LETTER OF APPRECIATION FROM A FAMILY MEMBER

On the occasion of a prolonged visit with my parents in St. Boniface I had the joy of getting to know many employees and volunteers working at the Actionmarguerite establishment, located at 185 Despins Street, where my father was warmly welcomed in November of 2018....

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To Give is to Receive

Germaine Boulet started coming to the Actionmarguerite adult day centre with her husband, Charles, four years ago. “We really liked coming to the day centre. It was something different, a change in our weekly routine. And it was an opportunity to spend a day in...

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Actionmarguerite celebrates its nursing staff

During the National Nurses’ Week held from May 6 to 12, 2019, Actionmarguerite recognized its nursing staff. Congratulations to Tessa Loran, nurse at Actionmarguerite St. Boniface on being recognized by her peers as the recipient of the Actionmarguerite Nurse of...

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Jean-Pierre Kisama’s story

Actionmarguerite is proud to share Jean-Pierre Kisama’s story, an article drawn from the Red River College News. Therapeutic Recreation grad connects with older adults in bilingual role at...

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Music to soothe the spirit

When Sister Jeanine Vermette retired from the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary, she chose to continue living out her vocation by helping others and doing charitable work. “I thought I could be of use to seniors,” she explains. Sister Jeanine approached...

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Denis Weicker, a century of memories

Denis Weicker has seen it all: World War II, the 1950 flood, a visit from Queen Elizabeth II, and the arrival, departure and subsequent return of the Winnipeg Jets. The Actionmarguerite St. Vital resident, who was born in October 1918 in Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes, has...

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The first face of Actionmarguerite

Social workers are the first face of Actionmarguerite. Their role with residents begins even before they become residents. “We are in charge of making the initial contact, giving information, conducting home assessments and giving them their first tour of the...

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Smart tablet opens new doors

Last summer, Nicole Nadeau-Fréchette, a social worker at Actionmarguerite, suggested that Hilary Wiebe, a resident of Actionmarguerite St. Boniface’s young adult unit, enter a contest sponsored by March of Dimes Canada. A few weeks later, Hilary Wiebe found out...

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In recognition of staff and retirees

In October 2018, Actionmarguerite celebrated 122 recipients and retirees honoured at the Long Service Award & Retirement Recognition Reception. Actionmarguerite management, its families and residents wish to thank each and every one of these persons for their...

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