Helicoper Touring with Delmanor Glen Abbey

It is obvious why helicopter tours are so popular with people – they combine adventure with spectacular views to make memories that last a lifetime. Aboard the Delmanor Bus, five brave residents were anxiously awaiting their trip to Niagara Falls.  The seniors shared their excitement about the upcoming tour with energetic conversations and ideas about what was to […]

Delmanor Wynford Hosts a Progressive Bridge Tournament!

Bridge is a very popular past time with the residents at Delmanor Wynford.  You will often find impromptu games of bridge taking place among the seniors through the retirement residence.  A progressive tournament was arranged for residents & community members with very special guests in attendance. Barbara Seagram was born in Barbados, West Indies.  She is […]

Laughter & Yoga at Delmanor Wynford

Residents of Delmanor Wynford, along with friends from the community met in the Wynford Center to combine two of the most beneficial activities one can take for overall health and well being; laughter and yoga.  Lynne Kropman, certified ‘Laughter Yoga’ teacher led the 60 minute Laughter Yoga session for the over 60 people that attended […]

Delmanor Northtown Celebrates the New 90!

CBC/The National Correspondent Kelly Crowe came to Delmanor Northtown to interview resident Betty Convery for a special report on aging well.  The report is in light of recent Danish research that shows that people are not only living longer, but they are living better! For many seniors, daily chores  require more and more time and eventually become overwhelming […]

Celebrating Seniors’ Month and Healthapalooza!

June is seniors’ month in Ontario.  2013 marks the 29th anniversary of seniors’ month celebrations in our province.  This is the time of year when we take time to celebrate and acknowledge all of our diverse and fantastic seniors that call Ontario home. Delmanor Northtown and Delmanor Wynford were invited to participate in Healthapalooza, a health focused […]

The ‘Wheel of Fitness’ Seminar Travels to Delmanor Northtown

No one can deny the countless benefits of exercise at all stages of life. The LivingWell Lecture Series brought the STEP program from Sandra Sheffield-Young to Delmanor Northtown to educate and inspire the seniors and guests with her specialized older adult specific program.  The Wheel of Fitness As a recognized member of the canfitpro PRO […]

LivingWell Lecture Series Presents….”The Wheel of Fitness”

As part of the LivingWell Lecture Series, an educational fitness seminar was presented at Delmanor Elgin Mills to the residents and staff by presenter Sandra Sheffield Young. The daily focus on health and wellness at Delmanor is very prominent within the retirement communities.  This focus is demonstrated with the ever popular LivingWell Lecture Series.  The “Wheel of […]

Delmanor Northtown Residents Ring in the Summer Lawn Bowling Season!

The sport of lawn bowling originated in Egypt more than 5000 years ago, and has grown into an international sport that is enjoyed in over 40 countries. The residents of Delmanor Northtown were on site at Willowdale Bowling Club for the official opening of the 2013 season.  The Willowdale Lawn Bowling Club is centrally located […]

Dancing the Afternoon Away at Delmanor Northtown

The residents of Delmanor Northtown kicked up their heels to the toe-tapping rhythm of Scottish dancing. Members of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society came to the retirement residence to teach the seniors about traditional Scottish dancing. The lively Scottish tunes along with the technique of dancing with multiple partners, made this a fun event that […]

Fitness Makes the Difference at Delmanor Northtown

Many residents at Delmanor Northtown have taken part in the unique exercise program named Flexercise that is offered at the retirement community.  Flexercise energizes the body and jump starts the residents’ day by combining movement and flow. Flexercise classes focus on a circulatory warm up, followed by muscle conditioning using thera-bands and light hand held weights.  Each […]