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 […]

THE BUZZ – January 2021

Happy New Year To All! As we turn over the calender on a very difficult year, it is with relief and a sense of hope for better times ahead. We closed out 2020 quietly. With restrictions on gathering and visiting, we looked to each other inside Chalmers Lodge for good cheer and kindness. The gifts […]

THE BUZZ – December 2020

Welcome to a festive season like no other. This is a month to enjoy the love of friends and family in different ways than usual. The halls of Chalmers are decked and special events are planned. The Chalmers family of residents and staff look forward to celebrating the warmth and goodwill of the season together. […]

The Buzz – November 2020

If we are turning our clocks back, it must mean it is November! It also means the fire is flickering in the hearth and we are comfortable inside, looking out. Along with our usual busy schedule of activities, October highlights included Thanksgiving celebrations with messages posted on a “tree of thanks” and Halloween festivities that […]

The Buzz – October 2020

Chalmers Lodge is decorated for fall and we are ready to enjoy coziness and comfort food as we watch the leaves change from green to red and gold. September brought us extremes of beautiful sunny weather to a deluge of rain. Highlights included a bumper crop of tomatoes from our garden, an Oktoberfest event with […]

The Buzz – September 2020

Beautiful August weather found many of us outdoors, soaking up fresh air and sunshine. With early fall now upon us, we look forward to cool nights and fresh, sunny days in the wonderful month of September. August’s calendar was full and ended with a SPLASH at our Summer BBQ Party. Residents and staff enjoyed all […]

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 […]