Village Green team member praised for his ‘meow-nificent’ work with residents

Casey, a cat who has lived at Village Green for many years, is pictured here with Brianna MacPherson, the daughter of Village Green maintenance manager Brian MacPherson, in this photo taken in 2004.

Casey the cat has spent most of his 18 years at the home

One of Village Green’s longtime team members plays a unique but important role at the Greater Napanee long-term care home – and you might be surprised to learn who that is. Read more

(VIDEO) ‘Oh, I just love it in here’: Village Green resident discusses what she loves about her home

SELBY, Ont. – Maxine Saunders, 99, says she’s enjoying every aspect of life at Village Green. Read more

(VIDEO) Volunteering at Village Green is the ‘most rewarding thing I’ve ever done,’ says Jeanne Irvine

For 22 years, Jeanne has been donating her time to help residents and staff members at the Greater Napanee long-term care home. Read more

Village Green takes new approach to serving pureed meals

Village Green nutritional care manager Miranda Ray stands with other team members, holding a plate of pureed turkey, mashed potatoes and carrots that look very different from the usual pureed turkey, mashed potatoes and carrots.

Nutritional care team is serving purees shaped like meat and vegetables. This is having a positive impact on food intake

The Village Green nutritional care team recently introduced pureed meat and vegetables that are shaped like the real thing, and it’s having a positive impact on meal intake. Read more

Working at a small home has been a welcomed change for Village Green NCM

Village Green nutritional care manager Miranda Ray is pictured here holding a plate of pureed turkey, mashed potatoes and carrots.

‘You really get to know the residents on a personal level, and it’s such a cozy home,’ says Miranda Ray

Before starting her position as nutritional care manager (NCM) at Village Green in November, Miranda Ray was working at a long-term care home with more than 250 residents. Working at Village Green, which has only 66 residents, has been a big change, she says. Read more

(VIDEO) Kimberley Wickens discusses her ‘exciting’ journey as Village Green’s residents’ council president

The day after Kimberley Wickens moved into Village Green, she went around introducing herself to her fellow residents, thanking them for letting her live in their home. Read more

Village Green participates in Nutrition and Hydration Week

Pictured above, Village Green hosted a taste panel to test new menu items on March 13. The event was part of the home’s focus on Nutrition and Hydration Week.

Global campaign aimed at promoting healthy eating and staying hydrated

Village Green joined an international campaign March 12-16, when the Greater Napanee long-term care home participated in Nutrition and Hydration Week. Read more

Village Green hosts new menu taste panel for residents, families and staff

Pictured above, Village Green hosted a taste panel to test new menu items on March 13.

Dietary team using feedback to enhance mealtime quality

Village Green’s nutritional care team hosted a taste panel March 13 for residents, families and staff members to showcase the foods being offered in the next menu cycle and to use feedback to enhance mealtime quality. Read more

(VIDEO) Volunteer Judy McCullough says she’s a ‘person that needs people’

Village Green volunteer Judy McCullough describes herself as a “person that needs people,” so it’s no wonder she’s a shining star at the Greater Napanee long-term care home. Read more

Volunteer Jeanne Irvine has been making Village Green residents smile for 22 years

Village Green volunteer Jeanne Irvine is seen here playing bingo with residents.

Volunteering started as a way for Jeanne to spend her time during her retirement. It has turned into a mission of love

SELBY, Ont. – Jeanne Irvine has been a dedicated volunteer at Village Green for about 22 years. What began as a pursuit to keep busy in her retirement has turned into a passion for helping people living at the Greater Napanee long-term care home. Read more