Creative staff ensures Frost Manor residents enjoy Mother’s Day amid global pandemic

With restrictions and protocols in place to keep everyone safe at Frost Manor during the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, Mother’s Day was very different this year, but staff members were still able to give the moms living at the Lindsay long-term care home a special day to remember. Read more

Mother’s Day lunch makes a big difference to Country Terrace residents during a challenging time

Staff members from different departments worked together to prepare and serve a special meal

Although Country Terrace residents stayed in their rooms and couldn’t be with their spouses, children or grandchildren on Mother’s Day (May 10), staff members at the Komoka, Ont. long-term care home worked together to make sure moms had a special day on Sunday. Read more

Pastoral care worker prays for Rosebridge Manor residents, staff

Rosebridge Manor

Volunteer pauses in car in home’s parking lot nightly

Every night, Diane Lockett leaves the small village of Eastons Corners and drives over to Rosebridge Manor. Read more

Willows Estate resident-made spaghetti dinner in March was ‘delizioso’

Activity in early March provides ownership over meals: LEC

Before the global COVID-19 pandemic was declared March 11, residents of Willows Estate got to make a special spaghetti dinner. Read more

Hallway music keeps Garden Terrace residents movin’ and groovin’

Garden Terrace resident Jack Dean is pictured here having a laugh during a hallway dance.

Garden Terrace team members are proving they can still provide a fun atmosphere to keep residents’ spirits high while maintaining important physical distancing protocols in the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

Pet-therapy sessions ‘Shine’ on outside Riverview Manor

Heidi Croal, her daughter, Alivia, and greyhound, Shine, are pictured here outside Riverview Manor on April 27.

Beloved greyhound and his owner get a warm reception while visiting residents through their windows

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – On a sunny spring morning, Shine, a happy, playful greyhound, stands next to his owner, Heidi Croal, and peeks through the window of a resident’s room at Riverview Manor. Read more

Streamway residents get special Easter surprise from one resident’s great-grandchildren

Streamway Villa residents received a pleasant surprise just before Easter when each received a special hand-made gift from the great-grandchildren of resident Ken Freeman. Read more

Forest Hill team is feeling the love from families and local businesses

Family members of resident Hertha Davidson show their support for the Forest Hill team from the home’s parking lot.

Since the global COVID-19 pandemic began, families and businesses have been sending refreshments and e-mails of support to team members

Since the global COVID-19 pandemic began in mid-March, Forest Hill has seen an outpour of support from family members and local businesses for those working at the Kanata, Ont. long-term care home. Read more

Family member praises Brighton home’s response to global pandemic

Karen Zidenberg, right, poses in an earlier picture with her mother, Florence Zidenberg, who is a resident of Maplewood in Brighton.

‘I couldn’t ask for anything better’: Karen Zidenberg

Karen Zidenberg has peace of mind knowing her mother is in caring hands because of the way Maplewood is handling the global outbreak of COVID-19. Read more

Maplewood staff tells residents ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy’

Employees sing, dance in hallways of Brighton long-term care home

With a Bluetooth speaker and a sense of spirit, employees recently boogied down the hallways of Maplewood. Read more