Sharing the love

It may be shaping up to be a long season for those in nursing homes, as lockdown protocols at many places continue and winter weather continues. But a pair of students at Pictou Academy are doing their best to combat the winter blues for residents with some handmade Valentine’s Day cards. As part of their...

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Quilts to provide comfort for restless hands

Diana Spurvey believes in the proverb ‘waste not want not’ and is using her talents to give back. That’s why she and a group of similar-minded crafters recently donated about a dozen and a half fidget quilts to the Oddfellows Home in Pictou. A fidget quilt or activity blanket is a lap quilt that provides...

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Pictures in time… Residents get all dolled up for their closeups with the camera

PICTOU — With smiles as big as they could be and eyes shining brightly, it was makeover day for some of the residents at the Maritime Oddfellows home last week as they got themselves all done up for Picture Day. The special day is not a regular occurrence at the home, so residents were thrilled...

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