Co-op student enjoyed her Streamway placement so much she’s decided to return to volunteer

Streamway Villa resident Betty Cole and co-op student Taylor Stacey share some time at the Cobourg long-term care home’s piano.

Taylor Stacey says Streamway Villa has also ‘more than confirmed’ her ambition to pursue a nursing career

Taylor Stacey wrapped up her four-month co-op placement at Streamway Villa on Jan. 22, but the Grade 11 Cobourg Collegiate student says she will soon be returning to volunteer. Read more

Maria Noorenberghe is not just an RN, she’s ‘the backbone of Country Terrace’

Registered nurse Maria Noorenberghe, pictured above, is the recipient of Country Terrace’s 2019 Inspired Leadership Award.

This is how administrator Karen Dann describes the home’s 2019 Inspired Leadership recipient

Country Terrace administrator Karen Dann characterizes registered nurse Maria Noorenberghe as having a strong work ethic and as being a team member who’s always there for residents, their families and her co-workers at the Komoka, Ont. long-term care home. Read more

Therapy horses return to Frost Manor for Christmas surprise

Frost Manor resident Kathleen Waite pets one of the therapy horses that visited the Lindsay long-term care home Dec. 24.

‘The residents’ faces lit right up and you could see how comfortable they were’

Two therapy horses returned to Frost Manor on Christmas Eve to bring the same love and affection the pair had brought the Lindsay long-term care home’s residents during an earlier visit at Halloween. Read more

Local church group helps make Burnbrae Gardens’ Christmas extra special

‘It was a real heartwarming little event that they created’

It was an extra special Christmas at Burnbrae Gardens this past holiday season – and one filled with community support – when members of St. John’s United Church dropped by the Campbellford long-term care home Dec. 20 with loads of gifts residents had requested. Read more

Residents brighten up Frost Manor with creative designs on their wheelchairs and walkers

Frost Manor residents Chris Todd (left) and Mary Lee Digiacomo (right) pose with their award-winning walker and wheelchair designs.

Lindsay LTC home hosts contest that gets lots of resident and family participation

During the Christmas season and continuing into the new year, some Frost Manor residents had noticeably brightened up the Lindsay long-term care home with creative designs on their wheelchairs and walkers. Read more

Willows Estate employees don pajamas for holiday season

Willows Estate employees wore pajamas to work for three days over the Christmas holidays at the Aurora long-term care home.

Dreamy initiative a hit with residents and creates homier feeling: LEA

Seeing employees wearing pajamas to work recently was like a dream come true for residents of Willows Estate. Read more

Rosebridge Manor to participate in medicinal cannabis trial

Rosebridge Manor

Initiative generates excitement for residents, family members

Rosebridge Manor is taking part in a pilot project that will provide medical cannabis for residents who qualify and are willing to participate. Read more

Country Terrace physician Dr. Andrew Whynot receives OLTCC Long-Term Care Physician of the Year Award

Dr. Andrew Whynot, pictured above, recently received the 2019 Long-Term Care Physician of the Year Award from the Ontario Long Term Care Clinicians.

Home administrator Karen Dann says it takes a special kind of doctor to work in LTC, and Dr. Whynot is perfect for the job

Dr. Andrew Whynot, who has been Country Terrace’s physician for more than 10 years, recently received the 2019 Long-Term Care Physician of the Year Award from the Ontario Long Term Care Clinicians (OLTCC). Read more

Retirement home delivers Christmas presents to Streamway residents

Pictured above, a group from Cobourg Retirement Residence stopped by Streamway Villa in December to drop off homemade presents they created for residents.

‘It was really nice to see seniors helping seniors’

Just before Christmas, Streamway Villa residents received some generous holiday cheer from people living at a retirement community just around the corner from the Cobourg long-term care home. Read more

Frost Manor caps off 2019 with year’s biggest fundraiser

Annual Christmas craft sale raises more than $2,600 for residents’ council

The folks at Frost Manor ended 2019 with the Lindsay long-term care home’s annual Christmas craft sale, which turned out to be its biggest fundraiser of the year. Read more