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

‘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

Maplewood puts hydration on tap


Home purchases bedside thermal water cups with lids

Maplewood is tapped into hydration during Nutrition Month. Read more

Maplewood dishes out Nutrition Month with creativity, healthy foods

Maplewood nutritional care manager Tracy Morewood, left, and dietary aide Emily Morewood ran a number of activities in March as part of Nutrition Month at the Brighton long-term care home.

George Brown College culinary student takes a lead

From fruity milkshakes, with the skilful addition of lentils, to avocado toast, Maplewood has been serving up healthy and unique treats for its residents. Read more

Soup’s on at Maplewood

Maplewood resident Corina Dempsey, left, and dietary aide Emily Morewood, a George Brown College culinary student, mark Nutrition Month in Canada.

Residents prep vegetables, learn about healthy food choices

From peeling carrots for a homemade soup to tasting avocadoes while blindfolded, residents are actively participating in current Nutrition Month activities at Maplewood. Read more

Sense of home is a feeling and a reality at Maplewood: administrator


‘This is just a place where family is everything’

On her way home from the hospital after giving birth, a Maplewood employee’s first stop with her new baby was at the Brighton long-term care home. Read more

Three-year-old chooses Maplewood for birthday party venue

Three-year-old Avery, pictured above, asked to have her recent birthday party held at Maplewood, where her mother, Paula, is a PSW.

‘Avery is a special little girl,’ administrator says

With her birthday party upcoming, a soon-to-be three-year-old toddled around Maplewood with a little mailbag, hand-delivering invitations to the Brighton long-term care home’s residents. Read more

Maplewood decks halls for Christmas bazaar

Event raises $1,400 for Brighton long-term care home residents’ council

From reindeer made of hot chocolate powder and marshmallows to homemade cinnamon buns, Maplewood’s recent fundraiser proved to be very sweet. Read more

8 Wing Trenton, Royal Canadian Legion members spread cheer for 30th year

From left, Maplewood resident Viola Southern, dietary employee Linda Jesseman, resident Harry Mitchell and resident Corina Dempsey enjoy the festivities during a Dec. 5 holiday event.

Maplewood enjoys Santa Claus visit, Christmas party

BRIGHTON, Ont. – With sweet treats, dancing, spirits and a visit from St. Nick, Maplewood officially decked the halls for the Christmas season. Read more

Things shaping up to be merry and bright at Maplewood

This photo was taken during Maplewood’s 2018 holiday bazaar, an annual event that raises money for the Brighton long-term care home’s residents’ council.

Brighton home hosts bazaar, two Christmas parties

It will be a holly, jolly two weeks upcoming at Maplewood. Read more