Discover the latest news and see what's happening at Wing Kei
We were pleased to host Tyler Shandro, Minister of Health, and Leah Lechelt, Executive Director, Christian Health Association of Alberta, on May 29 when they created a video outside of Wing Kei. The video outlines the scope of the additional provincial funding for continuing care and supportive living centres to manage the extra costs associated with the pandemic.
Window visits are going very well. Thank you for your cooperation with scheduling visits with your loved ones. It has certainly brought them joy! We had a particularly wonderful window visit when the granddaughter of one of our residents came on her wedding day and danced with her groom so her grandfather could see and be part of the celebrations. It was a beautiful and blessed moment.
Honourable Josephine Pon, Minister of Seniors and Housing, visited Wing Kei when Winnie Chan, President, Taste of Asia Inc. donated 3000 face masks to us. Gary Mar, family member and long-time supporter of Wing Kei, joined in the event.
On May 12, 2020, the residents at Greenview Supportive Living enjoyed a curbside Chinese Opera Performance by volunteer Kristy Lee. Dressed in a beautiful and vibrant traditional blue costume, Kristy danced to the song 窺醉 from the Chinese Opera 蝶影紅梨記. In English it is called The Butterfly and the Red Pear Blossom.
On February 21, Honourable Josephine Pon, Minister of Seniors and Housing, met and sang with seniors at Greenview!! Minister Pon shared her fond memories of visiting Wing Kei last year during the Senior Week, and brought New Year greetings, red packets and cakes to share with seniors. Joys of laughter and singing filled the hall of Wing Kei.
With lion dance and joyful Chinese New Year music, all residents dressed up smartly to participate in their New Year banquets in the Wing Kei community. Lots of family members and friends were also in the midst to enjoy this home cooked 10 course dinner prepared through the warm hearts and skills of our Food Services team. At the Crescent Heights banquet on February 1 we have served over 200 residents and guests, while at Greenview on February 8 we have served over 300 residents and guests.
“This is my 3rd year coming to visit the Wing Kei seniors, which I always love, especially during this happy occasion of the Lunar New Year…..” Madam Lu and her team visited seniors at Greenview on February 5, and was warmly greeted by our seniors who happily welcomed her as “our old friend”.
Residents, families and staff share their experiences and count the blessings with updates on Wing Kei Village, practice of PFCC (Person & Family Centred Care), student practicums, and personal experiences and journey in Wing Kei.
"During this year in my new home at Greenview, I am extremely satisfied. The environment is clean and comfortable. The menu suits us well" (Mrs. Wong). Admitting our first resident on November 7, 2018, Greenview celebrates one year of services to seniors. Enjoy reading Wing Kei updates through our regular newsletters.
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