‘Hats off’ to Streamway Villa for creating fun, engaging program for residents

Pictured above, Streamway Villa residents were treated to their second Red Hat Tea Social on Feb. 16.

Recent donation inspires home to start a Red Hat club

When a friend of Streamway Villa life enrichment co-ordinator Christina Verleysen recently donated a large bag of hats she had collected over the years to the Cobourg long-term care home, the chapeaus were put to good use. Read more

Frost Manor’s creative kitchen makes positive impression on Valentine’s Day

Pictured above, Frost Manor residents celebrate Valentine’s Day with their spouses on Feb. 14. The Lindsay long-term care home’s nutritional care department created a special meal for the occasion.

Team serves special heart-shaped ravioli in a unique carbonara sauce

Frost Manor’s annual “sweetheart luncheon” was the perfect opportunity for nutritional care manager Neil MacDonald and his team to impress couples with the high-quality food served at the Lindsay long-term care home. Read more

New Burnbrae office manager comes from rich health-care background

Burnbrae Gardens

Annie Thomas’s career has been focused on helping others

Working in health care runs in Annie Thomas’s family. Read more

‘Fun-loving’ Riverview Manor resident turns 103

Home honours Anne Graham with cake, best wishes

Possessing more than a century of life experience, Anne Graham blew out the candles on her 103rd birthday cake this week. Read more

Willows Estate residents craft sentiments of love

Singer, candy carts part of Valentine’s Day celebrations

Love, flowers and candy are three things that come to mind for Willows Estate residents as they contemplate the meaning of Valentine’s Day. Read more

Maplewood candy-grams generating sweet response

Brighton home gears up for Valentine’s Day

Special deliveries are underway at Maplewood and they require being handled with care. Read more

New Burnbrae Gardens colouring program is proving beneficial to residents with dementia

‘I’ve never seen the residents so engaged and focused’

A resident at Burnbrae Gardens who is living with cognitive impairment sometimes becomes agitated and upset. But when life enrichment staff hand the resident some pencil crayons and pages from a colouring book, she will immediately become calm and focused. Read more

Winterfest warms up Village Green with fun and laughter

Village Green

Annual celebration keeps winter blues at bay, garners high engagement level

After all the excitement and energy that comes with Christmas and new year’s celebrations, January can be a bit of a disappointment. But for several years, the folks at Village Green have hosted Winterfest, a weeklong event every January to fend off the winter blues and keep everyone’s spirit high – even if the weather is cold and dismal. Read more