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Forest Hill team is feeling the love from families and local businesses

Family members of resident Hertha Davidson show their support for the Forest Hill team from the home’s parking lot.

Since the global COVID-19 pandemic began, families and businesses have been sending refreshments and e-mails of support to team members

Since the global COVID-19 pandemic began in mid-March, Forest Hill has seen an outpour of support from family members and local businesses for those working at the Kanata, Ont. long-term care home. Read more

Family member praises Brighton home’s response to global pandemic

Karen Zidenberg, right, poses in an earlier picture with her mother, Florence Zidenberg, who is a resident of Maplewood in Brighton.

‘I couldn’t ask for anything better’: Karen Zidenberg

Karen Zidenberg has peace of mind knowing her mother is in caring hands because of the way Maplewood is handling the global outbreak of COVID-19. Read more

6-year-old boy raises $300-plus to support Almonte Country Haven team during outbreak

Six-year-old Lennox Donnelly, the grandson of Garden Terrace office manager Karen Paquette, is pictured here with macramé key chains he made and sold to raise money to support the Almonte Country Haven team.

Lennox Donnelly, the grandson of Garden Terrace office manager Karen Paquette, sold homemade macramé key chains to raise the money

Garden Terrace office manager Karen Paquette is a proud grandmother who just became a little prouder. Read more

Rosebridge Manor family members pay drive-by visit, deliver chocolate

Rosebridge Manor family members Joan and Dave Thornley visit residents and staff from the parking lot of the Jasper long-term care home.

‘All residents and staff had a chance to feel their love’

Family members bearing signs and paying a visit from the parking lot was a welcome sight recently for residents and staff of Rosebridge Manor. Read more

Surprise ‘window visit’ a touching moment for Burnbrae resident, his family and staff

“We will talk to you soon. Please remember that we love you and you’re always in our thoughts.” Read more

The beat goes on at Springdale Country Manor

Life enrichment team comes up with a creative idea to bring music programming to residents while maintaining physical distancing

With social distancing and restricted visitation in place to keep residents safe at Springdale Country Manor during the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, the Peterborough-area long-term care home has turned to music to bring people together. Read more

Strong community spirit is alive at Country Terrace, inside and outside the home

Country Terrace

‘There have been a lot of good things happening, and people have been really nice to us as staff’

While the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for Country Terrace residents and staff members, Kimberley Noftle, the Komoka, Ont. long-term care home’s clinical care co-ordinator, says she’s also seen an outpour of strong support from within Country Terrace and from the surrounding community during this trying time. Read more

Community’s love helping Almonte Country Haven through pandemic

‘The ongoing demonstrations of support and kind words provide the fuel our team needs to continue on in our efforts to provide the excellent care and support that our little home is known for’

The cards pinned to the Almonte Country Haven bulletin board and the hand-painted signs adorning the garden tell the story of a community that’s rallying to support the residents who live at the Lanark County long-term care home and the staff members who work there during the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic. Read more

Streamway Villa residents, staff dance their stressors away

Streamway Villa

Cook, LEA host dance party to boost spirits during global pandemic

When she’s in the dining room, Streamway Villa cook Litsa Christodoulou can’t help but notice how music during meals inspires humming and singing by some of the residents (click here to watch video). Read more

Maplewood puts hydration on tap

Maplewood

Home purchases bedside thermal water cups with lids

Maplewood is tapped into hydration during Nutrition Month. Read more