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Makers Meet

Rocky Ridge

Once a month, our Lifestyle department organizes a ‘Makers Meet’ for those residents interested in crafting.  The latest project was creating a shadow box with dried flowers.  This is a fun and beautiful way to preserve and display flowers especially if they hold sentiment value, say from a special...

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National Grandparent's Day

Walden Circle

Walden Circle celebrated National Grandparent's Day on September 8th with live entertainment, refreshments, and delights to commemorate the day. Take a look below for some captured moments:  

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2019 Resident Art Show at Pearl & Pine

Pearl and Pine

Our Resident Art Show was a hit once again this year!  Paintings and scultptures and even a gorgeous Kimono graced our Wellington Lounge where residents and their families could enjoy the pieces their friends and neighbours have created.   Have a look at what you could enjoy next year at...

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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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The Donkey Sanctuary of Canada

Walden Circle

On Wednesday, August 21st, residents at Walden Circle enjoyed a scenic drive to Puslinch, Ontario to visit the Donkey Sanctuary of Canada. The Sanctuary, owned by Sandra Pady, is a 100-acre farm where visitors come from all over Ontario to spend time with the gentle equines, and support a great...

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Western Day at Royal Henley

Royal Henley

We had a Boot Scootin' Time at our Western Social.    Our residents and guests enjoyed live Western Music with one of our favorite entertainers, Daryl Flannagan!

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Wine and Paint Night

Rocky Ridge

This week, our Lifestyle Department held a ‘Wine and Paint’ Night.  Residents were invited to paint flowers using q-tips.  This was a fun and simple way to create a lovely picture and use those fine motor skills at the same time.  The results were wonderful, and of course, no previous artistic...

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What are my retirement living options?

Pearl and Pine

Starting to look at next steps for retirement living can be a daunting task.  Are all retirement residences created equal?  How is a retirement home different from assisted living?  And what is a long term care residence?  Which one is best suited to my needs?   Let us help you navigate...

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This Month's Outings at Rocky Ridge

Rocky Ridge

August will be an adventurous month at Rocky Ridge.  Our Lifestyle Department have some wonderful outings planned. Last week, our residents visited and enjoyed a picnic lunch at Ingelwood Bird Sanctuary, a beautiful place to relax and enjoy a scenic walk.  This week, our residents are heading to...

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Visit to Brueckner Rhododendron

Walden Circle

Accompanied by our Director of Recreation, our residents at Walden Circle enjoyed a beautiful sunny day at Brueckner Rhododendron Park for a scenic walk in Port Credit, Mississauga. Situated on the north shore of Lake Ontario, the unique microclimate and massive white pines of the Garden nourish and...

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Walden's Centenarian!

Walden Circle

On August 1st, 2019, Walden Circle Retirement Community celebrated a 100th birthday milestone! We honoured our Centenarian with plenty hugs, warm wishes, sweet treats, and a special roast beef dinner in our beautiful Activity Room! Staff, friends, and family joined in the celebration and made it a memorable...

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Having fun at Pearl and Pine!

Pearl and Pine

https://burlington.snapd.com/events/view/1259677   Click on the link above to check out how we kicked off Canada Day at Pearl and Pine Retirement this year!  Our building was covered in Canada Flags!  We had an ice cream truck come and serve our residents and staff, and many of our neighbours...

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Decade celebrations at Rocky Ridge!

Rocky Ridge

This year, Rocky Ridge has been traveling back in time and celebrating a decade each month.  In August, we will boogie on down in the decade that brought us bell bottoms, tie dye and platform shoes!  The 1970s decade saw some significant events including the October Crisis, Team Canada’s withdrawal...

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Terre Bleu Lavender Farm

Walden Circle

On Wednesday, July 24th, our Walden Residents enjoyed a scenic excursion to the Terre Bleu, Ontario’s largest lavender farm! Our residents enjoyed exploring the beautiful and serene landscape followed by a stop at the local shop to browse through handcrafted goods. While the crop may be beautiful,...

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Can I afford retirement living?

Pearl and Pine

There are many different reasons why people choose to move to retirement and there are an equal number of reasons people hesitate to make the decision!  One deciding factor is often money and for many, the perception that retirement living is too far out of their reach. Did you happen to read the...

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Open House and Special Buffet Dinner

Rocky Ridge

Join us for tour of our beautiful lodge style retirement living building at 3:30 Special Buffet Dinner to follow at 5:00 Please RSVP to 403.930.4848 as space is limited

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Celebrating 9 Years

Royal Henley

We had a wonderful afternoon celebrating our 9th Anniversary. Our Executive Chef served homemade strawberry shortcakes.  As we all enjoyed the afternoon dancing and toe tapping to the sounds of the Steel pans.   The Caribbean sounds were enjoyed out in Garden Gazebo, it was a perfect day to enjoy...

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HAPPY CANADA DAY

Pearl and Pine

Our residents and the community have once again enjoyed our flags we raised last Monday at an Ice Cream Social! Stay tuned for photos from our Social and other Canada Day Celebrations!

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Swing Hard to Live Strong

Royal Henley

The Royal Henley participated in the 2019 Swing Hard to Live Strong Golf Tournament for the second year in a row to support the Hospice Niagara. We sponsored hole #7 and had a wonderful day mingling with golfers & community partners. We were thrilled to be part of this wonderful event run by a much...

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Welcoming Summer with a Hawaiian Party

Lasalle Park

Hello Summer! We missed you!

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Having fun with arts and crafts

Lasalle Park

Our residents love keeping busy with the Craft Club. Here's a few of our most recents crafts.  

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Trip to see Come from Away

Lasalle Park

We love getting out to see great shows. Recently our residents enjoyed Come from Away in Toronto.

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A Tribute To Our Treasured Seniors - Happy Senior's Week!

Prominence Way

I Am Not Old © Nandita Shailesh Shanbhag Published: February 20, 2019 My eyes are fine; they are just printing words small. I just use a walking stick to seem stately and tall. Nothing is wrong with my sense of smell. My ears are fine if you don't whisper but yell. The wrinkles are just...

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AND......THE WINNER IS!!!!!

Prominence Way

THANK YOU to everyone who joined us for lunch at Knox Presbyterian Church last week.  What great fun we had  with the (partially )inflated Giant Pink Flamingo! We are super excited to be announcing  the Lucky Winner of this GIANT INFLATABLE  Pink and Sparkly Flamingo today.  Good luck to all...

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Taste Testers Approved

Royal Henley

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

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Our Winnie is famous

Lasalle Park

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

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

Lasalle Park

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

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Smiles & Styles at our Annual High Tea & Fashion Show

Royal Henley

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

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OUR FIRST SUITES & SWEET EVENT

Prominence Way

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

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AND, Then there were 4! (Managers)

Prominence Way

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

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Spring forward!

The Russell Hill

We're almost there! Spring is right around the corner and temperatures are already moving in the right direction. We feel like it's time to celebrate after a long, cold and snowy winter. So, we're going to 'roll up the rug' and have a dance party with our two favourite party singers who always bring...

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

Prominence Way

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

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Where to Donate Your Stuff in Kingston!

Kingsbridge

As you plan to downsize, you might feel good about donating some of your unwanted items to local thrift stores, giving your things another life.  We have compiled a list of local stores in Kingston for you to consider.  Each listing includes a description of how they ‘give back’ to community...

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Happy New Year!

The Russell Hill

For those of you following our blog or with a keen interest in The Russell Hill, we wish you and yours a prosperous and healthy New Year! If you have not visited us, it's easy; just call (416 922 9005) and ask for me, Valerie. It would be my - indeed, our - pleasure to meet you and to show you this...

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How to Tackle Holiday Discussions about Plans for Your Future

Kingsbridge

As family gathers to celebrate the holiday season... you might find yourself knee deep in a discussion about plans for the future.  Since this is a time of year to say goodbye to the events of 2018 and to welcome the hopes and dreams for a fresh new year, there might not be a better time to have...

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Chilly Fall Days

The Russell Hill

This year's fall colours have been stunning; intense reds, brilliant golden yellows, and shades in between have dotted tree lined streets and ravines in Toronto. How lucky are we to have this joyous burst of colour, even if it's also a harbinger of cold weather and snow? As I write this blog, it's...

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3 Things You Didn't Know About Chair Yoga

Clair Hills

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

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November....A Month to Remember.

Oak Ridges

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

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Sgt. Wilson's Army Show - Great Success

Kingsbridge

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

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Hello world!

Miller Apartments

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

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Thanksgiving

The Russell Hill

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

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ORCA Open House September 22, 23

Oak Ridges

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Nature Immersion Series - Photography

Kingsbridge

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

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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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