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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.  ...

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Meet Eiji Yoshikawa, who is keeping up the good fight!

Volunteer Spotlight Eiji is 60 years young. He was born in Japan in Shikoku, and grew up in a Buddhist temple since his grandpa was a monk. He spent his youth like a monkey, playing in the fields, ...

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Honouring Our Volunteers

It is with grateful hearts that we salute “Volunteers” during Volunteer Week and, indeed, throughout the year.   At Nikkei Seniors we cannot imagine our services and programs without ...

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Students from Gladstone Secondary sent special messages to residents

Students from Gladstone Secondary School sent special messages to seniors living at Nimi Nikkei Home during Valentine’s Day Ms. Kikawa is the Japanese Language teacher at Gladstone Secondary Schoo...

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Luck’s got nothing to do with it

On this St. Patrick’s day, we are reminded that it isn’t thanks to “luck” that we are successfully battling and keeping Covid-19 out of Nikkei Home and our lives. The dedication, teamwork, leadership,...

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A Tribute to Gina Hall – A Very Human Manager

Written By Cathy Makihara Gina Hall retires as Resident Services Manager Gina Hall came to the Nikkei Seniors Health Care and Housing Society in 2010. For those who don’t know her, she worked f...

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Knits by Nikkei Seniors

Our seniors at Robert Nimi Nikkei Home have been encouraged by letters and poems from the community, pictures from children, and donations of yarn during the pandemic lockdown. A group of seniors h...