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Nascar Fan Speeds In Racecar!

BRIDGE TO DREAMS Nascar Fan Speeds In Racecar! A Queensway resident had his lifelong dream fulfilled with our Bridge to Dreams program. John has been a NASCAR enthusiast his whole life. Over the years John, and his wife Janice, have gone to see multiple races including Darlington in South Carolina, Martinsville in Virginia, Indianapolis

Resident Thrilled to Snowshoe Again

BRIDGE TO DREAMS Resident Thrilled to Snowshoe Again A few years ago, just prior to the Pandemic one of Southbridge Pinewood’s lovely residents “Louise” was approached by a recreation staff asking her if there was one thing she could do what would it be?  She replied very quickly….to snowshoe again. Louise

Resident Attends Daughter’s Baby Shower

BRIDGE TO DREAMS Resident Attends Daughter’s Baby Shower Resident Shannon at The Palace LTC is a grandmother of a few grandchildren and has never had the chance to be present at one of her daughter’s baby showers. So, on October 17th, Shannon had one of her dreams realized! Earlier on in the

The Full Shebang

BRIDGE TO DREAMS The Full Shebang Resident Audrey at Shelburne LTC desperately wanted a perm.  She hadn’t had one for over a year and a half.  The staff went to work and arranged Changes Hair Studio to give Audrey an entire make-over. Hair, eyebrows and  make-up……the full shebang.  Audrey felt like

New Wig for Cancer Survivor

BRIDGE TO DREAMS New Wig for Cancer Survivor! Our resident, Margaret at Shelburne LTC has battled cancer for a lengthy period and wanted a wig due to her hair loss. Her Bridge to Dream was fulfilled! Here is her heartfelt letter she wrote thanking our staff: My name is Margaret and I have

Visit to a Dairy Farm

On September 2, 2021 our resident Anita St-Louis’ dream came true! During one of our resident council meetings at The Palace LTC , Anita had expressed a great desire to visit a dairy farm. We were very fortunate to have one of our summer students offer to be the host to make this dream

New Guitar Brings Back Music to Resident

Resident Christopher Dart shared with his recreation facilitator, Penny, that his dream was to have music brought into his life again. Before coming to Chelsey Park LTC, Chris was homeless and had expressed that dealing with homelessness was always better with a guitar in his hand. Chris recalls his youth years when he was

Resident Meets Sports Icon!

Wes came to live at Queensway in August of 2018 at the age of 61. He often talked about his love of sports, and how he played goalie when he was younger. He would often recall the times when he himself would have a shutout or the incredible games he would watch on T.V that

Meeting the Royals

Peter Nunan a Resident at Southbridge Pinewood in Thunder Bay struck up a conversation one day with Janina Gladish (Recreation Aide) which he often did. This particular day he wanted to share his story of the remarkable moments he had over the years, but not with just Janina but with as many people as

Three Musketeers enjoy a special feast

Three residents - Mr. James Lewis, Mrs. Aline Tessier and Mrs. Claire Paquin-Lussier decided to achieve their dreams together. It consisted a meal of St-Hubert restaurant including chicken breasts, chicken wings, sweet potatoes, creamy coleslaw and soft drinks. One of the participants is vegetarian and has had the pleasure to eat veggie strips accompanied by