For Bearbrook resident Betty and her Yorkshire Terrier Nikki, finding a truly pet-friendly retirement residence was high on the priority list. Read about Betty and Nikki's special bond, as well as the many benefits of owning a pet in retirement.
Helen Tonus, 89, has profiled about 120 team members at Villa Da Vinci Retirement Residence in Vaughan, ON, where she lives. Helen has lived at Villa for 21 years, and began profiling team members about 10 years ago.
Known for her bubbly personality, Eva (Eve) Dalzell was nominated for the 2021 LEAP Award by the BC Senior Living Association in honour of the positive atmosphere she helps to create for her fellow residents at The Shores Retirement Residence in...
Residents and team members at Rosewood Retirement Residence in Kingston, ON enjoyed a sushi demonstration by Brandon Gray, a PSW student who learned to make sushi while traveling with a professional chef in Japan.
When Amanda was a child, spending the weekend with her Grampa Bill was something she always looked forward to. Thanks to the support of the team at Weston Terrace Care Community in Toronto, he was able to see her in her wedding dress.
Sitting as an air gunner on a bombing plane in WWII, it was not uncommon for the open air turrets to reach -40 degrees Celsius. To make matters worse, it was impossible to go use the washroom on these 8-hour flights.
As an opera singer and actress, Cleone Duncan performed in Las Vegas and Los Angeles. Over her years as a performer, she met Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, the Queen, and Prince Phillip. Her voice is absolutely beautiful.
“The most satisfying part… [is] the resident interaction. [Being a nurse] is different than any other profession, with much more of a personal touch.” ~ Amanda McCarthy, two-time nominee of the BC Care Provider of the Year Award.