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 […]
Preserving the unique history of Canadian veterans has become increasingly important. More than one million Canadians served in Canada’s Armed Forces during the Second World War, and today Veterans Canada estimates that only about 88,000 are still living, with an average age of 90. Statistics such as these indicate that future generations may never get […]
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.
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.
At 98 years old, Christine’s unmatched passion for life continues to inspire those around her.
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.
Born in front of the majestic urban park La Fontaine in the heart of Montreal, Gerard met his wife when he was only 15 years old, at his family’s general store where he worked at the time.
If you’re caring for a loved one who has Alzheimer’s disease, it’s important to understand how the condition may affect their ability to make certain decisions.
There are many simple ways of personalizing a retirement residence suite that can make your loved one feel comfortable and help them to adjust to their new home quicker.
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.