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  1. Remy “D”

    My name is Remy, but I call myself Remy “D” because I like to rap. I play guitar and drums. As well as music, I like snowboarding and longboarding, although these days I can’t do…

  2. Corky's Family Photo

    Corky

    “Mom will be ninety years old this year,” Debbie, her daughter, told me, “and as long as I can remember she has always been a pistol — outgoing, vibrant and full of life.” She tap…

  3. Paivi Revisited

    Over four years ago I wrote about Paivi, a fifty-two-year-old registered nurse who had suffered a stroke and was admitted to Complex Continuing Care (CCC) at The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre (TGHC). Her…

  4. Patient Care

    TGHC Staff are “angels with wings under their uniforms”

    My name is Peter and I would like to share my father’s end-of-life journey at The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre (TGHC). My father Peter Sr. was diagnosed with dementia and moved into a nursing…

  5. Emilie, retired nurse

    Meet Emilie a retired nurse

    Emilie, an 84-year-old retired nurse, was admitted to The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre (TGHC) from an acute care hospital as a bilateral, above–the–knee amputee as a result of diabetes.  Emilie presented with clinical…

  6. Mary Anne

    Mary-Anne’s Story

    My name is Mary-Anne.  I am seventy years old and I continue to work four days a week for an investment firm in downtown Toronto where I have been employed for over sixteen years. I…