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There’s no denying that exercise is good for us and that even a moderate amount of regular exercise can yield both physical and psychological health benefits. Yet, one of the greatest misconceptions is that there’s a point in our lives when we must come to terms with our physical limitations. As a result, age often becomes a reason not to workout. Chartwell Crescent Gardens resident Marion proves this couldn’t be further from the truth.
I never dreamed I’d be living in a retirement residence, and with all the negative publicity these past 2.5 years, I hoped I’d never have to. Yet, after a five-hour operation to remove a parotid gland and a neck dissection, here I am in respite care.
Bertha Holtby, better known as “Birdie” to friends and family, has been a resident of Chartwell Southwind for the past 16 years, and is likely one of the first people you’ll meet if you choose to call the retirement residence home.
Taking the leap by moving into a retirement residence can be challenging for some seniors—and understandably so. Fear of the unknown is common, but this important step can also be full of wonderful surprises. This was the case for Chartwell Cité-Jardin resident Ella Danis.
The year is 1938 in Brantford, Ontario. Children from grades two through eight play in their wool school clothes, re-arranging desks in their one-room schoolhouse, kept warm by the cozy basement furnace. A shared learning space, Tranquility School was a hub for the community too, hosting bridge games, square dancing and fairs in the summer. It was a place where everyone knew each other, and community meant family.
Hélène Nolin did not feel ready to leave her home until the charm of the Chartwell Oasis Saint-Jean Retirement Residence, located in her neighbourhood in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, made her see things differently.
While many people subscribe to the notion of performing random acts of kindness, there’s actually an official World Kindness Day, celebrated ...
Imagine living the first 16 years of your life being able to see colours, shapes and all of nature’s splendour, only to have your vision fad ...
Antoine Normand, 77, of Chartwell Monastere d’Aylmer in Gatineau, Quebec, describes himself as a “Don Quichotte with a mission.” Known for h ...
For some, heritage can play an integral part in reaching one’s goals throughout life. Recently, Chartwell Eau Claire Care Community did som ...
On March 8 th , women around the world celebrated their achievements, history and importance in society for 2018’s International Women’s Day ...
You don’t have to look hard for artistic talent at Chartwell Deerview Crossing Retirement Residence . In fact, walking through the front doo ...

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