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A new beginning for the peopleCare LTC Home where it all began

Post - November 20, 2020

peopleCare to redevelop Tavistock long-term care to a brand-new 128-bed home TAVISTOCK, Ontario, Nov 20, 2020 – peopleCare is pleased to share that the Ministry ...

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Eyes on the skies

Post - October 23, 2020

Residents, staff and neighbours at peopleCare’s AR Goudie Long-Term Care Home in Kitchener were all eyes on the skies recently, watching a first-of-its-kind trial delivery ...

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New Resources to Support Safe, Meaningful Visits

Post - August 28, 2020

Our caregiving partners – including families, friends and neighbours – support resident wellbeing and quality of life, during care and social visits. peopleCare’s Family Caregiver ...

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Listen, Learn, Take Action

Post - July 6, 2020

As our partners in caring for residents and supporting quality of life, engaging with families in authentic ways is always a priority. Never before has this ...

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peopleCare hosts Doctors Without Borders Webinar during National Nursing Week

Post - May 13, 2020

  Registered Nurse Jaime Wah knows a thing or two about fighting infectious illnesses. In her career as a field nurse for Doctors Without Borders, ...

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We Need More Caring Hands to Protect Residents

Post - April 30, 2020

We can and must do more to protect Ontario’s most vulnerable citizens from this pandemic. When Ontario’s health officials shared their updated COVID-19 projections earlier ...

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A Message from Our Family to Yours

Post - March 31, 2020

March 31, 2020 Dear peopleCare families, With the world at a standstill due to the pandemic, it’s an understatement to say this is a strange ...

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An Open Letter to Our Dedicated Frontline Staff

Post - March 20, 2020

March 20, 2020 Dear peopleCare teams, Has it really only been one week since the World Health Organization declared a pandemic? With the spread of ...

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Update on Visitors to our Homes

Post - March 14, 2020

Working closely with public health officials, peopleCare continues to do our part to keep our residents, staff and communities safe and reduce the risk of ...

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COVID-19 Precautions to Protect Residents, Staff and Visitors

Post - March 12, 2020

Year-round, peopleCare’s top priority is the safety and wellbeing of our residents, families, staff and others who spend time in our Homes. With the emergence ...

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peopleCare Achieves Best Managed Companies Platinum Status

Post - March 5, 2020

Waterloo, Ontario, March 5, 2020 – peopleCare Communities Inc., a leader in the development and operation of world-class senior living residences, is thrilled to have ...

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Tackling Social Issues Through a Shared Value Approach

Post - February 19, 2020

A focus on community social enterprise helps organizations like peopleCare succeed in a very authentic way: one that aligns with our Values. Above and Beyond ...

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Three Years In, Student Musician-in-Residence Program Enriching Lives

Post - December 17, 2019

Read an Open Letter from Music Student to Her "Roommates" at Oakcrossing Retirement Living. Residents and Western University music students live together in harmony.    ...

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peopleCare earns Accreditation with Exemplary Standing

Post - December 3, 2019

Waterloo, Ontario, December 3, 2019 - Having met a remarkable 99.3% of the required criteria, peopleCare is once again Accredited with Exemplary Standing, the highest award ...

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Redeveloping 128 new long-term care beds in Meaford

Post - September 24, 2019

New beds will help meet the needs of local aging population and enable future development of integrated campus of care            ...

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WW2G Trek Connects Outstanding Women Leaders Across Health and Long Term Care

Post - June 13, 2019

Meet the notable women leaders joining this year's Trek! Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be mentored by some of the ...

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peopleCare Kicks Off Annual Fundraising in Support of MEDA

Post - May 1, 2019

peopleCare Kicks-Off Annual Fundraising in Support of MEDA Join peopleCare this summer at two worthwhile and fun charity events to support MEDA’s Nigeria Way, which ...

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Hit the Links in Support of MEDA’s Nigeria Way

Post - April 30, 2019

Hit the Links in Support of MEDA's Nigeria Way   Join peopleCare Communities for an entertaining day of golf, great food and prizes in support ...

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peopleCare Communities Named One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies

Post - April 18, 2019

Waterloo, Ontario, April 18, 2019 - For the sixth straight year, peopleCare Communities has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, earning a Gold ...

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peopleCare wins Quality Improvement Innovation of the Year Award

Post - March 26, 2019

WATERLOO, Ontario – With the complexity of care needs on the rise for Ontario’s 68,000 long-term care residents, the need for an innovative approach to ...

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London High School Students Preserving the Stories and Legacies of Oakcrossing Retirement Living Residents

Post - December 13, 2018

St. Andre Bessette High School and Oakcrossing Retirement Living are working together to commemorate the lives of residents through the creation of individual biographies. "It's ...

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Meaford Long Term Care Receives Accreditation Canada Exemplary Standing

Post - November 27, 2018

WATERLOO, Ontario – peopleCare Communities is pleased to announce Meaford Long Term Care has earned Exemplary Standing under the Qmentum accreditation program. This is the ...

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Annual Resident Camping Trip – Fall 2018

Post - November 14, 2018

For the past 7 years, peopleCare residents enjoy a fall camping trip at Hidden Acres Mennonite Retreat Centre. We invite you to watch the video ...

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Information Session for Enhanced Seniors Services (Twin Oaks)

Post - November 8, 2018

You are invited to attend a Community Information Session regarding enhanced seniors services at Twin Oaks of Maryhill on Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 between 6:30 ...

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Information Session for Enhanced Seniors Services (AR Goudie)

Post - November 7, 2018

You are invited to attend a Community Information Session regarding enhanced seniors services at peopleCare AR Goudie on Monday, November 26th, 2018 between 7:00 p.m. ...

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Information Session for Enhanced Seniors Services (Golden Years)

Post - November 7, 2018

You are invited to attend a Community Information Session regarding enhanced seniors services at Golden Years Nursing Home on Thursday, November 29th, 2018 between 7:00 ...

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peopleCare Calls on the Sector to Support the ‘Next Leg’

Post - June 4, 2018

peopleCare Communities is calling on the health care sector to join the peopleCare team to support ‘The Next Leg’ by walking 100 km of the ...

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peopleCare Communities Announces New President

Post - June 4, 2018

WATERLOO, Ontario – Brent Gingerich, CEO of peopleCare Communities announced today that after a comprehensive recruitment search, Megan Allen-Lamb has been named the new President ...

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peopleCare Communities Named One of Canada’s Best Managed Companies Gold Standard

Post - April 30, 2018

peopleCare Communities was recognized for overall business performance and sustained growth with the prestigious Canada’s Best Managed Companies Gold Standard designation. The 2018 Best Managed ...

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Group of Western University Music Students to Live in Retirement Home

Post - September 6, 2017

Recreation of Ohio program will offer students free room and board in Oakcrossing Retirement Living in exchange for spending time with seniors. When Western University ...

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Western University Students to Live for Free in Retirement Home under New Program

Post - September 6, 2017

When Western University graduate Heather Gingerich saw a news segment about an Ohio retirement home where music students lived alongside seniors, she was amazed at the electric ...

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New Seniors’ Home Aims to Score Music Students

Post - September 6, 2017

In a first for Canada, a new London seniors’ home opening this October is recruiting three Western University music students as live-in minstrels to entertain ...

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peopleCare Awarded Funds to Support Pharmacist-Led Medication Reconciliation Research

Post - August 31, 2017

In April 2017, the province announced 15 new projects to receive funding from the Health Technology Fund, via the Office of the Chief Health Innovation ...

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peopleCare Communities Acclaimed One of The Most Engaged Workplaces™

Post - August 31, 2017

June 22, 2017- peopleCare Communities today announced its recognition as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America. The annual award, issued by Achievers, an ...

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Retirement Living Resident Checklist

Post - June 6, 2017

Life in a retirement home can offer many new experiences. If you or someone you love has started to think it is time for a ...

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Finding a new home quickly after a life-altering event

Post - June 6, 2017

We would all prefer to make our decisions at our own pace.  Some like to quickly make a move while others do meticulous research and ...

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Where to start in finding a new home for you or a loved one

Post - June 6, 2017

Life in a Retirement Home can be an amazing new chapter in someone’s life. Retirement living can offer new friendships and new experiences. If you ...

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