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 . . .
Dean Nicholson from Chartwell Aurora LTC moved into the residence a couple of years ago. Shortly after arriving, staff learned he used to be a sous-chef for a big chain restaurant. Dean approached the recreation team, wanting to share his cooking talents with other residents.
Residents, volunteers and staff at Chartwell Pine Grove and Chartwell Villa Forum all played a role in making their annual sausage event a huge success. Everyone enjoyed learning the intricacies of sausage-making, and they were all treated to a delicious feast, complete with . . .
Nothing beats a Mardi Gras party, and Chartwell Riverside sure knows how to throw one! The evening started out with a delicious Jambalaya dinner topped off with savoury bread pudding with rum sauce.
Antoinette Houle, a resident at Chartwell L’Ermitage, had the honour of receiving a medal from the Lieutenant-Governor of Quebec (the Honourable Pierre Duchesne) to highlight the years of volunteer work that she has done, and still continues to do, in various retirement . . .
Chartwell Crescent Gardens LTC hosted a renewal of vows celebration for nine resident couples living together at the residence. They set up a memory table of their pictures and made small tuxedo boxes filled with goodies for all guests to enjoy.
A few fortunate residents at Chartwell Riverside recently enjoyed a wonderful Italian-themed evening at the residence. At 5 p.m. sharp, residents showed up all decked-out in Italian colours, ready for the delicious homemade garlic sticks, accompanied by a white . . .