This Thanksgiving… Let’s Talk Turkey

  There are few family gatherings that are as powerful in creating a spirit of family, food, and gratitude as Thanksgiving.  Especially today, when families are scattered and distracted by every type of technology, the Thanksgiving meal creates the perfect environment for real, intimate and open conversations. As part of our annual Thanksgiving meal, St. […]

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August is my favourite!

August…the days are warm and the nights become cooler…the sun sets earlier and the campfires can start earlier. I’ve always loved chats around campfires and watching the stars twinkle in the sky.  The peacefulness of the night sky, the sounds of nature in the air are the things that take the rush of the day […]

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Celebrating Seniors!

June is Celebrating Seniors Month here at St. Jacobs Place and we invite you all to join us Friday, June 29th from 1:30 -3:30 for a fun and free event with live music, refreshments, door prizes, some classic cars, a Nygard Fashion show featuring our very own residents as models, a clothing sale and more!  […]

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June already!

We’ve had such beautiful weather in May and June is looking to be just as lovely!  May was filled with celebrating the month of royalty with a fancy hat Victorian Tea and watching the royal newlyweds share their wedding vows.  As we head into June we are looking forward to celebrating our men here at […]

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Celebrating our Women

Here at St. Jacobs Place we care for and honour our women.  Women who are mothers and women who have been mother’s in many ways but have never had their own children.  Women who love beyond themselves and reach out unselfishly to those in their world and beyond.  Our Mother’s Day dinners this past weekend […]

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Walking in a Winter Wonderland!

Wow! It’s April 6 and the snow is falling like it’s Christmas! I went out for a short stroll today and took a picture of all the white snow and it really was quite beautiful! It made me think of how wonderful it is to have St. Jacobs Place Retirement Residence in such a picturesque […]

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A Beautiful Easter to you!

Easter is such a beautiful holiday as we remember special times when we were young, enjoy moments of reflection at a church service, eat a bit of chocolate or share a meal with family and friends. As you take in this season of new life all around, may you know you are loved and special […]

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Happy March!

March is filled with special celebrations here at St. Jacobs Place including St. Patrick’s Day and Good Friday. Last week we had a new friend bring in her beautiful displays of jewelry for us to choose something lovely to wear for Easter. We have partnered with the Wellington History Museum for the past few years […]

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