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

Riverview Manor team raises $4,500 for Alzheimer Society at Pulling for Dementia fire truck pull

The Pulling for Our Residents team from Riverview Manor pulls a 44,000-pound fire engine in the Peterborough Memorial Centre parking lot Sept. 16 during the fifth annual Pulling for Dementia fire truck pull fundraiser.

The Pulling for Our Residents team set a new fundraising record for the Peterborough LTC home

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. – Pulling for Our Residents, a 10-member team representing Riverview Manor, raised $4,500 in support of the Alzheimer Society of Peterborough, Northumberland and Haliburton on Sept. 13 during the fifth annual Pulling for Dementia fire truck pull fundraiser in Peterborough. Read more

Streamway Villa resident shares her story of living with early onset Alzheimer’s PART 1

‘Sally’ hopes her words will raise awareness of the condition’s progression and how it impacts her life

Streamway Villa life enrichment co-ordinator Christina Doughty did a series of one-to-one programs this summer with a younger resident of the Cobourg, Ont. long-term care home who has early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Read more

Rosebridge Manor residents sail away, sail away, sail away

Jasper long-term care home attends Rideau Ferry Regatta

Rosebridge Manor residents set sail recently for a community regatta. Read more

Former Garden Terrace RPN charged after police investigation

Staff members, following protocol, alerted Garden Terrace management in May after they became suspicious that residents were not receiving medications

A former Garden Terrace registered practical nurse has been arrested and charged with one count of mischief and another count of mischief to data following a police investigation launched in May immediately after other employees of the Kanata, Ont. long-term care home alerted management of suspicions that the nurse may have failed to administer medications to residents on one floor. Read more

LTC homes can help raise Alzheimer’s awareness during 24th annual Coffee Break

The Sept. 19 event, which is hosted by the Alzheimer Society, also raises money to support programs and services

September is World Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, and the Alzheimer Society of Canada is gearing up for its 24th annual Coffee Break fundraiser and awareness campaign on Sept. 19. Read more

Village Green and local OSPCA branch create a purr-fect partnership

A litter of kittens is now being brought to the Greater Napanee home once a month. Residents are loving it

A new partnership Village Green has formed with a local branch of the Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (OSPCA) is helping bring kittens to the Greater Napanee long-term care home once a month, and residents couldn’t be happier. 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

VIDEO: Frost Manor becomes a water park for a day

LINDSAY, Ont. – On the sunny afternoon of Aug. 26, Frost Manor turned its backyard into a water park and gave residents a chance to go for a ride down a 50-foot water slide team members had set up. Read more

Corn-on-the-cob social a tasty treat for Willows Estate residents

‘We’ll do it again for sure,’ LEC says

The summer isn’t over yet and Willows Estate residents recently got a taste of one of the season’s signature foods. Read more