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Ron Fox: How a career salesman became a retired “Duck Daddy” who stopped to smell – and tend to - the roses at Aspira Quinte Gardens

These days 85-year-old Ron Fox loves nothing more than gardening in the sun at his retirement home. I guess the popular Belleville community is called Aspira Quinte Gardens for a reason.
Villa Da Vinci Retirement Residence

Resident profiles 120 team members over 10 years

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.
Inspirational Life

LEAP Award nominee shares her life story

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...
Stories from our Team

Bringing residents and families together through the Warmth of Human Connection

Hillary, a recreation therapy assistant, recently received a 500-word note of endearment from a resident’s family. What makes her so special to those she serves? Read more to find out!
Inspirational Life

Breaking the mould: The tale of a world-travelling woman in the 1950s

Sneih Charan has led anything but an ordinary life. She’s travelled the globe, found love at first sight, and paved her own way through the world.
Stories from our Team

What it means to love

I was raised by two moms.

102-year-old veteran recalls his life

Lieutenant Colonel John Beswick celebrated his 102 birthday at Carolina Retirement Residence with family and special visits from the fire department and Towne Crier.
Innovative Programs

Life is a carnival

Pickle parties, carnivals, and impromptu kayaking trips are a regular occurrence for residents at Peninsula Retirement Residence. But how does that all come together? Meet Diane Toth, Queen of Fun.
Inspirational Life

‘I always wanted to play baseball’

Major League baseball player and coach of Team Canada, Eric Mackenzie talks about his love of the game.