COVID-19 Update – December 3, 12:00 p.m.: Outbreak at Parkland Saint John

The following is an update related to an outbreak of COVID-19 at our Parkland Saint John community. Last night, we were informed by Public Health that all results from Tucker Hall testing done on Tuesday, December 1, have been processed. We are pleased to report that all results for residents of Tucker Hall were returned…

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COVID-19 Update – December 2, 10 a.m.: Outbreak at Parkland Saint John

The following is an update related to an outbreak of COVID-19 at our Parkland Saint John community. Last night, we were informed by Public Health that all test results from Howe Hall and Millidge Hall testing done on Monday, November 30 had been processed. We are pleased to report that all results were returned negative.…

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COVID-19 Update – December 1, 5 p.m.: Outbreak at Parkland Saint John

The following is an update related to an outbreak of COVID-19 at our Parkland Saint John community. There has been no change in the number of positive cases at Parkland Saint John since our last update. We currently have a total of 15 confirmed cases: 10 residents and four employees at Tucker Hall, and one…

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COVID-19 Update - November 28, 9 p.m.: Outbreak at Parkland Saint John

The following is an update related to an outbreak of COVID-19 at our Parkland Saint John community. Yesterday, testing was completed for all residents and employees at Tucker Hall and Carleton Hall. While not all results are in yet, we have been notified of six additional cases. This includes two employees and four residents at…

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COVID-19 Update - November 27, 4:30 p.m.: Outbreak at Parkland Saint John

The following is an update related to an outbreak of COVID-19 at our Parkland Saint John community. Since our last update, no new cases of COVID-19 have been reported at Parkland Saint John. As of today, there are nine confirmed cases: two positive employees at Tucker Hall, one positive employee at Carleton Hall and six…

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COVID-19 Update - November 25, 8 p.m.: Outbreak at Parkland Saint John

The following is an update related to an outbreak of COVID-19 at our Parkland Saint John community. Since our last update, we have two additional employee cases, one at Tucker Hall (nursing home) and one at Carleton Hall (a retirement living building), and three additional resident cases at Tucker Hall. That brings the total to…

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Active High Alert Areas - Updated November 23, 2020

The following areas have been declared “high alert”. Moncton area: Moncton, Riverview and Dieppe Saint John area: Saint John, Quispamsis NOTE: Moncton and Saint John areas have been designated Orange Phase by New Brunswick Public Health. Halifax area: Halifax, Dartmouth, Sackville and Bedford   About High Alert Areas Communities located where there is a spike…

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COVID-19 Update - November 22, 6:30 p.m.: Outbreak at Parkland Saint John – No Additional Cases at This Time

The following is an update related to an outbreak of COVID-19 at Tucker Hall in our Parkland Saint John community. On November 20, all employees and residents at Parkland Saint John were tested. As per the New Brunswick government news release this afternoon, all test results have been processed and we have been notified of…

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COVID-19 Update: November 22, 2pm - Outbreak at Parkland Saint John – No Additional Cases at This Time

The following is an update related to an outbreak of COVID-19 at Tucker Hall in our Parkland Saint John community. At this time, this location has one employee case and three resident cases. On November 20, all employees and residents at Parkland Saint John were tested. Families of our residents who tested positive have been…

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COVID-19 Update: 6 p.m. November 21 – Outbreak at Parkland Saint John – No Additional Cases at this Time

We are experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19 at Tucker Hall in our Parkland Saint John community. Yesterday, all employees and residents at Parkland Saint John were tested. One employee case was reported yesterday, and three new resident cases were reported earlier today. We have continued to receive updated test result numbers indicating no additional positive…

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COVID-19 Update: November 21, 2020 – Outbreak at Parkland Saint John

We are experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19 at Tucker Hall in our Parkland Saint John community. Yesterday, all employees and residents at Parkland Saint John were tested. As of 9:30 a.m., we have four active cases at Tucker Hall. One employee case was reported yesterday. Three new resident cases have been reported so far today.…

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Active High Alert Areas - Updated November 20, 2020

The following areas have been declared “high alert”. Moncton area: Moncton, Riverview and Dieppe Moncton area has also been designated Orange Phase by New Brunswick Public Health. Halifax area: Halifax, Dartmouth, Sackville and Bedford   High Alert Areas Communities located where there is a spike in COVID-19 cases will be declared “high alert”. For these…

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Second Wave Response: High Alert Areas

Part of our Wave 2 response to COVID-19 is to declare “high alert areas” for our communities located in an area where there is a spike in COVID-19 cases. For these “high alert” locations, we will implement increased precautions. This approach allows us to protect residents and team members by controlling the flow of people…

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COVID-19 Update: November 19, 2020 – A message to our valued community

A message to our valued community, The second wave of COVID-19 is here. Like you, I have watched cases of COVID-19 increase across the country and here in our Atlantic Bubble. I am sure this is as concerning to you and your family as it is to me. Today, we are activating our second wave…

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Better Together docuseries: Chapter 4: Recognizing the Team

Better Together: Stories of Strength, Resilience and Teamwork, is a new docuseries the provides an inside look at how our organization has responded to COVID-19 so far. While we know our journey is far from over, this series recognizes the people and events that shaped our response and taught us valuable lessons about how to…

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New Licensed Long Term Care Home Opens in Moncton

[:en]Pavillon Landry is a new 60-bed licensed long term care home situated on the Faubourg du Mascaret campus in Moncton, New Brunswick.[:fr]Le Pavillon Landry est un nouvel établissement de soins de longue durée agréé de 60 lits situé sur le campus du Faubourg du Mascaret à Moncton au Nouveau-Brunswick.[:]

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National Infection Control Week

October 19 to 23 is National Infection Control Week. Everyone has a role to play in infection prevention and control. Lisa Snodgrass is our Director of Clinical Practice and Infection Control Specialist and she leads our COVID-19 response team. These are her thoughts on the importance of infection prevention and control during these challenging times.…

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COVID-19 Update: October 21, 2020 – COVID-19 Lessons Learned

We are an organization that has a long history of quality improvement. We know there is always room to do better and we regularly provide opportunities for our stakeholders to share their feedback with us so we can learn and improve. During the summer, as part of our process of reflecting on our performance, we…

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COVID-19 Update: September 23, 2020 – Designated Support Persons

Designated Support Persons We are pleased to support the province’s recent decision to allow Designated Support Persons (DSP) in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia licensed long term care homes. This means residents or substitute decision makers (SDM) can appoint up to two (2) individuals as their designated family/support persons while still welcoming visitors. What is…

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Great Connections - A Team of Heroes!

Maplestone Enhanced Care in Halifax was the proud recipient of the Community Hero of the Day by FX 101.9 radio on August 27! The nomination came from Amelia Macdonald. Her mom is a resident there and said of her care “Their staff there are very hard working they go above and beyond for their residents.…

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Walk for Alzheimer's

[:en]Thank you to everyone who participated in, donated to, or supported the Walk for Alzheimer’s events this year. This was our first year as presenting sponsor in New Brunswick and we continued the tradition of sponsoring the Nova Scotia walks as well.[:]

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The July 2017 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]This issue is full over beautiful photos and heartwarming stories about the Great People of Shannex. Clients, families and employees have been very busy over the spring being social, trying new things and celebrating each other.[:]

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Team Shannex supports Coldest Night of the Year

For the last two years Brad Dykens, a CCA from Orchard Court, has led Team Shannex in participating in the Coldest Night of the Year, a fundraiser for hungry, homeless, and hurting individuals and families across Canada. The Shannex Team went above and beyond this year and exceeded their fundraising goal by raising approximately $4,000.…

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Pink Shirt Day

Today, February 22nd, Shannex employees are wearing pink shirts (or scrubs) in support of Pink Shirt Day. We know that bullying is not only a problem on school grounds—it happens around boardroom tables, in lunch rooms and in many social settings. Everyone deserves to be respected and we want everyone to feel safe, supported and…

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RESCHEDULED: Parkland at the Lakes - Phase 2 hosts job fair Dec. 12

UPDATE: Please note that the 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. session has been rescheduled due to weather conditions. It will now take place on Wednesday, December 14th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Parkland at the Lakes – Phase 2 is excited to host a Job Fair on December 12, 2016 from 11:00 a.m. to…

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Doctor Bill Thomas and the Age of Disruption

[:en]Shannex is proud to be the premier sponsor for the Atlantic Canadian leg of Doctor Bill Thomas’ Age of Disruption Tour. One of the most innovative and creative thinkers working in medicine today, he will make a series of stops across Nova Scotia and New Brunswick in June.[:]

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2016 Walk for Alzheimer’s, Presented by Shannex

[:fr]Désolé, cet article est seulement disponible en anglais. [:]

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Talk About Health in Clayton Park

[:en]Shannex has partnered with the Nova Scotia Health Authority to host a series of conversations that will give you the opportunity to share your opinions. Join us for Talk About Health[:]

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Talk About Health Cape Breton

[:en]Clients and members of the public are invited to attend an important discussion about healthcare in Nova Scotia.[:fr]Désolé, cet article est seulement disponible en anglais.[:]

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Talk About Health at Parkland at the Gardens

[:en]Nova Scotia is spending more and more money on health care, but Nova Scotians aren’t getting any healthier. This is a big challenge and the health system can’t solve this problem alone. We need your help![:fr]Désolé, cet article est seulement disponible en anglais.[:]

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Annual Heart Heroes Event Hosted at Parkland at the Gardens

[:en]On November 4, 2015, Parkland at the Gardens hosted the annual Heart Heroes event, a fundraiser which recognizes those who touch the hearts of Maritimer’s and work to make a difference in supporting heart health.[:fr]Désolé, cet article est seulement disponible en anglais.[:]

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COVID-19 Update – December 3, 12:00 p.m.: Outbreak at Parkland Saint John

The following is an update related to an outbreak of COVID-19 at our Parkland Saint John community. Last night, we were informed by Public Health that all results from Tucker Hall testing done on Tuesday, December 1, have been processed. We are pleased to report that all results for residents of Tucker Hall were returned…

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COVID-19 Update – December 2, 10 a.m.: Outbreak at Parkland Saint John

The following is an update related to an outbreak of COVID-19 at our Parkland Saint John community. Last night, we were informed by Public Health that all test results from Howe Hall and Millidge Hall testing done on Monday, November 30 had been processed. We are pleased to report that all results were returned negative.…

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COVID-19 Update – December 1, 5 p.m.: Outbreak at Parkland Saint John

The following is an update related to an outbreak of COVID-19 at our Parkland Saint John community. There has been no change in the number of positive cases at Parkland Saint John since our last update. We currently have a total of 15 confirmed cases: 10 residents and four employees at Tucker Hall, and one…

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COVID-19 Update - November 28, 9 p.m.: Outbreak at Parkland Saint John

The following is an update related to an outbreak of COVID-19 at our Parkland Saint John community. Yesterday, testing was completed for all residents and employees at Tucker Hall and Carleton Hall. While not all results are in yet, we have been notified of six additional cases. This includes two employees and four residents at…

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COVID-19 Update - November 27, 4:30 p.m.: Outbreak at Parkland Saint John

The following is an update related to an outbreak of COVID-19 at our Parkland Saint John community. Since our last update, no new cases of COVID-19 have been reported at Parkland Saint John. As of today, there are nine confirmed cases: two positive employees at Tucker Hall, one positive employee at Carleton Hall and six…

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COVID-19 Update - November 25, 8 p.m.: Outbreak at Parkland Saint John

The following is an update related to an outbreak of COVID-19 at our Parkland Saint John community. Since our last update, we have two additional employee cases, one at Tucker Hall (nursing home) and one at Carleton Hall (a retirement living building), and three additional resident cases at Tucker Hall. That brings the total to…

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Active High Alert Areas - Updated November 23, 2020

The following areas have been declared “high alert”. Moncton area: Moncton, Riverview and Dieppe Saint John area: Saint John, Quispamsis NOTE: Moncton and Saint John areas have been designated Orange Phase by New Brunswick Public Health. Halifax area: Halifax, Dartmouth, Sackville and Bedford   About High Alert Areas Communities located where there is a spike…

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COVID-19 Update - November 22, 6:30 p.m.: Outbreak at Parkland Saint John – No Additional Cases at This Time

The following is an update related to an outbreak of COVID-19 at Tucker Hall in our Parkland Saint John community. On November 20, all employees and residents at Parkland Saint John were tested. As per the New Brunswick government news release this afternoon, all test results have been processed and we have been notified of…

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COVID-19 Update: November 22, 2pm - Outbreak at Parkland Saint John – No Additional Cases at This Time

The following is an update related to an outbreak of COVID-19 at Tucker Hall in our Parkland Saint John community. At this time, this location has one employee case and three resident cases. On November 20, all employees and residents at Parkland Saint John were tested. Families of our residents who tested positive have been…

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COVID-19 Update: 6 p.m. November 21 – Outbreak at Parkland Saint John – No Additional Cases at this Time

We are experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19 at Tucker Hall in our Parkland Saint John community. Yesterday, all employees and residents at Parkland Saint John were tested. One employee case was reported yesterday, and three new resident cases were reported earlier today. We have continued to receive updated test result numbers indicating no additional positive…

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COVID-19 Update: November 21, 2020 – Outbreak at Parkland Saint John

We are experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19 at Tucker Hall in our Parkland Saint John community. Yesterday, all employees and residents at Parkland Saint John were tested. As of 9:30 a.m., we have four active cases at Tucker Hall. One employee case was reported yesterday. Three new resident cases have been reported so far today.…

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Employee tests Positive for COVID-19

We have been notified by Public Health that an employee at Tucker Hall, a licensed long term care community in Saint John, N.B., has tested positive for COVID-19. Public Health is now involved and providing direction. All residents and team members at this location are being been tested. The management team is receiving support from…

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Active High Alert Areas - Updated November 20, 2020

The following areas have been declared “high alert”. Moncton area: Moncton, Riverview and Dieppe Moncton area has also been designated Orange Phase by New Brunswick Public Health. Halifax area: Halifax, Dartmouth, Sackville and Bedford   High Alert Areas Communities located where there is a spike in COVID-19 cases will be declared “high alert”. For these…

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Second Wave Response: High Alert Areas

Part of our Wave 2 response to COVID-19 is to declare “high alert areas” for our communities located in an area where there is a spike in COVID-19 cases. For these “high alert” locations, we will implement increased precautions. This approach allows us to protect residents and team members by controlling the flow of people…

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COVID-19 Update: November 19, 2020 – A message to our valued community

A message to our valued community, The second wave of COVID-19 is here. Like you, I have watched cases of COVID-19 increase across the country and here in our Atlantic Bubble. I am sure this is as concerning to you and your family as it is to me. Today, we are activating our second wave…

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Better Together docuseries: Chapter 4: Recognizing the Team

Better Together: Stories of Strength, Resilience and Teamwork, is a new docuseries the provides an inside look at how our organization has responded to COVID-19 so far. While we know our journey is far from over, this series recognizes the people and events that shaped our response and taught us valuable lessons about how to…

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COVID-19 Update: October 21, 2020 – COVID-19 Lessons Learned

We are an organization that has a long history of quality improvement. We know there is always room to do better and we regularly provide opportunities for our stakeholders to share their feedback with us so we can learn and improve. During the summer, as part of our process of reflecting on our performance, we…

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COVID-19 Update: September 23, 2020 – Designated Support Persons

Designated Support Persons We are pleased to support the province’s recent decision to allow Designated Support Persons (DSP) in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia licensed long term care homes. This means residents or substitute decision makers (SDM) can appoint up to two (2) individuals as their designated family/support persons while still welcoming visitors. What is…

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COVID-19 Update: June 18, 2020 - Welcoming Visitors Back to our Communities

We are pleased to be safely welcoming visitors back to all of our Shannex, Parkland and Faubourg communities in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick as of this week. Our Ontario communities will open to visitors beginning on Sunday, June 21, 2020. How to visit Each community has a process in place that includes pre-booking a…

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COVID-19 Update: May 27, 2020 – A message to our valued community

To our valued community, Like you, I have been reading reports in the media that call into question the standards of care in some long term care communities in other jurisdictions in the country. Over the past few months as our organization has responded to COVID-19, we have taken many additional measures designed to protect…

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Special Edition of Connections is Now Available! Our Response to COVID-19

It has been our pleasure to collect and share the stories in this special issue of Connections. You will meet some of the many Great People who came to work everyday to protect residents. You will also meet residents and families who demonstrated resilience in the face of the most challenging of times. Since the…

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The Winter 2019 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

The theme of people coming together runs throughout this issue of Connections. Whether it’s Caritas Residence and Mount Saint Vincent University partnering to offer students volunteer opportunities, residents, team members and friends organizing cat therapy visits at Parkland Clayton Park or everyone at Debert Court focusing on safety and going a full year without a…

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The Fall 2019 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]Happy Fall! This is always a favourite time of year for many reasons, but this year it was made sweeter by some of the exciting things going on at our Shannex, Parkland and Faubourg communities. Read all about it in the Fall Edition of Connections. [:]

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The Summer 2019 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]I think we can all agree that summer is a pretty great time of year no matter where you are. But the slower summer pace doesn’t affect activities at Shannex, Parkland or Faubourg communities. And the proof is in the pages of this issue of Connections.[:]

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The Spring 2019 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]Every year, this issue of Connections comes with warmer weather, spring blooms and time outside enjoying fresh air and sunshine.[:]

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The Winter 2018-2019 Issue of Connections is now available!

[:en]We are pleased to share the winter issue of Connections! The stories it contains shine a bright light on the deep sense of community that exists at every one of our Shannex, Parkland and Faubourg residences.[:]

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The October 2018 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]Welcome to the latest issue of Connections! This is the perfect time of year to reflect on all we have to be thankful for, and it is clear that many of you enjoy the opportunity to recognize and express gratitude for each other all year round.[:]

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The July 2018 Issue of Connections is now available!

[:en]The July issue of Connections is now available! With so many fun activities happening on our campuses during the spring and summer, its pages are full of smiles and great stories about our great people and the wonderful residents that inspire us every day.[:]

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Special Edition of Connections Now Available! Celebrating 30 Great Years

[:en]We are very proud to present this very special edition of Connections to commemorate our 30th anniversary. This edition features milestones and stories from the past 30 Great Years.[:]

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The December 2017 Issue of Connections is now available!

[:en]The December issue of Connections is now available! With the holiday season fast approaching, this issue is filled with many examples of the spirit of giving.[:]

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The October 2017 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]This issue is filled with amazing things happening at sites all across our organization. Read about the opening of our newest campus, Faubourg du Mascaret in Moncton, new construction projects in Miramichi and Etobicoke, Ontario, an update on Parkland Antigonish an some great renovations at Parkland Clayton Park.[:]

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The July 2017 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]This issue is full over beautiful photos and heartwarming stories about the Great People of Shannex. Clients, families and employees have been very busy over the spring being social, trying new things and celebrating each other.[:]

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The April 2017 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]This issue of Connections features vibrant and exciting stories from the winter months. Clients, families and employees warmed our hearts during the last few cold months and kept themselves more than busy with countless activities and events.[:]

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The December 2016 Issue of Connections is Now Available!

[:en]This issue of Connections features some truly Great People. People who spend their careers watching over others, who fully embrace their passion, who selflessly go above and beyond to bring happiness to clients, and those who inspire us with their ability to adapt to change.[:]

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The October 2016 issue of Connections is Now Available

[:en]This issue of Connections celebrates the ways we nourish our soul. On the cover and in the centrefold, you’ll find photos and stories about our commitment to locally grown produce, our strong relationships with local farms and suppliers, and how we work hard to continuously improve the dining experience at Parkland Retirement Living and our Shannex nursing homes. [:]

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The July 2016 issue of Connections is Now Available

[:en]We hope you enjoy this July 2016 edition of Connections, and as always, please take some time to let us know what you think. We love to hear from you![:]

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The April 2016 Issue of Connections is Now Available

[:en]Written, produced and distributed by Shannex, Connections is a quarterly publication for clients, employees, families, volunteers, partners and friends of Shannex. Issue 22 is now available.[:fr]Écrit, produit et distribué par Shannex, Connections est une publication trimestrielle pour les clients, employés, familles, bénévoles, partenaires et amis de Shannex. Le numéro 21 du magazine est maintenant disponible (en anglais seulement.)[:]

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The December 2015 Issue of Connections is Now Available

[:en]Written, produced and distributed by Shannex, Connections is a quarterly publication for clients, employees, families, volunteers, partners and friends of Shannex. Issue 21 is now available. [:fr]Écrit, produit et distribué par Shannex, Connections est une publication trimestrielle pour les clients, employés, familles, bénévoles, partenaires et amis de Shannex. Le numéro 21 du magazine est maintenant disponible (en anglais seulement.)[:]

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The October 2015 Issue of Connections is now available

[:en]Summer and early fall certainly have been a busy time for Shannex this year. Take a look through this issue of Connections to get a glimpse into the fun and excitement over the past few months.[:]

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The July 2015 issue of Connections is now available

[:en]Thank you to everybody who submitted story ideas and photos for the July issue of Connections. It is jam packed with fun and informative articles and as usual, it could never come together without the help of many people.[:fr]Écrit, produit et distribué par Shannex, Connections est une publication trimestrielle pour les clients, employés, familles, bénévoles, partenaires et amis de Shannex. Le numéro 21 du magazine est maintenant disponible (en anglais seulement.)[:]

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