Welcome to our blog!

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 To Expect on a Tour

Remember buying your first home or moving into your first apartment? It’s one of the most exciting decisions and almost always involves an in-person viewing experience. At Parkland, taking a personalized tour…

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A Chef's Secret Ingredient

Originally from Ontario, many of Chef Craig’s childhood memories take place in a kitchen. “My sister and I would make meals—we weren’t very good,” he laughs, remembering the turning point that inspired…

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Gordon McKay: First Time Author

Parkland in the Valley resident Gordon McKay recently published his first novel, “When Fire Strikes,” which chronicles his 40-year firefighting career in Saint John, New Brunswick. Gordon says that the novel highlights…

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Same Location, Different Services

In October 2021, Gordon and Barbara moved to Parkland on Eglinton West. While they initially moved into a Lifestyle Apartment, they soon realized Barbara would benefit from more support.  Choosing a home…

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Female Empowerment at Parkland on Eglinton West

Today is International Women's Day. The theme this year is Women Inspiring Women, which invites us to highlight and celebrate women, their achievements and lead by example by empowering women every day. At…

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