2023 News Releases
September 5. 2023
Leading with Humanity, a compelling new perspective on purpose-driven leadership by Tom Wellner, President, and CEO of Revera Inc., is now available.
Revera is shifting its focus to ownership of senior living real estate and will transition out of the operational management of retirement residences.
June 21, 2023
Revera and ONE Properties unveil scenic Clifton Park alongside the grand opening of Glenora Park retirement residence, featuring unrivaled community spaces and state-of-the-art amenities
January 29, 2023
It is with deep sadness Revera joins Canadians in mourning the passing of Hazel McCallion. Hazel served as Revera’s Chief Elder Officer, bringing her leadership and wisdom to champion positive change in the senior living sector.
2022 News Releases
December 30, 2022
Imagine ringing in the New Year more than 100 times in your lifetime. That is the reality for many Revera retirement home residents, and we can’t help but marvel at their extraordinary human achievement - that of a long life well lived.
December 13, 2022
Glenora Park, Edmonton’s newest and most prestigious retirement living residence, is open and welcoming new residents.
November 29, 2022
Revera is building on its strong commitment to Habitat for Humanity Canada with a donation of $115,000 from the proceeds of its annual charity golf tournament, fundraising from events held at its retirement residences and long term care homes, and employee donations.
November 10, 2022
Revera’s Chief Elder Officer, Hazel McCallion received her influenza vaccine on Tuesday, along with 50 employees at Revera’s Support Office in Mississauga.
July 15, 2022
The Senior Living CaRES Fund (the Fund), founded in May 2020 by Chartwell Retirement Residences, Revera Inc., Extendicare and Sienna Senior Living, announces the launch of the application process for front-line senior living sector employees (casual, part-time or full-time) of a senior living operator in Canada to receive education bursaries to advance their careers in the senior living sector.
April 12, 2022
In a frank and personal account, Revera CEO Tom Wellner shares his experience at the helm of Canada’s leading senior living organization during the pandemic in a compelling new business book published today.
March 01, 2022
Revera Inc., together with Extendicare, today announced an innovative agreement between the two leading senior care organizations that will support the future of long term care in Ontario and Manitoba.
February 11, 2022
The Ontario government announced the redevelopment and expansion of Telfer Place Long Term Care Home. Revera will redevelop the existing 45 beds and add 83 new beds to serve the people of the Paris community.
January 28, 2022
The Ontario government is adding 32 new long-term care beds to The Village Seniors’ Community, a new long-term care home being built in Hanover. This is part of the government’s $6.4 billion commitment to build more than 30,000 net new beds by 2028 and 28,000 upgraded long-term care beds across the province.
January 28, 2022
The Ontario government is adding 156 new and 100 upgraded long-term care beds to a new building for Sumac Lodge Long Term Care Home in Sarnia. This is part of the government’s $6.4 billion commitment to build more than 30,000 net new beds by 2028 and 28,000 upgraded long-term care beds across the province.
2021 News Releases
November 19, 2021
Each November Canadians mark Fall Prevention Month and Seniors Safety Week, two important reminders of the things older adults can do to improve their health and safety. Revera’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Rhonda Collins, offers some tips to help seniors create safer homes and lead healthier lifestyles.
November 10, 2021
Revera held a groundbreaking ceremony today to celebrate construction of the redeveloped Stoneridge Manor Long Term Care home in the Town of Carleton Place, Ontario.
November 1, 2021
Harrison Street Forms Joint Venture with Revera to Acquire Portfolio of Four Luxury Retirement Living Communities in Ontario
Harrison Street, one of the leading investment management firms exclusively focused on alternative real assets, and Revera Inc., a leading owner, operator, developer and investor in the senior living sector, today announced the launch of a new joint venture to acquire four premium retirement living residences located in the Greater Toronto Area and Cambridge, Ontario.
October 29, 2021
First redevelopment project is state-of-the-art Elmwood Place Long Term Care Home. Revera officially opened its newly redeveloped Elmwood Place Long Term Care home in London, Ontario at a Grand Opening Celebration this morning.
October 5, 2021
Revera is happy to announce that the Senior Living CaRES Fund (the Fund), founded in May 2020 by Chartwell Retirement Residences, Revera Inc., Extendicare and Sienna Senior Living, announced it has re-opened the application process for additional frontline team members to receive financial assistance, to provide relief to those dealing with personal or family hardship.
October 1, 2021
A first-of-its-kind survey by Revera has revealed that well over half (58 per cent) of Canadian seniors (age 65+) see retirement homes as a support system that preserves their freedom.
September 16, 2021
This year Revera’s Chief Elder Officer Hazel McCallion is extending the celebrations of her 100th birthday through a nationwide card campaign celebrating milestone birthdays and anniversaries of older adults.
September 10, 2021
Steve Paraskevopoulos, Revera’s Chief Technology Officer has received recognition from IndustryEra, in its Top 10 Most Inspiring CIOs of 2021 for his leadership and innovation in the senior living sector.
September 2, 2021
Revera, a leading owner, operator, developer and investor in the senior living sector is proud to announce its newest retirement home, Sharon Corners.
August 26, 2021
Seniors’ Care Coalition to Require Mandatory Vaccination for Long-Term Care and Retirement Home Staff– August 26
A coalition of national seniors’ living operators, led by Chartwell, Extendicare, Responsive Group, Revera and Sienna, announced today that they are making COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for their long-term care and retirement home staff across Canada.
August 25, 2021
On Thursday, August 26, Revera and Reel Youth will premiere a unique intergenerational film project that brings together young filmmakers with seniors from Revera’s Fleetwood Villa in Surrey, British Columbia, Renaissance in Regina and The Bentley Saskatoon in Saskatchewan.
August 19, 2021
This summer, as many Canadians escape to the cottage, Revera brought cottage life to its residents with summer staycation themed days featuring specialty culinary options and recreation activities at its retirement homes.
August 10, 2021
Revera Begins Process of Closing 60-Year-Old Parkview Place Long Term Care Home in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Revera has made the difficult but necessary decision to begin the process to close Parkview Place Long Term Care Home, and has provided the required one-year notice to the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA).
August 8, 2021
Revera honours the passing of The Honourable William G. Davis, Revera Board Chair Emeritus and Former Premier of Ontario
The entire Revera family offers its most heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of The Honourable William G. Davis, P.C., C.C., Q.C., former premier of Ontario, on his passing today.
August 4, 2021
Revera, a leader in the long term care and retirement living sector, is proud to be recognized as a finalist in the 2021 Canadian HR Awards, the leading independent awards event for the Human Resources profession in Canada. Revera is a finalist in two categories, Most Effective Recruitment Strategy and Best Employer Branding.
June 30, 2021
Revera, a leader in the senior living sector, today announced its new Affinity Partnership with C.A.R.P., also known as the Canadian Association of Retired Persons, a national advocacy organization that serves the needs of Canadians As We Age. Revera is proud to be the only senior living operator in Canada approved by C.A.R.P.
June 23, 2021
Today, Revera, a leader in the senior living sector, is releasing Unforgettable Ian, a film about a remarkable resident at Revera’s Stoneridge Manor Long Term Care Home in Carleton Place, Ontario.
June 15, 2021
Revera, a leading owner, operator, developer and investor in the senior living sector welcomed residents this spring to its newest retirement residence, The Scenic Grande, a beautiful state-of-the-art lifestyle residence in Calgary, Alberta.
June 8, 2021
Habitat for Humanity Canada announced the winners of the 2021 Meaning of Home writing contest. Revera is proud to support Habitat for Humanity Canada as a sponsor of the annual writing contest, and its mission to educate the next generation on the importance of safe and inclusive housing.
June 2, 2021
Revera’s Chief Elder Officer Hazel McCallion announced today she would be extending the celebrations of her 100th birthday through a nationwide card campaign. Hazel will be celebrating milestone birthdays and anniversaries with Canadians through Revera’s Celebrating Milestones with Hazel initiative.
May 27, 2021
With more older adults exploring retirement living and assisted living options, Revera is proud to offer virtual tours of its many Revera residences across Canada.
May 25, 2021
The new Elmwood Place is currently under construction in London, Ontario and is expected to open in Fall 2021. With 50 additional bed licenses allocated by the Ministry of Long-Term Care to increase access to care in the community, the new home will accommodate 128 residents with 60 per cent private rooms.
May 12, 2021
Revera Inc., founding partner of the Senior Living CaRES Fund (the CaRES Fund) joins Chartwell, Extendicare and Sienna to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Fund’s establishment. To date, the CaRES Fund has awarded more than $2.4 million in emergency financial assistance to 761 senior living employees across Canada.
March 22, 2021
Revera, in partnership with other industry leaders, announced today that the Senior Living CaRES Fund (the CaRES Fund) is now accepting new applications. The Fund also welcomes two new partners, Southbridge Care Homes and OMNI Health Care, who will join the Fund’s founding partners, Chartwell, Revera, Extendicare and Sienna to recognize the dedication of senior living employees.
March 22, 2021
The pandemic impacted the entire long term care sector—non-profit and publicly-owned homes as well as privately-owned ones experienced severe outbreaks. Understanding the factors that contributed to the likelihood of these outbreaks requires rigorous analysis by experts with relevant academic training in statistical analysis who have professional credentials in the medical and public health fields. Fortunately, this kind of analysis has now been conducted and we have a growing body of work that can inform the discussion on how to bring about meaningful and necessary improvements to the sector.
February 11, 2021
Revera offers Hazel McCallion best wishes on her upcoming 100th birthday, Sunday, February 14. For the past six years, Revera has had the benefit of Hazel’s wisdom in her role as the company’s Chief Elder Officer. In this role she has forged a unique connection with our residents and staff, and has advocated against ageism across Canada and internationally.
2020 News releases
December 16, 2020
December 7, 2020
September 24, 2020
September 14, 2020
September 3, 2020
August 31, 2020
Revera chooses Welbi to personalize recreation programs for retirement living residents to reduce social isolation
July 16, 2020
June 17, 2020
May 13, 2020
May 11, 2020
May 8, 2020
April 30, 2020
April 20, 2020
February 6, 2020
SmartCentres and Mitchell Goldhar Announce Four Additional Retirement Residence Projects with Revera in Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area
January 22, 2020
Construction begins on Revera’s renewed, state-of-the-art Elmwood Place Long Term Care Home in London
January 8, 2020