The Buzz – August 2020

We felt very encouraged in July to welcome visitors back to Chalmers Lodge. While visitations are by appointment and residents must designate one visitor, it is delightful to witness the happiness that comes with residents reconnecting in person with loved ones. Highlights for July included a stellar performance by the King of Rock ‘N Roll. […]

The Buzz – July 2020

Welcome to summer and all that it brings…warmth, sunshine and gardens in bloom. It is a time to celebrate our collective good health and our country that has stood together in the face of adversity. Happy Canada Day to All! In June we made the most of our days despite the “Junuary” weather. Highlights of […]

The Buzz – June 2020

May was a month when staff and residents settled into our “new normal” and worked on making the best of the challenges we are encountering. Activities have ramped up to almost pre-pandemic levels, all with safe distancing in mind. The gardens are lovely, and the weather is warming up, so daily time in the sunshine […]

The Buzz – May 2020

This spring, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the management team at Chalmers Lodge has focused on implementing preventive measures to safeguard our residents and staff . To date we have remained COVID-19 free. Thank you to all who have put your trust in us to help you through this  challenging time. Living through a […]

THE BUZZ – April 2020

March 2020 has been an extraordinary month as the COVID-19 virus has impacted our usual way of life here at Chalmers Lodge. Fortunately, as this newsletter goes to print, we are happy that the measures we have implemented currently have ensured our residents and staff are healthy and safe. We recognize that you may have […]

THE BUZZ – March 2020

Corona Virus Prevention: Attention, friends and family of Residents. If you travel internationally please allow two weeks before visiting Chalmers Lodge. Thank you! Welcome Spring! Watch the bulbs emerging in our surrounding gardens and the beautiful blossoms on our cherry trees. It is a month for thinking “green” with special St. Patrick’s Day activities for […]


Hello February! Once again Chef Jackson and Activities Coordinator Chloe have collaborated to bring you tastes, sights, and sounds that will be sure to delight. Early in Feb. we look forward to featuring our first monthly “Resident Request” meal. Valentine’s Day will be busy with both a themed lunch and social hour. On Feb. 27, […]

THE BUZZ – January 2020

Happy New Year to All! This is a time to reflect on the past and celebrate the future. 2020 is a special year at Chalmers Lodge – Happy 50th Anniversary! We look forward to sprinkling celebrations throughout 2020, starting with a 1970’s themed lunch and big cake on Jan. 14th. Later that week, we will […]

THE BUZZ – December 2019

Season’s Greeting to All! This month, we are all looking forward to many special activities and events including Christmas, Hanukkah, and New Year’s Eve. Chalmers Lodge is decked out and in the holiday spirit. Highlights of last month include a measure of short-term pain for significant long term gain. We all survived the inconvenience of […]

THE BUZZ – November 2019

Last month was brimming with activities. Chef Jackson and his team delighted residents with extra-special menus for National Seniors Day and Diwali celebrations. Chloe organized a fun Halloween party complete with photo booth, and featured spooktacular themed drinks for Halloween Happy Hour. Along with our many regular activities, the dog visit and bird visit were […]