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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.
Quinte Gardens Retirement Residence

Book lover Joanne Perschick volunteers at Quinte Gardens library, hits the pool and enjoys movies at night with friends

An avid reader, Joanne Perschick has a passion for books so it’s no surprise that her favourite thing about Aspira Quinte Gardens is the library. She even volunteers there.
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.
Innovative Programs

‘The fresher, the better’ — a chef’s take on nutrition

For Executive Chef Mackenzie Jones, food is what brings people together. Read about his love of cooking and bringing joy to the residents he serves.
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.
Centenarians

Centenarian WWII Veteran in Kingston

On February 18, Dorothy Forester celebrated her 100th birthday at Royale Place Retirement Residence in Kingston, where she lives.
Island Park Retirement Residence

Meant to be: 67 years of love

Bob first met Ann when she was only two months old — it’s a meeting he can’t remember, as he was only a month older.
Centenarians

104-year-old Vivian is full of life

Last December, Vivian Moss celebrated her 104th birthday at Bearbrook Retirement Residence in Ottawa, ON. With her friends and family.
Island Park Retirement Residence

Ringing in 2022

Look inside to see how our residences celebrated the holidays and rang in the new year!