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Visit from therapy horses gives Frost Manor residents a Halloween to remember

Frost Manor resident Chris Todd spends some time with one of the miniature horses that paid a Halloween visit.

‘We had nothing but positive reactions from residents’

It had already been a day of Halloween fun at Frost Manor on Oct. 31 when two miniature horses dressed in costumes walked through the doors of the Lindsay long-term care home to trick or treat. Read more

Village Green launches meal clubs to enhance residents’ dining experience

Diners club and brunch club are providing residents with unique meals

Village Green recently launched a dining club and a brunch club to help enhance the quality of residents’ mealtime experiences at the Greater Napanee long-term care home. 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

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

Streamway reading program proving beneficial for residents with cognitive impairment

The activity is helping residents reminisce and encouraging meaningful conversations

Life enrichment co-ordinator (LEC) Christina Doughty says a book program offered at Streamway Villa is proving to be a valuable tool for engaging residents with varying degrees of cognitive impairment because of the reminiscing the activity brings and the conversations it fosters. 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

End-of-summer corn roast creates vibrant family atmosphere at Forest Hill

From left to right, Forest Hill residents Margaret Bryce and Shirley Sutherland get corn cobs ready for the pot during the Kanata long-term care home’s annual corn roast Aug. 23.

About 80 people enjoyed barbecued riblets, potato salad and, of course, fresh corn on the cob, at Forest Hill on Aug. 23, during the Kanata long-term care home’s annual corn roast.
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