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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.  ...

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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,...