Enter if you dare: Maplewood unveils haunted garden

Maplewood life enrichment aide Rosanne Blackburn sets up to receive guests in the Brighton long-term care home’s haunted garden.

Brighton long-term care home raising money for residents’ council

BRIGHTON, Ont. – From swaying fabric ghosts and plastic eyeballs “preserved” in pickle jars to rubber hands lunging out of flower beds, Maplewood dares the public to enter its haunted garden. Read more

Musician donates piano to Maplewood

Pianist Hisen Wu plays the piano he donated recently to Maplewood.

‘Music soothes the soul and brings a quiet sense of peace:’ Maplewood resident

A donation Maplewood and residents received recently is literally music to their ears. Read more

Brighton Cruise Night members swing by Maplewood

Car club enthusiasts enjoy residents’ reactions to vintage vehicles

Jen Dusenbury won’t soon forget how a resident was moved to speak and reminisce during the experience of seeing an old car. Read more

Residents revved up for car show

Local car club brings vehicles to Maplewood

Car enthusiasts had their motors running and their collectible cars out for a spin recently and drove up to Maplewood in Brighton. Read more

Maplewood anticipates annual fall apple festival

‘We are a vital part of the community, as the community is to us’

AppleFest typically harvests a good time for residents of Maplewood in Brighton. Read more

Maplewood’s gardens the bee’s knees

‘Our gardens are thriving,’ says LEC Rachel Corkery

Maplewood received a ‘bee’utiful surprise when its concern about wasps in its garden led to calling a professional. Read more

Interaction with Dachshund has ‘pawsitive’ results at Maplewood

Visiting puppy to become a regular activity at Brighton long-term care home

Much to residents’ delight, Maplewood recently had the pitter-patter of puppy paws in the Brighton long-term care home. Read more

‘You see their genuine love for them’

Maplewood residents’ bond with animals a beautiful thing: Kristie Istead

One female resident adoringly watches a flock of quails for about 45 minutes. Others reach out to touch an English angora bunny and a silkie rooster. Read more

Vegetables, hobbies sprout at Maplewood

Maplewood residents and staff started vegetables from seeds inside a small greenhouse they made in the Brighton long-term care home.

‘There are two residents who are right into it’

From fresh tomatoes and cucumbers in their salads to pickling their own beets, good things are starting to sprout in Maplewood’s gardens. Read more

Maplewood’s staff ‘sets us above other homes in the community’

Brighton home celebrates Nursing Week, gives thanks

From a pizza party to a superhero theme day, Maplewood expressed its gratitude recently for its valued nursing staff. The Brighton long-term care home marked National Nursing Week. National Nursing Week ran from May 6-12. Read more