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Public Service Announcement

Lakeview Manor hosts community picnic and wellness day

WHITBY, ON May 10, 2016

In recognition of Seniors’ Month, members of the public are invited to attend a community picnic and wellness day on the grounds of Lakeview Manor in Beaverton.

WHEN:

Saturday, June 4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

WHERE:

Lakeview Manor, 133 Main St. W., Beaverton

WHY:

Activities will include a barbecue; children’s games; free giveaways; active living demonstrations; musical entertainment with local band, MT Pockets; and a rummage sale. Proceeds from the rummage sale will go to the Lakeview Manor Residents’ Council. Wellness displays will also be on site, with representatives from the health-care community available to provide information and answer questions related to health-care matters.

NOTE:

Seniors’ Month is recognized via an official proclamation made by Roger Anderson, Regional Chair and Chief Executive Officer, on behalf of Durham Regional Council.

The Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat promotes Seniors’ Month throughout the province each June to recognize the valuable contributions made by seniors in communities across the province. This year’s theme is “Seniors Making a Difference.” For more information about Seniors’ Month, please visit www.ontarioseniors.ca.

Brock Community Health Centre is a partner in this event.

Lakeview Manor, one of the Region’s four long-term care homes, is located on 13 acres in the Township of Brock. It offers 149 beds, including two areas for short-term stays and two Adult Day programs (one at Lakeview Manor, and the second at Lakeridge Health in Port Perry). For additional details about the Region’s long-term care homes, please visit www.durham.ca.

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For more information, please contact Corporate Communications.