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Stories

Despite the challenges we face, Perley Rideau remains resilient

Your commitment saw residents and frontline staff through 2020. And I couldn't be more grateful to have felt your support in every hall and room last year. But if we're going to make real change - today and for the future - we must stay the course we've already set. We must remain resilient and committed to long-term care.

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Gib McElroy Lives on Through Gift-in-Will

During his lifetime, Gib (Gilbert) McElroy narrowly escaped death several times. After passing away in May 2020, he found a way to live on: by making a generous gift in will to the Perley Rideau Foundation.

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Thank you for the new vaccine cart!

Resident COVID-19 vaccination is already underway, and our old flu buggy cart was in desperate need of an upgrade. Thank you for exceeding our $3000 goal so "the Vac Mobile" can be on the ground with nurses ASAP. The right tools make for a safe and easy process for all.

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An Hour to Give

In case you missed Perley Rideau on An Hour to Give hosted by Sam Laprade (1310 AM News), here is the recording of staff talking about what life is like in the Perley Rideau's Seniors' Village, and this year's upcoming Remembrance Day ceremony.

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Jean-Louis' Story

I’m so blessed to be here at Perley Rideau with Marjorie, my extraordinary wife. We’ve lived all over Canada, travelled extensively, raised three wonderful children and enjoyed our best life in retirement. But as Marjorie developed dementia, I knew it would take more than me to give her the best care possible – which is why I hope you read our story.

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No Show Gala Online Auction

As part of the 2020 No Show Gala, the online auction is now open! Bid on one of a kind art created by Perley Rideau residents and more before it closes at midnight on November 7!

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Once a Soldier, Always a Soldier

Sandra Perron’s decision to leave a gift in her will to the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre Foundation reflects her deep-seated desire to honour the men and women who serve in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).

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