Settling Into Your Sifton Retirement Lifestyle

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You’ve made the decision to move into a Sifton Retirement Residence, and now your smooth transition is our top priority. In order to help newcomers feel right at home, Sifton has created an interactive settling in program designed to safely welcome you to the residence, ensure you get to the know our friendly team, as […]

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Home Safety Tips For Seniors During The Winter

Winter can be a magical time of year; fluffy snowflakes falling from the sky, snow-capped treetops, crystalline icicles reflecting the sun, staying cozy by the fireplace while sipping on a steaming cup of hot chocolate. Yes, winter can be wonderful. But to enjoy all these winter delights, it’s important to take the proper precautions to […]

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The 8 Best Podcasts for Seniors

Today’s seniors are like no other generation. With unparalleled access to technology and the internet, the world is literally at their fingertips. Podcasts are a great way for seniors to engage with the world around them, to hear new perspectives and listen to unheard voices. Podcasts can take seniors to a place they’ve never been […]

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Explore Your Family Tree

Genealogy is a captivating hobby for people of all ages. It’s not only an opportunity to learn about your family’s history, it’s a wonderful way to learn about yourself. As a senior, it’s also a meaningful way to spend time with the younger generations in your family, including your grown children and your grandkids. If […]

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COVID-19 Visitor Update and Provincial Guidelines

Dear Residents and Family, Please note the following changes in new Provincial guidelines that will affect your visit, starting December 11, 2020. General Visitors, prior to visiting any resident for the first time after these guidelines come into effect and at least once a month thereafter, must attest that they have: Read/Re-Read the following documents: Residence […]

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Celebrating Meal Time!

Two elderly women smiling while they share a meal

Try to remember the most recent meal you ate with a group of people. Perhaps it was a gathering to celebrate a birthday over the weekend with your family. It may have been a visit to a local café for coffee with a few close friends. Regardless of what your experience may have been, the […]

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A Healthy Mind, Body and Soul

Two elderly gentleman smiling and laughing while playing chess

At a Sifton Retirement Residence there is no shortage of things to do, in fact, our daily recreation calendars are packed with unique activities and programs all designed to keep residents active and bring them together. The best part, the choice is yours. Residents are free to take part in the activities that interest them most […]

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Cannabis – What does it mean to you?

A doctor with a cannabis leaf in hand

It may surprise you to know that the fastest growing demographic for medical cannabis use is seniors. Since 2014, according to a publication by Schauer et al., in the American Journal Preventative Medicine in 2016, there has been about a 700% growth with adults over the age of 50 utilizing medical cannabis. Cannabis has been […]

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