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Area Commanders, Majors Wayne and Cavell Loveless present the Certificate of Accreditation to the management of Lakeview Manor.

Lakeview Manor receives accreditation

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This month, The Salvation Army was proud to present a certificate of accreditation to Lakeview Manor in Riverview, New Brunswick.

For 35 years, Lakeview Manor has been providing long-term care to seniors in New Brunswick. The 50-bed facility provides focused, holistic care to its residents ensuring that each person is treated with dignity.

In its commitment to serving those in need, The Salvation Army launched an accreditation program to certify that all Salvation Army social service facilities are achieving high standards of […]

David and Margaret Craig's future planning leads to philanthropy.

The Craigs learn how future planning can lead to philanthropy

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After sitting with their financial planner to discuss retirement, Margaret and David Craig discovered they could help The Salvation Army by sharing their earnings through charitable giving.

As Margaret explains, “David contributed generously to RRSP’s during his working life, but there comes a time when you will be taxed on what has been accumulating tax-free. We learned that if we were to die tomorrow, half of our retirement savings would go to the government in taxes.

The Craigs learned they could give […]

Catherine Booth_International Womens Day

Honouring Catherine Booth on International Women’s Day

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Born in 1829, Catherine’s social activism began early in life. At 12 years old, she became concerned with the effects of alcoholism on the community and took up the role as Secretary for the Juvenile Temperance Society. Though it was rare for women in Victorian England to have a public voice, Catherine would write articles for temperance magazines, sharing her thoughts on benefits of temperance.

After marrying William Booth, Catherine and her husband began their ministry in service to the vulnerable […]

Seniors in the Keenagers program work together to prepare Valentines Day treat to exchange with each other.

Keenagers: Young at heart, big in spirit

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In Moncton, a spirited group of men and women meet to go on outings, laugh, and share stories. They are partaking in a program called Keenagers, a monthly gathering that bring together seniors, age 55 years and older, for companionship, socializing, and entertainment.

After retirement, many seniors find themselves with an empty nest, and often experience loneliness or withdrawal from the community. Financial barriers or mobility and transportation issues further isolate seniors from actively seeking or participating in community activities.

Director of […]