Seasons donates $40K to food banks amid COVID-19 crisis

The Easter holiday weekend is normally a time to get together with loved ones over a delicious meal. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic this year, gatherings were limited to immediate family members. If you are living in a single-person household, this meant your time would be spent alone. While this continued effort to practice social distancing …

2019 Look-back: Seasons celebrates 10th Anniversary with Disney magic

When it came time to form the service culture behind Seasons, its leaders looked for an inspiration model and found it in Disney: an iconic company known for its excellent service. Seasons partnered with the Disney Institute for three years to learn their business principles and employee training methods. Since that time, Seasons has seen …

Honouring Veterans at Seasons

On Remembrance Day, it is important for Canadians to honour the brave soldiers who died in the line of duty, and to thank all veterans and active servicemen and women for their contributions to our freedom. At Seasons, we are proud that many veterans choose to call us home. Throughout Veterans’ Week, observed November 5 …

Benefits of joining an indoor walking club for seniors

October brings with it stunning fall colours, crisp cool air, and beautiful views when out walking. However, as the weather continues to grow colder, alternative options such as indoor walking tracks and mall-walking may become more suitable. Usually done in groups, these walking activities are not only fun but have many added benefits for older …

Together we ‘can’ make a difference

Living with hunger can mean you don’t always know where your next meal is going to come from. For an increasing number of seniors, this is an alarming situation that is happening more frequently. Many must choose between eating regular meals or paying for basic expenses, like rent or electricity. What the findings tell us. …

Seasons: Think of us as home

Seasons has launched a new animated campaign entitled “Think Of Us As Home”.  Animation is an exciting medium that has not yet been tested in the Canadian seniors housing market.   Why animation? There are a lot of reasons why animation is an appealing medium for storytelling.  As outlined in the article by GraphicMama, cartoon …

Seasons names 2019 Remarkable Resident

At Seasons, we believe it’s important to connect with the individuals who choose to call us home. The purpose of the Seasons Celebrates Remarkable Residents program is to highlight and celebrate achievements made throughout one’s lifetime. Contestants are asked to demonstrate one, or a combination of significant achievement within their life, having made important contributions …

2019 Remarkable Residents pen advice to younger selves

As we celebrate our tenth anniversary this year, it is an opportunity to reflect on our past accomplishments and lessons learned, and consider these examples as we continue to grow and evolve as an organization. We posed a similar thought to our residents as part of our 2019 Remarkable Residents Contest, aiming once again to …

Seasons celebrates 10th Anniversary milestones

2019 marks the tenth anniversary of Seasons Retirement Communities.  Since 2009, our company has grown an impressive three times our original size with 21 locations in ON and AB, employing over 1,490 individuals. “We are proud of our ten-year track record of delivering quality care and service to our residents,” says Mike Lavallée, CEO. “This would …

Serving up seconds: Seasons continues partnership with the Olsons

At Seasons, we understand how important it is to serve quality food that our residents love to eat. To further demonstrate this commitment Seasons launched its partnership with celebrity chef couple Michael and Anna Olson in 2018. A bit about them Since 2001 Michael has been a Chef Professor at Niagara College’s Canadian Food & …