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

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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 explore musical talent
‘It’s one of my favourite activities that I have done here, there is so much laughing and positivity,’ says fun co-ordinator
Aug 11, 2017

Waterloo

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Choir helping Lanark Heights residents rediscover musical talents
Weekly program also creating a strong community among of residents and family members
Aug 09, 2017

A new resident-based choir at Lanark Heights is

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Staff from 3 S&R apartment buildings treated to pool party in Kitchener
Celebrating hard work with fun helps create community
Aug 04, 2017

There are many ways Steeves & Rozema’

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Things get ‘corny’ at Lanark Heights
Residents help prepare corn for dinner, more work ahead
Aug 02, 2017

The folks living at Lanark Heights recently

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St. Andrew’s Terrace life enrichment team earns Quality Improvement Award for intergenerational choir
Life enrichment team has helped create a strong community bond with Tait Street Public School
Jul 31, 2017

The St. Andrew’s Terrace life enrichment

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Waterloo Heights residents take in Niagara Falls’ long-running theatrical tribute to Canada
Visit to Oh Canada Eh dinner show ties in with residents’ celebration of country’s 150th birthday
Jul 28, 2017

A group of 10 Waterloo Heights residents

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Heron Terrace resident Fred Frazer transferring, thanks to rehab program
After 9 months, Fred has graduated from the program and improved his quality of life
Jul 26, 2017

For nine months, Heron Terrace resident Fred

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Village on the Thames resident’s touch of love credited for blooming Christmas cactus
Plant’s flowers bloom for first time in 10 years, after Marie O’Hara starts caring for it
Jul 24, 2017

Call it the miracle at Village on the Thames.

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Marquis East has turned over a new leaf with renovations and a new name
Welcome to Inn on the Park
Jul 21, 2017

The Steeves & Rozema Group is working on so many renovations at the Marquis East at Trillium

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St. Andrew’s Terrace volunteer introduces fidget squares and blankets to residents
These items, made by Jane Landra, are providing sensory stimulation
Jul 19, 2017

St. Andrew’s Terrace volunteer Jane Landr

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Six S&R seniors living residences rebranded as ‘villages’
Name change aimed at increasing S&R’s commitment to ‘creating communities that are good for life’
Jul 17, 2017

When people hear the word “village,&rdquo

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Twin Lakes Village cook ensures residents have a ‘sweet’ Canada Day
Kelly Hayter makes Canadian flag dessert in honour of Canada’s 150th birthday
Jul 14, 2017

Twin Lakes Village fun co-ordinator Jennifer

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Residence on the Thames celebrates Canada Day in style
Team members from all departments pitch in to make event successful
Jul 12, 2017

Tina Drew is commending team members from all

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Afton Park celebrates weddings with photos and fashion show
Life enrichment aide Marjorie Desmet organizes event residents ‘are still talking about’
Jul 10, 2017

Afton Park Place life enrichment manager Stacy

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Residence on the Thames’ men treated to Father’s Day BBQ
Teamwork helped make the event a success
Jul 07, 2017

The third annual Father’s Day barbecue at

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S&R pitches support for 39th Sarnia Seniors Cruise
‘Seeing all the happy faces of seniors makes me feel proud that S&R supports the cruise’
Jul 05, 2017

The annual Sarnia Seniors Cruise is a landmark

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S&R team supporting Sarnia palliative-care centres by participating in cycling event
Team hopes to raise $40K during Bluewater International Granfondo
Jun 30, 2017

A group of team members from Steeves &

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Waterloo Regional Police Male Chorus performs for Lanark Heights residents
Kitchener LTC home granted one of only 25 yearly shows from renowned choir
Jun 28, 2017

The Waterloo Regional Police Male Chorus

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Landmark Village hosts educational sessions to help prevent financial elder abuse
Residents and community come together to learn from experts
Jun 26, 2017

Landmark Village hosted learning sessions at th

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RSC’s strawberry social proceeds donated to Heart and Stroke Foundation
Residents thanked for the $255 they raised
Jun 23, 2017

In the spirit of giving back to the local

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RSC residents donate 55 sandwiches to local charity
Sandwiches help feed people accessing services from Society of St. Vincent de Paul
Jun 21, 2017

People living at Residence on the St. Clair

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‘Riders on the Thames’ brave rain in support of Heart and Stroke Foundation
This is the 3rd straight year Residence on the Thames has entered a team in the Big Bike relay
Jun 19, 2017

The rain may have been pouring down in

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Twin Lakes Terrace’s Carol Dunseith receives Above and Beyond Award
Dietary staff member ‘is always brightening our residents’ day in some way, big or small’
Jun 16, 2017

Twin Lakes Terrace managers and staff recall ho

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Residence on the Thames raises $1,400 for Heart and Stroke Foundation
Quarter auction proves to be successful fundraising tool
Jun 14, 2017

Residence on the Thames had a blockbuster

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Lanark Heights says ‘thank you’ to all staff during Nursing Week
Kitchener LTC home hosts events each day to show staff appreciation
Jun 12, 2017

Lanark Heights’ lead nursing team created

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S&R once again offering six $500 scholarships to employees’ family members
Applications due by Aug. 18
Jun 09, 2017

The Steeves & Rozema Group is once again

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Ambassadors easing transition for new Southgate residents
DOC applauding Don Parsons and Marion Jones for making people feel at home
Jun 07, 2017

Southgate Residence director of care (DOC) Beck

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Blanket program bringing Landmark residents together to help community
Residents creating ‘no-sew blankets’ that will be donated to a charity at Christmas
Jun 05, 2017

Landmark Village fun co-ordinator Brent Hart ha

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Westmount Gardens honours resident nurses during staff appreciation week
‘Our residents who are nurses loved it’
Jun 02, 2017

Westmount Gardens once again acknowledged

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Shirley Wells honoured for nearly a decade of volunteer service to Afton Park
‘If you enjoy being around people, then would enjoy this,’ she says of volunteering
May 31, 2017

Shirley Wells was recently

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RotSC resident author among new anthology’s contributors
Wendy Washington recites poem from book during reading at Sarnia retirement community
May 29, 2017

Residence on the St. Clair hosted a gathering o

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Lanark Place’s 2016 fundraising initiatives net staff S&R’s Community Service Award
Kitchener retirement community raised more than $9K for charities last year
May 26, 2017

Lanark Place raised more than $9,000 for local

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Longtime Afton Park volunteer receives OLTCA Circle of Excellence award
Baron Blais says volunteering is an important part of his life
May 24, 2017

A longtime Afton Park Place volunteer was

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Landmark kitchen team applauded for cooking, catering 2 volunteer appreciation events
Sarnia VON, Volunteer Coordinators’ Association provided top-notch meals and service
May 19, 2017

Landmark Village’s kitchen and dining roo

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Volunteer Lucia Teresi has been an important part of St. Andrew’s team for 13 years
‘She enriches the lives of not only the people that she volunteers with, but also the management and the team members, too’
May 17, 2017

For 13 years, Lucia Teresi has been a valued

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Lea Rocco praises ‘awesome’ Trillium Villa convalescent program and staff
Resident’s hard work in the program is helping her return home after hospital stay
May 15, 2017

Thanks to her determination and guidance from

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Staff members and volunteers honoured at annual S&R Awards celebration
Awards handed out in four categories; long-time staff honoured for service
May 12, 2017

About 50 Steeves & Rozema team members from across the organization were

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Pianist says residents’ appreciation has kept her volunteering at Southgate for 16 years
‘I love it here,’ says Elaine Wright
May 10, 2017

Elaine Wright began volunteering at Southgate

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Life enrichment worker ‘hatches’ idea to engage Trillium Villa residents
11 chicks born in incubator at Sarnia LTC home; residents spent 3 weeks looking forward to big day
May 08, 2017

Trillium Villa life enrichment worker Laura Eyd

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Afton Park residents treated to a taste of Mexico in celebration of Cinco de Mayo
Life enrichment team collaborates to create a fun afternoon for residents
May 05, 2017

The spirit of a Mexican fiesta came to Afton

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Completed ‘memory tree’ sparks positive reaction from residents
‘It’s a great way for us to pay our respect to the residents who have come and gone’
May 03, 2017

The “memory tree” Lanark Heights'

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Heron Terrace team puts abundance of funeral sprays to good use
‘These arrangements are a reminder for us all to slow down, enjoy life, and to stop and smell the roses’
May 01, 2017

The Heron Terrace team recently came up with an

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Westmount residents donate blanket they knitted to women’s shelter
Knitting group is happy the blanket will help others
Apr 28, 2017

The hard work and dedication of a group of

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Earth Day comes to Afton Park
S&R dietetic intern creates fun, educational day for residents
Apr 26, 2017

Afton Park Place residents were treated to an

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S&R retirement communities praising shuttle driver for her initiative
Lorraine Barr is always going the extra mile for residents on their outings
Apr 24, 2017

Managers from the Steeves & Rozema

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Westmount Gardens hosts first annual PSW Skill Fair
Staff take fun, interactive approach to enhancing front-line education
Apr 21, 2017

After identifying learning needs among

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Sarnia Sting hockey club honours 2 Landmark Village residents
Bill Abbott and Bruce Murray recognized for their military service
Apr 19, 2017

The Sarnia Sting hockey club recently honoured

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Heron Terrace residents treated to tailgate party to celebrate Tigers’ home opener
‘There were a lot of smiles and everybody had a great time’
Apr 12, 2017

Heron Terrace celebrated the Detroit

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Lanark Heights’ care conferences engage residents, families and staff
Goal is to deliver the highest quality experiences to residents and family members
Apr 10, 2017

Lanark Heights has created a system of care

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Afton Park helps 2 residents quit smoking
Barb and Arnold are still smoke-free after 5 months
Apr 07, 2017

Two Afton Park Place residents have kicked thei

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Fairview Towers’ Margaret Ross retires after serving S&R 23 years
‘Margaret meant the world to the tenants; they’re going to miss her so much’
Apr 05, 2017

About 50 people who knew o

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Trillium Villa student volunteer praised for dedication to residents
Femi Adewusi is using his experience at Sarnia LTC home to help launch a medical career
Apr 03, 2017

A Trillium Villa registered nurse is tipping her hat to a remarkabl

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S&R LTC homes putting iPads on snack carts to enhance resident safety
iPads include apps that provide staff instant access to most recent information about residents’ dietary needs
Mar 31, 2017

Snack carts in Steeves & Rozema’s

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Lanark Heights raises $1,900 for Big Brothers Big Sisters
Event cited as a ‘great team-building exercise’ that helped the local community
Mar 29, 2017

A team of bowlers representing Lanark Heights

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Landmark Village launches intergenerational program with local mothers and tots
‘Our residents’ faces light right up when they see the little ones’
Mar 27, 2017

Landmark Village and some mothers and their

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Lanark Heights helps improve resident’s quality of life in many ways
Shirley Weiler has become very active at Kitchener LTC home
Mar 24, 2017

In the year since she moved into Lanark Heights

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Lanark Heights’ life enrichment department working to enhance residents’ quality experiences
Increasing one-to-one programming for residents with cognitive impairment a top priority
Mar 22, 2017

The Lanark Heights life enrichment department i

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Landmark Village celebrates successful month of fundraising and entertaining in February
Highlights include fundraisers for Heart and Stroke Foundation, Reminisce Day and Random Acts of Kindness Day
Mar 20, 2017

February was a busy month at Landmark Village,

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St. Andrew’s Terrace warms things up with a tropical-themed day
Life enrichment and dietary departments join forces to create fun-filled activity
Mar 17, 2017

With the winter season not quite finished, the

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S&R is looking for outstanding staff members, groups committed to quality improvement
Today is the deadline to submit nominations for Quest for Success awards
Mar 15, 2017

Are there staff members – individually or

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S&R seeks award nominations for team members who positively impact their communities
Quest for Success Community Service award recognizes people’s efforts outside the workplace
Mar 13, 2017

People working for Steeves & Rozema are

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Quest for Success: S&R wants to know which team members are going ‘above and beyond’
Award recognizes staff members who make outstanding contributions to residents and their colleagues
Mar 10, 2017

Who are the team members in your Steeves &

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RotSC residents making milk-bag mattresses for families in developing countries
‘It is a rewarding activity for all’
Mar 08, 2017

Residents at the Residence on the St. Clair are

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Lanark Heights reading program engaging residents with cognitive impairment
Staff encouraging active participation from residents, which is impacting engagement level
Mar 06, 2017

Lanark Heights’ life enrichment manager i

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Has your S&R home nominated volunteers yet for the 2017 Quest for Success?
Nomination deadline is March 15
Mar 03, 2017

With the deadline for the Steeves & Rozema

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Twin Lakes takes first place Christmas-party attendance contest, wins another party
Celebrations were ‘a really great team-bonding experience’
Mar 01, 2017

During the holiday season, the Steeves &

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S&R LTC homes demonstrate commitment to providing quality experiences to residents
Many stories in February underscore the high-quality services homes deliver
Feb 27, 2017

Bringing quality experiences to people living i

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‘This is the most loving place I have ever been’
Edna LeBreton praises Trillium Villa team for helping her regain mobility in convalescent program
Feb 24, 2017

Edna LeBreton is looking forward to returning

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Westmount Gardens’ kitchen and activities staff collaborate to ring in Chinese new year
Departments work together to maximize residents’ programming experiences
Feb 22, 2017

Westmount Gardens’ food services and life

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TV bingo proves to be excellent activity to engage Twin Lakes residents
‘We have a really great turnout of residents who enjoy playing’
Feb 17, 2017

When it comes to finding an easy way to engage

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Landmark Village keeps festive momentum going in January
Home celebrates 2 fun days, Chinese new year, and raises $250 for Alzheimer Society
Feb 15, 2017

With the Christmas season over, the folks at

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Afton Park’s Snoezelen room enhancing quality of life for residents with dementia
Sensory stimulation helps decrease agitation while curbing medication interventions
Feb 13, 2017

For 15 years, Afton Park Place’s Snoezele

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Creating compassionate end-of-life care a key strength of Heron Terrace palliative care team
Palliative care committee chair discusses some successful ideas
Feb 10, 2017

Creating ways to provide compassionate

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S&R’s Quest for Success approaching. Have you made your nominations?
Team members asked to nominate colleagues for outstanding achievements in 4 categories
Feb 08, 2017

The Steeves & Rozema Group’s annual

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Afton Park’s Montessori program successful at engaging residents with dementia
Programming supports residents’ strengths and interests
Feb 06, 2017

For about seven years, Montessori-based

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Holiday season helps cement intergenerational partnerships at Twin Lakes
3 groups of children visited retirement community during holidays, all reporting positive experiences
Feb 03, 2017

The holiday season at Twin Lakes Terrace proved

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S&R homes show outstanding commitment to communities during the holidays
Homes raise funds, food, and provide Christmas gifts to people in need
Feb 01, 2017

The Steeves & Rozema Group’s mission

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Lanark Heights resident’s hard work gets her on her feet again
‘I am raring to go,’ says Mary Marquardt
Jan 30, 2017

Lanark Heights resident Mary Marquardt is not

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Annual skate party brings S&R families together
Skating, presents, pizza, and Nemo and Dory mark annual event
Jan 27, 2017

The Steeves & Rozema Group once again had a

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St. Andrew’s quality team putting extra focus on skin care
Team initiates ‘skin challenge’ to spark interest of front-line staff
Jan 25, 2017

The St. Andrew’s Terrace quality team is

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Quality teams bringing important knowledge together to improve resident care
‘You really have to have that approach to look at the holistic picture of the resident’
Jan 23, 2017

The Steeves & Rozema Group’s long-ter

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Engaging entertainment highlights Residence on the Thames’ Christmas party
Ryan and Crystal St. Denis wow residents and their guests with stellar performance
Jan 20, 2017

The annual Residence on the Thames Christmas

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Lanark Heights collects enough to feed 100 people accessing food bank
‘We thought it was great that people were able to get into the Christmas spirit and donate to the local community, which is what Christmastime is all
Jan 18, 2017

With their hearts set on helping the local

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Southgate Residence helps ensure families in need have a memorable Christmas
S&R retirement community supports food bank, Toys for Tots and international goodwill program
Jan 16, 2017

Residents, their families, staff members and

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Landmark Village marks holiday season by giving back to the community
Sarnia retirement community spreads holiday cheer to hospice, Inn of the Good Shepherd and women’s shelter
Jan 13, 2017

Landmark Village was buzzing with activity in

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Afton Park Place touched by random acts of kindness during holidays
Employees from Shell refinery and Ministry of Environment share Christmas spirit with residents
Jan 11, 2017

Afton Park Place was touched by two random acts of kindness from the local community during the

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Santa’s visit to Lanark Heights brings smiles on Christmas Eve
‘It was just an astonishing program’
Jan 09, 2017

Everyone knows it’s not a proper Christma

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Interdepartmental collaboration makes Afton Park holiday luncheon special
105 residents and family members come together to enjoy turkey lunch and afternoon entertainment
Jan 06, 2017

Afton Park Place hosted its annual Christmas

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Residence on the St. Clair residents come together to help others through fundraisers
Pre-Christmas events provide donations to several worthy causes
Jan 04, 2017

The folks living at the Residence on the St.

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Happy holidays
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Dec 28, 2016

S&R Today would like to wish all of our

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Waterloo Heights’ Variety Night showcases the talents of residents and staff
Hard work from residents and staff make annual event a success
Dec 23, 2016

Waterloo Heights’ annual Variety Night on

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Resident’s idea gives Lanark Place its largest Christmas tree
Robert Johnson and his family decorate blue spruce in the home’s yard
Dec 21, 2016

Lanark Place resident Robert Johnson has added

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Lanark Place residents ‘light up’ the holiday season
Residents and staff take memorable Gift of Lights tour in Kitchener
Dec 19, 2016

A group of Lanark Place residents and staff

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Lanark Heights RPN receives prestigious award from RPNAO
Monica Campbell nominated for Preceptor Award by a Conestoga College student she mentored
Dec 16, 2016

Lanark Heights registered practical nurse (RPN)

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Westmount Gardens hosts intergenerational day of Christmas cheer
Staff members’ children enjoy day of fun with residents
Dec 14, 2016

Westmount Gardens recently combined Christmas

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Lanark Heights’ Christmas open house creates strong community with residents and families
Every department worked together to make the event successful
Dec 12, 2016

Lanark Heights’ annual Christmas open

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Heron Terrace resident Barbara Bowlby ‘steps up’ to nursing rehab program
Practising stair-walking helps her regain independence
Dec 09, 2016

For Heron Terrace resident Barbara Bowlby,

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S&R wins award for best commercial design in annual Sarnia Christmas parade
Colourful float based on Finding Dory was the result of hard work and team spirit
Dec 07, 2016

The Steeves & Rozema Group won its 10th

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St. Andrew’s Terrace partners with school to create intergenerational choir
Residents and students to perform first show at Tait Street Public School on Dec. 8
Dec 05, 2016

St. Andrew’s Terrace and Tait Street

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Westmount Gardens decorating contest engages residents and staff
Winning department gets treated to a pizza party
Dec 02, 2016

For the second straight year, Westmount Gardens

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November a big month for ‘creating communities that are good for life’ at S&R
Residents and staff living S&R’s mission every day
Nov 30, 2016

It has been another outstanding month of

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Residence on the Thames’ Tina Drew receives Heroes in the Home award
Activity director nominated for award by friend who saw her dedication to retirement community’s residents
Nov 28, 2016

Residence on the Thames activity director Tina

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Love of euchre brings four Afton Park men together to form card club
‘I’ve been working here 15 years, and this is the first time I’ve seen something like this happen,’ says life enrichment manager
Nov 25, 2016

Four gentlemen living at Afton Park Place have

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The importance of effective, strong communication underscored at S&R’s annual Core Values Day.
New managers and some of S&R’s ‘star performers’ treated to engaging annual fun and learning day
Nov 23, 2016

About 100 of the Steeves & Rozema

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Waterloo Heights rolls out the red carpet
Residents were treated to annual black-tie event on Nov. 10
Nov 21, 2016

Waterloo Heights recently rolled out the red

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St. Andrew’s Terrace to add bench dedicated to veterans in memorial garden
The bench is the newest addition to a garden created in memory of a much-loved volunteer
Nov 18, 2016

In honour of Remembrance Day, St. Andrew’

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Heron Terrace resident donates 17,500 drink-can tabs for Ronald McDonald House
Charity will use proceeds from selling tabs to help fund programming
Nov 16, 2016

Heron Terrace resident Shirley Dunn is truly

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Twin Lakes cook wins first prize in recipe contest
Mark Walters says the secret to his fish Piedmontese’s success is its simplicity
Nov 14, 2016

Twin Lakes Terrace cook Mark Walters was awarde

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Trillium Villa’s convalescent program helps Ida Murray make a ‘quick recovery’
‘I’m very, very happy with everything – this is a wonderful program, and I’d recommend it to anybody’
Nov 11, 2016

Ida Murray went home Wednesday (Nov. 1), having

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Rosewood Manor hosts casino night to raise money for 2 causes
Alzheimer Society and Compassion Canada each receive $340 from fundraiser
Nov 09, 2016

Rosewood Manor recently hosted a casino night a

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Accessible exercise machine increasing engagement in Lanark Heights’ physiotherapy program
Residents with mobility challenges can build arm, leg strength from their wheelchairs
Nov 07, 2016

An exercise machine Lanark Heights purchased

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Rosewood Manor hosts Halloween bash for residents
Retirement community’s party included residents from the Marquis and team members from S&R head office
Nov 04, 2016

Rosewood Manor was all about witches, ghosts,

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Lanark Heights takes a fun approach to a serious topic – infection control
Home engages staff in a week of activities focused on keeping a safe, infection-free environment
Nov 02, 2016

The Lanark Heights team used a fun approach

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Barbara Ferguson moving home after one month in Trillium Villa’s convalescent program
She credits program for helping her make the transition from hospital to her home after knee surgery
Oct 31, 2016

One month after entering Trillium Villa’s

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Twin Lakes plants 150 tulips to mark Canada’s 150th birthday
‘Our staff here is so amazing – they are always thinking of our residents and how to better our home’
Oct 28, 2016

Two Twin Lakes Terrace staff members and a

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S&R LTC division kicks off annual flu-vaccination contest
Competition aims to get as many staff members vaccinated as possible to reduce infection risk
Oct 26, 2016

Now that flu season has arrived, the Steeves

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Autumn has been the season of giving for S&R LTC and retirement homes
Residents and staff members host events and fundraisers promoting S&R’s mission
Oct 24, 2016

The Steeves & Rozema Group’s mission

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S&R LTC homes excelling at getting people mobile
We look back on three residents who’ve improved their quality of life since moving into an S&R home
Oct 21, 2016

Steeves & Rozema long-term care homes have

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Denise Desmarais working toward walking again, one step at a time
Heron Terrace resident improving mobility with help from home’s nursing rehab program
Oct 19, 2016

Heron Terrace resident Denise Desmarais is

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Southgate Residence caps off summer with beach party
Residents and staff members give summer one ‘last hurrah’
Oct 17, 2016

As summer came to a close at the end of August,

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Westmount Gardens hosts ‘farm and fair’ themed week
Highlights include trip to Western Fair and a visit from some special animals
Oct 14, 2016

Residents and staff members at Westmount Garden

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Heron Terrace’s resident ‘Spitfire’ trades wheelchair for a walker
Elson Gomes can now walk 300 feet, thanks to his hard work in nursing rehab program
Oct 12, 2016

Elson Gomes has earned the nickname

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Lanark Place does a stellar job of fundraising for local food bank in September
Pie sale and fall market help retirement home give back to the community
Oct 07, 2016

The Steeves & Rozema Group’s mission

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Westmount Gardens residents raise $815 during annual ALS walk
Residents work hard to support their friend who is living with ALS
Oct 05, 2016

Westmount Gardens residents raised $815 in

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Nursing rehab helps Westmount Gardens resident reach mobility goal
Thanks to his hard work, Blair Gibson is back to using only his walker to get around
Oct 03, 2016

Westmount Gardens resident Blair Gibson is,

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Groovy, man. Twin Lakes Terrace hosts 70s-themed fun day
Program proves effective at bringing residents and staff together
Sep 30, 2016

A 1970s-themed day Twin Lakes Terrace hosted

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Southgate resident and student bonding, thanks to volunteering program
Resident and student share a wide variety of common interests
Sep 28, 2016

Kingsville District High School’s student

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Landmark Village outreach project ensures students have school supplies
Residents help provide 22 backpacks filled with supplies to Lansdowne Public School students
Sep 26, 2016

Residents and staff members at Landmark Village

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Lanark Heights residents and staff raise $535 to support Parkinson Society
Home’s annual walk supports a worthy cause while getting everyone out into the community
Sep 23, 2016

Lanark Heights hosted its annual walk in suppor

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Family makes donation to Heron Terrace life enrichment department in memory of resident
Wiley family expresses gratitude to home ‘love and care’ their mother received
Sep 21, 2016

Heron Terrace life enrichment co-ordinator Lori George says the Windsor long-term care home is

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Earl Malda reaches one more milestone in journey to walking again
St. Andrew’s Terrace resident completes two-person standing pivot transfer
Sep 19, 2016

Earl Malda is not one to turn down a challenge

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S&R beautifies Community Living-run home during Day of Caring
Event is a perfect way to demonstrate commitment to ‘creating communities that are good for life’
Sep 16, 2016

A group of four staff members from the Steeves

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Life enrichment manager’s passion for helping seniors leads to Lanark Heights
Nathan McFadyen reflects on his first six months as department head
Sep 14, 2016

Nathan McFadyen says he was drawn to a career

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Lanark Heights creates memorial tree to honour past residents
‘We want to show that we care about all of the residents who have come to live at Lanark Heights’
Sep 12, 2016

Lanark Heights staff members have created a

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Foot nurse uses music to engage residents
‘Music is a level playing field that anyone can enter and enjoy,’ says Pam Garrod
Sep 09, 2016

One of Pam Garrod’s joys when she visits

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Westmount Gardens and Alzheimer Society partner to support each other’s initiatives
LEC says the collaboration is a natural fit
Sep 07, 2016

Westmount Gardens formed a partnership in July

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RotSC residents discovering artistic talents through colouring programs
Activities are also relaxing and a source of pride for people
Sep 02, 2016

Residents at Residence on the St. Clair are

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Residence on the St. Clair making most of local community with ‘coffee breaks’
Day trips have engaged residents in many local treasures
Aug 31, 2016

Residence on the St. Clair has discovered a way

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‘Olympic Games’ prove to be excellent tool for engaging residents in programming
Waterloo Heights saw programming attendance ‘quadruple’ during two-week competition between residents
Aug 29, 2016

Waterloo Heights found an innovative way to bot

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S&R residences enhancing their community profiles this summer
LTC and retirement homes hosting events to engage the public, organizations
Aug 26, 2016

Steeves & Rozema long-term care and

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Carnival-themed fundraiser brings Lanark Place community together
The event was an example of the retirement home’s commitment to S&R’s mission
Aug 24, 2016

Lanark Place hosted its first-ever Summer

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Southgate BBQ brings residents, friends and family together
Country-and-western themed event also raised money for worthy causes
Aug 22, 2016

Southgate Residence’s July 14 friends and

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Landmark Village busy this summer helping local community
Sarnia retirement home living spirit of S&R’s commitment to ‘creating communities that are good for life’
Aug 19, 2016

Steeves & Rozema’s mission of

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Summer party promotes Landmark Village’s cruise ship theme
Fun in the Sun event also raises money for worthy causes
Aug 17, 2016

Landmark Village hosted its Fun in the Sun part

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Southgate creates interactive method for emergency planning, elder abuse prevention training
‘We feel it is important to know this information inside and out, and not just read it and have some idea about it’
Aug 15, 2016

Southgate Residence recently created an

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Spirit of Summer Games kicks off at Twin Lakes Terrace
Residents engaged in activities showing support for Olympians
Aug 12, 2016

Twin Lakes Terrace’s long-term care

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Car show prompts reminiscing and community engagement at Afton Park
Annual event brings community together
Aug 10, 2016

Afton Park Place hosted a classic car show July

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Landmark Village employees’ first day on the job like no other
‘Birthday party’ introduces Natalie Meilke and Tracey McFadden to S&R’s welcoming culture
Aug 08, 2016

Landmark Village held its first “birthday

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Residents have a splash at Lanark Heights ‘beach party’
KitcheLTC home worked hard to create a beach-themed activity everyone enjoyed
Aug 05, 2016

Lanark Heights brought a beach atmosphere to th

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Afton Park resident mobile again after one month in nursing rehab program
Dan Janjatovic’s hard work pays off
Aug 03, 2016

Afton Park Place resident Dan Janjatovic has

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Westmount Gardens wins Epilepsy Support Centre’s Purple Day Challenge
Residents and staff work hard to raise epilepsy awareness
Jul 29, 2016

Westmount Gardens is the winner of the Epilepsy

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Theatre group gets standing ovation from Twin Lakes Terrace
Hidden Talents delivers a top-notch performance of musical, meets with residents after the show
Jul 27, 2016

Twin Lakes Terrace fun co-ordinator Jennifer

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S&R offering scholarships for post-secondary students in health sciences/health care
Qualified individuals invited to apply by Oct. 14
Jul 25, 2016

Post-secondary students who are completing

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Introducing strawberry socials, butterfly raising and Paint Nites
Steeves and Rozema communities make time for the simple pleasures of life
Jul 22, 2016

Over the last few weeks, S and R Today has told stories about some of the ways that Steeves and

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Steeves and Rozema communities actively advocate for Better Seniors Care
Heron Terrace places third in provincial advocacy contest
Jul 20, 2016

Steeves and Rozema communities sent close to 4,000 tweets, calls and letters to MPPs advocating fo

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2016 Steeves and Rozema Group Scholarship Open For Applications
Family members of Steeves and Rozema employees invited to apply by Aug. 12
Jul 18, 2016

Marci Breault loves the task of informing the winners of the Steeves and Rozema Group Scholarship

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Latin Fest spices up Westmount Gardens
Residents plan 1950’s themed event for 2017
Jul 15, 2016

Life at Westmount Gardens in London centred on one theme on June 29 – the Latin culture.

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For Westmount Gardens’ new administrator, Andrew Adamyk, it’s about the people
Career choice, place of residence, focus of new role all centred on relationships
Jul 13, 2016

From his career choice to current place of residence to the focus of his new role as administrator

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Paint and fun flow during Lanark Place’s Paint Nite
Initial shyness and skepticism give way to laughter and enjoyment
Jul 11, 2016

While the initia

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Rosewood Manor residents emBARK on project to help local dog groomer
Residents making bows and ribbons for Vanity Fur
Jul 08, 2016

Rosewood Manor is proving that Steeves &

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RotSC residents honoured for contributions during Seniors Month
‘In addition to raising money, contributing gifts and a lending a hand, our residents are always great to put a smile on someone’s face’
Jul 06, 2016

Residents at Residence on the St. Clair were

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Afton Park residents say goodbye to butterflies they spent weeks caring for
Residents applaud home for creating engaging project
Jul 04, 2016

After spending five weeks caring for butterfly

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Lanark Place raises $2,096 for Heart and Stroke Foundation during Big Bike relay
S&R matches donation dollar for dollar
Jun 29, 2016

Lanark Place staff members are celebrating

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Westmount Gardens hosts ceremony to celebrate 5 residents’ completion of nursing rehab program
‘We are really proud of our success stories and proud of our residents, who will continue to inspire everyone’
Jun 27, 2016

Five proud residents at Westmount Gardens

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Twin Lakes Terrace’s newest team member starts first day with a party
'I felt so welcomed that I almost started to cry,' says Gizella Lukacs
Jun 24, 2016

Gizella Lukacs says her first day on the job at

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Blue Jays Day is a grand slam at Waterloo Heights
Residents and staff go all out to support their favourite baseball team
Jun 22, 2016

Waterloo Heights had the “blues” on

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St. Andrew’s Terrace praised for high engagement during in-service
‘You can definitely feel the S&R culture; it’s very alive at St. Andrew’s Terrace’
Jun 20, 2016

The Steeves & Rozema Group’s director

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FIAT students visit Westmount Gardens as part of goodwill mission
Students deliver a card to home, say prayer for everyone
Jun 17, 2016

A group of students from three elementary

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Twin Lakes hosts time honoured tradition: the strawberry social
Team effort from residents and staff ensures event’s success
Jun 15, 2016

Twin Lakes Terrace recently hosted its annual

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Dorothy Pleadwell walks again, proving her doctor wrong
Heron Terrace resident’s mobility greatly improves after three months in nursing rehab program
Jun 13, 2016

Dorothy Pleadwell is taking pride in proving he

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Landmark Village residents engaged in a variety of community activities in June
Seniors’ Month activities focus on creating communities that are good for life
Jun 10, 2016

Landmark Village residents will be participatin

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June marks Seniors’ Month and World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
S&R LTC and retirement communities encouraged to share stories of how they’re marking these events
Jun 08, 2016

June is an important month for recognition of

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Southgate’s Dini Krabbenbos using her knitting talent to help others
Resident’s knitting often raffled to raise money for charities
Jun 06, 2016

Southgate Residence resident Dini Krabbenbos ha

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Southgate Residence abuzz with activities in May
Mother’s Day, a Hawaiian day and Cinco de Mayo marked retirement community’s event calendar
Jun 03, 2016

May was a busy month for Southgate Residence

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S&R LTC teams helping enhance quality of life for residents
Hard work from staff helping enhance residents’ LTC experience
Jun 01, 2016

Throughout May, we saw several outstanding

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Heron Terrace resident masters sit-to-stand to improve quality of life
Lucy Dalupan’s determination and support from family and staff has made the difference
May 30, 2016

When Lucy Dalupan moved into Heron Terrace last

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St. Andrew’s Terrace grateful for donation from local legion branch
More than $8,000 donated this year for much-needed equipment
May 27, 2016

St. Andrew’s Terrace in Cambridge is one

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St. Andrew’s Terrace amazed by Breakfast of Champions turnout
Long-term care home’s volunteers thanked with flowers, food and photos
May 25, 2016

St. Andrew’s Terrace was amazed by the

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Heron Terrace BSO team’s interventions make bathing more enjoyable for resident
Giving resident full control during bathing reduces time, eliminates responsive behaviours
May 20, 2016

Thanks to interventions from Heron

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‘MVV Games’ at Afton Park Place energize and connect staff and residents
‘We’re letting residents know that they matter and that we want to be part of their lives:’ Sandra Turner
May 18, 2016

From photo fun days to a toilet-paper bridal show to a redneck theme, a number of activities

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S&R retirement communities demonstrating commitment to their connections
A fashion show, dog show and sandwich program are some of the activities that have been going on
May 16, 2016

This past month has seen Steeves &

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RotSC residents donate sandwiches to Inn of the Good Shepherd
Initiative part of Sarnia retirement home’s plan to give back to the community
May 13, 2016

Seniors living at Residence on the St. Clair

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Ethel McGuigan returning home after 3 months in Trillium Villa’s convalescent program
She credits team effort for helping her with recovery
May 11, 2016

In less than three months since she began

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Rosewood staff members welcomed on first day with ‘birthday party’
Retirement living division’s new initiative provides new staff members with a fun way to start first day
May 09, 2016

Steeves & Rozema’s retirement living

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Researcher discusses value of LTC homes creating ‘social’ dining models
'A social model of dining care looks like family dining'
May 06, 2016

TORONTO - One way long-term care homes can

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Wide array of events celebrated at Landmark Village in April
Celebrating the Queen’s birthday and raising money for worthy causes highlight the month
May 04, 2016

Landmark Village was abuzz with activity in

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S&R LTC homes championing rehab and convalescent care
Homes helping people regain mobility
May 02, 2016

Steeves & Rozema long-term care homes are

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Waterloo Heights’ fashion show a smash success
24 residents and staff showcased latest fashions at event, which raised $1,600 for local charity
Apr 29, 2016

Waterloo Heights’ annual fashion show was

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Detailed model oil rig wows RotSC residents, staff during presentation
‘It was fascinating and the residents were so amazed’
Apr 27, 2016

A recent visitor to Residence on the St. Clair

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St. Andrew’s Terrace residents celebrate Queen’s 90th birthday
Her Majesty even made an ‘appearance’ at the Cambridge LTC home
Apr 25, 2016

Queen Elizabeth II made an appearance at St.

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Pooches aplenty at Rosewood Manor
Dog program delights residents at Sarnia retirement community
Apr 22, 2016

Rosewood Manor recently played host to a group

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Afton Park develops program to strengthen staff members’ BSO knowledge
Creative Thinking Challenge aims to enhance quality of life for residents with cognitive impairment
Apr 20, 2016

Afton Park Place’s Behavioural Supports

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Rehab program helps 102-year-old resident regain mobility in four months
Dorothy Whitfield is the St. Andrew’s Terrace program’s latest success story
Apr 18, 2016

Dorothy Whitfield is an example of what a

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Alexandra Basden’s friendship with her grandmother inspired her to volunteer at Heron Terrace
‘Volunteering really is the gift that keeps on giving,’ she says
Apr 15, 2016

Alexandra Basden says the close relationship sh

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Determination and staff support gets Gloria Morand mobile again
Heron Terrace resident’s mobility has come a long way in a short time
Apr 13, 2016

Gloria Morand’s determination coupled wit

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Ballroom dancers provide memorable experience for RotSC residents
'It was such a unique performance'
Apr 11, 2016

A dancing team that recently performed at

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Jim Mason is mobile again, thanks to Trillium Villa convalescent care program
‘I had a great time there; the treatment was just excellent’
Apr 08, 2016

Jim Mason can’t say enough good things

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Looking for a cruise-ship experience? Couple says look no further than Landmark Village
'You can live here without having to get to a cruise'
Apr 06, 2016

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Heron Terrace partnership with therapy dog program continues to grow
Home hosts St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog evaluation session
Apr 04, 2016

A seven-year partnership between Heron Terrace

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Aromatherapy program improving quality of life at Westmount Gardens
'It is very much a hands-on therapy, therefore it is beneficial in so many ways'
Apr 01, 2016

Westmount Gardens' life enrichment department

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St. Andrew’s Terrace resident accomplishes transfer goal
Months of hard work in nursing rehab program has paid off for Earl Malda
Mar 30, 2016

Earl Malda’s motto is “If you

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LTC would play important part in national dementia strategy: Alzheimer Society CEO
‘There is an opportunity for sharing and scaling best practices across the country’
Mar 23, 2016

The long-term care sector’s knowledge and

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Online training tool to help LTC division streamline education, information
My S&R provides an easy-to-use, one-stop information shop for staff members
Mar 21, 2016

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Toolbox helps calm resident’s responsive behaviours
Afton Park Place BSO team’s intervention is also enhancing resident’s quality of life
Mar 18, 2016

When an Afton Park Place resident living with

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S&R LTC division launches strategic plan for 2016-19
Plan includes goals for enhancing resident experience, revamped mission, vision and values
Mar 16, 2016

Steeves & Rozema’s long-term care

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Lanark Heights’ BSO team alleviates residents’ bathing anxiety
Towel-bathing technique reduces resident’s anxiety from ‘10 to maybe a one’
Mar 14, 2016

When a Lanark Heights resident affected by

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Kathy Crowe celebrates one year of volunteering at St. Andrew’s Terrace
‘It has been fantastic – I love it,’ talented crafter says of the experience
Mar 11, 2016

In the one year since she began volunteering at

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Twin Lakes Terrace residents attend Harmony for Youth grand opening
Residents get to see first-hand how their donations are utilized through partnership
Mar 09, 2016

A group of residents from Twin Lakes Terrace

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Landmark Village hosts events in support of Heart and Stroke Foundation
February saw the Sarnia retirement community raise $940 for foundation through events
Mar 07, 2016

February was a booming month at Landmark Villag

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Heron Terrace rehab team helps resident move back home
Margaret Corriveau has regained mobility, credits her hard work and Heron Terrace staff for success
Mar 04, 2016

After nearly eight months of living at Heron

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S&R’s dedication to communities inside and outside the organization thriving
Past month saw many examples of properties ‘creating communities that are good for life’
Mar 02, 2016

Steeves & Rozema’s mission of

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Westmount residents empowered to make their voices heard through OLTCA campaign
Residents urging staff, families and others to send letters to MPPs outlining need for more LTC funding
Feb 29, 2016

Residents at Westmount Gardens have been

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S&R properties celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day
Initiatives spearheaded to bring cheer and goodwill inside and outside of S&R homes
Feb 26, 2016

Feb. 17 was Random Acts of Kindness Day and

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Lanark Heights embarks on quality improvement plan to address falls
Staff receives falls prevention education, interventions implemented
Feb 24, 2016

When Lanark Heights’ interdisciplinary

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Two S&R retirement homes donate $1,440 to Alzheimer Society through pasta fundraisers
Events were a chance to donate to a worthy cause, engage communities and showcase top-notch food
Feb 22, 2016

Two Steeves & Rozema retirement communities

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Westmount Gardens feeling the love this Valentine’s week
Residents participating in a variety of activities related to love
Feb 19, 2016

Love has been in the air at Westmount Gardens

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S&R retirement home managers no longer ‘selling’ to residents and families
Managers encouraged to embrace their strengths as home providers when meeting with people
Feb 17, 2016

When Clarke Boddy, the Steeves & Rozema

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Resident-led program easing transition for those moving into LTC
St. Andrew's Terrace initiative is seeing friendships flourish
Feb 12, 2016

A program involving resident volunteers helping

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‘Wound Wednesdays’ are maintaining healthy skin integrity at Westmount Gardens
Educational program credited to decreasing home-acquired pressure ulcers
Feb 10, 2016

One year after its launch, a wound-care

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Family dinner helps retirement living division capture homes’ strengths
Chatting one on one with residents’ families provides a positive picture of their experiences
Feb 08, 2016

The Steeves & Rozema Group’s

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Heron Terrace resident determined to walk again with help of rehab program
Team effort from staff and a positive attitude is helping Vida Hebert achieve her goal
Feb 03, 2016

Heron Terrace resident Vida Hebert is one

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Vic Isidoro praises Trillium Villa’s convalescent care program
Program’s most recent graduate says Trillium Villa team eased his transfer from hospital to home
Feb 01, 2016

Vic Isidoro returned home Jan. 25 feeling

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S&R’s 2016 kicks off with a myriad of stories about strengthening communities
LTC and retirement homes living the organization’s mission
Jan 29, 2016

As January comes to a close, the Steeves &

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Rosewood Manor helps resident bird lover embrace hobby
Pauline Rockx can be found feeding her beloved birds every day
Jan 27, 2016

Birdwatcher Pauline Rockx now has an avenue to

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Westmount Gardens residents horsin’ around
Residents benefiting from equine therapy program
Jan 25, 2016

Residents at Westmount Gardens have enjoyed an

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Joe Graff has been a big help around St. Andrew’s Terrace
Resident assisting staff members with mealtimes, programming
Jan 22, 2016

St. Andrew’s Terrace resident Joe Graff

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5 Lambton College nursing, PSW students awarded S&R scholarship
S&R provides $7,000 in tuition funding
Jan 20, 2016

A group of five nursing and personal support

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Landmark Village creates social committee to further S&R’s mission
‘Creating communities that are good for life’ top of mind at Sarnia retirement home
Jan 18, 2016

Landmark Village has created a social committee

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Trillium Villa launches Point of Care to improve resident care, documentation
5 of S&R’s 7 long-term care homes now using the system
Jan 15, 2016

Trillium Villa Nursing Home recently became the

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Local organizations, businesses applauded for response to Kenwick fire
'To see people rallying for their neighbours was great'
Jan 13, 2016

The executive director of the Inn of the Good Shepherd in Sarnia is applauding the response from

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Inter-department teamwork creates a new year’s eve to remember at Landmark Village
Kitchen and recreation staff come together to organize dinner and dance for residents
Jan 11, 2016

Landmark Village’s kitchen and recreation

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Committee focusing on improving quality of life for home’s residents
Afton Park team already seeing positive results
Jan 08, 2016

Afton Park Place has created a committee to

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Jackie Thirtle returns to Waterloo Heights for Christmas
Former executive director stays true to her word to help out when needed
Jan 06, 2016

“I will be happy to come back any time

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Decoration contest strengthens Christmas spirit at Lanark Heights
Nursing station’s decorations spark chain reaction that launches competition
Jan 04, 2016

What began with one of Lanark Heights’

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Southgate residents support program to deliver children’s gifts to developing countries
Three residents fill shoeboxes with gifts for children aged 9 to 12
Dec 23, 2015

In the spirit of the Christmas season, three

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Trillium Villa convalescent program helping create ‘communities that are good for life’
Stories shared in 2015 highlight the program’s success
Dec 21, 2015

The convalescent care program at Trillium Villa

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Park Mall hosts Christmas party to thank residents for patience during renovations
Potluck dinner brings apartment building’s community together to celebrate the holidays
Dec 18, 2015

Residents at Steeves & Rozema’s Park

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Waterloo Heights displays resident’s hand-carved nativity scene
Highly detailed piece took 12 months to create
Dec 16, 2015

For 10 years, Waterloo Heights resident John

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St. Andrew’s Terrace bell choir gives stellar Christmas concert
Residents’ 10 weeks of hard work and commitment pays off, says music therapist
Dec 14, 2015

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S&R’s Minions float wins best commercial design at annual parade
Team wins award at the Sarnia Kinsman Christmas Parade of Lights for 9th straight year
Dec 11, 2015

The Steeves & Rozema Group took home its

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Convalescent care improves Donald Leitch’s range of motion after fall
He credits Trillium Villa program for helping him regain arm and leg strength
Dec 09, 2015

Donald Leitch says Trillium Villa’s

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St. Andrew’s Terrace partners with retirement home to create bell-choir performances
Residents from both homes have been practising for the past 10 weeks
Dec 07, 2015

St. Andrew’s Terrace has teamed up with a

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Community spirit thrives during St. Andrew’s Terrace Christmas bazaar
Event was successful on many levels
Dec 04, 2015

This year’s St. Andrew’s Terrace

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Working in the seniors-living sector is in Shauntelle Barnier’s blood
New sales and marketing director is no stranger to sector or S&R
Dec 02, 2015

Working in the seniors-living sector is in

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‘Creating communities that are good for life’ continues to be front and centre at S&R
S&R LTC and retirement homes demonstrating organization’s mission
Nov 30, 2015

Steeves & Rozema long-term care and

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Mario Di Brita praises Trillium Villa convalescent program for helping him regain mobility
‘This program is a solution for many problems I have had’
Nov 27, 2015

Mario Di Brita has been in and out of hospital

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Rosewood Manor, S&R supporting children through Compassion Canada
Team effort is ‘creating communities that are good for life’ across international boundaries
Nov 25, 2015

Steeves & Rozema’s mission of

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Heron Terrace administrator shares thoughts on new role
Strong work ethic, passion and integrity are key strengths Amy Sworik brings to position
Nov 23, 2015

You could sa

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St. Andrew’s Terrace nominated for employer-of-the-year award
Small Steps to Success applauds LTC home for helping women return to workforce
Nov 20, 2015

St. Andrew’s Terrace was recently

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Rosewood Manor hosts canine costume party
Event enjoyed by residents, raised money for child sponsored through Compassion Canada
Nov 18, 2015

Rosewood Manor was recently the scene of a

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S&R Core Values Day celebrates those committed to organization’s values
91 ‘star performers’ and new managers on hand for organization’s flagship event
Nov 16, 2015

The Steeves & Rozema Group hosted its annua

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Landmark Village pays tribute to veterans on Remembrance Day
About 75 residents and family members attend annual service
Nov 13, 2015

Landmark Village hosted a Remembrance Day

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Sia Vanderhulst wins S&R LTC resident recipe contest
Trillium Villa resident’s ‘hutspot’ earns top spot among 7 recipes
Nov 11, 2015

Trillium Villa resident Sia Vanderhulst’s

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S&R LTC division launches campaign to encourage staff flu vaccination
Awards presented to homes with highest vaccination percentage and most improved rate
Nov 09, 2015

Steeves & Rozema’s long-term care

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Guideline developed to reduce bone fractures in long-term care
Osteoporosis Canada outlines 5 strategies homes can focus on to promote bone health
Nov 06, 2015

Osteoporosis Canada has developed a guideline

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Landmark Village hosts stellar Halloween bash
Event sees high level of resident engagement
Nov 04, 2015

Landmark Village’s annual Halloween party

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Imagination key to creating communities that are good for life
Two S&R long-term care homes recently underscored this value
Nov 02, 2015

Two Steeves & Rozema long-term care homes

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St. Andrew’s Terrace denim quilt ready to be raffled after months of hard work
Proceeds going to residents’ council
Oct 30, 2015

St. Andrew’s Terrace residents now have a

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Lanark Heights recognizes National Infection Control Week
Kitchener LTC home uses games and prizes to engage team members in the importance of infection control
Oct 28, 2015

Lanark Heights celebrated National Infection

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Lanark Heights residents treated to a ‘wunderbar’ time
LTC home’s annual Oktoberfest celebration draws high engagement and all-around good times
Oct 26, 2015

With a large number of German-Canadians living

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St. Andrew’s Terrace brings fall fair to residents
Life enrichment team creates exciting carnival environment for LTC home’s residents
Oct 23, 2015

Ontario towns are known for their fall fairs an

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Christmas season starts early at St. Andrew’s Terrace
Residents and volunteers getting ready for LTC home’s annual bazaar
Oct 21, 2015

Residents and volunteers at St. Andrew’s

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Heron Terrace residents engaged in election talk
Two candidates visit Windsor long-term care home
Oct 19, 2015

Election fever has gripped Canada for the past

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Afton Park PSWs enrolled in program to enhance resident care and outcomes
Goal is to bring residents the best LTC experience possible
Oct 16, 2015

Six Afton Park Place personal support workers

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Southgate Residence has new spa-like shower room
Retirement community grateful to S&R for funding project
Oct 14, 2015

Southgate Residence is thanking Steeves &

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Waterloo Heights resident’s balcony helps beautify building
Marion McCarter’s flowers have become a fixture at the apartment complex
Oct 09, 2015

Marion McCarter hung flower pots around her hom

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S&R homes end summer with variety of events
A carnival, celebration of grandparents and trip to marina among highlights
Oct 07, 2015

Summer officially ended two weeks ago, and to

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Rosewood Manor residents take in an afternoon of theatre
Wizard of Oz production enjoyed by all
Oct 05, 2015

A group of 10 residents and two staff members

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Westmount residents make the most of Western Fair outing
Some residents hadn’t been on carnival rides since they were children
Oct 02, 2015

When life enrichment worker Melodie Lumley

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S&R retirement home celebrates Grandparents’ Day
Residence on the Thames capitalizes on learning experiences from 2014 event to make the most of celebration
Sep 30, 2015

For the second straight year, Residence on the

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Marina trip proves to be great reminiscing tool for Afton Park residents
‘A trip like this helps keep them in the community and experience the same things they did prior to moving into long-term care’
Sep 28, 2015

Sometimes the simplest pleasures in life bring

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S&R head office participates in United Way’s Day of Caring
Team helps beautify nonprofit organization’s office as part of campaign
Sep 25, 2015

Steeves & Rozema sales and marketing

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Residence on the Thames group enjoys end-of-summer picnic
Musical entertainment and KFC highlight annual outing
Sep 23, 2015

Several residents and staff members from

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Trillium Village yard sale raises $900 for animal-rescue centre
Event raises money for a good cause, raises profile of the Chatham-Kent apartment complex
Sep 21, 2015

Trillium Village’s recent annual barbecue

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Friends of Waterloo Heights invite residents, staff, to cottage
Everyone thankful to Donna and Rose Frim for their generosity
Sep 18, 2015

A group of residents and staff members from

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Lanark Heights Parkinson SuperWalk raises $915
30 residents and staff members participate in nationwide event
Sep 16, 2015

Lanark Heights raised $915 for the local

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Legion donates $6,600 to St. Andrew’s Terrace for equipment
Home thankful for donations that help improve residents’ quality of life
Sep 14, 2015

The St. Andrew’s

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Waterloo Heights garage sale raises $700 for muscular dystrophy research
Resident and staff volunteers helped make event successful
Sep 11, 2015

An Aug. 29 garage sale at Waterloo Heights

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Joy of dancing enlivens Westmount Gardens residents, staff
Long-term care community hosts Pink Glove Dance Video Competition for breast cancer research
Sep 09, 2015

When Westmount Gardens executive director Tracy

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Inspired by Texas paint pub, recreation manager hosts wine-and-painting activity for residents
Evening event so popular, there are plans to host a fall session
Sep 04, 2015

Susan

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Summer activities enliven Steeves and Rozema residences
Organizing favourite summer rites and celebrations sparks happy memories
Sep 02, 2015

From barbecues

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A taste of camping sparks happy memories for retirement home residents
Visit to activity director’s campsite deeply enjoyed
Aug 31, 2015

Though th

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Residents chair-dance night away
Rosewood Manor residents appreciate one of Sarnia’s 40 free summer music shows
Aug 28, 2015

The familiar

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Resident joins singing duo
Interests and abilities engaged in retirement living
Aug 26, 2015

Music has always been a part of Miriam Hord’s life, intricately connected to her family and

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Twin Lakes Terrace part of big life changes for new activity co-ordinator
Jennifer Beselaere wants residents to look forward to every day
Aug 24, 2015

Twin Lakes Terrace is part of some big changes in Jennifer Beselaere’s life.


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Residence on the Thames enjoys a 'dog day' afternoon
First-time fundraiser brings out pets and people for community shelter
Aug 21, 2015

Residents, as well as staff members and thei

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Teamwork makes Residence on the Thames fundraiser picture-perfect
Residents, staff members pitch in to help local animal shelter
Aug 19, 2015

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Convalescent care infused with joy of cooking
Trillium Villa program focuses on daily activities, interests and rehab
Aug 17, 2015

The joy of cooking is coming back into Shaheen

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Southgate men enjoy camaraderie and friendship
Celebration signifies life contribution as role models
Aug 14, 2015

“A father is someone who wants to catch

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Resident regains independence within seven weeks of fracture
Nursing rehab graduate supported by Twin Lakes Terrace team
Aug 12, 2015

Jamie Russell remembers the day that Susan

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Southgate families relish outdoor barbecue
Annual celebration is a taste of home
Aug 10, 2015

More than 100 people gathered on a fair-weather

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Communities join together to celebrate fatherhood
Automobiles and acquaintances roll at Rosewood
Aug 07, 2015

An afternoon of automobiles and acquaintances,

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Awareness of elder abuse grows
Steeves & Rozema supports community network’s efforts
Aug 05, 2015

An environment for openness and outreach is

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Young students can apply for scholarships now
Steeves & Rozema supports staff’s family members