The April 2015 issue of Connections is now available

Written, produced and distributed by Shannex, Connections is a quarterly publication for clients, employees, families, volunteers, partners and friends of Shannex. Issue 18 is now available.   Click HERE to read the latest issue.   Click HERE to download a PDF copy.   Comments, suggestions and photos for Connections can be sent to: Heather Hanson, Director of Communications and

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March is Music Therapy Month

Music Therapy is more than just listening to music. It’s about using music to promote, maintain, and restore wellness in body, mind and soul. Studies show that listening to music regularly can benefit our physical and mental health and that’s why Shannex employs full-time Music Therapists and a significant part of our recreation and wellness

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Pink Shirt Day at Parkland

Shannex strives to maintain a healthy work environment for all employees. We know that bullying is not only a problem on school grounds—it happens around boardroom tables, in lunch rooms and in many social settings. Everyone deserves to be respected and we want everyone to feel safe, supported and understood at work. On February 25th,

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Shannex Joins the Conversation

Shannex is proud to support organizations in our community that raise awareness and funds for mental health research and programs. Today, Canadians across the country are texting and tweeting about mental health to help rid our country of the stigma surrounding mental illness. Shannex is supporting Bell Let’s Talk Day by joining in the conversation.

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Polypharmacy and why it’s Important

Polypharmacy can be defined as taking more medications than necessary. Often, individuals are prescribed a medication for an ailment and then continue to take it long after the issue may have been resolved. Polypharmacy is particularly important as people age and become frail. Seniors tend to have more health issues and due to their body’s

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The December Issue of Connections is Now Available

Written, produced and distributed by Shannex, Connections is a quarterly publication for clients, employees, families, volunteers, partners and friends of Shannex. Issue 16 is now available. Click HERE to read the latest issue. Click HERE to download a PDF copy. Comments, suggestions and photos for Connections can be sent to: Heather Hanson, Director of Communications and Community Affairs hhanson@shannex.com

Christmas in November Market

Looking for a gift for someone special? Cameron Hall will be hosting a Christmas market at Parkland Clayton Park (114 Fairfax Drive) on Wednesday, November 26 from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Enjoy shopping without the usual Christmas crowds with vendors such as Fifth Avenue Jewelry, Shoppers Drug Mart, Tan Jay N Alia, Allie’s Boutique,

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Join Us for Breakfast in Support of the United Way

Join Parkland in the Valley for breakfast at Jubilee Hall (19 Shannex Drive, Quispamsis) in support of the United Way on Friday, November 28 from 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Enjoy a delicious breakfast while helping a great cause. The United Way supports 55 vitally important organizations in the Halifax Region. When you donate to

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Remembrance Day

Every year we take time to honour the men and women who bravely served, and continue to serve, our great country. Over the next few days, Parkland Retirement Living campuses across Nova Scotia and New Brunswick will be holding Remembrance Day ceremonies to mark this occasion. Thank you to all of our service men and

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Winter Stays

As we feel the nip of winter in the air, we want to remind you that winter stays are available at Parkland Retirement Living campuses. Clients at Parkland can watch the snow fall and the ice melt on our beautiful campus and are free from worrying about going out in the tricky weather. No matter

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