Calgary widow grieving loss of twin sister marks bittersweet 82nd birthday

It was a bittersweet birthday for 82-year-old Dorothy Vaughan. Friends and family gathered outside her Calgary retirement home in McKenzie Towne to mark the occasion. “I have the most wonderful friends and daughters,” Dorothy said. Her daughter, Nina Vaughan, wanted…

More COVID-19 outbreaks at Calgary long term care centres

More Calgary seniors homes have confirmed cases of COVID-19, amid a pandemic that has spread across the world. Alberta Health Services has confirmed that a resident living at Bethany Calgary seniors home in the north west and an employee who…

Family calls for re-testing of recovered COVID-19 cases at McKenzie Towne care home

Like most families, Shauna Parks spent the Easter holiday apart from her mother, Brenda. Parks wanted nothing more than to put her arms around her mom, but a window visit from her 78-year-old mother’s second-floor suite at McKenzie Towne Continuing…

2 more positive COVID-19 cases at Calgary care home have community on edge

The McKenzie Towne Continuing Care Centre reported two new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, adding to the three cases reported at the facility Tuesday. A resident in her 80s died after testing positive for the virus. The loss is hitting…