Building Trust

One of the things that surprises Cheryl Ackimenko the most about the Community Supports program with GEF Seniors Housing is how often individuals call the team’s main phone line looking for assistance. She points out how every one of GEF Seniors Housing’s buildings has posters up in common areas giving information about the Community Supports … Continue reading Building Trust

START Plus

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

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