Investors Group Donates $1400 to Nanaimo Travellers Lodge Programs
Nanaimo, B.C – August 14, 2012 - Nanaimo Travelers Lodge (NTL) – a nonprofit, charitable organization and the only dedicated dementia care facility in the Mid Island recently received a donation of $1400 from the Investors Group Nanaimo office.
The donation is part of Volunteer Support Program from Investors Group (IG), which was created to provide financial assistance to non-profit groups and organization in which IG employees or family members are active volunteers. NTL board member and IG employee Robert Grose applied for the grant to donate towards NTL.
The funds will go towards Nanaimo Travellers Lodge special programs, which promote the Eden Philosophy of Care with their 90 residents and 160 people in the community who use the three NTL adult day care programs. Eden Care gives the residents of NTL the opportunity to participate in activities on a regular basis that create spontaneity and bring variety into their lives.
The Lodge welcomes donations from the community to help to fund various programs. To support NTL please visit www.nanaimotravellerslodge.com for ways to help.
The Nanaimo Travellers Lodge (NTL), a non-profit, registered charity, is the only facility in Central Vancouver Island dedicated to dementia care located at 1298 Nelson Street. NTL offers a compassionate, caring and home-like environment for its 90 resident Elders and for the 130 Elders in the community with dementia who attend our day programs, Daybreak and Stepping Stones. And 25 Elders residing in the community also participate in the Community Bathing Program on a weekly basis. NTL offers an enriched environment in which Elders can experience their lives to the fullest and can continue to have a life worth living. The staff and volunteers at Nanaimo Travellers Lodge work with the families and caregivers of those with dementia to create a welcoming, friendly environment with excellent care.
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PHOTO - Grant Starko, Regional Director, Investors Group (left) and Robert Grose, Investors Group and NTL board member with $1400 cheque for Nanaimo Travellers Lodge.