Protecting ourselves is on everyone’s mind at Orchard View. The Public Health have provide us with some documents to help illustrate how you can protect yourself and the Resident when you are visiting inside with us or taking them out [Read more]
The summer is mid way and we have enjoyed the sun on our face and watching the dramatic thunderstorms roll through! Mother Nature always keeps us guessing on what’s next. Enjoy our monthly review to see what Almonte seniors at [Read more]
There is often confusion about the differences between what a retirement residence and a long-term care residence offers. The following may help to simplify the differences. Lifestyle Retirement residences offer a variety of amenities to set the stage for [Read more]
Staying Still As many of you are aware, the outside world is moving into Phase 3 which opens up things like; movie theatres, gyms, inside of restaurants, gathering of more people, etc. For the general public this is excellent news [Read more]
Selecting your suite in a retirement home it both emotional and practical. It can be a challenge unless something literally jumps out and grabs you. Whether it’s the view, or situation within the building or a number that reflects [Read more]
July will be a glorious month for us to celebrate Canada’s history as we look for a new way of life. At Orchard View our focus is always on our residents and ensuring that they are happy and healthy. See [Read more]
June is a beautiful month. We celebrate Seniors and watch all the flowers and trees blossom! Look inside to see what fun we have and will have at Orchard View by the Mississippi. OVM – Highlights June 1st-7th
Times like this make us think and act differently. We have to find new ways to contact with each other; Ask new questions, share fun stories, goals, and laughter. No matter what age you are, we all need a little [Read more]
At Orchard View by the Mississippi, we continue to focus on living our lives in the face of this pandemic. We are taking every precautions to keep everyone safe, but we must find joy and comfort in our daily lives. [Read more]
Listen to Joe Princiotta’s appeal to Public Health for support in keeping our seniors safe by providing proactive testing to our staff and supplies of masks to meet the requirements handed down from the Ontario Government.
Spring has Sprung and the flowers will begin to bring us happiness to enjoy watching blossom. Just like retirement living at Orchard View is all about! Enjoy each day!
March is the beginning of the thaw month, or at least we hope to. If cabin fever is overcoming you, come and enjoy some social time with us. Pick the day based on what you like to do and then [Read more]
Hello Winter! How pretty are you! Do you need to get out of your home to avoid cabin fever? Are you looking to enjoy an afternoon or morning with other seniors? Look through our newsletter and calendar for something that [Read more]
One of the most commonly asked question for those looking for a new home for their loved ones, is “When is it the right time”. My answer is never simple, this is not the same for everyone, as life provides [Read more]
Welcome 2020! A whole new decade is here for us to have new opportunities and experiences. Come and share them with us at Orchard View by the Mississippi in Almonte. We welcome new friends everyday! See inside what is going [Read more]
What is the difference between a PSW, RPN, RN, and NP? Basically, it is education and, therefore, scope of practice. The healthcare team of front line workers consists of Personal Support Workers, Registered Practical Nurse, Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioners. RPNs, RNs, [Read more]