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Sagewood March 2018 Newsletter & Calendars

An Irish Blessing

May the sun shine all day long

Everything go right & nothing wrong

May those you love

Bring love back to you

May all the wishes you wish come true

Message from the General Manager

With the opening of our new community in north-east Calgary, AgeCare SkyPointe, in the spring there will be some upcoming leadership changes at some of the communities, including AgeCare Sagewood.

I am honored to have been asked to assume the role of General Manager at AgeCare Glenmore. I will be joining the AgeCare Glenmore team on February 26, 2018.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the residents & family of AgeCare Sagewood for all of your support over the last 3 years. Reflecting back on what we have accomplished together during the previous few years, there is much to be proud of.  AgeCare Sagewood team worked tirelessly to provide the best quality of life experience for each and everyone of our residents.  Our 2017 residents and families experience overall satisfaction of 94%.  Staff were provided an opportunity to share their thoughts on a number of questions related to the work environment and 95% of staff would recommend this organization to friends and family who require care.   In addition, AgeCare Sagewood is the winner for Best in Senior Services for Strathmore, Langdon & Chestermere two years in a row.    Throughout the past few years, staff, volunteers, and partners have brought the community together with our annual Strathmore Stampede BBQ and have our residents participate in the Heritage Parade.  As a community we were able to meet, surpass, and sustain the goals that we were tasked with.  I will miss AgeCare Sagewood’s enthusiasm, perseverance and can-do attitude team, families and residents.  I wish you all the very best.

Michelle Pham

 

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March April 2018 Newsletter

 

 

Message from Recreation

At the beginning of March you will see our Recreation staff doing their floor switches for the next 6 months. Eagle Lake will be seeing more of Annie, Namaka will be seeing more of Tracy, Dawson Lake will be seeing more of Christy and Golden Hills, Langdon and Rockyford will be seeing more of Lana.

In March you will see on March 6th our rescheduled Memorial Service, entertainment such as Dennis Toner, Jim Baxter, Rock of Ages, All Sorts and Terrah Harper. At the end of the month we will be bringing in the Easter theme into our daily discussion of their traditions.

In April we will start switching over into our summer programing, this means saying hello to Ice Cream Social, Patio Parties, doing programs outside (weather permitting), more Green Thumb, Kitchen Creations and Fruit Friday. Saying see yeah later to Hot Coco Social, Arm Chair Travel, National Geography, Woodworking, Sewing and Baking.

We are looking forward to the warm times ahead and saying goodbye to the snow!

 

***MONTHLY CALENDARS WILL BE UPLOAD SHORTLY***