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The purpose of each post is to portray what Life at Parkland looks like and to give our readers insight into retirement living and the importance of health and wellness for both our staff and residents. We also aim to provide you with valuable resources, stories from our incredible communities, and celebrations of ‘Living Your Best Life.’

What is independent senior living?

Independent living at Parkland is designed for seniors who can live on their own but would prefer to live a simpler lifestyle. In our retirement lifestyle apartments, residents can enjoy their independence but…

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Lisa Snodgrass – Infection Prevention and Control Leadership at Parkland

Lisa Snodgrass is one of many great people working at Shannex. In her role as Director, Clinical Practice, Lisa is responsible for ensuring that all residents, across our Enhanced Care, Retirement Living…

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A Full Circle Moment

It’s a warm sunny spring day in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Dr. Richard Goldbloom, a resident at Parkland at the Gardens, is ready to roll up his sleeve to receive the first dose…

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What's for Dinner: Baked Salmon

To celebrate Nutrition Month, we have been sharing nutritional recipes from our Menu Development and Training Chef, Henry Brown. Enjoy this delicious and notorious recipe for baked salmon with black beans, corn…

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Top 5 benefits of retirement village living

Considering your lifestyle and changing needs requires much thought, planning and research when deciding where to live during your retirement, especially during a global pandemic. Maintaining an independent lifestyle or having assisted…

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Living a simple life in retirement

A lot of decisions need to be made when you begin your retirement journey. The ability to live a simpler life, downsizing, and cost calculations are factors to consider. At Parkland, there…

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