Fully Vaccinated June 14, 2021!

Thank you once again to Island Health for holding an on-site COVID vaccination clinic at Cherish for our second shot. We have much to be grateful for! Thank you to our wonderful team for following Cherish protocols at work and at home, for wearing face masks all day long every work day for 15 months, thank you to our wonderful […]

Cherish Trout Scouts Help Release Trout Fry

The Cherish Trout Scouts take fishing seriously. Eager volunteers were happy to help let these little fry loose in their favourite fishing spot! Look Out Lake is a 5 minute drive from Cherish and with stock like this, no one is disappointed on our fishing trips. Look Out Lake began as a fresh water reservoir for WW1 bunkers located at […]

Cherish Residents Receive COVID Shot #1

March 4, 2021 was a very exciting day at Cherish! EVERYONE, Residents and staff, received their first COVID shot! Our in-house clinic made it easy for Residents to get their shot at home. Island Health reached out mid-day on the 3rd of March saying they would be here at 9am the next morning. WOW! It was “all hands on deck” […]

Happy 92nd Birthday Thelma Creelman

When asked, a day or so before, if we knew anyone that could play the bag pipes for Thelma’s birthday, the Cherish team jumped on it. COVID-19 or no, there had to be a way! Here is Thelma, and her husband Everett, on their third floor balcony enjoying the emotionally stirring sounds of the piper below. Our best wishes to […]

Keep Calm and Carry On – the Cherish Way!

There is no doubt that our world has changed in the face of the COVID-19 global pandemic. Self-isolation. Physical distancing. Shortage of COVID-19 testing kits and shortages of much needed personal protection equipment – world wide. Yes, these are uncertain times. There is one thing that we do know – that exercize is good for you both physically and mentally. […]

Thank you to everyone for sewing masks!

Thank you to everyone that has donated home sewn masks! They have been sanitized and given to care providers, seniors and their families. Thank you again, for  helping keep our seniors safe! Your generosity is overwhelming. Please keep them coming.  

COVID-19 Face Mask Shortage – Seamstresses & Tailors – We need you!

SARS-CoV-2 creates a disease called COVID-19. This is a new flu this year. It is particularly harmful to seniors. From global reports it has been contained in China, and other places. Until we can identify (get more testing kits) and quarantine infected people this is going to spread. For younger healthy people this, generally, is a mild flu. Younger healthy […]

Vegetarians Unite!

Vegetarians Unite! Spring is right around the corner and the magnolia’s are blooming! Spring means changes, and we are happy to announce changes to our menus. Our Chef has heard the requests of our residents and added a vegetarian option to our menus everyday for lunch and dinner. We now offer three choices for every meal, one being vegetarian. As […]

Culture of Caring

Culture of Caring Dear Micky, Over the past year we have had the pleasure of visiting our mom, Sonia, at her home with Cherish at Central Park.  Through that time, we have seen her cognitive abilities continue to decline and as a result her care needs escalated to the point that she required more advanced services in another setting and […]

Welcoming Moms and Mentors to the Cherish Family

Welcoming Moms and Mentors to the Cherish Family Moms and Mentors is a local grassroots group that matches new young moms with experienced moms who provide support and guidance. Maureen Hobbs, the driving force behind Moms and Mentors, has also organized scholarships for the new moms with wonderful success. Moms and Mentors gives these people a hand up and not […]

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