Veterans go for a spin
The provincial Alzheimer Society and soldiers from Base Gagetown took some veterans on a trip back in time today. A light armoured vehicle was at Pine Grove Nursing Home as part of the society's Walk for Memories fundraiser. Elizabeth Saunders is the group's programs and services coordinator. She explains, it's tough for nursing home residents to take part in the regular walk held each May but, given that they use and support her society's services, in-house 'mini-walks' are held. Saunders adds, the military involvement made the day extra special...
Veterans were invited inside the LAV for a spin around the facility's parking lot.