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Melville E. Ives: A citizen of the world

Melville Edward Ives was born in Bristol, England but for him, Bristol was simply the starting point. It would not be unfair to describe this gentleman as a citizen of the world – in terms of both his travels and his interests. As a young man, Melville volunteered with the British Army in the early … Continued

John and Evelyn Bell: Champions at lawn bowling and life

In the late 1940s, a vivacious young woman from Livermore, California, travelled to Vancouver with her mother to embark on a cruise to Alaska on a Union Steamship Company passenger ship. For Evelyn Tilton, life aboard was enhanced by the excellent care and attention paid to her by their steward, John Bell. The budding romance … Continued

Helping care partners in our communities

“My relationship with my husband Tony constantly changes as his illness changes. The Dementia Caregiver Resilience Clinic has given me the skills I need to adapt to these changes, which helps me give more to Tony.”– June Hutton, author, teacher, and grateful care partner for her husband Tony, who lives with young-onset Alzheimer’s Did you … Continued