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After an exceptional, award-filled life and career Gary Gullickson is happy to relax with his wife at Aspira Hunter Village

Gary Gullickson has lived, and continues to live, a very full life. He is a doer, someone who is constantly busy it seems, and whose life is dotted with incredible awards.
Inspirational Life

Celebrating romance and love at Aspira for Valentine’s Day

It’s February again so love is in the air. People across many walks of life are currently planning a romantic surprise for their significant other on February 14th.
Inspirational Life

Former teacher Evelyn and published author Jim love the freedom and convenience of retirement living having made the switch six years ago

When you see them spending time together it’s obvious that Jim and Evelyn Andreas love to laugh. The Saskatchewan couple have been married for 72 years ...
Inspirational Life

After teaching for over 60 years Andrew Mathuik has rediscovered his love of art at Aspira Yorkton Crossing

Andrew Mathuik, 90, has enjoyed his four years at Aspira, he holds the staff in very high regard, is an active member of the Residents Council and has reignited his love of art.
Awards & Achievements

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.