Streamway residents show knack for creating their own programming

Streamway Villa resident Dolph Sinyard is seen here at work on one of his projects.

‘A lot of those non-implemented programs are huge’

Streamway Villa is home to some residents with outstanding creative flair who have a knack for creating their own programming. Read more

Music, videos reducing sundowning symptoms, improving quality of life at Frost Manor

iPods, DVDs and videotapes are helping residents reminisce

Many long-term care residents living with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia experience “sundowning,” or increased confusion that happens in the late afternoon or early evening. Read more

Country Terrace celebrates Valentine’s with a luncheon and visit from Elvis

Country Terrace residents and their spouses are seen here during the home’s Feb. 14 Valentine’s Day lunch.

Family involvement in home’s culture credited to strong turnout

Country Terrace hosted the largest couples’ Valentine’s Day luncheon in four years, says life enrichment co-ordinator Christie Patterson. The event included a specially-made meal and a visit from the King of Rock ‘N’ Roll. Read more

‘Secret valentines’ serve up surprise for Kentwood Park residents

Kentwood Park’s dining room tables were furnished with surprise gift bags and cards for residents to celebrate Valentine’s Day during the lunch hour on Feb. 14.

Staff members made sure each resident received gifts and a card on Feb. 14

Kentwood Park residents were treated to a special Valentine’s Day event over the lunch hour on Feb. 14 when staff members surprised them with cards and gifts. Read more

‘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

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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