Coronavirus: How Edmonton seniors are coping with self-isolation

Self-isolation is hard on everybody, but for seniors it can be especially lonely. Seniors’ facilities in Edmonton are working on ways to help residents through quarantine. “One site does hula dancing at the doorway, and (one woman) just had her…

Coronavirus: Noses being sanitized at an Edmonton seniors home

These days, washing and sanitizing our hands is top of mind, as COVID-19 continues to spread. Now, Christenson Communities senior homes are taking it a step further by also disinfecting noses. Christenson Communities partnered with Vancouver-based company Ondine Biomedical, hoping…

Group of Alberta seniors granted longtime dreams

A retirement community in Alberta is helping its seniors fulfill longtime wishes. The “Dream a Little Dream” program asks seniors living in the community to write a letter detailing a wish close to their heart. Corporate chaplain Jill Burt, with…