Sarah Hemmett, Life Enrichment Coordinator at Chartwell Chatsworth, organized a unique Human Kinetics and Nursing practicum program with students from the University of British Columbia.
Chartwell Maison Herron held a Hawaiian celebration that brought to life the exotic beauty and festive spirit of Hawaii. Residents made some of the decorations for the event, which included Hawaiian Lei’s, wreaths and centerpieces.
“ It can also be served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream to complement.” Makes a 9” square pan or equivalent Corning Ware type casserole dish.
In honour of Seniors Month, residents at Chartwell Heritage enjoyed an afternoon of picking fresh strawberries at a local farm, and later celebrated with a delicious strawberry festival. Approximately 50 residents were in attendance on the patio . . .
The internet is a great tool for keeping in contact with friends and loved ones, paying bills, reading insightful articles and stimulating your mind – it’s no wonder older adults are one of the fastest-growing demographics online.
Retirement communities offer a variety of ways for older adults to remain active, from courses that promote physical fitness to outdoor activities that encourage exercise. Although these offerings can help individuals who are looking to boost their mental . . .
There’s no denying how important sleep is for physical, emotional and social health. This is especially true for seniors, as getting enough zzz’s may be the difference between tackling the day with the proper attitude or merely going through the motions.
As part of Chartwell’s H.O.P.E. initiative, residents at Chartwell Muskoka Traditions raised nearly $950 in an effort to give back to their community. Their hope was that the money would be used to send a deserving child to summer camp.
Yogeeta Jhodhan, Lifestyle and Program Manager at Chartwell Constantia, always knew she was destined to make a difference. At only 25 years old, she’s accomplished a great deal for her age, and is already considered a highly-regarded member of her community.
Chartwell Willowgrove LTC wanted to create an event that would showcase the many cultures represented in their residence. With the help of staff, families, volunteers and community resources, an event was created called ‘Passport to the World,’ which . . .