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 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
We will resume publishing on Jan. 4
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