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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.’

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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Meet Bella Spence, Parkland resident

The feeling of home. For Parkland Riverview resident Bella Spence, each day is filled with friends, family and joy. It was six years ago when Bella Spence and her son first visited Parkland Riverview.   “We looked at many places…

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Maureen Banyard, a champion of community spirit

Supporting local causes is at the heart of what Parkland at the Gardens resident Maureen Banyard does. When an opportunity came up to fundraise for a tree to be featured in the…

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The Importance of Socialization for Seniors

Socialization – The Key to Living Well in Retirement Living alone during a pandemic can be particularly difficult for seniors. For Velma Attoe, everyday tasks, like buying groceries and cooking nutritious meals,…

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Benefits of Living in a Retirement Community During a Pandemic

For seniors living alone during the pandemic, times are certainly challenging. Everyday tasks, like buying groceries, keeping in touch with friends and family or going to appointments, are particularly hard. Many seniors…

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