It was a ‘berry’ good time at St. Andrew’s Terrace
Teamwork helped make annual strawberry social a success
Jul 19, 2019

More than 130 people attended the St.

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VOTSC resident Art Speed receives prestigious Lions Club award
‘The residents and staff are all very proud of Art and congratulate him on his accomplishment’
Jul 17, 2019

Village on the St. Clair resident Art Speed

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Lanark Heights residents enjoy horsing around at Baden ranch
Outing to horse farm proves to be an enriching experience
Jul 15, 2019

Eight Lanark Heights residents enjoyed a July 3

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Heron Terrace lights up the sky overhead on July 1
LTC community’s first-ever Canada Day fireworks display proves to be a hit with residents
Jul 12, 2019

Some outstanding teamwork from staff members an

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Trillium Villa’s Kelly Batson receives Quality Improvement Award for involvement in opioid elimination program
The program saw 17 residents switched from fentanyl to cannabinoid medicine
Jul 10, 2019

Trillium Villa manager of resident care Kelly

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Heron Heroes pledge another year of support for toddler who received heart transplant
Fundraisers for 2-year-old Logan and his family have already brought in thousands of dollars
Jul 08, 2019

The Heron Heroes have decided to dedicate

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S&R communities using collaboration to enhance the resident experience
LTC and senior living communities have embarked on many initiatives that include partnering with outside organizations
Jul 05, 2019

Forming outside partnerships is a valuable

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Volunteering at Southgate Village is ‘just like coming home’
Val Judas and Sarah McKellar are making a difference for residents and team members
Jul 03, 2019

Val Judas and Sarah McKellar have been

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Team members create western hoedown to celebrate Rosewood Village dads
About 130 residents and their guests enjoy Father’s Day barbecue and dance
Jun 28, 2019

It was a real western hoedown at Rosewood

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Heron Terrace, Lanark Heights celebrate the 2nd birthday of child who received heart transplant
May 18 events raise $2,800 for Logan and his family
Jun 26, 2019

The Heron Terrace team went all out to celebrat

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Village on the Thames donates $250 to nutrition program benefiting students
Donation comes from prize money fun co-ordinator Tina Drew received as this year’s Community Service Award winner
Jun 24, 2019

The Village on the Thames is certainly showing

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Heron Terrace cook creates vegan menu for resident that meets nutritional requirements – on her own time
For her hard work and resident-centred care, Gabby de la Fuente has received the Above and Beyond Award
Jun 21, 2019

When a gentleman who adhered to a vegan diet

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Enthusiasm for helping at Southgate nets duo Volunteer Recognition Award
Sarah McKellar and Valerie Judas ‘are both an inspiration to us all,’ says Susan Davis, who nominated the pair
Jun 19, 2019

Sarah McKellar and Val Judas are the recipients

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Lanark Village resident donates birthday balloons to children in hospital
Margo Montgomerie also wrote a poem for the children
Jun 17, 2019

Lanark Village resident Margo Montgomerie

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S&R communities take on 1,000 Acts of Kindness challenge
‘I think what this really did was make people think more about the things they were doing every day’
Jun 14, 2019

Most of us do kind things for others every day

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Volunteering couple making a difference at Village on the Thames
Priscilla and Dwight Yellowage have been volunteering at the seniors living community for 2 1/2 years
Jun 12, 2019

Priscilla Yellowage says she and her husband,

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S&R golf tourney raises $1,675 for family of toddler who received heart transplant
This is the most recent of many fundraisers S&R team members have created to support 2-year-old Logan and his family
Jun 10, 2019

The Steeves & Rozema Group’s annual

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Launching Operation BackPacks at VOTT earns Tina Drew the S&R Community Service Award
Tina spearheaded this initiative, which saw 26 backpacks filled with school supplies donated to children from families in need
Jun 07, 2019

Last August, Village on the Thames participated

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Maple madness! Westmount residents tour local maple farm
Residents learned all about maple syrup and got to sample some of the product during a trip to the McLachlan Family Maple Syrup & Pancake House
Jun 05, 2019

Few things are as Canadian as maple syrup, and

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Westmount Gardens officially launches its BPSO quality improvement initiative
The LTC community is undertaking a three-year study to implement and evaluate 4 RNAO best practice guidelines to improve health care
Jun 03, 2019

Westmount Gardens launched its participation in

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Family member brings favourite games from Nunavut to Twin Lakes Village
‘Our residents had a great time and enjoyed the games immensely’
May 31, 2019

A family member’s recent visit to Twin

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St. Andrew’s Terrace partners with area LTC communities to deliver memorable resident dance
‘All in all, it was an awesome afternoon’
May 29, 2019

The St. Andrew’s Terrace team collaborate

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100 S&R team members come together at annual Quest for Success awards night
Awards handed out in four categories highlighting exceptional service to residents and communities
May 27, 2019

The 18th annual S&R Awards celebration was

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Westmount toasts volunteers with an Italian-themed appreciation dinner
‘We are so thankful for all our amazing volunteers at Westmount Gardens who are huge part of our home’
May 24, 2019

Westmount Gardens hosted its annual volunteer

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Landmark Village’s intergenerational collaboration with local school has been a win-win
Program gets residents and children interacting and learning from each other
May 22, 2019

An intergenerational collaboration between

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Residents and team members collaborate to beautify Heron Terrace
Earth Day event helps get garden ready for flowers
May 17, 2019

Residents and team members at Heron Terrace wen

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Puzzles are encouraging socializing and creativity at St. Andrew’s Terrace
Residents are also exercising cognitive function and working collaboratively to complete puzzle projects
May 15, 2019

Puzzles have become all the rage at St.

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Westmount Gardens opens invitation to attend BPSO program launch May 17
The LTC community is celebrating the start of a three-year study it is undertaking to implement and evaluate 4 RNAO best practice guidelines
May 13, 2019

Westmount Gardens is inviting residents, their

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Heron Heroes encouraging other S&R communities to host fundraising birthday celebrations for Windsor boy who received heart transplant
Heron Terrace fundraising team has provided supports to Logan and his family over the past year
May 10, 2019

On May 18, Heron Terrace will be hosting a

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Claudette Steptoe reflects on her four years volunteering at Village on the Thames
‘For me, it felt like a great place to be’
May 08, 2019

Claudette Steptoe says she has visited other

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Milly Preidt is helping other Lanark Village residents stay fit
Milly is now leading an exercise class after being asked by management
May 06, 2019

Lanark Village resident Milly Preidt loves to

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Resident’s suggestion leads to new exercise equipment at St. Andrew’s Terrace
Team consulted with sister LTC community Lanark Heights before deciding to buy sit-to-stand and Ex N’ Flex machines
May 03, 2019

St. Andrew’s Terrace resident Bill Hall

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Three Westmount Gardens PSWs training their colleagues in resident-centred care modules
Ashley Caron, Alvaro Segnitz and Aida Diodos recently received their trainer qualifications for ERCC
May 01, 2019

Three Westmount Gardens personal support worker

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Waterloo Heights Fashion Show raises $2,175 for Parkinson Society
22nd annual event sees strong resident and community participation
Apr 29, 2019

The 22nd annual Waterloo Heights Fashion Show

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‘ABBA’ comes to St. Andrew’s Terrace
Performance from tribute band will be tied in to video team members are producing to highlight life at the LTC community
Apr 26, 2019

St. Andrew’s Terrace residents had a

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Twin Lakes engages residents in gender-reveal party for team member
Residents had fun guessing whether Candace Vanderneer will be having a boy or girl
Apr 24, 2019

Twin Lakes Village business services

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Team member gets Holly the Cat ready for Easter at Village on the Thames
Monica Hall dresses decorative cat up for every holiday, much to residents’ delight
Apr 17, 2019

Holly the Cat is decked out in pink bunny ears

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Heron Terrace Rock Your Socks Day supports resident, raises Down syndrome awareness
Team members wore their most colourful socks to work March 21
Apr 15, 2019

World Down Syndrome Day was March 21, and Heron

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Student volunteer has enjoyed Afton Park so much she decided to do her placement there
Brittaney Conely says volunteering or doing a placement in LTC is ‘a good way to be a positive influence others and a new way to learn new things’
Apr 12, 2019

Brittaney Conely started volunteering at Afton

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Volunteering ‘makes you feel like you made a difference in someone’s day’
Carrie MacKenzie says volunteering at Afton Park Place has been a win-win for herself and the residents
Apr 10, 2019

Carrie MacKenzie says volunteering at Afton Par

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‘Yes, this is what I am going to do, volunteer with seniors’
Gisele Belleau says volunteering at Heron Terrace is an opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives
Apr 08, 2019

Not long after Gisele Belleau moved to Windsor

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Westmount Gardens team members go above and beyond to create special celebrations
Recent Valentine’s and St. Patrick’s Day celebrations highlight team’s commitment to ‘creating communities that are good for life’
Apr 05, 2019

When special holidays come around, team members

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Library bringing books to Twin Lakes Village residents
New partnership is making sure residents have their reading needs met without having to leave their home
Apr 03, 2019

Twin Lakes Village and the Sarnia Library

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Rosewood Village RPN Karyne Legault bowls a perfect game
‘I have played in tournaments my whole life, and I have always wanted to have a 300’
Apr 01, 2019

Rosewood Village registered practical nurse

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Team member Teresa Randall applauded for her creative costume design for FUN day
Village on the St. Clair hosted a ‘picnic day’ that encouraged fun and collaboration as well as raised money for a worthy cause
Mar 29, 2019

When it comes to whipping up creative costume

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Lanark Village resident was told she’d never walk again. Today she’s walking
Hildegard Weltner can walk the length of a hallway only one month after moving into the Kitchener seniors living community
Mar 27, 2019

Before moving into Lanark Village in February,

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For fourth year, Lanark Heights bowls to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters
11-member team, the Thunder Bowlts, raises $1,390 for charity
Mar 25, 2019

Sherri Anger knows the value the Big Brothers

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MP’s visit gives Heron Terrace an opportunity to share its great work and community atmosphere
Residents, families and team members also discussed with Cheryl Hardcastle LTC’s challenges, including the need for more staffing
Mar 22, 2019

Windsor-Tecumseh MP Cheryl Hardcastle visited

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Heron Terrace’s diner fundraiser nets $600 for 1-year-old heart transplant recipient
‘It was a huge success,’ says organizer Kim Deslippe
Mar 20, 2019

The most recent fundraiser hosted by the Heron

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Lanark Village ‘superheroes’ raise more than $1K for Big Brothers Big Sisters
Team members from Kitchener seniors living community participate in the charity’s annual Bowl for Kids Sake fundraiser
Mar 18, 2019

A group of team members from Lanark Village wer

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Who are the outstanding volunteers at your S&R community?
Deadline for nominations for Volunteer Recognition Award (and all other Quest for Success accolades) is today
Mar 15, 2019

Is there an outstanding individual who

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Quest for Success: S&R looking for outstanding examples of quality improvement in its communities
Waterloo Heights received the Quality Improvement Award for its choir, Variety Night and Olympic Games
Mar 13, 2019

Is there an outstanding person or group of

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Maddie, Heron Terrace’s beloved therapy dog, passes away
The gifted sheltie leaves a legacy of making a difference in people’s lives
Mar 11, 2019

Heron Terrace has lost a special member of the

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S&R is searching for team members who make outstanding contributions to their communities
Nominations are being accepted for the Community Service Award
Mar 08, 2019

Steeves & Rozema is looking for people

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S&R wants to hear about team members who go ‘above and beyond’
Team members are encouraged to nominate outstanding colleagues for prestigious Above and Beyond Award before March 15
Mar 06, 2019

Everyone knows someone they work with who

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Putting the pieces together at Village on the Thames
Resident Elianne Morin loves doing puzzles, and she is sharing her hobby with other residents
Mar 04, 2019

Village on the Thames resident Elianne Morin is

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Heron Heroes building on successful bottle drive to help one-year-old
Other S&R LTC and seniors living communities encouraged to help raise money for worthy cause
Mar 01, 2019

The Heron Heroes have had so much success with

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Children’s visit and ‘kings’ and ‘queens’ highlight VOTT Valentine’s Day
Village on the Thames hosts special Feb. 14 luncheon and other events for residents
Feb 27, 2019

Valentine’s Day was not only a day to

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S&R communities ramp up fundraising initiatives
LTC and seniors living communities have been spearheading a variety of events to help others
Feb 25, 2019

Steeves & Rozema long-term care and seniors

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Landmark Village hosts first-ever private dinner for Valentine’s Day
Resident couples treated to top-notch meal, flowers and candlelight
Feb 22, 2019

Landmark Village hosted its first-ever private

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Lanark Heights toasts 24 couples with Valentine’s celebration
‘The overall atmosphere was positive, warming and fun’
Feb 20, 2019

Lanark Heights went all out to provide a specia

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Residents use Valentine’s Day to spread love to St. Andrew’s Terrace team
Residents’ council approves resident Bill Hall’s idea to buy gifts for staff to show their appreciation
Feb 15, 2019

While Valentine’s Day is usually an

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Waterloo Heights sees record-setting fundraising year in 2018
Residents raise $4,166 for local Alzheimer Society
Feb 13, 2019

Waterloo Heights residents and team members had

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Strong community spirit flourishes at Village on the Thames Christmas party
Fun, entertainment and a fundraiser to help buy new Christmas tree among the event’s highlights
Feb 11, 2019

Fun, friends and family were at the heart of th

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Rosewood Village comes together to donate more than $1K of items to HUB
‘Residents went above and beyond’ helping organization that supports at-risk youths
Feb 08, 2019

Rosewood Village residents rallied support for

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Southgate Village lends a hand to Heron Heroes initiative
Bottle drive nets more than $200 to help child’s family during his medical treatment
Feb 06, 2019

It was a connection that happened by chance.

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It was a picture-perfect Christmas at Afton Park Place
66 residents of the Sarnia LTC community get their photos taken as special present
Feb 04, 2019

Sixty-six Afton Park Place residents had a

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Team member’s enthusiasm gets Waterloo Heights interest in birds
Christine Warren has installed a camera to capture video of a wide variety of birds that fly to feeders in the yard
Feb 01, 2019

Every morning, night manager Christine Warren

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Alzheimer Society says LTC communities can help spread important message
Talking with residents, families and local communities can make a difference, says organization’s director of education
Jan 30, 2019

The Alzheimer Society of Canada has a clear

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Two Heron Terrace PSWs become certified Excellence in Resident-Centred Care trainers
Jane Greenway and Rose Mummery will help train other PSWs in program that’s aimed at enhancing resident care
Jan 28, 2019

Heron Terrace team members Jane Greenway and

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Local newspaper honours Waterloo Heights with award in ‘gold’ category for best business/service
‘This is a big compliment that we were nominated and voted on for the award’
Jan 25, 2019

The Waterloo Heights team has received a 2018

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Afton residents complete projects to help families in need at Christmas and support hospital campaign
Community Projects Club has ‘very successful’ first year, says life enrichment manager Stacy Petrie
Jan 23, 2019

November and December were busy for members of

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Mrs. Claus spreads holiday cheer at Lanark Village
Resident Elaine is a big fan of Christmas, so she wanted to share some yuletide joy with others
Jan 21, 2019

Before Christmas, Elaine, a resident at Lanark

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Santa returns to Fairview Towers
Resident Gerry Fischer plays Father Christmas to bring cheer to residents and children
Jan 18, 2019

Santa Claus stopped by Fairview Towers just

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Door-decorating contest sees increased participation at Lanark Village
12 team members decorate doors with festive themes during second annual competition
Jan 16, 2019

Lanark Village’s second annual

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S&R LTC and seniors living communities take mealtime experiences to new heights
Teams work together within their communities to enhance quality food service in 2018
Jan 14, 2019

Ask anyone working in a Steeves & Rozema

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Landmark Village ‘mitten tree’ helps deliver clothing, food to those in need
About 70 pieces of clothing and $780 worth of food was donated by residents during holiday season
Jan 11, 2019

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Heron Terrace’s Brianne Kimbro-McCloskey applauded for her dedication to annual purse campaign
She collected more than 20 purses that were donated by Unifor Local 2458 to women’s shelters and girls’ organizations
Jan 09, 2019

Heron Terrace team member Brianne

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Family-style dinner highlights 2018 Lanark Village Christmas party
More than 200 residents, family members and friends are treated to evening of dinner, music and Santa
Jan 07, 2019

Lanark Village decided to change things up a bi

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Waterloo Heights Senior Sensations choir brings holiday spirit to Christkindl Market
25-member resident choir wows attendees at Kitchener’s famed German Christmas festival
Jan 04, 2019

Members of the Waterloo Heights Senior

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Rehab, convalescent care programs get people moving in 2018
S&R LTC communities saw great success stories of helping people regain their mobility this year
Jan 02, 2019

One of the great gifts Steeves & Rozema

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Using creativity to embrace quality of life at Christmas
Residents use tree ornaments to outline their favourite aspects of living at Heron Terrace
Dec 19, 2018

Embracing residents’ quality of life is

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S&R strengthens community connections in 2018
Working with others creates a wide scope of benefits for people
Dec 17, 2018

Steeves & Rozema team members were involved

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Lanark Heights residents and staff collaborate to make special Christmas gifts
230 ‘reindeer cookies’ packaged for staff presents this year
Dec 14, 2018

Residents and the management team at Lanark

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Toys come to life as S&R wins 4th consecutive best commercial entry in annual Santa Claus Parade
The S&R team put in more 250 hours to create a decorative float based on the Toy Story film series
Dec 12, 2018

For the fourth consecutive year, the Steeves

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Rosewood Village team pulls together to make Christmas party a hit
110 guests enjoy Sarnia senior living community’s flagship yearly event
Dec 10, 2018

The Rosewood Village team didn’t allow

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Waterloo Heights Christmas bazaar raises $481.85 to support Alzheimer Society
Outstanding support from residents and team members made the event successful
Dec 07, 2018

Waterloo Heights’ Dec. 1 Christmas bazaar

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Resident empowerment thrives at S&R communities in 2018
From helping charities to beautifying buildings to shucking corn, residents led a variety of programs and activities this year
Dec 05, 2018

The Steeves & Rozema Group’s long-term care and seniors living communities demonstrated

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Village on the Thames residents treated to special end-of-year seafood lunch
Executive director Ian Murray prepares crab cakes, lobster bisque, seafood alfredo and New York-style cheesecake for luncheon
Dec 03, 2018

A group of Village on the Thames residents got

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St. Andrew’s Terrace hosting seasonal fundraisers for Alzheimer Society
New way of hosting fundraisers has increased resident involvement
Nov 30, 2018

St. Andrew’s Terrace team members changed

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Rehab program helps Lanark Heights resident reach and surpass walking and transfer goals
Sara Bell is now walking and transferring with limited assistance
Nov 28, 2018

Lanark Heights resident Sara Bell has not only

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Better Seniors’ Care letter-writing campaign kicks off at Afton Park
Sarnia LTC community aiming to triple the number of letters it helped get signed in 2017-18
Nov 26, 2018

Afton Park Place helped get nearly 500 signed

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S&R LTC cooks attend 5th annual Sysco training event to learn more about IDDSI
‘The cooks love to spend this day learning and sharing ideas’
Nov 23, 2018

Cooks from each of the Steeves & Rozema

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Lambton College nursing students visit Afton Park to learn more about LTC
The students, who are interested in LTC careers, interviewed residents about their lives and learned about careers opportunities
Nov 21, 2018

Lambton College first-year nursing students

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Comfort round program results in significant fall reduction in Lanark Heights neighbourhood
During 2-week project, falls decline in Maple neighbourhood to 1 from 8 in the 2 weeks previous
Nov 19, 2018

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Village on the St. Clair bazaar nets $713 for resident group fund
Event also proves to be successful community engagement tool
Nov 16, 2018

Village on the St. Clair’s annual Fall

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Gratitude Tree flourishes at S&R head office throughout October
‘Tree’ provides a forum for team members to create a dialogue about the things they are most thankful for in life
Nov 14, 2018

With the hustle and bustle of modern-day life,

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S&R LTC communities launch Phase 1 of IDDSI rollout
Launch party brings team leads together to learn more about new language standardization for food and drink thickness to help residents with dysphagia
Nov 12, 2018

Team leads from the Steeves & Rozema

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Lanark Heights residents get a Halloween to remember
Team members dress up in toy-and-game-themed costumes, putting many smiles on faces
Nov 09, 2018

Residents and team members at Lanark Heights

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Southgate Village, local mother-and-child group create activity day that was ‘a win-win all around’
The event went so well there are plans to make the program a monthly event
Nov 07, 2018

Southgate Village and a local group of mothers

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Afton Park hosts its first Halloween door-decorating contest
Residents and staff members collaborated on 'spooky' designs
Nov 05, 2018

Afton Park Place hosted its first ever Hallowee

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Southgate resident Theresa Schwager, 106, gets into the Halloween spirit
Team member Nathalie Malott commended for inspiring the resident to design a Halloween costume
Nov 02, 2018

Southgate Village executive director Becky

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S&R communities showing outpour of support for charities and worthy causes
LTC and senior living communities demonstrate S&R mission of 'creating communities that are good for life' through a myriad of initiatives
Oct 31, 2018

Steeves & Rozema’s long-term care and

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Lanark Village residents and local students team up to create toolboxes at woodworking class
Kitchener seniors living community participates in pilot project hosted by TheMuseum
Oct 29, 2018

A group of Lanark Village residents recently

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Heron Terrace hosts ‘true country hoedown’ to mark end of summer
Interdepartmental collaboration creates country-themed BBQ for residents, families and staff
Oct 26, 2018

Heron Terrace hosted an end-of-summer barbecue

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Trip to fair is once again a hit for Lanark Village residents
Resident Sue Segriff walks away with three ‘big’ prizes
Oct 24, 2018

Lanark Village residents once again took part i

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Training program uses simulation techniques to demonstrate difficulties some residents face at mealtimes
Program designed to ensure those assisting residents with feeding follow standardized practices
Oct 22, 2018

Steeves & Rozema’s director of

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Donated photos of Galt Hospital and bronze plaque sure to bring back memories for St. Andrew’s Terrace residents
‘I just know that a lot of the residents will look at those pictures and it will have a lot of meaning’
Oct 19, 2018

The Galt Hospital partially stood on the site i

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Southgate Village raises $455 at BBQ to support Windsor Ronald McDonald House
Proceeds put towards buying kitchen supplies and fresh vegetables for charity
Oct 17, 2018

The folks at Southgate Village recently donated

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Spreading the love: S&R team paints basement of Community Living home during Day of Caring
‘It was a truly a great day with great people’
Oct 15, 2018

Four Steeves & Rozema Group team members

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Food services and life enrichment departments partner to provide Westmount Gardens residents with kitchen tours
Residents were curious to see how kitchen operated, so team members arranged visits to give them first-hand experience
Oct 12, 2018

In June, Westmount Gardens residents requested

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Grandparents Day celebration a major hit once again at Village on the Thames
One of the Chatham-Kent seniors living community’s flagship events draws large crowd and provides lots of fun and engagement
Oct 10, 2018

Although inclement weather called off one of

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Horsing around: Heron Terrace residents enjoy interactive outing at therapy farm
Residents already asking to return to Windsor-Essex Therapeutic Riding Association
Oct 05, 2018

A recent trip to an Essex County horse therapy

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Campfires provide Westmount Gardens residents with unique activities that were enjoyed by all
‘The response from the residents was that it was a great time of enjoying music, fellowship and the fresh evening air’
Oct 03, 2018

The Westmount Gardens team hosted two evening

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Afton Park’s ‘pop-up sales’ continue to raise money for MS Society
The club is also preparing for its next campaign which will see residents donate knitted hats to local hospital
Oct 01, 2018

Since July, Afton Park Place’s

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Rosewood Village makes most of new deck by hosting backyard BBQs
Biweekly summer cookouts loved by residents, who enjoyed the great food and reminiscing
Sep 28, 2018

The folks at Rosewood Village made great use of

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Flower power: Three Waterloo Heights residents commended for helping beautify apartment block
Marguerite Pigden, Junine Streeter and Grace Baer have been making sure Waterloo Heights’s garden ‘looks spectacular’
Sep 26, 2018

Call it flower power.

Waterloo


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Dancin’ the night away at Afton Park Place
LTC community’s Parking Lot Party was such a success, residents are still talking about it
Sep 24, 2018

It has been more than two weeks since Afton Par

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Six students awarded $500 scholarships from Steeves & Rozema
The scholarships are helping offset costs of post-secondary education for children of S&R team members
Sep 21, 2018

The Steeves & Rozema Group has announced si

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Shucking corn delivers many benefits to Heron Terrace residents
Sense of accomplishment, hand exercise and social engagement are some of the attributes team members see
Sep 19, 2018

Nothing says “summer is almost over&rdquo

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Sarnia sorority makes large donation of games to Village on the St. Clair residents
The donation was made to thank residents for letting the Preceptor Chi sorority use their activity room for meetings
Sep 17, 2018

One of the ways Steeves & Rozema seniors

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Residents and Landmark Village team raise $630 for Parkinson Society during WALK-IT event
‘Parkinson’s affects many of the residents here, which is why we chose to host an event like this and will continue to do so year after year’
Sep 14, 2018

Landmark Village raised $630 for the Parkinson

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Sarnia schoolchildren in need get support from Landmark Village residents
This year’s backpack fundraiser results in 26 students getting school supplies
Sep 12, 2018

For the third year in a row, Landmark Village

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Pig roast attracts 140 residents and guests to Waterloo Heights
Stellar team of volunteers help make the event possible
Sep 10, 2018

The Waterloo Heights Aug. 17 pig roast was an

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Westmount Gardens residents show support for Toronto Blue Jays
LTC community hosts baseball-themed day to help residents cheer on their favourite team
Sep 07, 2018

With so many baseball fans living at Westmount

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Petting zoo engages Lanark Village residents, encouraging reminiscing for many
12 animals from hobby farm visit with the senior living community's residents
Sep 05, 2018

What a zoo Lanark Village was on Aug. 17!

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Village on the Thames donates 26 backpacks filled with school supplies to children in need
This is the first time the Chatham-Kent seniors living community has participated in Operation BackPacks
Aug 31, 2018

Village on the Thames recently donated 26

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Westmount Gardens pays tribute to 9 resident nurses during staff appreciation week
‘It was amazing to hear the stories and the gratitude of the residents being honoured during this process’
Aug 29, 2018

For the second straight year, the Westmount

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S&R golf tourney packs in a fun day to build relationships while giving back to community
With 93 participants, this year’s tournament was the largest to date
Aug 27, 2018

The Steeves & Rozema Group’s annual

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Waterloo Heights residents, staff host baby shower for much-loved team member
Maia McMurran says everyone’s thoughtfulness will leave a lasting impression
Aug 24, 2018

People living and working at Waterloo Heights

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Outstanding people strengthen S&R communities
Gifts and achievements residents and team members bring to the table create great places to live and work
Aug 22, 2018

The Steeves & Rozema Group is teeming with

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PSW eliminates Trillium resident’s agitation during bathing by triggering childhood memory
All it took was mentioning his rubber ducky
Aug 20, 2018

A Trillium Villa resident who was resisting

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New program brings special monthly meal to Village on the Thames’ residents
Executive director Ian Murray is stepping back into kitchen to prepare fine meals for residents, their families and friends
Aug 17, 2018

Village on the Thames executive director Ian

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Pool party brings teams from 3 S&R apartment blocks together for fun afternoon
Annual event is a favourite social gathering to thank everyone for their hard work
Aug 15, 2018

Unpredictable weather made organizing this

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Administrator says PSW Darlene Abbey’s resident focus made her the perfect candidate to send to Swedish workshop
‘To say Darlene is an amazing person is an understatement,’ says Kim Van Dam in her letter of recommendation
Aug 13, 2018

When Arjo, the manufacturer of bath tubs, lifts

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Food-tasting and car show makes for a busy day at Landmark Village
Residents give feedback on new foods in the afternoon, check out Bluewater Austin-Healey Club car show in evening
Aug 10, 2018

Landmark Village was turned into a car

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Trillium Villa PSW attends workshop in Sweden to provide tub manufacturer with insight
Darlene Abbey among 7 Canadian LTC home staff members invited to Arjo factory
Aug 08, 2018

Trillium Villa personal support worker (PSW)

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2018 S&R scholarships applications being accepted until Aug. 17
Children and grandchildren of S&R team members eligible for six $500 awards to help finance post-secondary education
Aug 03, 2018

Children and grandchildren of Steeves &

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‘Survivor’ comes to Westmount Gardens
LTC community creates weeklong friendly challenge for team members during Nursing Week, based on reality TV show
Aug 01, 2018

“Survivor Westmount Style” was the

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Landmark Village celebrates Canada’s birthday with BBQ and fundraiser
Fun afternoon of food and entertainment raises money for Landmark social committee and Compassion Canada
Jul 30, 2018

Landmark Village had a pre-Canada Day celebration at the Sarnia seniors living community June 30

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A barbecue and classic cars make for a perfect Rosewood Village Father’s Day
Vintage automobiles get residents chatting, reminiscing
Jul 27, 2018

A barbecue and classic cars. What could make fo

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New shuttle bus means more Village on the Thames residents can attend outings
Seniors living community’s new van has 4 more seats
Jul 25, 2018

The folks living at Village on the Thames have

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German visitors engage Lanark Heights residents, learn about Canadian LTC
The visit also helps Lanark Heights collaborate with adjacent Lanark Village
Jul 23, 2018

Two weeks ago, S&R Today told you about how

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Resident Agnes Male, 100, leads Village on the Thames exercise class
Residents and staff deliver positive feedback
Jul 20, 2018

Agnes Male, a 100-year-old resident at Village

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$460 raised for HSF during Village on the St. Clair’s annual strawberry social
Event brings in nearly double the money raised in 2017
Jul 18, 2018

Village on the St. Clair’s annual

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Resident Adelina DaRosa is walking and transferring again, thanks to Lanark Heights’ rehab program
Not only did she meet her goals, Adelina surpassed them
Jul 16, 2018

When Lanark Heights resident Adelina DaRosa

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Afton Park’s Community Projects Club continues its great work
The club’s latest endeavour is supporting the MS Society
Jul 13, 2018

Afton Park Place’s Community Projects Clu

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Heron Terrace’s Dave Lebert becomes president-elect of CSNM
Dave will be focusing much of his term on expanding IDDSI education, nationally and internationally
Jul 11, 2018

Dave Lebert, who works in the environmental

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Lanark Village, Lanark Heights’ residents treated to special performance from German visitors
S&R executive assistant Ingrid Hook’s cousin, Erwin Danker, performed traditional German songs that moved residents
Jul 09, 2018

When relatives of Steeves & Rozema executiv

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Heron Terrace PSW urges other LTC communities, businesses to start their own ‘Hero’ program
Kim Deslippe says if others replicated the Heron Heroes initiative, it would make a ‘huge difference’ to others
Jul 06, 2018

Heron Terrace personal support worker (PSW) Kim

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Westmount Gardens’ spousal reunification initiative brings couple together after 4 months
Peter and Helen Millar are also looking forward to celebrating their 72nd anniversary
Jul 04, 2018

Keeping couples together is an important

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Twin Lakes Terrace residents raise and release butterflies
Annual butterfly program has been a successful engagement tool
Jun 29, 2018

For the third year, residents of Twin Lakes

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Heron Heroes rally fundraising support for child awaiting heart transplant
$1,800 raised in June alone to help Logan’s mother with associated costs
Jun 27, 2018

The Heron Heroes, a group of staff members from

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Waterloo Heights life enrichment team receives S&R Quality Improvement Award
Team honoured for the innovative programming created for residents
Jun 25, 2018

The Waterloo Heights life enrichment team

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Village on the Thames raises $754 for HSF during annual Big Bike campaign
Big Bike team consisted of staff and their children, volunteers, and one resident and his daughters
Jun 22, 2018

Village on the Thames raised $754 for the Heart

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‘Hats off’ to Village on the Thames resident Bill Tong!
Resident shows his artistic initiative during recent Hat Day
Jun 20, 2018

One of the great things about life at Village o

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Dynamic fundraising duo receives S&R Community Service Award
Heron Terrace team members Kim Deslippe and Lisa Harris ‘are committed to help anybody in need’
Jun 18, 2018

Heron Terrace personal support worker Kim

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Reminiscing and fine dining blended to give Trillium Villa residents unique program
Food service and life enrichment departments collaborate to create memorable wedding-themed event
Jun 15, 2018

Reminiscing and high-quality food service

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Volunteer Donna Elie honoured for 11 years’ service to Twin Lakes Terrace
Colleagues cite the myriad of duties Donna performs in their nominations for the S&R Volunteer Recognition Award
Jun 13, 2018

Since she began volunteering at Twin Lakes

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Entertainer discovers singing gift in Village on the Thames resident
Crystal St. Denis gets Ken McFadden singing – and he did a great job
Jun 11, 2018

Entertainer Crystal St. Denis brought out the

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Christine Warren honoured for the extra time she devotes to enhancing quality of life at Waterloo Heights
Building manager hosts Friday-night movies for residents and has done a top-notch job keeping Waterloo Heights looking its best
Jun 08, 2018

On Friday evenings, on her own time, building

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Village on the St. Clair yard sale raises money for residents' council and local charity
Team effort from residents and staff helps residents' council and local St. Vincent de Paul Society
Jun 06, 2018

Village on the St. Clair's annual yard sale and

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Final touches to renovations give Lanark Village an added ‘homey’ touch
Seven framed resident portraits now adorn the fireplace, much to residents’ delight
Jun 04, 2018

It’s a simple added touch to recent

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Lanark Heights residents treated to springtime visit to butterfly conservatory
Life enrichment manager Nathan McFadyen commends teamwork for making the outing a success
Jun 01, 2018

Twelve Lanark Heights residents were treated to

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Student’s grandmother’s advice: ‘social work is the best thing you can do’
Natasha Lutzmann found her niche doing her placement at Heron Terrace
May 30, 2018

Natasha Lutzmann says her grandmother is her

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Rosewood Village raises $3,505 for HSF during inaugural Big Bike fundraiser
The event was so successful, organizer Bev James has already signed up for next year’s fundraiser
May 28, 2018

Rosewood Village’s first Big Bike

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S&R LTC communities celebrate all team members during National Nursing Week
Events hosted May 7-13 in honour of team members from all departments
May 25, 2018

The Steeves & Rozema Group’s long-ter

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Cinco de Mayo celebration brings fiesta atmosphere to St. Andrew’s Terrace
For the second year in a row residents and staff honour Mexico’s national holiday with food and fun
May 23, 2018

Cinco de Mayo may have come three days early to

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Rehab program helps Heron Terrace resident transfer without a lift, increase mobility
Terry Dancey and her daughter speak to the positive impact the home’s nursing rehab program has on her quality of life
May 18, 2018

When Terry Dancey moved into Heron Terrace on

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Scholarship applications are now available for children and grandchildren of S&R staff
For eighth straight year, six $500 scholarships will be awarded to students 25 and under studying at accredited post-secondary institutions
May 14, 2018

For the eighth straight year, the Steeves &

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Grand Pals program bridging generational gaps between Heron Terrace residents and students
Intergenerational program has had a positive impact during its six-year history
May 11, 2018

For six years, the Grand Pals program at Heron

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Student says her placement at Heron Terrace helps her make a difference to others
Nicole Bondy says she has been interested in working with seniors since high school
May 09, 2018

When Nicole Bondy was in high school, her

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Treating residents with cannabinoid medicine has eliminated fentanyl prescriptions at Trillium Villa
Reducing opioid administration helps improve quality of life for residents
May 07, 2018

Three months after Trillium Villa launched a

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Waterloo Heights fashion show raises $1,700 for local Alzheimer Society chapter
Residents and staff model clothing from local retailers during annual flagship event
May 04, 2018

Waterloo Heights raised $1,700 to support the

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Westmount Gardens BSO team gets new look
Purple S&R golf shirts identify team members
May 02, 2018

The Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) team at

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S&R Awards celebration honours outstanding team members and volunteers
Awards handed out in four categories highlighting exceptional service to residents and communities
Apr 30, 2018

About 80 Steeves & Rozema team members from across the organization were at the Gateway Room

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Heron Terrace welcomes VP of LTC Carole Alexander to S&R team
‘She has a lot of energy along with enthusiasm and passion, so we are really blessed to have Carole’
Apr 27, 2018

The Heron Terrace team recently hosted a

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Heron Terrace sends 1,000-plus letters supporting Better Seniors’ Care campaign to MPP
Educating others and reaching out to the community credited for exceeding goal
Apr 25, 2018

Heron Terrace collected more than 1,000 letters

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Afton Park’s resident-led Community Projects Club completes first two fundraising initiatives
Residents buy socks for the Inn of the Good Shepherd and bring in 307 non-perishable food items for local food bank
Apr 23, 2018

The newly-formed Community Projects Club at

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Afton Park residents and staff come together to honour Humboldt Broncos
‘Our communities come together in times like this’
Apr 20, 2018

Residents and staff members at Afton Park Place

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Hockey jerseys worn by Heron Terrace residents, staff in support of Humboldt Broncos
Showing support for communities is ‘our culture’ at Heron Terrace and S&R, says administrator
Apr 18, 2018

On April 12, residents, staff members and

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Rosewood Village resident gets the birthday celebration he didn’t want – and loves it
Everyone wanted to do something to help George Gough celebrate turning 102
Apr 16, 2018

Rosewood Village resident George Gough

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Heron Terrace bake sale raises $361 for Heart and Stroke Foundation
Event demonstrated strong community spirit, says organizer Connie Poisson
Apr 13, 2018

Heron Terrace life enrichment worker Connie

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Website inspires ‘sweet’ idea for afternoon programming at Lanark Village
Visit to Activity Connection prompts fun co-ordinator Kyla Pfister to host Make Your Own Caramel Popcorn Day
Apr 11, 2018

It’s amazing how easy it is to find a

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7 weeks after she began volunteering, Colleen Trott has become a fan-favourite at Afton Park
‘The residents just adore her,’ says life enrichment manager Stacy Petrie
Apr 09, 2018

Colleen Trott has only been volunteering at

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Heron Terrace RN Maria Giorlando crowned Miss Canada 2018
One of her first diplomatic acts was to address the Windsor LTC community’s residents’ council
Apr 06, 2018

The winner of the 2018 Miss Canada pageant also

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‘Feisty’ Southgate Village resident celebrates 106th birthday
Residents and staff members help Theresa Schwager make the most of her special day
Apr 04, 2018

Southgate Village resident Theresa Schwager

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Stellar teamwork ensures Village on the St. Clair residents aren’t affected by elevator repair
Team members work together to covert lounge areas into dining rooms so residents can remain close to their rooms during elevator system rebuild
Mar 28, 2018

A collective team effort from the staff members

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Twin Lakes’ Mindful Music program grows fivefold in two years
42% of LTC community’s residents have personalized iPods to enjoy their favourite music
Mar 26, 2018

When Twin Lakes Terrace adopted the Mindful

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Heron Terrace team members ‘rocks their socks’ in support of World Down Syndrome Day
10 team members show up wearing colourful socks to raise awareness
Mar 23, 2018

It was Rock Your Socks Day at Heron Terrace on

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Having an in-house NP is enhancing care quality at Trillium Villa
NP Oksana Konko can provide immediate interventions, stem hospital transfers for residents and teach her colleagues
Mar 21, 2018

A key benefit to having nurse practitioner (NP)

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Landmark Village installs new floor to encourage residents’ love of dancing
Sarnia seniors living community now hosting Friday-night dances to make the most of the new addition
Mar 19, 2018

Landmark Village team members have long noticed

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Southgate Village hosts surprise 90th birthday party for resident Gloria Harvey
There was lots of planning and some obstacles, but the event went off without a hitch
Mar 16, 2018

It took a lot of planning, and there were some

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‘If you need help after your surgery, go to Trillium Villa,’ says convalescent program graduate
Joyce Banninga is moving back home after having hip-replacement surgery in January
Mar 14, 2018

After two months of hard work in Trillium

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Westmount Gardens’ NP, BSO team collaborate to reduce responsive behaviours following blood checks
Less invasive blood monitoring system is showing promising results
Mar 12, 2018

When Westmount Gardens’ Behavioural

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Team members bring Hawaii to Heron Terrace residents
Music, food and fun helps blow away the winter blues
Mar 09, 2018

Given the cold winter this year, the folks

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Kindergarten students visit Twin Lakes residents to share some love
Intergenerational program so successful there are plans to host it monthly
Mar 07, 2018

A group junior and senior kindergarten students

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Olympic-themed events result in skyrocketing program attendance at Waterloo Heights
Residents had lots of fun competing against each other in friendly competitions in February
Mar 05, 2018

By harnessing the excitement surrounding the

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Trillium Villa has lots to celebrate in February
Team members work hard to give residents a Valentine’s Day and lunar new year to remember
Mar 02, 2018

There was lots of celebration going on at

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MPP Bob Bailey meets with Afton Park residents, families, staff to discuss Better Seniors’ Care
Residents encouraged to write letters supporting OLTCA’s annual advocacy campaign
Feb 28, 2018

Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey stopped by Afton

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NP Oksana Konko is helping keep Trillium Villa’s hospital transfers at a minimum
Sarnia LTC community has one of the lowest rates of transfers in the Erie St. Clair LHIN
Feb 26, 2018

Having nurse practitioner (NP) Oksana Konko as

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Heron Terrace residents enjoy hands-on experience at the Art Gallery of Windsor
Interactive exhibits were an enriching experience for everyone, says the home’s life enrichment team
Feb 23, 2018

When a family member recently suggested the

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Team effort provides a ‘sweet touch’ to Lanark Heights Valentine’s Day celebration
Dietary staff makes 50 blueberry-cream cheese crepes for event organized by life enrichment team
Feb 21, 2018

Lanark Heights’ life enrichment and

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Winter Olympics come to Heron Terrace
Residents and staff members host their own version of the Winter Games
Feb 16, 2018

The spirit of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games

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Harley the dog making Rosewood Village even more of a home for people
‘He’s really Rosewood’s little dog because he is here so much,’ says his owner, Bev James
Feb 14, 2018

Since he was six months old, Harley, a Cavalier

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Medicinal cannabis may hold key to treating chronic conditions in seniors without affecting quality of life, says doctor
‘If we can use something that is natural like this …, I think this can only be a positive’
Feb 12, 2018

Trillium Villa’s attending physician Dr.

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Nursing rehab program gets Heron Terrace resident James Thompson on his feet after 9 months
Consistency from physiotherapy, nursing rehab and front-line team members made the difference, says nursing rehab lead
Feb 09, 2018

One year since moving into Heron Terrace, James

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Medicinal cannabis could reduce usage of psychotropics, narcotics in LTC residents
Trillium Villa doctor highlights potential benefits of medicinal cannabis to treat residents with chronic conditions
Feb 07, 2018

Dr. John O’Mahony says an oil enriched

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Afton Park residents spearheading project to support community organizations
The Community Project Club kicks off in February with paczki sale to support Inn of the Good Shepherd
Feb 05, 2018

Afton Park Place residents are spearheading a

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Partnership to trial medicinal cannabis with Trillium Villa residents ‘an exciting opportunity,’ says doctor
Dr. Blake Pearson says sleep disorders, agitation caused by dementia, chronic pain and neuropathic pain are among conditions that treatment may help
Feb 02, 2018

Dr. Blake Pearson says prescribing medicinal

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Sarnia doctor partners with Trillium Villa to assess benefits of medicinal marijuana
Partnerships aims to see if oil-based medicinal cannabis can ease conditions such as chronic pain and anxiety for residents
Jan 31, 2018

Trillium Villa is embarking on a new,

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Disney characters make appearance at Landmark Village
Recent ‘fun day’ sees team members dress up in costumes to celebrate Disney films
Jan 29, 2018

Landmark Village has hosted two Fun Days in

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Remake of Uptown Funk video makes Landmark Village residents YouTube celebrities
15 residents produce a ‘remarkably accurate re-creation’ of Mark Ronson/Bruno Mars hit
Jan 26, 2018

What began as a project to reproduce the music

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Southgate Village creates 2018 calendar celebrating residents
Fun co-ordinator Susan Davis puts her photography skills to work to create glamour shots of 12 residents
Jan 24, 2018

Southgate Village fun co-ordinator Susan Davis

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Tree of Hope sprouts more than 50 clothing items for the Kitchener Salvation Army
Lanark Heights residents succeed in mission to help those in need during holiday season
Jan 22, 2018

The Steeves & Rozema Group’s mission

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Alzheimer Society says LTC homes can help end dementia’s stigma
Having conversations, encouraging friendships with people who have cognitive impairment are among suggestions
Jan 19, 2018

The Alzheimer Society of Canada is using

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Too close to call: Lanark Heights awards tie to two neighbourhoods in decorating contest
Residents awarded Tim Hortons social for their Christmas spirit and creativity during friendly competition
Jan 17, 2018

This year’s Christmas decorating contest

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Nursery school choir visits Rosewood Village in December as part of long tradition
Some of the parents of children from this year’s King’s Kids Nursery School choir were among those who performed for residents 27 years ago
Jan 15, 2018

For 27 years, Rosewood Village has had a

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Open house brings everyone at Lanark Heights together, plus helps local community
‘Whole home collaboration’ makes event successful
Jan 12, 2018

Lanark Heights’ annual Christmas open

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Village on the Thames raffle raises more than $700 for Chatham Goodfellows
Money was put towards charity's No Child Without a Christmas campaign
Jan 10, 2018

The folks at the Village on the Thames used

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Christmas party fosters tenant-staff engagement at Fairview Towers
Santa visit proves to be a big hit for children and adults alike
Jan 08, 2018

Santa Claus paid a visit to residents of

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Landmark team member Speedy Jackson develops presentation to enhance workplace culture
‘Not only do his ideas help employees, happy employees make happy residents,’ says executive director
Jan 05, 2018

In the nine months Speedy Jackson has been part

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Residents and families showcase creative talents at Rosewood Village door-decorating event
Contest fosters friendly competition and teamwork
Jan 03, 2018

Rosewood Village residents and their families

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Happy holidays to everyone
S&R Today will resume publication on Tuesday, Jan. 2
Dec 22, 2017

We would like to wish all of our readers a happ

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Fundraising, community spirit and hard work make Lanark Village open house successful
The positive reviews – and funds for Marillac Place – continue to roll in
Dec 20, 2017

Lanark Village’s annual Christmas open

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Village on the Thames overrun with Santas
Two jolly men in red visit seniors living community before Christmas
Dec 18, 2017

Christmas is still a week away, but Village on

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Heron Terrace residents and staff create Rice Krispies ‘toys’ to help community campaign
Windsor LTC community participates in Treats for Toys campaign to buy gifts for children in need
Dec 15, 2017

The folks at Heron Terrace recently hosted a

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Lanark Village residents get to see how a dairy farm operates
Recent outing brought back fond memories for some residents
Dec 13, 2017

A group of 10 Lanark Village residents were

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Landmark Village team member shares insights on her new life in Canada
In short time, Diana Rodríguez Lizarazo has proven herself to be a valuable staff member, says colleague
Dec 11, 2017

Diana Cristina Rodríguez Lizarazo has

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St. Andrew’s Terrace Christmas bazaar raises $5K for residents’ council
Residents and volunteers helped make the event a success
Dec 08, 2017

St. Andrew’s Terrace once again had

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S&R wins best commercial float design at 2017 Sarnia Kinsmen Christmas Parade of Lights
Outstanding teamwork results in prize-winning float with a theme focused on Disney princesses
Dec 06, 2017

For the 11th consecutive year, the Steeves &

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Lanark Village partnering with THEMUSEUM to increase access to exhibits for local seniors
Kitchener seniors living community sponsoring initiative to give seniors 50% discount on Thursdays
Dec 04, 2017

Lanark Village launched a partnership in Octobe

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Waterloo Heights’ Variety Night was a real ‘blast’
Circus performance, which included the ringmaster being fired from a cannon, was a major highlight of this year’s event
Dec 01, 2017

Waterloo Heights’ annual Variety Night on

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Team members discover way to help resident spot his room – and showcase his creativity
Village on the Thames team proves a simple idea can have a major impact
Nov 29, 2017

Sometimes the simplest ideas make the greatest

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Fishy business: Lanark Village residents have a fun end-of-season outing to trout pond
Small turnout garners large interest for next year’s trip
Nov 27, 2017

While an end-of-season fishing trip for Lanark

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Lanark Village apple-pie sale raises $1,500 for local food bank
Team members work like ‘well-oiled machine’ to make 150 pies
Nov 24, 2017

For the second straight year, Lanark Village ha

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Heron Terrace resident’s nursing rehab progress has been an ‘inspiration’ to others
Marg McCartney credits her success to the support and encouragement she’s received from family and staff
Nov 22, 2017

Heron Terrace resident Marg McCartney is an

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Heron Terrace administrator Amy Sworik receives Heroes in the Home award
Amy was nominated for the accolade for her dedication to the Windsor LTC home’s residents and staff
Nov 20, 2017

Heron Terrace administrator Amy Sworik was one

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Twin Lakes Terrace resident’s crocheting will benefit many children at Christmas
Joy Windsor uses her passion for helping others and her creativity to donate boxes of clothing and toys
Nov 17, 2017

For many years, Twin Lakes Terrace resident Joy

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14 resident veterans honoured at Landmark Village Remembrance Day event
Poetry readings and personal thank-you messages to veterans mark solemn service
Nov 15, 2017

Landmark Village hosted a Remembrance Day

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Village on the Thames celebrates two 100th birthdays
Agnes Male and Nellie Russchen treated to a party attended by Chatham-Kent mayor
Nov 13, 2017

The Village on the Thames recently played host

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St. Andrew’s Terrace cook discusses her team’s award-winning pureed tacos
‘We’re ecstatic that we won because we weren’t expecting to win – we went in and just did it,’ says Shelley Hawke
Nov 10, 2017

When St. Andrew’s Terrace cooks Shelley

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Fairview Towers hosts first Halloween in years, much to residents delight
About 20 Residents pitch in to buy candy for trick-or-treaters
Nov 08, 2017

Halloween proved to be the perfect opportunity

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S&R seniors living communities enjoy memorable Halloween parties
Homes go all-out to ensure everyone had a great time
Nov 06, 2017

The Steeves & Rozema Group’s seniors

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Twin Lakes Terrace now a 100% restraint-free LTC home
Last 2 residents with restraints removed are experiencing improved quality of life, says quality team member
Nov 03, 2017

Twin Lakes Terrace is now a 100-per-cent

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S&R Health Care Scholarship application extended to November 10, 2017
Scholarship, made possible through a partnership with Sarnia Community Foundation, helps students pursuing careers in the health-care sector
Nov 01, 2017

Students with a primary residence in

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Heron Terrace nursing rehab team helping residents like Rosina Dawson maintain mobility
Nursing rehab team members are able to spot challenges residents are having and work with them to enhance their quality of life
Oct 30, 2017

A major benefit Heron Terrace’s nursing

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S&R busy supporting charities, community causes throughout autumn
Breast Cancer Society, Parkinson Canada and a Sarnia school are among those that have benefited from S&R’s dedication to community support
Oct 27, 2017

It has been a busy autumn at the Steeves &

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S&R kitchen teams attend annual educational day, compete in cooking contest
St. Andrew’s Terrace team’s pureed tacos earns top prize in contest sponsored by Sysco
Oct 25, 2017

Team members working in the Steeves & Rozem

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Walking and karaoke at Rosewood Village nets $450 for Parkinson Canada
‘The residents loved it; we had a ball, it was a great day’
Oct 23, 2017

The folks at Rosewood Village combined fitness

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Trillium Villa convalescent program helps Elsa Almeida return home after hip surgery
‘It’s an excellent program. I have gained a lot from it, and I am much stronger now’
Oct 20, 2017

Elsa Almeida transferred from hospital to

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S&R Paint Nite raises $600 in support of Breast Cancer Society
Event held to support S&R team members and families affected by breast cancer
Oct 18, 2017

Twenty-eight people recently discovered artisti

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Lanark Heights’ residents helping management with job interviews
New initiative encouraging residents to become more active in their care
Oct 16, 2017

In an effort to encourage residents to be more

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Southgate Village hosts memorial bingo in honour of resident
Two of resident Alex’s favourite things were bingo and Tim Hortons, so both were incorporated into his memorial
Oct 13, 2017

Southgate Village fun co-ordinator Susan Davis

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Village on the Thames residents enjoy one last summer outing
Annual KFC picnic made possible through valuable community partnership
Oct 11, 2017

Village on the Thames residents were treated to

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Village on the Thames Grandparents Day attracts 300 people
The annual day of celebrating grandparents ‘gets bigger every year’ at the seniors-living community
Oct 06, 2017

Village on the Thames celebrated National

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S&R Health Care Scholarship applications due Oct. 27
Scholarship open to students in Sarnia and Lambton County pursuing health-care careers
Oct 04, 2017

The Steeves & Rozema Group is once again

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Westmount family council members go to Queen’s Park to support introduction of bill
Bill calls for gov’t to address funding and staffing issues in Ontario LTC homes
Oct 02, 2017

Two Westmount Gardens family council members

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Josephine Schreiner graduates from Trillium nursing rehab program, reaches all goals
Resident now transferring after 16 months in program
Sep 29, 2017

Trillium Villa

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S&R cyclists help raise $50K to enhance palliative care in Sarnia-Lambton
2017 BIGF proceeds support St. Joseph Hospice and palliative care at Bluewater Health
Sep 27, 2017

More than 700 cyclists, including several team

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Lanark Heights focuses on enhancing quality mealtimes this summer
Barbecues and a corn roast highlight exceptional dining experiences at Kitchener LTC community
Sep 25, 2017

The folks working at Lanark Heights went all-ou

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It’s off to market for Twin Lakes Village residents
Group has a ‘great time’ at Point Edward Moonlight Farmers’ Market
Sep 22, 2017

When the folks living at Twin Lakes Village

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Landmark Village raises $715 during WALK-IT for Parkinson’s event
Sarnia seniors-living community’s residents and staff walk more than 62K steps in support of Parkinson Society
Sep 20, 2017

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Westmount Gardens applauding OARC program to educate people on Residents’ Bill of Rights
Westmount and Trillium Villa participate in yearlong trial of the Through Our Eyes program
Sep 18, 2017

A program created by the Ontario Association of

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On with the show! Victoria Playhouse provides VOTT residents, staff with free tickets
Group takes outing to Petrolia to attend play, thanks to theatre’s generosity
Sep 15, 2017

A group of six people from Village on the

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2017 S&R scholarship recipients announced
Six children of S&R team members receive $500 awards to help with post-secondary education
Sep 13, 2017

The Steeves & Rozema Group has announced th

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Village on the St. Clair takes ‘steps’ to help Parkinson Society
Residents and staff members raise more than $200 in support of charity
Sep 11, 2017

A group of residents and staff members from the

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Village on the Thames residents, staff show support for friend’s business
Group heads to hairdresser Jill Perrin’s gift shop in Erieau for day trip
Sep 08, 2017

A group of residents from the Village on the

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S&R hosts rooftop eclipse party with family and friends
60 people gather at St. Clair Corporate Centre to witness first solar eclipse in 38 years
Sep 06, 2017

A group of about 60 people consisting of the

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Landmark Village residents donate school supplies to 18 student in need
This is the second year Sarnia seniors-living community has donated to ‘backpack campaign’
Sep 01, 2017

For the second year in a row, Landmark Village

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Jimmy the budgie makes his return to Village on the St. Clair
Blue budgie is now a permanent resident, much to residents’ delight
Aug 30, 2017

Jimmy, a blue budgie, has made his return to th

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S&R’s 7 LTC communities complete accreditation survey
VP of LTC Jane Zoeger commends strengths-based approach CARF Canada takes to the process
Aug 28, 2017

The Steeves & Rozema Group’s seven

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Strong community-building resonates throughout S&R this summer
Teams throughout the organization are making homes and communities better places to live
Aug 25, 2017

It has been a busy summer, chock-full of

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Meet Marky the Yorkshire terrier, Landmark Village’s newest team member
‘We felt he would be the perfect addition to the family here at Landmark Village’
Aug 23, 2017

There’s a new face at Landmark Village

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Ahoy, matey! Southgate’s pirate-themed BBQ a real treasure
More than 160 people turn up for summer party
Aug 21, 2017

Hoist the mizzenmast!

Southgate


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S&R supports 55-plus Southwest Regional Games with platinum sponsorship
Involvement with the games showcases S&R’s corporate mission of ‘creating communities that are good for life’
Aug 18, 2017

The Steeves & Rozema Group was a platinum

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S&R accepting scholarship applications until Friday (Aug. 18)
Six $500 scholarships available to S&R children and grandchildren
Aug 16, 2017

Children and grandchildren of Steeves &

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Mary Gilbert, ‘the face of bingo at Twin Lakes Terrace,’ receives Volunteer Recognition Award
12-year volunteer is recognized for her commitment to residents
Aug 14, 2017

Twin Lakes Terrace volunteer Mary Gilbert is th

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Waterloo Heights resident choir brings 25 residents together to explor