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Residents’ Stories


June 10, 2019

Dementia Care: How to Hold On to the One that You Love

Evelyn Collins appreciates the little things in life. The highlight of her day is that singular moment of joy when her husband Fred stops whatever

June 7, 2019

Port Credit Resident Feature: Arthur Kennedy

Arthur Kennedy was born on March 7, 1919, the third son out of seven brothers and three sisters. Next March he will mark his 100th birthday –

May 31, 2019

A Special Day at the Lodge at Valley Ridge

The staff at The Lodge at Valley Ridge go the extra mile everyday to make sure that our residents have a great day, everyday. One staff member

February 8, 2019

Words of Wisdom from The Lodge at Valley Ridge Residents

Question: What is the best piece of advice you ever received? Elizabeth: To always stay positive and never lose hope in life no matter what.

November 9, 2018

The Concorde Resident Breezy Johnson Turns 100!

Breezy Johnson (middle) celebrates her 100th birthday with her friends and family, including her daughter, Karen Howell (left), and granddaughter

October 11, 2018

The Lucky Iron Fish on Dragon’s Den

Hello. My name is Jack and my wife Velma and I live at The Credit River Retirement Residence at Streetsville, Ontario. We take great pleasure

August 2, 2018

The Adopt a Dahlia Project

Ron Freckleton, Resident at Trinity Lodge Retirement Residence and Ambassador to the 2018 Investors Group Walk and Run has once again generated

June 20, 2018

Legion of Honour Awardee Herb Manweiler

Resident & Veteran, Herb Manweiler  On December 18th, 2017, Hawthorn Park Resident and Veteran, Herb Manweiler received the Legion of Honour

June 15, 2018

100 Years of Living in BC

On June 18, 2018, Beatrice Wong, a resident of celebrated a milestone by making it to triple digits; the big 100! Beatrice was born and raised

April 15, 2018

The 90th Year

Hugh Mackenzie, an extraordinary artist and former teacher at OCAD University, recently had his latest work exhibited at the Bau-Xi gallery.