How to celebrate Father’s Day from a distance

Father’s Day is on June 20, and while ideally celebrated in person, many of us are choosing to do so from a distance for everyone’s wellbeing. If you feel hesitant to gather in small groups or are unable to due to your local Public Health restrictions, we’ve put together a list of safe, creative ways …

How to celebrate Mother’s Day from a distance

Mother’s Day is on May 9, and while ideally celebrated in person, many of us are having to do so from a distance. We know that following appropriate precautions is essential to keep ourselves, our loved ones, and communities safe, so we’ve put together a list of safe, creative ways you can celebrate Mom this …

Is retirement living or LTC right for me or my loved one?

Choosing the right senior living option for you or your loved one is an important decision. Understanding what these choices mean, however, can be difficult at the best of times, let alone amid a pandemic. One of the most long-standing, common misconceptions is that retirement residences and long-term care homes are the same. This is …

8 reasons retirement living is still a great idea

Making the move to a retirement living community is a big decision during the best of times. You might be asking yourself if now is the right time for you or your loved one to make the move. The truth is, the need for a supportive lifestyle doesn’t change just because there is a global …

Seasons team member first to get COVID-19 vaccine in Windsor

Krystal Meloche knew that she wanted to make a difference in the lives of seniors when she applied to work with us at Seasons Belle River Retirement Community. After her father and sister contracted COVID-19 from her mother who was an asymptomatic carrier, her father was placed on a ventilator and sadly succumbed to the …

How to celebrate a distanced Christmas with loved ones

It’s guaranteed the holidays are going to be different this year. While it’s strongly recommended that we spend Christmas with the people in our immediate household to reduce the further spread of COVID-19, we can still find fun and meaningful ways to celebrate with those we love from a distance. Many people are choosing to …

COVID, cold or flu: How to keep yourself and others safe

Before COVID-19, the flu and other viruses put seniors at risk. This is once again the case as we enter this year’s flu season, especially for seniors living with respiratory ailments. For this reason, Seasons team members are trained and skilled at successful infection control. Staying well-informed can have a significant impact on how we …

Technology that helps connect us with loved ones

As we move into what looks to be the second wave of COVID-19, staying apart for the wellbeing of our loved ones will again become imperative. But social distancing does not mean isolation. Technology has become a smart and easy way for us to stay connected. While no technology takes the place of in-person human …

Seasons Retirement Communities: We are ready for what the future holds!

It had been a solid three months of zero cases of COVID-19 in our retirement communities when we got the dreaded news; we had a single case at our Seasons Owen Sound.  Knowing we were prepared for such a situation, our team quickly sprang into action.  The good news is, the resident quickly recovered and …

How Seasons has adapted for resident and staff wellbeing

At Seasons, we understand that making the move to a retirement living community is an important decision, especially right now. We want you to know that Seasons has adapted and changed with staff and resident wellbeing in mind. From providing incentives to make our staff know how much they are appreciated to the number of …