#MomentsThatMatter – The Tea Social Club

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“We like to get together and talk about the city. We are all from Hamilton, in the suburb town of Toronto. All from different decades, we have very different memories of the town. We also talk about our family—we talk about anything. We just love to be together, we’re good friends! We don’t need to talk all the time, we know we are there for each other and that’s what really counts.”

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100-year-old runner sets world record

100-year-old runner sets world record

Ida Keeling would probably have a strong word or two to say about age discrimination, as the 100-year-old recently set a world record in her age group for the 100-meter dash, according to Global News.Keeling ran the race in the 80 years and older category at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia in one minute and 17.33 seconds, faster than any other competitor in her age group across the globe who has ever completed the race.

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Chartwell Elmira wins ‘Living Our Corporate Values’ challenge

Dozens of volunteers came together to help Chartwell Elmira win the contest.

Every year, Chartwell Retirement Residences embraces their corporate values of RESPECT through their “Living Our Corporate Values” challenge. It’s an opportunity to recognize and share some of the great examples of how their residences Make People’s Lives Better every day. This year, the winning team received a cash prize of $1,000 and a party to celebrate their achievement.

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The importance of nutrition during retirement

The importance of nutrition during retirement

Many factors are essential to enjoying a fulfilling retirement – staying physically active, maintaining close relationships and pursuing personal passions. However, one factor lies at the foundation, making all the rest possible: a good diet. Without one, seniors cannot fully benefit from a rewarding and engaging retirement, and are put at risk of a range of health issues.

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Tips for making the transition into a senior living community easier

Moving to a retirement community will expose you to a new group of people to socialize with!

Making the decision to move into a senior living community may seem a bit daunting at first, but the many benefits make the move worth it, as they can help you make the most of your retirement years. Not only can you can take advantage of care and support services that help to maximize your overall health, you’ll have easy access to opportunities for socialization and exercise on a regular basis, as well as the freedom to relax while staff take care of things like meals, housekeeping and laundry. If you’ve committed to moving to a senior living community, but are feeling nervous, don’t worry—it’s natural to feel that way about change! Here are a few tips on making the transition easier and more seamless.

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