Thursday July 22, 2021

July 22, 2021

8 juillet 2021

Guest column : Chad Robinson
Mortgage Architects

Upcoming events

ORLEANS FARMERS MARKET from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the parking lot at the Ray Friel Recreation Centre, 1585 Tenth Line Rd. Market staff have been working closely with public health officials to create protocols to help make our markets the safest source of fresh, local food possible while we strive to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Ottawa.

CUMBERLAND FARMERS MARKET from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the R.J. Kennedy Arena in Cumberland Village. Over 45 local producers and artisans. All products at the market are locally grown or made.

THE ORIGINAL NAVAN MARKET from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Navan Fairgrounds. Over 100 vendors.


Orléans' latest retirement community now open

Retired seniors in Orléans are blessed to have a number of excellent retirement faciltiies at their disposal. Willowbend is the latest senior retirement residence owned and operated by Riverstone Retirement Communities, which is based right here in Ottawa. It is the ninth Riverstone community designed and built by Claridge Homes.

Nestled on the edge of a beautiful residential neighbourhood, Willowbend is surrounded by amenities with access to shops, restaurants and grocery stores.

In addition to on-site gardens, nature-lovers can take advantage of the many walking paths in the surrounding areas. Easy access to east and west transit and highways means friends and family are never far away. Whatever you need, peace and quiet or fun and excitement, Willowbend and the Orléans community have you covered.

Willowbend features more than 145 spacious suites available in studio, one- and two-bedroom floor plans. Residents can choose from a full spectrum of individualized care alternatives including: Inde-pendent Living, Residential Care, or one of their two Assisted Living arrangements – Physical Assisted Living or Memory Care.

Their all-inclusive approach to retirement living is what sets Riverstone Retirement Communities apart.

Among the many amenities offered at Willowbend are a brightly lit salt water indoor pool; a gated garden area with a lovely gazebo which is perfect for meeting with family members; a fully equipped fitness centre; a large library; a theatre room; a games/activities room; and a ground floor bistro where residents can enjoy coffee or tea, hot chocolate, mocha, or a variety of specialty espresso drinks.

Meals at the Willowbend are prepared in a state-of-the-art kitchen by a well-trained brigade that is overseen by food services manager Meenaal Sharma.

Every detail at the Willowbend has been meticulously taken care to make the transition of moving into the residence as welcoming and comforting as possible.

Riverstone Retirement Communities has had an excellent record during the pandemic throughout which their number one priority has always been and remains the safety and well-being of their residents and team members. They strictly follow the directives issued by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care, the Ontario Retirement Community Association (ORCA) and the Retirement Home Regulatory Authority (RHRA).

At Willowbend, they understand that searching for a retirement home that will provide you or your loved one with quality care and peace of mind can be a challenging experience. That is why they invite you to call them to discuss how tham can meet your individual needs. For more information, or to arrange a tour call 613-907-9200.


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