Posts By: Kristina Comuzzi

Chocolate Cake

Enjoy this deliciously rich chocolate cake recipe, compliments of Bouchaib Daouine, Executive Chef at Faubourg du Mascaret.  Chocolate Cake 1 cup butter, melted and cooled 2 tablespoon vegetables oil 1 cup brown sugar 1 cup white sugar 4 large eggs, room temperature 4 teaspoons vanilla extra 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder

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Standing Up to Gravity

The importance of proper posture becomes more and more prominent as we age. Thankfully, Marjorie Willison has some strategies to help you improve your posture, along with your overall health!

Pan Seared Haddock with Summer Salsa


Here is another recipe from one of our talented Chefs at Parkland Retirement Living. Our Chefs pride themselves on preparing meals that are both nourishing and delicious. This baked haddock recipe is enjoyable all year long – we encourage you to try it tonight! Pan Seared Haddock with Summer Salsa 5 oz pc boneless Haddock- dusted,

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Happiness with Practice

Learn how to enjoy the simple delights in life with Sonja Lyubormirsky’s expert advice and Marjorie Willison’s strategies to positive, better living.

What’s your favourite downsizing tip?

Come enjoy a FREE one-night stay at Parkland Retirement Living! Spring has finally sprung which means it is the perfect time for cleaning and downsizing. What are some of your favourite tips? Comment on our Facebook page for a chance to win a free one-night stay and complimentary meal at Parkland in the Valley or

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2018 Walk for Alzheimer’s

The annual Walk for Alzheimer’s fundraiser supports more than 15,000 Atlantic Canadians living with the disease, as well as their families, friends and caregivers. Shannex is proud to sponsor this event for the 9th year in a row.

Food for the Soul

Dana Schiefer, Director of Culinary Services and his team of chefs are the thoughtful masterminds behind some of the most popular recipes at our Parkland Retirement Living campuses and Shannex nursing homes. Working out of our Culinary Centre in Halifax, he is also a passionate advocate for supporting local businesses. “We prefer to source fruits,

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Music Memories

Our Orchard Court and Blomidon Court locations piloted and are now rolling out a program called Music Memories. Through this program, our recreation coordinators meet with our clients and/or family members to determine what music is meaningful to that particular client, either now or from their past. The goal is not just finding music that

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