Unshakable love endures

By Kimberly Dickson For The Advocate NEW GLASGOW — Joy and Junior MacLean are what Maritimers call the salt of the earth. This lovely, kind and unassuming couple raised their family of three sons and one daughter in Merigomish, along the Shore Road, and their love is as evident now as it was on their...

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Christmas Eve traditions continue …

Over the past several days you have been reading about the favourite Christmas Eve traditions of some of our readers. For one local resident it’s all about church, family and sisters. Lisa M. Smith CEO Glen Haven Manor Christmas Eves at our home in River Hebert, Cumberland County, were filled with gatherings, traditions, laughter, music,...

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Designated caregivers visits to begin at Glen Haven Manor

NEW GLASGOW – Glen Haven Manor has begun the orientation process for designated caregivers. All designated caregivers were contacted after the initial announcement was made to inform residents and families that these caregivers would be promptly identified and contacted. Educational tools to help explain the public health measures in place have also been created which...

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Glen Haven Manor supports Operation Bluenose to salute strength of Nova Scotians

Glen Haven Manor supported Operation Bluenose this weekend with blue lights cascading on its front entrance and blue lights in its fountain. “We are proud to join citizens, businesses, communities and government in celebrating the strength of Nova Scotians during these difficult and challenging times,” says CEO Lisa M. Smith. “We will forever remember the...

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Glen Haven ready for scheduled visits

NEW GLASGOW – There is great excitement and happiness being felt throughout Glen Haven Manor by residents, staff and the leadership team with the announcement by Dr. Robert Strang, Chief Medical Officer of Health of Nova Scotia, that long-term care will be permitted to have indoor visits as early as Wednesday, July 22. The team...

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Outdoor curbside visits for residents at Glen Haven Manor beginning today

NEW GLASGOW – Glen Haven Manor is thrilled that long-term care facilities in Nova Scotia have the green light for outdoor visits between residents and their families and will begin those visits at 11 am. today.  “We know how much it will mean to our residents to be able to see and speak to their...

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Glen Haven Manor releases Team Canada Long Term Care video

NEW GLASGOW -”Protecting the most vulnerable will be a defining chapter in Canada’s account of the COVID-19 pandemic,” says Lisa M. Smith, CEO of Glen Haven Manor. “It will be a measure of how our Canadian values and character stood up in the most difficult of hardships and darkest of hours. This includes valuing the...

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From Glen Haven, with love

NEW GLASGOW — During these days of mandated social distancing, many families are worried about their loves one in senior care facilities who they are no longer able to visit. Glen Haven Manor is sending messages of comfort, love and reassurance to residents’ families and the entire community via video. “Like the rest of the...

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Candles in the window symbolize comfort and care

NEW GLASGOW – Glen Haven Manor is placing candles in the windows of the long-term care facility as symbols of hope, comfort and care. Glen Haven has placed battery run Hygge candles in the windows of Glen Haven while CEO Lisa M. Smith also asked others to keep their porch lights on as a sign...

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Return of the “Red Carpet” to Glen Haven Manor

NEW GLASGOW – There will be glamour, flair and celebration when Glen Haven Manor hosts its own Oscars celebration tomorrow. The celebration will take place in the Meadow Mist Dining Room. The brain child of Glen Haven Recreation, the “Oscars” were inaugurated in 2011, held for six consecutive years and are viewed among Glen Haven’s...

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