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Bob Baldwin completed the Glenrose Hospital’s Short Term Assessment Rehabilitation and Treatment program close to seven years ago. The twenty-week program saw Baldwin attending discussion groups and presentations on memory, relaxation, visualization, depression, panic attacks, and other cognitive and mental health issues. Throughout the program, he made close ties with other participants with whom he … Continue reading START Plus

Intergenerational Recreation: When generations meet, everyone wins

This is a story that was published in the August 2017 edition of Edmonton Prime Times. The editor was Maurice Tougas. In the summer of 2015, GEF Seniors Housing opened Ottewell Terrace, welcoming more than 50 seniors to their new homes and over 70 children. On the main level of Ottewell Terrace, Primrose Place Family Centre, … Continue reading Intergenerational Recreation: When generations meet, everyone wins

Finding a Home at Ottewell Manor

This is a story that has been included on the Capital Region Interfaith Housing Initative blog, the November -  December issue of Alberta Caregiver magazine, and in the fall 2016 edition of the Community Connections newsletter. Kim Ruzycki remembers her first visit to Ottewell Manor. She recalls touring the building, walking through the dining room and seeing all … Continue reading Finding a Home at Ottewell Manor