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2021 News releases

November 19, 2021
Five Tips from Revera to help seniors create a safer home
Each November Canadians mark Fall Prevention Month and Seniors Safety Week, two important reminders of the things older adults can do to improve their health and safety. Revera’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Rhonda Collins, offers some tips to help seniors create safer homes and lead healthier lifestyles.
November 10, 2021
Revera celebrates groundbreaking for new Stoneridge Manor in Carleton Place
Revera held a groundbreaking ceremony today to celebrate construction of the redeveloped Stoneridge Manor Long Term Care home in the Town of Carleton Place, Ontario.
November 1, 2021
Harrison Street Forms Joint Venture with Revera to Acquire Portfolio of Four Luxury Retirement Living Communities in Ontario
Harrison Street, one of the leading investment management firms exclusively focused on alternative real assets, and Revera Inc., a leading owner, operator, developer and investor in the senior living sector, today announced the launch of a new joint venture to acquire four premium retirement living residences located in the Greater Toronto Area and Cambridge, Ontario.
October 29, 2021
Revera celebrates Grand Opening of new Elmwood Place in London
First redevelopment project is state-of-the-art Elmwood Place Long Term Care Home. Revera officially opened its newly redeveloped Elmwood Place Long Term Care home in London, Ontario at a Grand Opening Celebration this morning.
October 5, 2021
Canadian Senior Living Sector Operators Relief Fund is Accepting Applications
Revera is happy to announce that the Senior Living CaRES Fund (the Fund), founded in May 2020 by Chartwell Retirement Residences, Revera Inc., Extendicare and Sienna Senior Living, announced it has re-opened the application process for additional frontline team members to receive financial assistance, to provide relief to those dealing with personal or family hardship.
October 1, 2021
Revera Retirement Poll Launches on National Seniors Day
A first-of-its-kind survey by Revera has revealed that well over half (58 per cent) of Canadian seniors (age 65+) see retirement homes as a support system that preserves their freedom.
September 16, 2021
Celebrating Milestones with Hazel with art by Revera seniors
This year Revera’s Chief Elder Officer Hazel McCallion is extending the celebrations of her 100th birthday through a nationwide card campaign celebrating milestone birthdays and anniversaries of older adults.
September 10, 2021
Revera’s Chief Technology Officer honoured as senior living leader
Steve Paraskevopoulos, Revera’s Chief Technology Officer has received recognition from IndustryEra, in its Top 10 Most Inspiring CIOs of 2021 for his leadership and innovation in the senior living sector.
September 2, 2021
Revera to open Sharon Corners Retirement Residence in East Gwillimbury
Revera, a leading owner, operator, developer and investor in the senior living sector is proud to announce its newest retirement home, Sharon Corners.
August 26, 2021
Seniors’ Care Coalition to Require Mandatory Vaccination for Long-Term Care and Retirement Home Staff– August 26
A coalition of national seniors’ living operators, led by Chartwell, Extendicare, Responsive Group, Revera and Sienna, announced today that they are making COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for their long-term care and retirement home staff across Canada.
August 25, 2021
“Lineages” – Premiere of Revera and Reel Youth film project – August 26
On Thursday, August 26, Revera and Reel Youth will premiere a unique intergenerational film project that brings together young filmmakers with seniors from Revera’s Fleetwood Villa in Surrey, British Columbia, Renaissance in Regina and The Bentley Saskatoon in Saskatchewan.
August 19, 2021
Revera Celebrates Cottage Life with a Summer Staycation
This summer, as many Canadians escape to the cottage, Revera brought cottage life to its residents with summer staycation themed days featuring specialty culinary options and recreation activities at its retirement homes.
August 10, 2021
Revera Begins Process of Closing 60-Year-Old Parkview Place Long Term Care Home in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Revera has made the difficult but necessary decision to begin the process to close Parkview Place Long Term Care Home, and has provided the required one-year notice to the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA).
August 8, 2021
Revera honours the passing of The Honourable William G. Davis, Revera Board Chair Emeritus and Former Premier of Ontario
The entire Revera family offers its most heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of The Honourable William G. Davis, P.C., C.C., Q.C., former premier of Ontario, on his passing today.
August 4, 2021
Revera recruitment team named finalists for Canadian HR Awards
Revera, a leader in the long term care and retirement living sector, is proud to be recognized as a finalist in the 2021 Canadian HR Awards, the leading independent awards event for the Human Resources profession in Canada. Revera is a finalist in two categories, Most Effective Recruitment Strategy and Best Employer Branding.
June 30, 2021
Revera announces exclusive partnership with C.A.R.P.
Revera, a leader in the senior living sector, today announced its new Affinity Partnership with C.A.R.P., also known as the Canadian Association of Retired Persons, a national advocacy organization that serves the needs of Canadians As We Age. Revera is proud to be the only senior living operator in Canada approved by C.A.R.P.
June 23, 2021
Revera debuts Unforgettable Ian’s journey in long term care
Today, Revera, a leader in the senior living sector, is releasing Unforgettable Ian, a film about a remarkable resident at Revera’s Stoneridge Manor Long Term Care Home in Carleton Place, Ontario.
June 15, 2021
Revera Opens The Scenic Grande Retirement Residence in Calgary
Revera, a leading owner, operator, developer and investor in the senior living sector welcomed residents this spring to its newest retirement residence, The Scenic Grande, a beautiful state-of-the-art lifestyle residence in Calgary, Alberta.
June 8, 2021
Winners announced in Habitat for Humanity Canada’s 2021 Meaning of Home Contest
Habitat for Humanity Canada announced the winners of the 2021 Meaning of Home writing contest. Revera is proud to support Habitat for Humanity Canada as a sponsor of the annual writing contest, and its mission to educate the next generation on the importance of safe and inclusive housing.
June 2, 2021
Celebrating Milestones with Hazel Initiative launches as part of seniors recognition events in June
Revera’s Chief Elder Officer Hazel McCallion announced today she would be extending the celebrations of her 100th birthday through a nationwide card campaign. Hazel will be celebrating milestone birthdays and anniversaries with Canadians through Revera’s Celebrating Milestones with Hazel initiative.
May 27, 2021
Revera offering virtual tours to support older adults exploring retirement living
With more older adults exploring retirement living and assisted living options, Revera is proud to offer virtual tours of its many Revera residences across Canada.
May 25, 2021
Revera’s first renewed long term care home set to open in London this Fall
The new Elmwood Place is currently under construction in London, Ontario and is expected to open in Fall 2021. With 50 additional bed licenses allocated by the Ministry of Long-Term Care to increase access to care in the community, the new home will accommodate 128 residents with 60 per cent private rooms.
May 12, 2021
Revera celebrates the one-year anniversary of the Senior Living CaRES Fund
Revera Inc., founding partner of the Senior Living CaRES Fund (the CaRES Fund) joins Chartwell, Extendicare and Sienna to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Fund’s establishment. To date, the CaRES Fund has awarded more than $2.4 million in emergency financial assistance to 761 senior living employees across Canada.
March 22, 2021
Revera and the Senior Living CaRES Fund announce 2021 funding and welcome two new partners
Revera, in partnership with other industry leaders, announced today that the Senior Living CaRES Fund (the CaRES Fund) is now accepting new applications. The Fund also welcomes two new partners, Southbridge Care Homes and OMNI Health Care, who will join the Fund’s founding partners, Chartwell, Revera, Extendicare and Sienna to recognize the dedication of senior living employees.
March 22, 2021
Experts agree ownership did not drive outcomes in COVID-19 long term care home outbreaks
The pandemic impacted the entire long term care sector—non-profit and publicly-owned homes as well as privately-owned ones experienced severe outbreaks. Understanding the factors that contributed to the likelihood of these outbreaks requires rigorous analysis by experts with relevant academic training in statistical analysis who have professional credentials in the medical and public health fields. Fortunately, this kind of analysis has now been conducted and we have a growing body of work that can inform the discussion on how to bring about meaningful and necessary improvements to the sector.
February 11, 2021
Revera wishes Hazel McCallion a Happy 100th Birthday
Revera offers Hazel McCallion best wishes on her upcoming 100th birthday, Sunday, February 14. For the past six years, Revera has had the benefit of Hazel’s wisdom in her role as the company’s Chief Elder Officer. In this role she has forged a unique connection with our residents and staff, and has advocated against ageism across Canada and internationally.

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