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Residents’ Stories

Posted on: June 25, 2021

A Goodbye Song for Retiring Staff Member

Courtyard Gardens Retirement Residence staff member Linda Jones, who works as a Life Enrichment Assistant and has done so for 12 plus years,

Posted on: April 10, 2021

The Inspiring Story of Dave from Dr. James Hemstock & Hearthstone Place

When Dave lost his sight in 2019 at the age of 77, it would have been easy for him to “give up”. After living an active and extremely independent

Posted on: April 6, 2021

Help The Roxborough Retirement Residence hero George Markow celebrate his 100th birthday!

Sending a birthday card to the senior who raised more than $160,000 for medical research will boost his spirits after many months in isolation

Posted on: December 16, 2020

Henry Braun School honours a gentleman of class from Wintergreene Estates Retirement Residence

Henry Braun, after whom a Regina elementary school was named in 1986, was honoured during a socially distanced 90th birthday party. My favourite

Posted on: September 3, 2020

Walking for Medical Research!

An incredible man, on an incredible mission. UPDATE – SEPTEMBER 2, 2020- George completed his 100k walk! Just before George completed his 100th

Posted on: August 21, 2020

Verve Senior Living Expressions of Love

See some of the things our residents and teams have been up to during covid-19: Verve Senior Living • Expressions of Love

Posted on: June 8, 2020

A Resident’s Love For Music

“Music is an international language which can provide excellent therapy for the body, soothe the troubled mind and uplift ones every soul”

Posted on: May 12, 2020


As we continue to venture through COVID-19, it’s sometimes hard to stay positive and keep our minds in check. After visiting with one of our

Posted on: February 22, 2020

Stressed Thinking about Retirement? How to Look on the Bright Side of Life

How do you plan to spend the rest of your life? Does this question inspire you to pull out a pen and paper so you can begin plotting? Or does

Posted on: January 6, 2020

Looking Ahead to 2020 with a 100-year perspective

What does one who is one hundred wish for in the year ahead? Isabelle McClellan is a smiling and easy-going lady who lives in an assisted living