kitchen staff to give the attendees a "Taste of Rocky Ridge". They were a big hit for the...

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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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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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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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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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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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