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Delhi LTC Accredited with Commendation

Post - June 22, 2022

peopleCare is delighted to share that Delhi Long-Term Care (LTC) is Accredited with Commendation under Accreditation Canada’s Qmentum program. This level of distinction is awarded ...

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Enhancing resident safety with rapid molecular tests

Post - June 16, 2022

When Meaford Long-Term Care (LTC) experienced their first COVID-19 outbreak in March 2022, the team was prepared with a full outbreak plan, PPE, leading IPAC ...

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Recovering Strong: Supporting employee wellbeing

Post - June 2, 2022

Ask most health care workers why they do what they do, and you’ll notice a heartfelt recurring theme. Called to care for others. Make a ...

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Innovation focus helps peopleCare stand out as a Best Managed Company

Post - May 10, 2022

Waterloo, Ontario, May 10, 2022 – peopleCare Communities has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the ninth straight year, thanks to an ...

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Resiliency Reboot adds to frontline caregiver wellness toolkit

Post - May 9, 2022

Every year, during National Nursing Week, peopleCare takes the opportunity to celebrate our own Caregiver Appreciation Week and recognize the incredible efforts of all our ...

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Community Partner Update

Post - April 29, 2022

Apr 2022 As a family owned, mission-driven organization, our top priorities are clear. Meet the needs and exceed the expectations of our residents and families ...

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Ethically supporting resident choice and quality of life

Post - April 29, 2022

Without question, like everyone else, residents of long-term care (LTC) homes have the fundamental right to choose how they live their life. Its our teams’ ...

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Meaningful images enhance resident wellbeing

Post - April 28, 2022

A retro 1950s kitchen. A calming nursery. A lively potting shed. These are just a few of the new Sensory-scapes in peopleCare long-term care Homes ...

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Meet our Recovering Strong Champions!

Post - April 6, 2022

Through our Recovering Strong Employee Wellness Strategy, peopleCare is working to provide opportunities for all team members to focus on their personal wellbeing. Enter our ...

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Beyond Ourselves 2021 Highlights

Post - March 8, 2022

Beyond Ourselves is peopleCare’s approach to social responsibility and being a force for positive change in our communities and around the globe. In 2021, we ...

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Community Partner Update

Post - January 31, 2022

Jan 2022 Partnering to build welcoming new long-term care homes for more local seniors, hiring great people to deliver quality, innovative care, strengthening the available ...

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peopleCare announces new Vice President, Long-Term Care Operations

Post - January 20, 2022

peopleCare Communities is delighted to announce Jeremy Zinger as our incoming Vice President, LTC Operations. Jeremy was selected following an extensive national search conducted by ...

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160 new peopleCare LTC beds to benefit seniors in Tillsonburg

Post - January 13, 2022

TILLSONBURG, Ontario, Jan 13, 2022 – The Ministry of Long-Term Care has awarded peopleCare Communities 160 new long-term care bed licenses, enabling us to build ...

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peopleCare to build 160-bed LTC Home in Stratford

Post - January 13, 2022

STRATFORD, Ontario, Jan 13, 2022 – peopleCare Communities is excited to share that the Ministry of Long-Term Care has awarded us 100 new long-term care ...

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peopleCare partners with Region of Waterloo to give third doses to LTC staff

Post - January 10, 2022

WATERLOO, Ontario, Jan 10 2022 – The Region of Waterloo is partnering with peopleCare Communities, a company with 50 years of experience in senior living ...

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Integrating Families as Essential Care Partners

Post - December 28, 2021

Growing a Family Caregiver Program - Nurture a culture shift and be amazed by what blooms No matter where you live, it’s the presence of family ...

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Holiday Message 2021

Post - December 20, 2021

As 2021 comes to a close, we are enormously grateful to have measures such as vaccines and boosters, rapid testing, active screening and personal protective ...

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peopleCare’s Annual Values Awards 2021

Post - December 13, 2021

As a family owned organization, making decisions and providing care in a way that reflects peopleCare’s Values has always been at the heart of what ...

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peopleCare awarded 192 new LTC beds in Cambridge

Post - December 9, 2021

WATERLOO, Ontario, Dec 9, 2021 – peopleCare Communities is delighted to share that the Ministry of Long-Term Care has awarded the organization 192 new long-term ...

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peopleCare to build new 160-bed LTC home in St. Jacobs

Post - December 9, 2021

WATERLOO, Ontario, Dec 9, 2021 – Today, Minister of Long-Term Care Rod Phillips awarded peopleCare Communities 160 new long-term care beds in Woolwich, Ontario. This ...

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peopleCare LTC Home Named a Medication Safety Champion

Post - November 24, 2021

peopleCare Hilltop Manor Long-Term Care (LTC) Home in Cambridge has been named one of only 10 Champion Homes that will partner with the Institute for ...

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Making every step count towards wellness

Post - November 1, 2021

More than 300 peopleCare employees chose wellness, together during our first-ever virtual Walk to Wellness from Oct. 16-31. Lacing up their shoes, staff made every ...

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Walk to Wellness 2021

Post - October 15, 2021

peopleCare is excited to launch our virtual staff Walk to Wellness from October 16 – 31, 2021, an opportunity for all team members to focus ...

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Community Partner Update

Post - October 13, 2021

Oct 2021 Leading meaningful transformation through a focus on resident and staff experience remains a peopleCare priority, as the LTC sector turns the page on ...

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Employee Wellness Survey

Post - October 13, 2021

Recovering Strong: Wellness, Together peopleCare has worked hard to support staff as they stepped up during the challenging 18 months of the pandemic, and we’re ...

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Partnering to add more PSWs to frontline

Post - September 24, 2021

The healthcare system just gained more caring hearts and helping hands thanks to a recent collaboration between Meaford Long-Term Care and triOS College to quickly ...

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“Adopt-a-Grandparent” Team-up with City of Cambridge

Post - September 17, 2021

A recent City of Cambridge “Adopt-a-Grandparent” initiative has given dozens of high school students new “grand-friends” in two local peopleCare long-term care (LTC) homes. This ...

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Update on COVID-19 immunization for staff

Post - September 15, 2021

Since COVID-19 vaccines became available, peopleCare has strongly encouraged, supported and enabled staff to get immunized to protect themselves and those around them. We’re proud ...

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Community Partner Update

Post - June 3, 2021

June 2021 Leading positive senior living and health system change is a peopleCare priority and we appreciate how people, organizations and entire communities have come ...

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peopleCare Chairman & CEO re-elected OLTCA Board Chair

Post - June 2, 2021

We’re pleased to share that peopleCare Chairman and CEO Brent Gingerich was re-elected Board Chair of the Ontario Long-Term Care Association (OLTCA) for 2021 – ...

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Partnerships a COVID silver lining

Post - June 2, 2021

Thinking about the unprecedented global health crisis of this pandemic, the words of poet John Donne come to mind, and are as compelling today as ...

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Onsite COVID vaccines the way forward for LTC

Post - May 27, 2021

peopleCare is shaping the future of how COVID vaccines are delivered in Ontario long-term care (LTC) homes, thanks to a successful pilot of onsite, timely ...

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Community vaccine clinic chance for peopleCare to give back

Post - May 21, 2021

They came to the Tavistock arena in a steady stream all day long. Seniors, young working mothers, family caregivers. First responders, farmers and factory workers. ...

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peopleCare and partners research family caregiver presence in LTC

Post - May 13, 2021

No matter where you live, it’s the presence of family that makes a home feel most like home. That’s why, in a year with so ...

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Steadfast focus on residents, staff and families earns Best Managed recognition

Post - May 5, 2021

Waterloo, Ontario, May 5, 2021 – peopleCare Communities has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies for the eighth year in a row. Chairman ...

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Virtual Pen Pal Session Connects Generations

Post - March 29, 2021

Science students from the University of Waterloo didn’t let COVID stop them from reaching out to bridge the generations and brighten the day of local ...

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peopleCare awarded 80 new LTC beds in Kitchener

Post - March 18, 2021

KITCHENER, Ontario, Mar 18, 2021 – peopleCare Communities is pleased to share that the Ministry of Long-Term Care has awarded us 80 new long-term care ...

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peopleCare and Trent University Collaborate to Advance LTC

Post - March 18, 2021

WATERLOO, Ontario, Mar 18, 2021 - peopleCare Communities and Trent University are collaborating to improve the lives of local seniors, advance research on aging, and ...

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Community Partner Update

Post - March 2, 2021

March 2021 With solutions like rapid testing in our COVID-fighting toolkit, and vaccines delivering on their promise – with fewer cases and outbreaks – peopleCare ...

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peopleCare Home first in Waterloo region to vaccinate residents

Post - January 12, 2021

CAMBRIDGE, Ontario, Jan 12, 2021 – Earlier today, residents at Golden Years Long-Term Care (LTC) Home became the first LTC residents in the Region of ...

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Holiday Message 2020

Post - December 24, 2020

A message to our communities... To say this year was unpredictable is an understatement and yet, together with the help of our partners and our ...

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Values Awards

Post - December 14, 2020

Every year, through our peer-nominated Values Awards, peopleCare recognizes team members who provide exceptional care and go the extra mile in living our peopleCare Values ...

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Piloting Rapid COVID Tests

Post - December 12, 2020

15-minute window from test to results supports safety and quality of life.  This week, over 50 staff at peopleCare AR Goudie Long-Term Care in Kitchener ...

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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

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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