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