Former Heron Terrace chef returns to treat everyone to a Chinese meal
Nhi Chieu left Heron Terrace in 2015 to open his own restaurant, but his heart stayed close to residents and staff
Jun 23, 2021

Nhi Chieu worked as head chef at Heron Terrace

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Longtime Village on the Thames team members recognized for their service
Six team members were honoured for five to 30 years of service
Jun 21, 2021

The Village on the Thames recently honoured six

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Lanark Heights and local nursing team collaborate to immunize 109 people
Residents, team members and essential caregivers received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine
Jun 18, 2021

Lanark Heights recently partnered with a local

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Jersey Day returns to Waterloo Heights
Residents and team members encouraged to wear their favourite sports team’s gear
Jun 16, 2021

Waterloo Heights recently hosted its annual

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Westmount Gardens residents, team members walk to raise money for Alzheimer Society
Team member Lora Blackett did a ‘wonderful job’ organizing this year’s event, says LE manager Deb Lines
Jun 14, 2021

For the second straight year, the annual IG

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Administrator takes gardening lesson from Heron Terrace residents
‘It is one memory I will never forget,’ says Amy Sworik
Jun 11, 2021

Heron Terrace administrator Amy Sworik says she

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Classic Leafs-Habs rivalry comes to Rosewood Village
Two hockey fans place fun wager during white-knuckle playoff series
Jun 09, 2021

It’s arguably the oldest, fiercest rivalr

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St. Andrew’s Terrace celebrates warmer weather with tiki bar
Team members convert coffee kiosk to a tiki bar to serve tropical drinks
Jun 07, 2021

With warmer weather now here, St. Andrew’

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Waterloo Heights team brings Mexico to residents
Cinco de Mayo was celebrated with food and fun
Jun 04, 2021

Waterloo Heights team members

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Westmount Gardens is blooming, thanks to residents and their families
‘They are all very proud of their efforts’
Jun 02, 2021

The courtyards at Westmount Gardens have been

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St. Andrew’s Terrace plant sale raises $1,050 for residents’ council
Proceeds from fundraiser will help support the home’s Garden Club
May 31, 2021

With COVID-19 safety precautions in full effect

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Chip truck visits Landmark Village so residents can enjoy long-standing Sarnia tradition
Residents enjoy ‘fries under the bridge,’ thanks to support from two local businesses and the creativity of a Landmark team member
May 28, 2021

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How a TV ad resulted in a delicious meal for Trillium Villa residents
Food services team prepares a special dinner of tortellini and pork ribs after chatting with a resident about a meal he saw on TV
May 26, 2021

Trillium Villa resident Bob Perry was watching

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Westmount Gardens’ resident nurses honoured on Nursing Day
Retired nurses all received a corsage and participated in festivities
May 21, 2021

The Westmount Gardens team used International

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Landmark team member makes headlines for being youngest vaccine recipient in the region
16-year-old Oscar Allen received his first COVID-19 vaccination May 5
May 19, 2021

A 16-year-old high school student working at

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Afton Park residents and staff celebrate Cinco de Mayo
Dietary team prepares special Mexican-themed meals for everyone to enjoy
May 17, 2021

Afton Park Place residents and team members

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New game invented by activity director is engaging Waterloo Heights residents
Jacqui Reid created Richer Picture by combining elements of Monopoly and bingo
May 14, 2021

Waterloo Heights residents have been enjoying a

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Many special birthdays were celebrated at Westmount Gardens in April
With more birthdays than usual in April, team members were busy helping residents celebrate
May 12, 2021

April saw a higher-than-normal number of

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S&R administrative assistants honoured on special day
The administrative assistants received baskets of begonias to thank them for their hard work
May 10, 2021

The hardworking office administrative assistant

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Heron Terrace wellness program is focusing on complimenting team members
So many kindness cards have been written, the home’s compliments box ‘exploded’
May 07, 2021

Heron Terrace administrator Amy Sworik recently

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New crosswalk installed outside Village on the Thames to enhance residents’ safety
Residents pushed city council for a crosswalk and city council listened
May 05, 2021

When a group of candidates running for office

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Westmount team members receive gift bags to remind them of their ‘heroic’ work
Anonymous community member wanted staff to know people in the community appreciate their hard work
May 03, 2021

Recently, Westmount Gardens front-line workers

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Applications open for 2021 S&R Scholarship Program
Up to six $500 scholarships will be awarded to the children and grandchildren of S&R team members for the 2021-22 academic year
Apr 30, 2021

If you are a post-secondary student who is 25 o

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Would you like to adopt a Balloon Buddy for an Afton Park resident?
51 colourful balloon sculptures are waiting to be adopted for the LTC home's residents
Apr 28, 2021

Just Baskits & Balloon Decor has delivered

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2 Quebec launches new recycling program on Earth Day
A tenant of the Guelph apartment building requested the service and the management team worked to implement it
Apr 26, 2021

Residents and staff members at 2 Quebec had a

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Students send kind greetings to Waterloo Heights residents to keep spirits high
‘The students put a lot of work into the cards, and they certainly brought many smiles to Waterloo Heights’
Apr 23, 2021

Waterloo Heights residents were recently on the

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St. Andrew’s Terrace residents get their own Tim Hortons
Residents now have a kiosk where they can line up to get coffee, tea and doughnuts
Apr 21, 2021

One thing St. Andrew’s Terrace residents

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Pandemic has strengthened resident-centred focus: administrators
S&R LTC administrators discuss how teams came together to keep residents’ quality of life high
Apr 19, 2021

Resident-centred focus is a cornerstone of ever

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Bunny Bingo brings smiles and laughter to St. Andrew’s Terrace during Easter
The activity combined an Easter theme with residents’ love of bingo
Apr 16, 2021

The St. Andrew’s Terrace life enrichment

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Waterloo Heights residents visited by two Easter bunnies
Activity director Jacqui Reid’s pet rabbit and team member Bonnie Rice, dressed in a bunny costume, helped make Easter special
Apr 14, 2021

A single Easter bunny was not enough, so two

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March marks a busy month at Twin Lakes Village
Vaccinations, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and Balloon Buddies among the highlights
Apr 12, 2021

From completing resident COVID-19 vaccinations

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Community kindness helps St. Andrew’s residents enjoy special meals
After a Christmas fundraiser to buy residents a holiday meal surpassed its goal, residents were treated to a second takeout meal
Apr 09, 2021

St. Andrew’s Terrace residents recently

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Clay sculpting comes to Westmount Gardens
Residents tap into their creativity with an innovative program
Apr 07, 2021

Westmount Gardens residents have been trying

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Shelter offers comfortable window visits for Westmount Gardens families year-round
A new gazebo-like structure provides protection from all the elements
Mar 31, 2021

Wanting window visits to be comfortable for

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Beer-tasting event marks Afton Park St. Patrick’s Day
Team members hosted a safe, fun event for residents on March 17
Mar 29, 2021

A pint of good beer is always an essential

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Heron Terrace celebrates team members on St. Patrick’s Day
Team members enjoyed a staff appreciation barbecue to thank them for their hard work
Mar 26, 2021

Heron Terrace managers used St. Patrick’s

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How a stuffed mouse makes every holiday special at St. Andrew’s Terrace
Resident Tina Gray most recently decorated the mouse for St. Patrick’s Day
Mar 24, 2021

Whenever a special occasion comes around, St.

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Westmount Gardens residents receive both doses of COVID-19 vaccine
‘There is excitement and a sense that there is a light at the end of the tunnel’
Mar 22, 2021

Almost all of the residents of Westmount Garden

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Westmount Gardens team goes all-out to make St. Patrick’s Day special for residents
Residents were treated to special lunch and lots of treats on March 17
Mar 19, 2021

While there wasn’t the traditional pub

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Southgate Village helps resident couple celebrate 69th anniversary
Hector and Carabel Ringrose treated to a fancy meal with champagne on their special day
Mar 17, 2021

Southgate Village helped a resident couple

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Heron Terrace residents pay it forward to the bird community
On Feed the Birds Day, residents made special feeders to help nourish birds during the cold month of February
Mar 15, 2021

Heron Terrace residents recently participated i

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Even with safety restrictions in place, Landmark residents still enjoy bingo
Fun co-ordinator’s creative thinking allows a resident-favourite activity to continue
Mar 12, 2021

Since Landmark Village fun co-ordinator Brent

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Westmount Gardens celebrates International Women’s Day
‘This was certainly a fun, feel-good program for the ladies who participated’
Mar 10, 2021

In honour of women living and working at

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Window visiting continues popularity at Heron Terrace
Family members speak to the value these visits bring to them and their loved ones
Mar 08, 2021

With restrictions in place to keep residents

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Weekly games help keep Landmark Village team members’ spirits high
‘The winner gets a prize, but the main focus is getting everyone involved, and it's great to hear and see staff enjoying it’
Mar 05, 2021

While the global COVID-19 pandemic has created

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Waterloo Heights Olympic-style competition engages residents and team members
‘The residents and staff all participated, and the competition was high’
Mar 03, 2021

Waterloo Heights recently wrapped up an

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St. Andrew’s residents ring in 2021 with safe wine-and-cheese event
Residents’ council sponsors annual celebration
Mar 01, 2021

Every time new year’s eve rolls around,

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Christmas creativity flourishes at Westmount Gardens during holidays
Window and door decorating were big hits with residents and team members
Feb 26, 2021

Westmount Gardens life enrichment manager Deb

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Heron Terrace info sessions helped answer questions about COVID vaccination
‘This was a wonderful opportunity to share fact-based information’
Feb 24, 2021

Before Heron Terrace residents and team members

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Afton Park residents receive first dose of Moderna vaccine
116 residents and 10 team members immunized against COVID-19
Feb 22, 2021

Afton Park Place residents and some team member

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S&R home office team members were ‘Santa and his elves’ at Trillium Villa
Team members personally dropped off gifts for staff members’ children and grandchildren just before Christmas
Feb 19, 2021

On Dec. 17, team members from the Steeves &

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Landmark Village residents ring in 2021 with luxurious New Year’s Eve dinner
Team members collaborate to create a safe event that has become a favourite yearly tradition
Feb 17, 2021

Landmark Village has a tradition of serving a

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Every Thursday is Valentine’s Day at St. Andrew’s Terrace
Residents and team members have been making the most of the season of love
Feb 12, 2021

Throughout February, every Thursday has been

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Waterloo Heights gearing up for Valentine’s week
Residents and team members will be sharing marriage and dating advice throughout the week
Feb 10, 2021

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, but

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Lunchtime carolling was a big hit during Landmark Village’s 12 days of Christmas
‘It has become rewarding, seeing the residents smile and clap’
Feb 08, 2021

Landmark Village team members singing Christmas

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Westmount resident proudly accepts Special Service Medal on behalf of her husband
Lois Hance was both happy and surprised when she received the medal late last year
Feb 05, 2021

Before Remembrance Day, Westmount Gardens

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Lanark Village resident inspires new street signs
Thanks to Derick Haywood and executive director, Bradley Lukas, finding Lanark Village has become easier
Feb 03, 2021

If you’re in the neighbourhood near Lanar

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Landmark Village Christmas party brings team together for some end-of-year fun
Social committee’s work fundraising all year helped make the event successful
Feb 01, 2021

The annual Landmark Village team Christmas part

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Trillium Villa resident gets first COVID-19 vaccination from Lambton Public Health
Valerie Verberg, along with other residents of the Sarnia LTC community, received the Moderna vaccine Jan. 26
Jan 29, 2021

Lambton Public Health (LPH) began the first

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Balloon Buddies brighten Rosewood Village residents’ day
A donation from Baskits & Balloon Decor ‘brought much happiness and smiles throughout the building to all residents and staff’
Jan 27, 2021

Thanks to some heartfelt community spirit,

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Afton Park team collaborates to deliver residents a merry Christmas
‘To this day, our residents are still talking about how lovely and important we made them feel on Christmas Day’
Jan 25, 2021

Even with precautions in effect to keep everyon

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With safety top of mind, Landmark Village residents enjoy a Christmas party
‘We held one big one for all residents in our dining area, allowing for everyone to social distance and still enjoy some Christmas fun’
Jan 22, 2021

Christmas is a time for people to gather and

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Great food and fun highlight Lanark Heights’ Christmas and new year’s celebrations
With safety protocols in effect, team members were able to help residents make the most of the holidays
Jan 20, 2021

With protocols in effect to keep everyone safe

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Family members and Twin Lakes team organize surprise birthday parade for resident
Lexie Scott says she had her ‘best birthday ever’
Jan 18, 2021

Twin Lakes Village resident Lexie Scott says sh

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Heron Terrace creates memorable Christmas for residents during a challenging time
Gifts, music and safe Santa visits helped spread holiday joy
Jan 15, 2021

Although this past Christmas was different from

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Lanark Village residents treated to a taste of Trinidad at Christmas
Culinary manager Sharon Chase prepared a traditional rum cake for residents to enjoy
Jan 13, 2021

Before Christmas, Lanark Village culinary

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Property Management division treats Kenwick Place residents to special gifts
With the annual luncheon cancelled, team members still wanted to show their appreciation at Christmas
Jan 11, 2021

Before Christmas, team members from the Steeves

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Waterloo Heights team keeps holiday spirit high with activities
The pandemic has separated residents and their families, so team members worked hard to make the holiday season memorable
Jan 08, 2021

During the holiday season, residents of Waterlo

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‘Crazy hat day’ brings smiles to Landmark residents, and that was the plan
‘We wanted to show that even in harder times we are still having fun and creating laughter’
Jan 06, 2021

What happens when you combine Christmas spirit

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Heron Terrace team receives COVID-19 vaccine
‘We are doing our part to ensure the safety of the ones we live with and care for each and every day’
Jan 04, 2021

For the Heron Terrace team, 2021 is starting on

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Village on the St. Clair team member transforms pub room into a ‘winter wonderland’
‘Her creativity has amazed the residents and they are commenting daily on how beautiful the room looks’
Dec 23, 2020

Village on the St. Clair receptionist Louise

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Landmark Village resident Bruce Murray gets the royal treatment for his 100th birthday
‘It was a wonderful surprise for Bruce, and a well-deserved one’
Dec 21, 2020

The Landmark Village team recently hosted an

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Rosewood Village is once again ‘adopting’ a family this Christmas
‘We have so much fun doing this each year because it brings so much joy in our home for employees and residents’
Dec 18, 2020

The Rosewood Village team is once again

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S&R Property Management division makes large donation of goods to charity
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul received household items, food, toys and pet food the team collected
Dec 16, 2020

The Steeves & Rozema Group’s mission

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Residents, staff show support for Village on the St. Clair in-house Christmas bazaar
By making some changes, the annual fundraiser for the Village’s residents’ council was able to carry on
Dec 14, 2020

Every year, the Village on the St. Clair hosts

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Rosewood Village team Christmas party ‘a great success’
Fun, food and the Christmas spirit were the ingredients that made for a memorable team event
Dec 11, 2020

Rosewood Village team members celebrated the

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Landmark Village using creative fundraising ideas this holiday season
Door-decorating and wall bingo are among the ways residents and team members are raising money
Dec 09, 2020

With Christmas right around the corner, the

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Lanark Heights resident veteran honoured with certificate for her service
Lila Stagg served as a chef in the RCAF during the Second World War
Dec 07, 2020

Lanark Heights resident Lila Stagg was recently

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Keeping Westmount residents and families connected during the pandemic has been key to happiness
Team members from all departments credited for maintaining a high quality of life for residents during a challenging time
Dec 04, 2020

Keeping residents engaged with their families

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Theme Thursdays have been keeping spirits high at St. Andrew’s Terrace
‘It’s simple, it’s fun and anyone can participate – residents and staff from all departments’
Dec 02, 2020

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March, St.

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Mitten Tree returns to Landmark Village
There has been increased need this year for the knitted items residents make, says team member Brent Hart
Nov 30, 2020

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has created a nee

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Waterloo Heights hosts a night on the town without leaving home
The annual Black Tie Night, which followed safety protocols, was a big hit with residents
Nov 27, 2020

With protocols in place to keep everyone safe

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Lanark Heights celebrates Diwali
Celebration of the Indian festival of lights was engaging for both residents and team members
Nov 25, 2020

Residents and team members at Lanark Heights

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Love of music brings St. Andrew’s Terrace residents together
The life enrichment team created musical activities aimed at younger residents and Portuguese-speaking residents
Nov 23, 2020

Music has long been a vehicle that unites

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Heron Terrace Remembrance Day service brings ‘shared emotion’ for residents and staff
‘It was such an amazing service that was personalized for our veterans, as we are honoured they live with us’
Nov 20, 2020

Heron Terrace hosted a Remembrance Day service

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S&R announces eight recipients of annual scholarship
Due to the high number and quality of applications, S&R added two additional $500 scholarships this year
Nov 18, 2020

The Steeves & Rozema Group has announced

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Lanark Heights pays tribute to veterans on Remembrance Day
Residents from each neighbourhood honours veterans
Nov 16, 2020

The Lanark Heights team hosted Remembrance Day

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Waterloo Heights residents share advice to get through challenging times
‘Advice is timeless, no matter what is happening in the world, these shared words can have a significant impact on an individual’
Nov 13, 2020

In these challenging times, it can be

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Costume-clad pups visit Rosewood Village for Halloween
Team members brought their dogs in to spend a memorable afternoon with residents
Nov 11, 2020

The Rosewood Village team combined two things

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Waterloo Heights brings Oktoberfest to residents
Team members organize a safe celebration of the famous German festival
Nov 09, 2020

With one of the largest German communities in

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Landmark Village residents treated to an in-house Tim Hortons day
Team members were inspired after reading an S&R Today story about a Timmies drive-thru at Rosewood Village
Nov 06, 2020

A recent S&R Today story inspired the folks

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Pumpkin patch highlights the spirit of the season at Lanark Village
Team members have created a decorative display that has been a source of pride for everyone
Nov 04, 2020

Thanks to the creativity of Lanark Village team

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Lanark Heights raises more than $1,000 for Parkinson Society
Residents and team members participate in the charity’s Walk the Block for Parkinson’s event
Nov 02, 2020

Lanark Heights residents and team members raise

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REMINDER: Deadline for S&R Health Care Scholarship is Nov. 3
S&R is offering scholarships up to $3,000 for Lambton County students pursuing health-care careers
Oct 30, 2020

If you are a student living in Lambton County

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Thanksgiving tree underscores the importance of resident-centred long-term care
Heron Terrace residents lead the way designing colourful decoration of gratitude
Oct 28, 2020

Heron Terrace life enrichment worker Dorothy

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Administrators reflect on their team members coming together during pandemic
S&R LTC teams have been cohesive, resilient and resident-focused, administrators say
Oct 26, 2020

When the global COVID-19 pandemic began in

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Lanark Heights team helps resident celebrate 103th birthday
Although a birthday party was not possible, Mary St. Cyr was still provided with a memorable day
Oct 23, 2020

Lanark Heights resident Mary St. Cyr turned 103

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Local trumpet player performs outdoors for Heron Terrace residents
‘The idea was to provide some nice musical entertainment and to bring them some joy during this pandemic’
Oct 21, 2020

A talented, young local musician named Ashna

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Waterloo Heights celebrates all things apple
Lunchtime on Sept. 28 was filled with outdoor entertainment and lots of apples
Oct 19, 2020

Waterloo Heights hosted its annual Apple Social

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Westmount supports team member’s charity run, $2,175 raised
Rick Luiting ran 10 km to raise funds for Cassie and Friends Society
Oct 16, 2020

Westmount Gardens maintenance lead hand Rick

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Family, staff and community collaboration delivers a memorable 100th birthday to Westmount resident
A large parade and a brass band help Coral Poole celebrate milestone birthday
Oct 14, 2020

It’s not every day that someone living at

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Lanark Heights celebrates residents’ council and grandparents with food-filled week
Each day residents were treated to a special surprise from the travelling food cart
Oct 09, 2020

From Sept. 14 to Sept. 18, the folks at Lanark

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Rosewood Village creates Tim Hortons drive-thru for residents
‘A round of applause to the Rosewood employees for this wonderful idea’
Oct 07, 2020

If you can’t take everyone to the local

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Thirsty Thursdays have been a huge success at Southgate since the pandemic began
Residents are enjoying a new cocktail every week, and the in-house mixologists have learned a new skill
Oct 05, 2020

Every Thursday afternoon since the pandemic

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Country Western Day carries on at Waterloo Heights
With safety protocols in effect, residents were able to enjoy annual event
Oct 02, 2020

Things may have been a little different this

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FaceTime brings representatives from two LTC homes’ residents’ councils together
Residents from Westmount Gardens and Henley Place share their thoughts and experiences during pandemic
Sep 30, 2020

Westmount Gardens partnered with another London

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Lanark Heights manager cites relationship building and creative environment as highlights of new position
Melissa Abdul says her new job has helped her tap into her strengths
Sep 28, 2020

Building strong relationships with residents an

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Westmount Gardens resident enjoys a family outing, thanks to new ministry directive
Joanne Nuyten becomes the first Westmount resident to have a short-stay visit outside the home since the pandemic began
Sep 25, 2020

Joanne Nuyten recently became the first

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S&R communities embrace creativity to deliver meaningful programming during pandemic
Team members have been effectively balancing safety with fun
Sep 23, 2020

Creativity is one of the greatest strengths lif

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Lanark Heights manager discusses her career choice and starting a new job during a pandemic
‘I’ve done a lot in health care in general, but long-term care seems to be my purpose,’ says acting life enrichment manager Melissa Abdul
Sep 21, 2020

When Melissa Abdul was planning her career path

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Westmount resident walks to raise money for charity supporting cancer patients
Paul McPherson, 85, has so far raised $1,500 for Wellspring London and Region
Sep 18, 2020

Westmount Gardens resident Paul McPherson

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New fun co-coordinator enjoys being creative at Twin Lakes Village
Kaylene Hagen says she sees the positive difference activities make in residents’ lives
Sep 16, 2020

Using her creative talents, tapping into her

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Lanark Heights Carnival Day celebrates end of summer
Food, games and lots of laughs marked the special event
Sep 14, 2020

Lanark Heights residents and team members

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Bingo returns to Village on the Thames, thanks to two team members’ initiative
Tuela Lawson and Brenda Shaw are applauded for stepping in to fill a gap in programming
Sep 11, 2020

Village on the Thames resident services manager

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Landmark Village residents create door posters in a safe environment
By modifying programs to meet safety standards, residents can still enjoy many of their favourite activities
Sep 09, 2020

A group of Landmark Village residents recently

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S&R Health Care Scholarship drive kicks off for 11th straight year
Scholarships up to $3,000 are possible this year for students across Lambton County pursuing health-care careers
Sep 04, 2020

For the 11th straight year, the Steeves &

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Tropical Day provides memorable staycation for Lanark Heights residents
‘It was the talk of the home’
Sep 02, 2020

Since Toronto’s famed Caribana festival

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Working at Westmount Gardens has brought Deb Lines back to her ‘roots’
‘I love being back with the residents, and I am with a great life enrichment team as well’
Aug 31, 2020

Deb Lines describes the day she started her

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Twin Lakes residents take virtual trip to Hawaii
Team members design a creative program that delivered a safe, fun and educational experience
Aug 28, 2020

While the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic has

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Lanark Heights residents and team members celebrate Eid al-Adha
‘We have such a multicultural group of residents and team members here, and we like to celebrate that’
Aug 26, 2020

Residents at Lanark Heights had a chance to

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Westmount residents have adjusted well to changes in recent months, manager says
‘Their lives as a whole inside the home have been disrupted, but they’ve done a remarkable job,’ says Deb Lines
Aug 24, 2020

While there have been many changes

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Trillium Villa recognizes long-time team members with Service Award Selfies
13 team members honoured for their years of dedication
Aug 21, 2020

Trillium Villa Nursing Home recently honoured

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Waterloo Heights residents are enjoying weekly outdoor concerts
‘It’s been a great way to do singalongs and get the residents dancing from their balconies’
Aug 19, 2020

Having a wide array of musical

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Deadline to submit S&R scholarship applications is Aug. 21
For the 10th straight year, S&R is awarding six $500 scholarships to children and grandchildren of team members
Aug 17, 2020

If you are eligible for one of the Steeves &

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Much-loved bingo comes back to Landmark Village with safety protocols in effect
‘We’re modifying activities so we can still have fun safely’
Aug 14, 2020

While the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic has

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Shell employees spread cheer at the Village on the St. Clair
As part of Shell’s Fuelling Kindness initiative, the employees brought carnations for everyone and created inspiring chalk art
Aug 12, 2020

The folks living and working at the Village on

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Efforts from Rosewood families and staff have made coping with pandemic easier for residents
From window visits to video calls to safe activities, residents have been able to stay in touch with their loved ones and have been keeping busy
Aug 10, 2020

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Heron Terrace transforms family apartment into lounge for safe visitation
The new lounge has been ‘full of laughter, lots of conversation, smiles and some happy tears’
Aug 07, 2020

In an effort to maximize the experience of

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Westmount Gardens honours resident Jean Smith on her 104th birthday
‘Jean’s birthday drew us all together as a big family’
Aug 05, 2020

Westmount Gardens resident Jean Smith turned 10

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S&R scholarship applications due Aug. 21
For the 10th straight year, six $500 scholarships are being offered to children and grandchildren of S&R team members
Jul 31, 2020

The Steeves & Rozema Group is reminding

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A new program idea ‘blossoms’ at St. Andrew’s Terrace
Volunteer co-ordinator Deana Vellenga hopes to create self-guided garden museum in the home’s refurbished courtyards
Jul 29, 2020

Now that the St. Andrew’s Terrace

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Rosewood celebrates resident’s 100th birthday; family says thank you by donating an iPad
Lillian Price was treated to a parade on her special day
Jul 27, 2020

The family of Rosewood Village resident Lillian

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Outdoor visits have been a hit for Westmount Gardens residents and families
Staff created a special patio with an awning so residents and families can have safe outdoor time together
Jul 24, 2020

Westmount Gardens residents and their families

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Rotary Club donates 500 face shields to Trillium Villa team
Staff is grateful for the support from the Rotary Club and others in the community since the global pandemic began
Jul 22, 2020

Team members at Trillium Villa were on the

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Heron Terrace monument honours team members for their dedication during pandemic
Wall of Gratitude, Fame and Growth features photos of ‘superhero’ team members alongside family members’ kind words for them
Jul 20, 2020

Heron Terrace has created a monument at the

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A 221 Queen team member wanted a cape to match her mask. She got two
Fairview Towers and 2 Quebec teams match ‘Super Nancy’ Koehmstedt’s humour with some of their own
Jul 17, 2020

On July 12, as Waterloo Region was about to

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Westmount Gardens treated to a ‘berry’ generous donation
Resident couple’s son, who owns a local berry farm, provided many boxes of strawberries for residents and staff to enjoy
Jul 15, 2020

Westmount Gardens residents and team members

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Residents, RCAs help beautify St. Andrew’s Terrace courtyards
Project described as ‘a great opportunity’ for meaningful programming for residents
Jul 13, 2020

When the St. Andrew’s Terrace courtyards

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Resident, community, family support is helping Village on the St. Clair get through pandemic
The Sarnia seniors living community is thanking everyone for their kindness and understanding
Jul 10, 2020

The Village on the St. Clair team is grateful

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Heron Terrace team works together to create modified programs for residents
With regular programming cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, team members have tapped into their creativity to develop activities that mee
Jul 08, 2020

In an effort to keep the quality of life high

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Westmount Gardens included in citywide classic-car parade
‘It really warmed our spirits’
Jul 06, 2020

A group of classic-car enthusiasts and resident

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St. Andrew’s Terrace team members receive 2,520 K-cups from Nestlé
Donation will provide lots of coffee to team members
Jul 03, 2020

St. Andrew’s Terrace team members will

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RCAs commended by Lanark Heights for their help during pandemic
‘We are tremendously thankful for all they did for the residents’
Jun 29, 2020

Lanark Heights team members are commending the

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Fire department honours retired firefighter, a Westmount Gardens resident, with parade
Paul McPherson had a distinguished career with the fire department, and local firefighters wanted to acknowledge him with a special event
Jun 26, 2020

A distinguished retired firefighter who is now

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The Waterloo Heights team is tapping into their creativity to keep spirits high – and it’s working
From outdoor dance parties to hallway bingo, residents continue to enjoy a high quality of life while maintaining safety protocols during pandemic
Jun 24, 2020

Waterloo Heights team members have been tapping

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Afton Park turns gigantic rhubarb plant into many rhubarb pies
Residents, along with the food services and life enrichment departments, worked together to make this special dessert
Jun 22, 2020

When life handed Afton Park Place a gigantic

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Heron Terrace resident Barbara Root’s persistence has been key to improving her mobility
‘Barb is really happy with how far she has come’
Jun 19, 2020

With the help of the nursing rehabilitation

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Community support helping Westmount Gardens stay strong during pandemic
‘We have been the recipients of many kind gestures, for sure’
Jun 17, 2020

While residents and families are missing each other, and staff members are working extra hard to

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Southgate Village resident delivers speech thanking staff for keeping everyone safe during pandemic
While the COVID-19 crisis has presented uncertainty, Ann Fulton says team members have been a source of reassurance
Jun 15, 2020

Southgate Village resident Ann Fulton recently

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Afton Park helps two resident couples celebrate their anniversaries
Despite restrictions due to the pandemic, team members helped Steve and Cindy MacDougall and Wes and Carol Bergman celebrate their marriages
Jun 12, 2020

Celebrating special days like residents’

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S&R is inviting children, grandchildren of staff to apply for one of six $500 scholarships
For 10th straight year, these scholarships will be awarded to students 25 and under studying at approved programs at accredited post-secondary institu
Jun 10, 2020

For the 10th straight year, the Steeves &

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Westmount Gardens resident gets a surprise bagpipe performance at her window
June McCanghen was so impressed with her son-in-law’s bagpipe playing she even did a little jig
Jun 08, 2020

Westmount Gardens resident June McCanghen was

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Community, vendor, family support is helping Heron Terrace through challenging time
‘To see that people are behind us means a lot’
Jun 05, 2020

The local community, family members and

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Rosewood resident turns 100, community parade turns up to help her celebrate
‘Well, isn’t this just so wonderful, all these people,’ Lillian Price says of the 50-plus cars and their occupants who drove by to wish her well
Jun 03, 2020

While Rosewood Village resident Lillian Price

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Village on the St. Clair residents reach out to families with touching slide show
Residents hold personalized messages to their loved ones in a PowerPoint presentation accompanied by famous Stevie Wonder song
Jun 01, 2020

For residents of the Village on the St. Clair,

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With restrictions in place, Lanark Heights embraces creativity to keep residents busy
From playing bingo to celebrating Mother’s Day, team members have been finding ways to keep things interesting
May 29, 2020

With restrictions and safety protocols in place

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Westmount Gardens has spent the last month and a half celebrating team members
Managers adapted National Nursing Week to include all team members and have hosted events and activities to honour them since early April
May 27, 2020

National Nursing Week was May 11 to 17, but the

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Twin Lakes team members and their ears are thanking Joy Windsor
Resident crocheted 200-plus bands to relieve pressure on ears from face masks
May 25, 2020

When Twin Lakes Village resident Joy Windsor

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Lanark Village team member’s children make drawings for 91 residents
‘Our hearts were filled with warmth, and our residents were so very happy to receive the gesture’
May 22, 2020

The children of a Lanark Village team member

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Westmount Gardens creates Gratitude Wall to celebrate team members
Residents, families and staff can leave messages acknowledging the hard work everyone is undertaking during the global pandemic
May 20, 2020

Near the front entrance of Westmount Gardens is

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Family members treat the Waterloo Heights team to a pizza lunch
‘It was the nicest surprise and we felt so appreciated’
May 15, 2020

The Waterloo Heights team was on the receiving

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PSW’s hairstyling skills are keeping Heron Terrace residents looking their best
With the regular hairdresser unable to visit the home due to safety protocols, Moya Al Haindawi, who has a background in hairdressing, has been cuttin
May 13, 2020

With Heron Terrace’s hairdresser unable t

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Afton team members treated to healthy meals to thank them for hard work
86 meals from Freshii were provided to staff recently. This is one of many ways managers have been showing their appreciation during the ongoing pande
May 11, 2020

Afton Park Place managers wanted to show their

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Team member’s ingenuity has been ‘easy on the ears’ at Lanark Village
People were finding the straps from face masks were making their ears sore, so Lisa Irwin created special crocheted attachments that solved the proble
May 08, 2020

Wearing protective masks is essential to keep

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Residents’ family members rally support for Heron Terrace team
The loved ones of residents have been showing solidarity with Windsor LTC home during COVID-19 outbreak
May 06, 2020

Family members of Heron Terrace residents are

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Resident receives a happy surprise outside her window at Westmount Gardens
Marilyn Lefcoe was expecting her daughters to be there but didn’t know her granddaughter would be with them
May 04, 2020

One Westmount Gardens resident recently had a

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Support from families is brightening days at Rosewood Village
Families have been sending some much appreciated treats to team members to keep spirits high during global pandemic
May 01, 2020

Family members of Rosewood Village residents

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S&R applauding WRH and Essex-Windsor EMS for successful transfer of COVID-19-positive LTC residents to field site
This move will help ensure the residents have access to specialized care related to COVID-19 infection
Apr 29, 2020

The Steeves & Rozema Group and one of its

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Residents’ families support Afton Park residents and staff with parade
‘We had no idea what was happening, and then we looked and waved. It was great to see,’ said one resident
Apr 27, 2020

Afton Park Place residents and team members wer

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Village on the St. Clair was ‘hopping’ at Easter
Team members put on bunny ears and tails and danced down the halls. The residents loved it
Apr 24, 2020

With social distancing and other safety

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Heron Terrace resident enjoys a virtual birthday party with his family
Relatives from across Ontario join a video chat to wish Dan Czuchnowsky well on his special day
Apr 22, 2020

There are tight restrictions on family visits t

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Ted the Bear pops by Westmount Gardens to keep spirits high
From outside the home, Donald Clark, dressed in his bear costume, shows support for residents and staff
Apr 20, 2020

With Westmount Gardens closed to most visitors

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Families use their creativity to ‘visit’ Heron Terrace residents
Amid COVID-19 pandemic, residents are having meaningful communication with their families while adhering to safety protocols
Apr 17, 2020

Heron Terrace resident Cecile Quenneville was

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Zoom calls keeping Rosewood Village residents connected to their families
Although the COVID-19 pandemic is restricting in-house visits, modern technology is keeping residents and their loved ones in touch
Apr 15, 2020

While residents of Steeves & Rozema seniors

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Food and fun keeping spirits high at Trillium Villa
Residents and team members have been enjoying some creative themed meals lately
Apr 08, 2020

Much of the past month has been a challenging

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‘It’s times like these that I am reminded that we are all here for a greater purpose’
S&R team members praised for their hard work and dedication during pandemic
Apr 06, 2020

Steeves & Rozema director of employee

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Kitchener Domino’s gives free pizzas to Lanark Heights team
Pizza shop employees wanted to thank team members for the care they’re providing residents during pandemic
Apr 03, 2020

Superheroes don’t always wear capes;

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Elvis helps inspire Heron Terrace resident in nursing rehab program
Blue Suede Shoes gets Paulette Newman toe tapping and knee bending
Apr 01, 2020

There’s nothing that gets Heron Terrace

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Team spreads St. Patrick’s Day cheer to Westmount Gardens residents
Safety protocols were in place, but team members were still able to deliver residents a memorable celebration of all that is Irish
Mar 30, 2020

While there were protocols in place on St.

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Innovative ideas are keeping Lanark Heights residents connected with families during pandemic
Team members are working hard to make sure everyone is staying in touch through video chatting
Mar 27, 2020

Lanark Heights team members are coming up with

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Team gets creative to keep spirits high at Westmount Gardens during pandemic
Staff members are thinking outside the box to put smiles on residents’ faces while adhering to important safety guidelines
Mar 25, 2020

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the

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Nursing rehab program has helped Heron Terrace resident move his legs again, 13 months after fall
Jeff Jenkins says he plans to continue working with the nursing rehab team and physio assistants. His next goal is to stand
Mar 23, 2020

Heron Terrace resident Jeff Jenkins is moving

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Afton Park residents raise money for Pathways, Salvation Army and Lunches for Learning
The Community Projects Club has come up with creative ideas to raise money
Mar 20, 2020

Between October and early March, the

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Westmount Gardens uses Valentine’s Day to celebrate both couples and veterans
The Feb. 14 event even included a visit from Miss Teenage London
Mar 18, 2020

This year’s Valentine’s Day

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Afton Park building on its Montessori programming
Team members from several departments have been participating in educational programs to learn more about creating programming and applying interventi
Mar 16, 2020

Afton Park Place is strengthening its Montessor

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Monday is the deadline for Quest for Success nominations
Team members are encouraged to nominate their colleagues in four areas of excellence
Mar 13, 2020

If you have not nominated an outstanding

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Heron Terrace residents provide university students with ‘teachable moment’
Resident focus group changes the direction of a project students are working on to create programming for seniors
Mar 11, 2020

A group of Heron Terrace residents helped some

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Afton Park residents are still talking about their Valentine’s dessert buffet
Food services team creates a variety of mouth-watering desserts that were presented in five-star resort fashion
Mar 09, 2020

For this past Valentine’s Day luncheon,

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Twin Lakes Village hosts party to celebrate residents and team members
The event honoured everyone who makes the Sarnia seniors living community a great place to live and work
Mar 06, 2020

It’s people that make Twin Lakes Village

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Harley the dog gets new shirt sporting Rosewood Village emblem
Fun co-ordinator Bev James was inspired to make her dog his own ‘work shirt’
Mar 04, 2020

Bev James’s dog Harley spends so much tim

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One of Heron Terrace’s key strengths is its talented volunteer base
Heron Terrace’s volunteers provide residents with a variety of quality programming
Mar 02, 2020

Having a variety of volunteers with many

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Quest for Success: S&R wants to know about your outstanding volunteers
Volunteer Recognition Award nominations can be submitted until March 15
Feb 28, 2020

Volunteers serving Steeves & Rozema’s

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Fine dining and entertainment mark Landmark Village Valentine’s Day
Second annual couples’ dinner helped 10 resident couples celebrate their love
Feb 26, 2020

Nothing

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Waterloo Heights sets new fundraising record in 2019
Residents and staff raised a whopping $4,266 through fundraising initiatives to help support the local Parkinson Society
Feb 24, 2020

Waterloo Heights residents and team members

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Residents enjoy a top-notch Italian meal at Trillium Villa Valentine’s celebration
Dietary team members collaborate to create memorable dinner
Feb 21, 2020

The Trillium Villa dietary team went all-out to

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Quest for Success: Who are the quality improvement leaders in your S&R community?
S&R looking for nominations for 2020 Quality Improvement Award
Feb 19, 2020

Continuously striving to enhance the resident

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Heron Terrace cook Pascal Tenthorey lauded for his resident-centred approach
‘I am very fortunate to have Pascal on my team because he is such a great worker’
Feb 14, 2020

There are great employees and then there are

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Heron Terrace has helped reunite four couples since September
Helping reunite spouses in LTC is one way Heron Terrace works to enhance the quality of life for residents
Feb 12, 2020

Heron Terrace has helped reunite four couples

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S&R looking for team members who’ve shown commitment to their communities, helping others
Nominations are being accepted for the annual Community Service Award
Feb 10, 2020

“Creating communities that are good for

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S&R LTC communities launch innovative way for residents, families to complete surveys
Questionnaires completed at iPad stands will help S&R continuously enhance residents’ experience
Feb 07, 2020

The Steeves & Rozema Group has added iPad

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Students create farm mural for new Afton Park Montessori program
Since many residents come farm farming backgrounds, this is the perfect theme to help them reminisce, says life enrichment manager
Feb 05, 2020