Entries by MennoPlaceCommunications

The Apartments – Walking Club

The Apartments enjoyed a weekly Walking Club this fall. More than 50 residents were involved at all levels! The recreation team along with the wellness nurse team put together an excellent initiative that motivated residents to walk in groups – many walked around Mill Lake each week. Each certificate celebrated the number of steps recorded […]

Western Regional Professional Caregiver Award

Each person’s caregiving journey is unique, but there is always a common thread: the willingness, patience and dedication that surrounds their commitment to care. We are pleased to celebrate the 2014 Western Regional Professional Caregiver Award Winner for British Columbia, Bryan Gay. Bryan is a professional caregiver who provides skilled care and compassion at the […]

Silver Valet Dental Program at Menno Place

We are pleased to introduce a new partnership with Silver Valet Dental Care effective October 1, 2014. Silver Valet will be providing comprehensive on-site dental services to our residents and tenants. Silver’s team of dental professionals will come directly to Menno Place and provide preventative and restorative dental care in the comfort of a fully […]

Garden Project 2014

The Garden Project is an initiative made possible through the generous donations of residents who live in The Apartments. This project raised $65,000 to create a peaceful garden to be enjoyed by all residents, families and visitors of the Menno Place campus. Residents will enjoy a walk-around garden, a huge gazebo for special events, two spectacular […]

Long Love – Lessons from 60+ years of Wedded Bliss

It’s February again and the calendar is telling us that it is time for you to celebrate the love of your life. Since the 15th century, Saint Valentine’s Day has been a day set aside as a day in which lovers show their love for each other.

Working among seniors, I have a front seat to witness “long-love” – marriages that have reached the 60 year anniversary milestone.