Black History Month presentation engages Willows residents

‘It was a success and the crowd was pleased’

With a recent increase in the number of residents who are cognitively well, Willows Estate has been striving to offer interesting activities to engage this population of men and women who live at the Aurora long-term care home. Read more

Willows Estate celebrates International Women’s Day March 8

‘We are forever indebted but grateful for all that they contribute to this world’

From the female caregivers to the women who reside at Willows Estate, the Aurora long-term care home joined the worldwide effort to celebrate International Women’s Day March 8. Read more

Willows Estate to mark Black History Month

‘I feel privileged to add to such an important and vital part of our country’s culture,’ LEA says

A life enrichment aide (LEA) will be sharing with Willows Estate residents the importance of black Canadians’ contribution to the culture of the country. 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

Willows Estate invites residents to provide musical entertainment for Christmas social

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‘It’s more organic and authentic to hear people play’: LEA

Willows Estate is hoping to make its Christmas party especially merry and bright with the addition of residents joyfully playing the piano. Read more

Willows Estate LEA applies a creative approach to regular activities

Team member Azaria Kanda strives to make wine-and-cheese, tea socials engaging

With the pleasing sound of a resident tickling the ivories, other residents mingle during a wine-and-cheese social at Willows Estate. Read more

Willows Estate ‘hands it’ to massages as key support for people who have dementia

Scented lotion, touch, conversation calms, engages residents: LEC

With the allure of soothing lavender lotion, Willows Estate is giving residents who have dementia a hand. Read more

Mystery word activity engages residents who have dementia

Willows Estate program among its most effective supports: LEC

Every few minutes, a Willows Estate resident who has dementia inquires about using the washroom. Read more

OMNI homes celebrate Thanksgiving with family, turkey

Holiday larger than Christmas for Pleasant Meadow Manor residents

From packing their bags to stay with family to enjoying a turkey dinner in-house, OMNI Health Care marked Thanksgiving with all of the trimmings. 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