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2nd Annual Pig Roast In Appreciation of Kingsbridge Residents.

Kingsbridge

When you walk through the doors of Kingsbridge, you can expect a smiling face and a warm welcome. Our staff know our residents' names, how they take their coffee or tea, and what their favourite comfort food is. Kingsbridge is more than just your average Retirement Community; we are one big family. Last...

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Healthy Aging Month

Rocky Ridge

September is Heathy Aging Month and below are some tips that we have offered our residents in our monthly Spark Magazine; BE KIND TO YOUR SKIN. Wear sunscreen and protective clothing when outside.  Get yearly skin cancer screening.  Stick to gentle products for your skin care routine.  Stay hydrated. ...

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Community Members Balcony Tomato Plant!

Walden Circle

"You can raise tomatoes at no expense!" Check out our community member Gord's tomato plant he started growing on his very own balcony! He started this growing his tomato plants on March 11th, 2021 and it took several tries for the plant to take off, but now look at them! He started by taking the seeds...

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Sunflower Arrangements

Walden Circle

As we say goodbye to the month of August, community members put together beautiful sunflower arrangements to brighten up their suites. "Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It's what sunflowers do."

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Seafood Night in the Dining Room

Walden Circle

Last Friday Community Members enjoyed a Maritime Shellfish Supper. On the menu we had a Crab Dip Appetizer; for the main we had Lobster Thermidor, Buttered Corn and Potato Salad; and for dessert we had Mud Pie.

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Non-Denominational Church Service

Walden Circle

We are so grateful for the community relationship with Clarkson Community Church. They are located right across the street and they come in twice a month to hold a Non-Denominational Church Service for our community members in the comfort of their own home.  

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Royal Henley Welcomes Prince Bambi the Alpaca

Royal Henley

     It is not everyday you get to take a selfie with an alpaca! Today our residents and staff were fortunate to spend the afternoon with Prince Bambi and Shelley K Nottrodt from TimberLane Ranch.      Shelley visited Royal Henley and gave a gift to our staff as a thank you to frontline...

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Bragg Creek Outing

Rocky Ridge

Today, our residents went for a scenic drive to Bragg Creek followed by lunch at the Powder Horn Saloon.

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Summer Gala

Rocky Ridge

Chef Steve and his team have done an amazing job serving our residents a delicious buffet for our Summer Gala.

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Royal Henley Golfers Hit the Green!

Royal Henley

Residents enjoyed an afternoon at the driving range! What a lovely day on the green.

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Elvis Visits Royal Henley

Royal Henley

Residents enjoyed a 50’s social afternoon with a Malt Shop, Milk Shakes and a visit from Elvis!

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Community Members Keeping Busy!

Walden Circle

Community members are keeping busy here at Walden Circle. From exercise classes to brain games to outdoor concerts and much more, there is plenty of variety in activities taking place each and every day.

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Outings

Rocky Ridge

This month, our residents can sign-up for scenic drives to Morley & the City Centre or even Bragg Creek for lunch.  Today, our residents went out for a a picnic at Bowness Park.  The Chef packed up some sandwiches and our residents enjoyed the beautiful day in this scenic park.

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Port Dalhousie Adventure

Royal Henley

We couldn’t let National Lighthouse Day pass without a visit to Port Dalhousie. Our residents are very fortunate to live so close to the beautiful Port Dalhousie and enjoy visiting as much as possible! Thank you to our Lifestyles team for arranging this visit! Stay tuned for where we go next.

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Beat the heat this summer

Rocky Ridge

With very warm temperatures this summer, we have offered our residents some useful advise to stay cool. MINIMIZE EXPOSURE TO THE SUN Limit direct exposure to the sun. Over exposure can lead to a higher risk of skin disease, sunburn, or overheating, but also exhaustion, an often dangerous—and overlooked—hazard...

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Saturday's Baking Class

Lasalle Park

Saturday's baking class at LaSalle was a success! Here is what one of our residents had to say: "Your afternoon session was one of the most professional I’ve attended. I was so intrigued with all your little pieces of advice. From apron to muffin tins, the afternoon was a wonderful experience....

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Wine Tasting

Royal Henley

We had a winederful afternoon today! Melodie from Grant Premium Beverages hosted a lovely wine tasting event allowing residents to try new wines and give their input on which wines they would like to see on our new wine list. We appreciated Melodie’s knowledge on the different domestic and international...

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Welcoming the Summer

Wellington West Retirement Community

We want to welcome the summer and hope that everyone enjoys outdoor time now that the weather is great!

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CTV: On Location with Lane

Prominence Way

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Gardening

Lasalle Park

Our green thumbs have been busy digging through the garden at LaSalle! The residents and staff have been beautifying the gardens and getting everything cleaned up and planted for summer. Our Executive Chef, Spencer, has also been working away on his herb garden and continuing our composting program...

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LaScoop!

Lasalle Park

Our LaSalle Excursion Bus has been idling in our parking lot for quite some time now...What better way to put it to use than to use it as our very own Ice Cream Truck! Our residents & staff enjoyed a delicious cold treat on a hot summer day with soda shop music and each other's company. We can't...

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Thank you Nursing

Lasalle Park

Today we conclude National Nurses Wek. We spent this week going the extra mile to show our appreciation to our care team. Thank you for keeping our residents safe, and their well-being your top priority. It has been a tough year on all of our healthcare workers, and we couldn't be more proud of their...

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Happy Mother's Day

Lasalle Park

Our residents enjoyed a Brunch fit for a Queen. Take a look at some captured moments from our special day:

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Virtual Reality

Prominence Way

We are very excited to announce that Virtual Reality is now available to our residents at Prominence Way Retirement Community! [embed]https://youtu.be/VwEKG8n1mm8[/embed]

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The safe & smart choice!

Pearl and Pine

Call BRENDA to learn about our Fully Furnished Respite or Trial Stay options!! 905-633-8300

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March’s Book Club discussion questions for “Before I go to sleep” by S.J. Watson

Pearl and Pine

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March is Nutrition month!

Pearl and Pine

March is Nutrition month! So our Lifestyle team loaded up their "Healthy Heart Travelling Cart" with nutritious fruit salads and refreshing water and went door to door with a delicious snack for all! A well-balanced meal is the cornerstone of good health. At Pearl and Pine Retirement we know...

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All-inclusive Respite Getaway

Pearl and Pine

At Pearl and Pine we offer an all-inclusive Respite Getaway for people who require a comfortable and luxurious place to rejuvenate! Call BRENDA - 905-633-8300 - to book your respite stay

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Welcome back Andrew! Our new Director of Care

Pearl and Pine

Please help us welcome Andrew back to Pearl and Pine team - this time as our Director of Care!! A Message from Andrew: "Thank you all for welcoming me to the Pearl and Pine family. To tell you all a little bit about myself, I was born and raised in Burlington and have lived in Burlington...

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A Sense of Belonging... How to find it!

Kingsbridge

We are social creatures.  We need each other.  Due to the pandemic, we have been asked to do something that is rather unnatural for us… isolate.  Months and months of this sort of separation has caused us stress, but it has also helped us to realize how important we are to each other.  We crave...

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How to stay Optimistic in these Challenging Times.

Kingsbridge

5 Powerful Tips for Optimism If you look for good things, you will recognize them more often and more easily.  This will contribute to lower levels of stress, better physical and mental wellbeing and improved capacity for managing challenging times.  Practice makes perfect. Experts suggests that...

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Goodbye 2020... Hello 2021

Kingsbridge

The year of 2020 will not be forgotten as it has represented a lot of things to each of us.  Above all, it has helped us to realize that being part of a community like Kingsbridge can successfully bring us through challenging times as we support and inspire each other.  The relationships that we have...

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Happy Holidays!

The Russell Hill

It's definitely the holidays at The Russell Hill! There's truly a wonderful sense of joy and camaraderie being enjoyed by everyone, residents and staff alike, as the festivities continue. The spirit and energy of residents is undeniable as they interact, always at a distance and fully masked. Here are...

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Christmas Market!

Prominence Way

[gallery columns="4" ids="771,773,774,775"] A simple resident request for Christmas cards sparked an extraordinary idea for Team Prominence! Welcome to "Santa's Shoppe"! We transformed our ordinary tuck shop into an extraordinary Christmas wonderland! Our Residents are THRILLED to be able to shop...

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Spread the Cheer this Holiday Season

Kingsbridge

Inspired by the season, Kingsbridge Retirement Community set out to Spread the Cheer to isolated seniors in the Kingston region.  We partnered with VON, Meals on Wheels, to deliver care packages filled with wonderful things and warm remindings that these seniors are being thought about at this time...

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Life at The Russell Hill Today

The Russell Hill

What is life really like at The Russell Hill when a pandemic is wreaking havoc on our freedoms and lifestyle; when shopping for food can be risky and gathering with outside friends and family is prohibited by Public Health? Let's take a look at what we do to support residents. While we have always...

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Come Visit Us (virtually)!

Prominence Way

Visit our beautiful 1 bedroom and den suite, virtually! Sit back with your favourite tea or coffee and enjoy this short video while Karen shows you the breathtaking views over Broadcast Hill on your spacious balcony, gives you peace of mind with the emergency response system and shares the home-like...

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Thanksgiving Sunrise

Prominence Way

This beautiful sunrise photo was taken from a balcony on the fourth floor. Doesn't it just calm your mind amidst this busy world? Taking time to stop, reflect and be thankful for everyone and everything we have in our life. Wishing you a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving weekend.

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Radio Lives at The Russell Hill!

The Russell Hill

Who doesn't love a little comedy to keep the mood light and a smile on everyone's faces? Our Lifestyle Manager and one of our limo drivers are literally broadcasting a daily radio show with humour and great information. Hayley came up with the idea as she watched driver Tony entertain some residents...

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Let's Celebrate Our 10 Year Anniversary!

The Russell Hill

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

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Summer's end, and

The Russell Hill

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

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3 Things You Didn't Know About Chair Yoga

Clair Hills

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

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November....A Month to Remember.

Oak Ridges

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

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Hello world!

Miller Apartments

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

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ORCA Open House September 22, 23

Oak Ridges

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Seniors and Snap Chat Filters for National Selfie Day

Clair Hills

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

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

Clair Hills

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

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50’s Bash was a Blast

Clair Hills

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

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Things To Consider When Choosing A Retirement Community

Oak Ridges

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

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Living Wish List - Everyday dreams come true

Oak Ridges

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

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Centenarian Club

Oak Ridges

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

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Check out what our residents are involved in this month!

Clair Hills

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

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October Month in Review

St. Clair Beach

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

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Men's Aquafit Class

Hollandview Trail

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

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Rockcliffe Fall Fair

The Rockcliffe

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

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September in Review...

St. Clair Beach

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

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Ottawa Vanier NDP candidate Emilie Taman

The Rockcliffe

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

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Holland Marsh Wineries

Hollandview Trail

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

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Farewell to Summer Cocktail Party

The Rockcliffe

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

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August Month in Review

St. Clair Beach

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

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Staff Party at Woodbine Racetrack

Hollandview Trail

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

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A perfect day in the garden

The Rockcliffe

 

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Hollandview Trail's Annual Family BBQ

Hollandview Trail

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

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Private Leslie Tetler Honored

St. Clair Beach

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

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Historical Hat Show

Hollandview Trail

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

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August Month In Review...

St. Clair Beach

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

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Supreme Court Justices Visit the Rockcliffe

The Rockcliffe

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

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