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Life at Canterbury

Life is in the Design Details

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Sometimes just changing the layout of a room can make parts of your life so much easier. Maybe it’s just adding bright pillows to your couch that can lift a mood, or the smell of baked cookies that can bring an overwhelming feeling of comfort. Sometimes you can find your best life buried in...

K-Days at Canterbury

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This month at Canterbury, staff, residents and visitors will dawn their Klondike best in celebration of K-Days here in Edmonton. It’s all part of a week long series of events, planned to pay homage to the tradition-steeped festivities and roots to what has now evolved into a massive week long...

Canterbury Redevelopment: Research, Design and Meaningful Change for Dementia Care

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Frustration, anger and deterioration, too often the symptoms of those suffering with dementia. It’s a painful road for families as they watch their loved ones spirit fade, a feeling all too familiar for Carol Brown. Carol’s mother Willa came to live at Canterbury five years ago, when...

BikeAround™ at Canterbury

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It’s a trip Canterbury Court resident Bruce Hogle hasn’t made in years, but it’s one that inspired an entire morning of storytelling. Simply by typing in a location, sitting down at the bike and getting the pedals going, Hogle was able to bike down the streets of Prescott, Ontario...

Kind Hearted Valued Volunteer Helps Residents Feel at Home

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It all started with a friendly game of cribbage.  A few years ago retired business owner Gordon Duckering used to visit a special friend every week who lived at Canterbury.  The resident was reluctant to come out to social gatherings, but enjoyed playing crib, so that’s what they...