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Spring forward!

March 11, 2019

We’re almost there! Spring is right around the corner and temperatures are already moving in the right direction. We feel like it’s time to celebrate after a long, cold and snowy winter. So, we’re going to ‘roll up the rug’ [Read more]

Happy New Year!

January 9, 2019

For those of you following our blog or with a keen interest in The Russell Hill, we wish you and yours a prosperous and healthy New Year! If you have not visited us, it’s easy; just call (416 922 9005) [Read more]

Chilly Fall Days

November 9, 2018

This year’s fall colours have been stunning; intense reds, brilliant golden yellows, and shades in between have dotted tree lined streets and ravines in Toronto. How lucky are we to have this joyous burst of colour, even if it’s also [Read more]


October 2, 2018

This is a beautiful time of year as you drive through the city and see corner stores with stacks of colourful mums, and the same colours reflected in leafy trees. Food becomes heartier and farmers markets are bountiful. We hope [Read more]

Staff Appreciation

July 25, 2018

Our staff are the backbone of what we do at The Russell Hill Retirement Residence. They support our residents in many ways: serving in the Dining Room, providing Room Service for meals, Housekeeping, Nursing and Personal Assistance, Activities and Outings, [Read more]

Hot, Hot, Hot!

June 28, 2018

We’re heading into our first real heat wave this weekend when everyone will need to be very careful to stay hydrated, perhaps have a salty snack in the afternoon, and to stay inside if need be. For those who choose [Read more]

The Living List!

May 28, 2018

You’ve probably heard of a ‘bucket list’. Well, The Russell Hill Retirement Residence is joining with our other locations to grant as many wishes as possible to our residents. This initiative is called The Living List. There will be more [Read more]

A Royal Month

May 15, 2018

At last – blossoming trees, forsythia bushes putting forth their bright yellow colours, and fresh, new leaves, both red and green ones. Spring has arrived. It is such a wonderful time of year and residents here at The Russell Hill [Read more]

Summertime and Canada 150

July 8, 2017

It’s July and we’re finally enjoying warm summer weather and sunshine after one of the wettest Springs in our history. Flooding has been rampant, and the Toronto Islands are closed to the public, but patios are open, parks are filled [Read more]

Spring and Cherry Blossoms

April 26, 2017

We’re still experiencing some chilly weather unfortunately, but that doesn’t seem to deter the trees from blossoming with bright new leaves, or the cherry blossoms from bringing forth their beauty. “Nothing symbolizes spring like the beauty of a blooming cherry tree. [Read more]