Everyone possesses strengths and unique personality traits, although they are often hard to recognize within ourselves. There are many benefits to increasing self-awareness in this domain and understanding our value. Not only does it increase feelings of pride and gratitude, but also leaves us feeling more positive, self-motivated and well.
We were honoured when the son of a long-time resident wanted to show his appreciation for the care his mom received over the last twelve years - most recently on the Memory Care floor. He told our Executive Director that he wanted to do something “that would make the nurses lives easier” as he recounted the times he witnessed staff going above and beyond in their care of his mother,
We are pleased to present the first in a three-part series related to self-care featuring Stephanie Pink's expertise. She is a student intern at the Village, pursuing a Master’s in Social Work degree from Wilfrid Laurier University. In this series she provides tips and resources grounded in evidence-based research and experience, on three topics: (1) Gratitude, (2) Identifying Our Strengths and (3) Self-Care.
Our neighbor The Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex is expanding! We had the opportunity recently to connect with our friend and community partner, Jaye Kuntz, Supervisor, Leisure Programs at The City of Waterloo to learn more about this project. We can hardly wait for this new space to open beside our campus!
Let us help you keep your meals fresh and exciting during these unique times. We have put together a list of resources that will allow you to try something new when it comes to your meals. Check out a variety of options from take-out, to DIY meal kits & prepared meals!
We love to learn about our residents and share their stories. We believe storytelling is an important part of building community connection. We hope through these stories residents can learn things they did not know about each other. We also hope those exploring our campus can learn about the incredible people who already live here. This story features Nancy!
It is important we take a few moments and celebrate the moments that bring us joy. We have found throughout this pandemic the one thing that remains constant is the feeling of community and connection. Our families are a large part of this as well. In this story we share a video discussing how one of our residents is doing during this time.
We love to learn about our residents and share their stories. We believe storytelling is an important part of building community connection. We hope through these stories residents can learn things they did not know about each other. We also hope those exploring our campus can learn about the incredible people who already live here. This story features Eric!
The history of our lot that now houses our campus has a pretty interesting past. We decided to explore the story & history of our 20 acres. This story features some fun facts about 'The Sunshine Company'.