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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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Virtual Reality Helps Clients at Parkland

Parkland Fredericton uses virtual reality to tackle and address many of the challenges of aging. Virtual reality can be prescribed to rehabilitate stroke patients, treat dementia and anxiety, and help those with mobility challenges have a much better quality of life.

Staying Well with Harmony

Harmony at Parkland

Research shows that seniors who set attainable goals for themselves and engage with their community stay well longer.

Canterbury Hall opens Harmony Café

Clients at Parkland Riverview’s Canterbury Hall now have a new gathering place called the Harmony Café, thanks to Wellness Coach Jamie Bernard. The idea for the Café was born after Jamie participated in a Harmony 2.0 workshop in Halifax a few years ago. At the Harmony Café, clients, families, and staff can mingle as they

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