Using Technology To Combat Loneliness

Reducing social isolation during retirement has always been a focus for the health and well being of seniors. In this time of greater social isolation, taking advantage of new and existing technology can help to increase connectivity and reduce the negative impact of prolonged isolation on seniors. Voice assistants can help with hearing loss which […]

Best Activities for a Healthy Mind and Body

No matter your age, exercise is vital to your well-being. It keeps you strong, flexible and stable and is an important element of independence and longevity. “Physical activity creates new pathways in the brain and strengthens old pathways” says Delmanor LivingWell™ coach Karen Hatch. If fitness is new in your life, start slow, says Hatch. […]

Cuisine, COVID-19, and caring for vulnerable communities

By Divakar Raju – Click here to read original article. A case study on health and safety from the kitchens of Delmanor retirement living When you work in the industry of serving older adults, health and safety is key. One of the harsh realities we have been preparing for our entire career, but hope to never face, […]

Delmanor Prince Edward’s Mother’s Day Celebration

Delmanor Prince Edward celebrated Mother’s Day a little differently this year. The team started early preparing the window visiting room to not only be impeccably clean before and in between each use, but decorated inside and out to add to the excitement that was felt about family members seeing each other on Mother’s day. In […]

Inspired Room Service During COVID-19

IAt the onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Delmanor was one of the first retirement operators to make the difficult but necessary decision to close the dining rooms and commence room service. The entire culinary operation changed overnight. The team seamlessly mastered all menu requests, sorting and numbering meals, and delivering them promptly and safely to […]

Happiness Is….

Displaying a collection of different pictures rather than just a single image is a great way to capture the feelings or special circumstances surrounding an important time in life. During this time of self-isolation and uncertainty, it can be difficult to pick just one picture that captures the emotions surrounding an occasion. These recent photos […]

Ellie’s Birthday Celebration at Delmanor Glen Abbey

Delmanor Glen Abbey made a special day happen by creating a unique opportunity for a socially distanced and safe birthday celebration for a lovely Glen Abbey resident. Despite all of the wonderful technology available to us today to stay in touch and even see each other’s faces over screens, there is simply nothing like seeing […]

Delmanor’s TVTour

TVTour is Delmanor’s Informative Channel that is accessible to all residents in their suites, on all common area televisions in Delmanor buildings, as well as remotely for family members of Delmanor residents. The TVTour Channel features daily menus, LivingWell™ programs and any changes to daily routines for residents and families to view in their homes. […]

BeWell Minute – Fight or Flight

What’s in your “Fight or Flight Hub and Spoke”? Please take a moment to watch our latest BeWell Minute on our fight or flight response to the added stress we all have as a result of this global pandemic. This week is all about awareness so that next week we can build our tool kit […]