6-year-old boy raises $300-plus to support Almonte Country Haven team during outbreak

Six-year-old Lennox Donnelly, the grandson of Garden Terrace office manager Karen Paquette, is pictured here with macramé key chains he made and sold to raise money to support the Almonte Country Haven team.

Lennox Donnelly, the grandson of Garden Terrace office manager Karen Paquette, sold homemade macramé key chains to raise the money

Garden Terrace office manager Karen Paquette is a proud grandmother who just became a little prouder. Read more

Attending online church services is meeting Frost Manor residents’ spiritual needs

The home’s 10 iPads are loaded with the link to St. Paul’s Anglican Church for residents to access online videos

Frost Manor residents and staff members have recently discovered a new way to use the Lindsay long-term care home’s 10 iPads. Read more

‘Parade’ of cars turns up to support Riverview Manor residents and staff

A “parade” of cars that turned up at Riverview Manor on April 4 to support the residents and staff members inside the Peterborough long-term care home was a pleasant surprise for all who witnessed the event, says the home’s manager of resident quality Becky Dennie. Read more

Kanata restaurants and local business treat Garden Terrace team to meals

Garden Terrace staff members received more than 115 individual pizzas from Papa Sam’s restaurant on April 16.

‘Everyone is coming together, from front-line staff to our local businesses – it is beautiful to see and it is filling my heart with gratitude,’ says administrator

The Garden Terrace team has recently been on the receiving end of random acts of kindness from local businesses. Read more

Rosebridge Manor family members pay drive-by visit, deliver chocolate

Rosebridge Manor family members Joan and Dave Thornley visit residents and staff from the parking lot of the Jasper long-term care home.

‘All residents and staff had a chance to feel their love’

Family members bearing signs and paying a visit from the parking lot was a welcome sight recently for residents and staff of Rosebridge Manor. Read more

Residents discovering artistic talents through Frost Manor art programs

Frost Manor resident Dorothy Burrows is seen here with her watercolour painting that won the third-place prize at the Lindsay Fair last fall.

Watercolour painting program has become a favourite

There have been several one-to-one programs that Frost Manor residents love, but the painting programs led by life enrichment team members stand out for life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Lyndsay Burton. Read more

Video thanks Garden Terrace team for keeping residents safe during pandemic

A family member of a Garden Terrace resident and her friend have created a video thanking staff members at the Kanata, Ont. long-term care home for the hard work they’re doing and the sacrifices they’re making to keep residents safe during the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

Surprise ‘window visit’ a touching moment for Burnbrae resident, his family and staff

“We will talk to you soon. Please remember that we love you and you’re always in our thoughts.” Read more

‘We are keeping our residents busy’

Maplewood provides activities, promotes social distancing

From working on crossword puzzles to penning letters to loved ones, Maplewood residents are keeping busy amidst challenging times. Read more

The beat goes on at Springdale Country Manor

Life enrichment team comes up with a creative idea to bring music programming to residents while maintaining physical distancing

With social distancing and restricted visitation in place to keep residents safe at Springdale Country Manor during the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, the Peterborough-area long-term care home has turned to music to bring people together. Read more