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carveth helen henderson seniors healthcare centresThe latest news features for Gibson Family Health Care or Carveth and Helen Henderson Care Centres.

21
May
19
Home opens doors for Spring Open House
A retirement home in Amherstview is showcasing its award-winning programs and services at an open house this spring. Helen Henderson Retirement Lodge, an accredited retirement home owned and operated by Gibson Family Health Care, is opening its doors to the public on Saturday, June 1 from 1 to 4 pm. Featuring a delicious BBQ, Helen Henderson Retirement Lodge Spring Open House includes live entertainment by Mark from AMBUSH. Admission is free and open to everyone. “We hope the community takes advantage of this opportunity to tour our retirement lodge and…
14
May
19
WWII veteran shares story of bravery and heroics
Bill Campsall never thought he’d survive the war. Sitting in his room in a retirement home in Amherstview, the gentle 95-year-old’s eyes glisten with tears as he talks for the first time about his service 78 years earlier as a paratrooper in WWII. “I hadn’t got my notice yet,” he says softly about his voluntary enlistment in October 1941. Born and raised on a farm in Sydenham, Bill went to Fort Henry in Kingston at the tender age of 17 to join the Canadian Armed Forces. After a routine medical…
Carveth Care Centre is holding a Spring SALE! Clean and affordable rooms are available now in our assisted retirement lodge. Please call Lodge Manager Phyllis Lorbetskie for a FREE tour or details at 613-384-4585 ext. 110.
02
May
19
Gananoque businessman selected for elite Ivey program
Boosting entrepreneurial talent is critical for our country’s future. To help Canada develop its talent, successful CEOs and business leaders from across the country will be taking an intensive program this month at the Ivey Business School in London, Ontario. These entrepreneurs are on the way to taking their companies to the next level. Gibson Family Health Care is pleased to announce today that Brett Gibson, Owner and Administrator of Carveth Care Centre, has been selected as a participant in QuantumShift, a unique leadership development program founded by Ivey Business…
Private rooms are now available at Carveth Retirement Lodge! Find your AFFORDABLE assisted retirement living in our accredited home located in the heart of the beautiful 1000 Islands. For more information, contact Phyllis Lorbetskie at 613-382-4752 ext. 110.
Join Helen Henderson Retirement Lodge for a Spring Open House on Saturday, June 1. See our spectacular gardens while enjoying live music and a BBQ lunch. This event is free and open to everyone! Take a tour of Helen Henderson Retirement Lodge and see how you can enjoy life, stay active and have fun in assisted retirement living. Come home to Helen Henderson and let our family care for your family For details or to schedule a tour another day/time, please contact Lodge Manager Audrey Young at 613-384-4585 ext. 233.
25
Feb
19
Bruno and Chester spread happiness through pet therapy
Bruno Mathieu has found so much love and comfort in his 16-month-old Cavapoo named Chester, he wants to share it with others. A retired member of the Canadian Armed Forces, Bruno, 58, brings Chester to Carveth Care Centre, a retirement lodge and long-term care home in Gananoque. “We started here in January,” says Bruno in late February 2019. “I love it. It gets me out.” Diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Bruno uses Chester as a therapy and service dog. The duo work under the supervision of St. John Ambulance.…
29
Jan
19
Local doctor grateful for work/life balance
Christine Miller works hard to stay well in order to help care for others. A doctor in Gananoque and Kingston for the past 23 years, and a proud mother of three adult children, she divides her time between helping residents of two long-term care homes and focusing on her own health and happiness. “I love it,” the friendly woman says with a smile from Carveth Care Centre where she has worked part-time since November 2018. “It’s working out well for me,” she says about her reduced workload. “It allows me…
25
Jan
19
Home enhances dementia care
People with dementia are capable of more than we can imagine. Just ask Amy Heddon who has spent the past 20 years working with people afflicted by the disease. “It’s the most enjoyable part of my job,” says the 40-year-old from Carveth Care Centre where she works as an Activity Aide. A resident of Lansdowne, the mother of three is passionate about improving lives through an innovative service at the long-term care home. Working with other health care professionals, Amy outfitted two carts to engage residents, the majority of whom…
16
Jan
19
Stories come to life for blind senior
Reading a good story is one of the most marvelous adventures anyone can ever have. Just ask Jean Walker of Carveth Care Centre. Sitting in her room at the long-term care home on a cold afternoon in January, the 92-year-old woman talks excitedly about her love of stories and the book club that is bringing them to life. “I used to think I would be spending my retirement reading, but it didn’t come to pass,” says Jean who is legally blind in one-eye and partially blind in the other from…