Behaviour Management Support for Long Term Care

Behaviour Management Support for Long Term Care
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As life expectancy extends, so does the time spent in a less functional body.  Long term care homes like Centennial Place seek ways to help their residents as they adapt to the inevitable physical and mental decline as centenary birthday celebrations become more common. While there are many challenges facing … Continue reading

Long Wait Lists and New Services at Centennial Place

Long Wait Lists and New Services at Centennial Place
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  Centennial Place is a privately owned Long Term Care Home operated by AON of Peterborough, and part of a local family-owned company that builds, owns and operates a variety of residential and commercial properties. Their buildings include a family of residences for seniors, with four long term seniors’ residences … Continue reading

Montessori Principals Can Restore Dignity to Dementia Patients

Montessori Principals Can Restore Dignity to Dementia Patients
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Centennial Place has a high concentration of residents suffering from various stages of dementia.  An umbrella term, dementia includes a number of different types of diseases that affect the brain, each with its own set of memory impairment symptoms, including Alzheimer’s, Vascular Dementia, Lewy Body Dementia or Frontotemporal disease.  These … Continue reading

Flying Fortress Week Touched Centennial Place Residents

Flying Fortress Week Touched Centennial Place Residents
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Flying Fortress Week touched Centennial Place residents as they visited the airport last month for a tour of the World War II B-17G Flying Fortress bomber named Sentimental Journey. Among the visitors was Wilf Smith, who flew 39 operational bombing missions over Germany as a wireless air-gunner in a Lancaster … Continue reading

Easter Eggstravaganza!

Easter Eggstravaganza!
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The storm that arrived on Good Friday had organizers worrying about the practicalities of an Easter egg hunt in snowbanks, but by Sunday afternoon, the sun was shining and the ground had dried up enough to allow the event to proceed with a large, eager crowd. This year the local … Continue reading

March Masquerade Celebrates Community

March Masquerade Celebrates Community
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The Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society’s March Masquerade, held March 25 in Millbrook’s Royal Canadian Legion Hall was all it aspired to be: a glittering gala, a visual spectacle, an evening of laughter and fun, and a very successful fundraiser. The hall was transformed into a Mardi Gras-inspired ballroom through … Continue reading

March Masquerade Celebrates Community

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The Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society’s March Masquerade, held March 25 in Millbrook’s Royal Canadian Legion Hall was all it aspired to be: a glittering gala, a visual spectacle, an evening of laughter and fun, and a very successful fundraiser. The hall was transformed into a Mardi Gras-inspired ballroom through … Continue reading

Free Tax Clinic on March 24

Free Tax Clinic on March 24
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Cathy Meehan, pictured here, the Office Manager at Centennial Place, is inviting residents to meet with a group of volunteers who prepare tax returns for free. Your return needs to be simple with an income under $40,000 to be eligible for this free service. These volunteers are associated with Revenue … Continue reading

Our Community Care

Our Community Care
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Community Care Peterborough provides a variety of essential services to seniors and adults with physical challenges, empowering them to live at home. The organization offers a wide range of non-medical supports including meals and transportation, in-home services, transition home after hospital stays as well as social and wellness activities.  Clients … Continue reading

Centennial Place Welcomes a New Kind of Resident

Centennial Place Welcomes a New Kind of Resident
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  A few weeks ago, Centennial Place introduced six new “residents” to their community. The four cats and two dogs are called Companion pets, and came not from a breeder but from the Hasbro toy manufacturer. Much to the delight of the residents, these “pets” look and feel like real … Continue reading

Historical Society Celebrates Bi-Centennial of John Deyell’s Arrival

Historical Society Celebrates Bi-Centennial of John Deyell’s Arrival
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Guest speaker George Parker captivated a full house at the October 27 gathering of the Millbrook and Cavan Historical Society with his presentation on how Cavan Township and the surrounding area was originally surveyed in the early 19th century. He illustrated his talk with a number of maps, charts and … Continue reading