Issue 2.14 – Policy Decisions

The past week and a half saw a great deal of resident bickering and negotiations over smoking policies. In just ten days, the community had hosted a total of three Resident and Family Council meetings – the first to hear residents bring up concerns over the present situation, the second to present some options and…

Issue 2.13 – No Butts About It!

Hazel was frustrated. She had been out in the courtyard all morning tending to the flower beds, only to find that they had somehow morphed into permanent homes for cigarette butts. The more she raked at the mulch to gather them, the more she seemed to dig up. There were layers and layers of discarded…

Issue 2.12 – New Neighbours

“Well hello there!” Charlie greeted his new neighbours with a smile. They were busy working with a moving crew who were carrying the last few items into the suite. The gentleman gave an awkward smile back, but didn’t say much more. Inside, the man’s wife was doing her best to direct where everything was to…

Issue 2.11 – Senior’s Week at the Manor

It had been a busy Seniors Week at the Manor. Hazel enjoyed leading the daycare children in a milestone activity in the garden. While she had enjoyed working on all the flower beds and planters with her fellow residents, she and the gardening group had also worked with the site manager and daycare director on…

Issue 2.10 – Loneliness

Hazel was enjoying moving about the community freely without any hassle from Ruby and her friends. In fact, the group had splintered off into smaller pairings, affording Hazel more opportunities to get to know the ladies and interact pleasantly with them. She was also grateful to have Millie’s company again, not only to help with…