Ring in the New Year with the joy of centenarians in Revera

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Day-to-day happiness, not New Year’s resolutions, the most important thing, say centenarian retirees

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Mississauga, ON, Dec. 30 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Imagine ringing in the New Year more than 100 times in your lifetime. This is the reality for many residents of Revera Nursing Home, and we can only marvel at their extraordinary human achievement – ​​that of a long life well lived.

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To ring in 2023, Revera encourages centenarians across Canada and shares the wisdom and insight of Revera’s Chief Elder, Hazel McCallion, who turns 102 in February, and some of the approximately 230 centenarians living in the residences. for Revera retirees. Read Revera’s latest blog to learn more about their secrets to living a long, healthy life and their thoughts on New Year’s resolutions.

Most centenarians interviewed on the blog say they don’t place a lot of importance on resolutions – they say it’s more about attitude and outlook, regular activity and lifelong social activity. throughout the year, plus a dose of good genes. Hazel McCallion agrees. “Sometimes I do and sometimes I don’t make New Year’s resolutions. When I do, it’s usually to fix an ongoing issue. There are so many people less fortunate than me in the world,” she says. “When I make a resolution, it’s to try to do something to help people. I also try to stay positive in my thinking and live a meaningful life.

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« Ringing in the New Year is always special, but the centenarians we spoke with made it clear that they prefer to focus on having more life and happiness every day of the year, » said JP Cadeau, President of Revera Canada. . « This is a great prospect for all of us, no matter what our age. We are grateful for this, along with the countless other wisdoms shared daily by centenarians and the thousands of other seniors living in our nursing homes.

Read our blog to learn more about what Revera centenarians have shared with us as we head into 2023.

About Revera

Revera is a Canadian leader, owner, investor, developer and operator in the retirement home industry. Through its portfolio of partnerships, Revera owns or operates more than 475 properties in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom serving more than 46,000 seniors. Revera offers seniors’ apartments, independent residences, assisted living facilities, memory care and long-term care. With more than 41,000 employees dedicated to providing exceptional care and service, Revera helps seniors live their lives to the fullest. Learn more at ReveraLiving.com.


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