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Let’s Talk is a place to find information, tips and tools related to moving into retirement life. Please check back regularly for the latest insights.

Why Community Living

Community living is a great in-between step for seniors who are still independent and not ready for a nursing facility, but need more care than family can provide at home.  All while being independent, seniors can enjoy social interactions,...

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Travelling with Seniors

Some of us like surprises, some of us don’t. If someone said to me, “you have one day to pack your bags, we’re going on a road trip,” I would, of course, be grateful and excited but it wouldn’t be my ideal situation I’m the type of person that...

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Retirement at Its Finest

It has been almost one year since Ina and her husband Eric moved into Rotary Villas at Crocus Gardens and they couldn’t be more pleased with their decision. They are comfortable, well taken care of and happy in their new home. Ina said that the choice to move to...

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Staying Safe

Icy roads, wet floors at a shopping centre, an uneven sidewalk — it doesn’t take much to end up in a fender bender or to slip and fall and find yourself in the hospital with a serious injury. Many people might think that staying close to home...

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Safety and Security at Rotary Villas

Rotary Villas employs a number of procedures to ensure the safety and security of residents.  Some features and procedures we use are: Cameras – Movement in hallways, common areas, entrances and exits are monitored.  With the use of cameras, we...

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Steps to Improve Senior Mental Health

Mental health is essential to our well-being.  Mental health includes how we think, feel, act, and engage with our surroundings.  It is equally important to look after our mental health as it is our physical health.  Here are some tips for seniors to improve and...

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Spring Cleaning

With temperatures now into the double digits in Manitoba, there’s energy and excitement in the air and many of us feel more inclined to tackle spring maintenance projects both inside and outside the house. There’s always such a sense of...

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Rotary Villas A-Z

Each week we’ll be posting a letter of the alphabet and how it relates to Rotary Villas. You can view the full list here.  Photos for each letter can be viewed on our Facebook page. Creating or even viewing art has many positive effects such as offering sensory...

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When Is It Time to Move On?

If I had a dollar for every time I heard someone say, ‘where has the time gone?’ I can guarantee you that I would be fairly wealthy! When we are young, it sometimes seems as though time stands still. This is especially true when we are waiting to celebrate...

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Host Your Event at Rotary Villas

Rotary Villas has a variety of rooms and spaces available to host your next gathering.  From creative workshops and small meetings to showers and holiday gatherings, we can accommodate a variety of functions.  We provide multimedia capabilities...

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