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Meet Long-term Donor Ken Shinozaki

Ken Shinozaki is a long-term donor of Nikkei Place, giving to both Nikkei Seniors Health Care and Housing Society (NSHCHS) and Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre (NNMCC).  For over 10 y...

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Introducing Our New Board Members: A Warm Welcome to John and Sandra

Interviews edited by Randy KondoTranslated by Sayaka Endo The Nikkei Seniors Health Care & Housing Society is pleased to announce the appointment of two new directors to the NSHCHS Board: Jo...

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Bouquets of Tulips Bring Smiles to Residents and Staff of Nimi Nikkei Home!

Spring is in the air, and tulips are in full bloom! Just before Mother’s Day, a bunch of bouquets of tulips made their way to Nimi Nikkei Home. These beautiful tulips were a gift from the Consulate Ge...

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Staff Spotlight: Sherryl Heraldo, Licensed Practical Nurse

Sherryl works as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), as one of the newest additions to the care team at Nimi Nikkei Home, beginning in January 2021.  She grew up in the Philippines, where she went to Ar...

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Staff Spotlight: Tara Pagnottaro, Licensed Practical Nurse

Tara is part of our care team at Nimi Nikkei Home, and brings experience from working in different nursing roles from Intermediate Care, Dementia Care, Geriatric Psychiatry, Sub-acute and Assisted Liv...

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Marcia Carr: Nursing career, the pandemic’s effect on seniors, and more

Spotlight We recently caught up with Marcia Carr (nee Hirano), an accomplished healthcare professional of nursing, and board member, donor, and friend of Nikkei Seniors Health Care and Housing S...

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Tribute to Nurses

The week to commemorate nurses in Canada is May 10-16, 2021 for National Nursing Week. A week does not seem long enough to express gratitude to a group of professionals who keep our residents saf...

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Meet Tomo

Volunteer Spotlight Meet Tomo L., a volunteer that enjoys lending a helping hand at Nimi Nikkei Home and at Nikkei Centre for their annual Mochitsuki event. She is the youngest of four siblings, an...

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Meet Ayako

Volunteer Spotlight Meet Ayako I., one of our volunteers at Nimi Nikkei Home. She is 84 years old and hails originally from Tokyo. She has one son and two grandchildren. Her favourite food is sandw...

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Meet Seiko

Meet Seiko K., one of our volunteers at Nimi Nikkei Home, as well as a resident of our New Sakura-so seniors independent living residence. She was born in Hokkaido, and is one of four siblings.  ...