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Jan 28 2013

Calgary Joins the Soup Sisters

There were 8 of us women who enjoyed a social evening of chopping healthy vegetables and creating a wonderful aroma of simmering soups of many kinds – our group which included us at Classic LifeCare as well as some sisters & friends helped add to the hearty and delicious soup cart.

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Dec 06 2012

HELP is not a four-letter word

Asking for help can be terrifying. Accepting help can be challenging. We all want to retain our dignity and independence, but not asking for help can mean stalling a solution and escalating things into a crisis.

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Dec 03 2012

Roxanne's 5 Year

We celebrated Roxanne's 5 Year with Classic this week !  Roxanne is an endearing caregiver who has shown love to all the clients she's worked with over the years.  I reminded her of a time I stopped in to see Roxanne and her long term client at the time.  Roxanne was carefully curling her client's hair and I could tell her client was feeling quite pleased and pampered at this !  There was some sweet conversation between the two of them which showed me a relationship that only comes with time.  We feel very blessed to have Roxanne as a caregiver and

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Nov 30 2012

Maybelle: chanteuse, mother, wife

Growing up in Ireland during the Great Depression, poverty was the norm for Winnipeg-born Maybelle Summers.

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Nov 30 2012

My mother has WHAT?

The doctor has just told me my mother has dementia. I weep in her office and say, “You mean someday my mom won’t know who I am?” The doctor takes a deep breath and tells me I’m getting ahead of myself.

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Nov 05 2012

Sweet sharing

Hi from Brit in Calgary!

Every year my children are asked to separate their Halloween candy in two piles.  Half gets hidden away, protected from the other sister (and parents who try to sniff it out) while the other half is tied up in a bag and given to one of the local shelters in Calgary.  

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Oct 30 2012

Celebrating Jenny Aherne's 20 years with Classic LifeCare

20 years with our family! What an honour it was to celebrate that milestone with Jenny Aherne.

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Oct 22 2012

The magic of music

Classic LifeCare was pleased to recently deliver a music therapy session for long-term Calgary client Ed. 

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Oct 22 2012

Run for the Cure: Calgary 2012

The Calgary Canadian Breast Cancer CIBC Run for the Cure was an amazing gathering of people. The crowd arrived in the early morning sporting outrageous pink attire, ribbons, bows, tutus and spandex. Even the men came adored in frilly pink attire. It was a laugh but also an inspiration to see so much hope floating in the air.

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Oct 18 2012

Introducing the Westshore Seniors Network Group

To address the real need for a service that would educate and support seniors in the Westshore instead of them having to come into Victoria, the Westshore Seniors Networking Group has come together in the last year with the help of founder Nicole Donaldson.

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