Johnny Miles Event inspires Glen Haven employees Learn to Run group

NEW GLASGOW – The Johnny Miles Running Event Weekend is not only the inspiration for Glen Haven Manor’s Learn to Run program, it will also be the debut course for several employees new to running. The program, based on the C25K (Couch to 5km), was offered as one of the healthy workplace programs at Glen...

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Therapy dogs bring ray of sunshine to seniors home

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

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Seniors suffering with funding cuts

Local non-profit nursing homes are dealing with the repercussions of a second round of budget cuts in two years under the provincial Liberal government. Four local homes have been affected by these cuts including three non-profit and one privately owned nursing home. Valley View Villa in Riverton is among the non-profit homes that will see...

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