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.’

Celebration of Giving

Parkland and Shannex has been fostering a spirit of compassion and solidarity for many years through its partnership with The Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia. Parkland at the Gardens resident, Maureen…

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A Celebration of Indigenous Heritage and Cultural Exchange

Recognizing the immense value of engaging their residents with influential community figures, Parkland at the Gardens orchestrates regular visits from esteemed guest speakers to ensure a continuous connection with the wider world.…

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Meet Brenda

Brenda and Clyde spent their entire life living in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia in their family home. Having raised four children, Brenda found it difficult to think about leaving the place where…

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Delia Burgess: Sustainability Superstar

Throughout her life, Delia Burgess knew the importance of living a sustainable lifestyle. When she moved to Parkland at the Gardens in September 2021, joining the community’s Green Team was a no-brainer.…

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