THE BUZZ – November 2021

Wow, what a busy month October was! Staff and residents had their seasonal Flu vaccination done, and our residents also had their third shot (or booster shot) for the COVID-19 Vaccine. All of our departments were busy at work: we had our fire inspection -which we passed with flying colors- and we also started a […]

THE BUZZ – September 2021

It was a hot August this year! Luckily for us, we enjoyed the summer thanks to our AC in all our common rooms as well as popsicles and icecream during tea times. The sun shone bright throughout the month, letting us enjoy our gorgeous gardens and making it possible for a few special activities to […]

THE BUZZ – August 2021

What a fun July we had! So many activities and events to choose from and more to look forward to in August. Our Summer Party took place on a beautiful, sunny day. Chef Jasmine rolled out the BBQ and we all enjoyed the BBQ’d smokies, fries, and coleslaw, with slushies later in the afternoon. The […]

THE BUZZ – July 2021

We’ve got that summertime feeling at Chalmers Lodge! The courtyard is blooming and we are savouring being outside, seeing friends and families, and going out and enjoying our South Granville community. Looking back, June was a month of learning. We celebrated Indigenous People’s Day on June 21st and were honoured to listen to a weekly […]

THE BUZZ – June 2021

May was a busy month, where we enjoyed lengthening days, more visits with friends and families, and the addition of Sunday Orchestra Nights and Games Group. We also discovered several trivial pursuit experts during a high energy social hour trivia game! We were pleased to honour the wonderful mothers in our lives with a Mother’s […]

THE BUZZ – May 2021

Welcome Back! It is lovely to see familiar faces in the Lodge again as residents enjoy visiting with friends and family in the comfort of their rooms. While we did our best to keep in touch in creative ways during the pandemic, there is nothing like a personal visit to make us feel connected and […]

Visitations Changes and Easing of Restrictions

The BC Ministry of Health announced on March 25, 2021 that changes to social visitation policies in long-term care and senior’s assisted living will be made to ease restrictions starting April 1. Starting April 1, 2021, the following changes will be in place: • All visits must be booked in advance through the visitation number […]

THE BUZZ – April 2021

The announcement of easing visitor restrictions in assisted living is welcome news for Chalmers residents and families. Along with this, the pink blossoms and lengthening days have us all feeling hopeful for the future. The Gardening Club is eager to get planting and weeding. Our vegetable garden will be a lovely picking garden for us […]

THE BUZZ – March 2021

Lifting Each Other Up! This was the theme for the annual Pink Shirt Day in support of anti-bullying intiatives in BC. And it could not be more appropriate right now. During the pandemic we have all been helping one another and on Feb 24th residents and staff were pleased to wear pink to show it. […]

THE BUZZ – February 2021

Will the Groundhog see his shadow? We will find out on February 2nd if our winter will be long or short, but signs of spring are already here. Explore our gardens to discover snowdrops peeking out and crocuses on their way. January was a month of hope for the future as Chalmers residents and staff […]