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Resident Spotlight: Dorothy

Dorothy has lived in Prince George most of her life. Before moving to Prince George, she lived in Prince Rupert from ages nine to 14. She was born in Vancouver, B.C. but with her Dad being an Architect, the family moved a few times to find the right place to call home, which is what [...]

Resident Spotlight: Grant

Grant Yule was born on April 6, 1928 in Killarney, Manitoba and is the third youngest of nine children, four girls and five boys. Grant grew up on the family farm, where he lived for the first eighteen years of his life. Once Grant was old enough, he went to Hamilton, Ontario in search of work. [...]

Resident Spotlight: Fred

Fred Schlitt was born in Regina, Saskatchewan in 1930. He was born a middle child out of seven children. For the first fifteen years of his life Fred lived in Regina with his family until his father made the decision to move the family to Prince George as he thought it would give his children a [...]

Blood Pressure Clinic at RiverBend

RiverBend Kamloops has a bi-weekly Blood Pressure Clinic that was initiated by residents! A lot of the activities are resident driven, says Ann LaFrance, the Recreation Manager at RiverBend Mayfair in Kamloops. “They come to us and tell us what they want to do and we support them.” Joan and Doris have over 80 years [...]

Resident Spotlight: Nora

The resident spotlight appears in the monthly RiverBend newsletter. With permission from the resident, we republish it on our website and social media. Nora in 1976 Nora was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and was the youngest of a family of ten. When she was just two years old her father passed away, which [...]

Valentine’s Day Memories at RiverBend PG

Mary and Loren Greenwood On Valentine's Day, RiverBend Prince George hosted an evening event for couples to celebrate the special day. Ahead of the event, the activities and recreation team at RiverBend collected photos from residents of them on their wedding day and the night of the event they played a "guess who" [...]