Strength through support

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Giving back to the community comes naturally for residents and employees at Chartwell Brant Centre LTC. Over the years, they’ve held various fundraisers in support of a number of worthy causes, including Osteoporosis, World Vision, Alzheimer Society and INCITE, a local support group for single mothers. From plant sales and 50/50 draws to annual bazaars and bake-offs, the […]

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Residents and staff bring Christmas to local family

Residents and staff bring Christmas to local family

This year, The Salvation Army supplied the Calgary Sun with a list of approximately 200 families in need of assistance concerning providing their loved ones with a traditional holiday celebration. Chartwell Fountains of Mission Retirement Residence in Calgary has decided to give back to its community by adopting one of these families, like it has done in years past. Residents and staff are excited to continue their charitable efforts.

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Chartwell and Kanata Food Cupboard work together to spread holiday cheer

The holidays are a time for family bonding, fun activities and helping others. Chartwell Kanata Retirement Residence in Kanata, ON., has always made each of these values a priority among their residents. In the past, they've helped the local Kanata Food Cupboard raise money for their efforts, and last year alone, they raised $900 for the charity.

The holidays are a time for family bonding, fun activities and helping others. Chartwell Kanata Retirement Residence has always made each of these values a priority among their residents. In the past, they’ve helped the local Kanata Food Cupboard raise money for their efforts, and last year alone, raised $900 for the charity.

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Seniors prove age is just a number

When you hear about a skydiver, Ironman competitor or CrossFit athlete, you might picture a few fit younger adults; however, there are plenty of older adults who defy stereotypes and show everyone that these activities are possible at any age. Read on to learn about the amazing people who don't let their age hold them back from experiencing the excitement of these fun physical activities.

When you hear about a skydiver, Ironman competitor or CrossFit athlete, you might picture a few fit younger adults; however, there are plenty of older adults who defy stereotypes and show everyone that these activities are possible at any age. Read on to learn about the amazing people who don’t let their age hold them back from experiencing the excitement of these fun physical activities.

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Residents ‘thrill’ audience with dance performance

Residents 'thrill' audience with dance performance

To celebrate Halloween in a fun, healthy way, a group of residents at Chartwell Wynfield in Oshawa put on a memorable dance performance for friends, family and other residents at the retirement community. Dressed in all black and donning extravagant zombie-like makeup, the dancers performed a choreographed routine to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” a Halloween staple. After weeks of practice, the group entertained the audience at the residence’s Halloween party and even created a video to show for it.

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