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Supportive Living concept gets new address in Antigonish

ANTIGONISH – Well known Antigonish entrepreneur, Steve Smith and his wife, Kathy officially opened the doors of The Maples Supportive Living, a long-awaited option for seniors who may need assistance and support with the activities of daily living. The hotel-like residence offers seniors an “all-inclusive” lifestyle that will provide meals in a restaurant-style setting, laundry […]

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W.A. MacLeod students & Glen Haven Manor residents shine through Socializing with Seniors School Exploratory Program

NEW GLASGOW — Grades seven and eight students from Dr. W.A. MacLeod Consolidated School have visited residents of Glen Haven for three sessions as part of their school’s exploratory program. Teacher Michael McPherson, who co-ordinates the visits for the students, is enthusiastic about the benefits of the Thursday afternoon visits for both the students and […]

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Therapy dogs bring ray of sunshine to seniors home

NEW GLASGOW — Many residents at Glen Haven Manor are guaranteed to experience a bright ray of sunshine every Tuesday with visits from either Gracie or Murphy — two therapy dogs that are part of the St. John Ambulance Therapy Dog Program — and their owners Mitch Gammon and Sue Muir. Residents beam and large […]

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Hark! A herald angel brings… presents and other Christmas things

Pictou County has it’s very own Christmas angel to watch over those in need. Quietly doing her part to make sure everyone has a Merry Christmas, Irene Anderson has been giving away presents, dinners and cards for the last few years to those who reach out in need of assistance. Anderson began buying Christmas dinners […]

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Seniors Festival

Pictou County Seniors Festival takes place August 3-5 and is a weekend of fun activities, entertainment, great food, great people, and fabulous prizes for only $15. Pre-register for all those age 50+, at the Trenton Park Office, 119 Park Road, Trenton.  For more information contact: Julie MacDonald at (902) 752-1019 or email: pictoucountyseniorsfestival@gmail.com

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