AGE-FRIENDLY DESIGNATED BUSINESSES

Random Age-Friendly Communities organization was chosen by the Department of Children, Seniors and Social Development to create an Age-Friendly Business Recognition Program. An Age-Friendly Business Recognition Model including an Assessment Tool that sets out ways a business can better serve its customers, especially older customers, has been developed.

During the pilot year, May 2022 – May 2023, Random Age-Friendly Communities worked with 10 Businesses and helped them achieve Age-Friendly Business Status. We are now in Phase 2, May 2023 – May 2024, and we will work with 20 more businesses to help them attain the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Clarenville Area Consumers Co-op

Congratulations to the Clarenville Area Consumers Co-op on becoming the first grocery store in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador to be designated as an Age-Friendly Business.

The award was presented to Bob Gammon, Board Chair, Clarenville Area Consumers Co-op by Larry Reid, Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities and Mayor John Pickett while Manager, Eldon Drodge and other staff members and members of Random Age-Friendly Communities looked on.

This grocery store received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service.

The Clarenville Area Consumers Co-op exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Sound Island Hearing

Congratulations to Sound Island Hearing and Owner/Audiologist Brittany Green on becoming the first Audiologist and first Hearing Clinic to be designated as an Age-Friendly Business in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

The award was presented to Brittany Green, Owner/Audiologist, Sound Island Hearing by Larry Reid, Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities and Mayor John Pickett.

Sound Island Hearing received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service. This clinical service business exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Locally owned and operated since 2020, Sound Island Hearing is the only clinic in the Clarenville area with a Registered Clinical Audiologist.

Clarenville Ford

Congratulations Clarenville Ford!

The Age-Friendly Business award was presented to Dealer Principal, Junior Peddle by Larry Reid, Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities and Mayor John Pickett while other Clarenville Ford staff members looked on.

Established in 1993, Clarenville Ford offers a variety of new & used vehicles as well as automotive parts and service. Services include trusted Ford car repair, original Ford auto parts, and auto financing.

Clarenville Ford received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service. This automotive dealership exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Clarenville Ford is the first automotive dealership to be awarded the Age-Friendly Business designation in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

NL Credit Union

Congratulations to NL Credit Union, Clarenville Branch!

Shawn Parsons, Branch Manager NLCU received the award from Larry Reid, Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities and Mayor John Pickett in the presence of 3 NLCU employees and Pat Osmond, Age-Friendly Business Committee member.

NLCU is a full-service financial institution and the largest credit union in the province. Clarenville Branch is one of the 12 provincially regulated and operating branches in major hubs across Newfoundland and Labrador.

NLCU has proudly supported numerous initiatives and organizations over the years. NLCU established their own Scholarship Program to help young graduates in their pursuit of post-secondary education. Through NLCU’s establishment and continuing support of the NLCU Charitable Foundation, well over $1 million has been donated to charities since 2002.

NLCU received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service. This financial institution exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Congratulations to NL Credit Union, Clarenville Branch on becoming the first financial institution to be designated as an Age-Friendly Business in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Clarenville Inn

Congratulations to Clarenville Inn!

Clarenville Inn is a 4-star family-owned full-service hotel with an on-site restaurant and lounge with breathtaking harbour views.

This 4-star Canada Select hotel is wheelchair accessible, has a fitness center, heated outdoor pool and hot tub, outdoor fire pit and pet-friendly rooms. Whether you are young or old, Clarenville Inn has just what you need for an unforgettable vacation.

Clarenville Inn offers one of the widest ranges of banquet and conference facilities in the entire region of Clarenville and beyond.

The award was presented to Manager, Bonita Critch by Larry Reid, Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities and Mayor John Pickett. A number of Clarenville Inn employees were in attendance as well as Leo Bonnell, Vice-Chair Random Age-Friendly Communities.

Clarenville Inn received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service. This hotel exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Congratulations Clarenville Inn on becoming the First Hotel in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador to be designated as an Age-Friendly Business.

Clarenville Paint Shop

Congratulations to Clarenville Paint Shop!

For over 40 years, the Paint Shop and its team of professional interior decorators and product experts has been helping customers in the Clarenville area with those finishing touches that personalize, polish and protect their homes.

The Paint Shop is Atlantic Canada’s largest home decorating network, the largest Benjamin Moore retailer in Canada, and is also Canada’s largest Floors First retailer.

Larry Reid, Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities and Mayor John Pickett presented the Age-Friendly Business Award to Manager, Barbara Goobie and two of her employees, Ashleen Butler and Megan Avery.

Clarenville Paint Shop received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service. This paint retailer exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Congratulations to Clarenville Paint Shop on becoming the first Paint Retailer in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador to be designated as an Age-Friendly Business.

East Coast Eyecare

Congratulations to East Coast Eyecare!

East Coast Eyecare is a family-run practice and has been operating in Clarenville since 1979 when Dr. Dean and Dr. Deborah Halleran opened their Optometry Clinic.

Dr. Clare Halleran joined the practice in 2011. Dr. Clare brought new services to the clinic and allowed the practice to grow with the needs of the clinic’s patients. In 2014, Dr. Lorielle Pevie, joined the great team of Doctors, further helping the practice grow.

In 2016, the clinic name was changed to East Coast Eyecare and Dr. Clare took ownership. The new name matches the clinic’s mission of offering their patients complete eye health care and wellness. East Coast Eyecare offers comprehensive vision examinations. They pride themselves on the ability to give full scope, complete eye health care for patients of all ages. They offer a variety of specialty eye services for patients who need them.

The award was presented to Owner, Dr. Clare Halleran by Larry Reid, Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities and Mayor John Pickett while the employees of East Coast Eyecare and Leo Bonnell, Vice-Chair Random Age-Friendly Communities looked on.

East Coast Eyecare received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service. This optometry clinic exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

East Coast Eyecare is the first Optometry Clinic in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador to be designated as an Age-Friendly Business.

Health-e Choice Pharmacy

Congratulations Health-e Choice Pharmacy!

Pharmacist/Owner, Todd Barrett accepted the Age-Friendly Business award on behalf of Health-e choice Pharmacy. L-R Pharmacy Assistant, Victoria Bursey; Pharmacy Assistant, Katrina Hickey; Owner Terry Spurrell; Pharmacy Assistant, Rowena Short; Pharmacist/Owner, Tanya Spurrell; Mayor John Pickett; Pharmacist/Owner, Todd Barrett; Random Age-Friendly Chairperson, Larry Reid; Pharmacist/Owner, Bernadine Barrett; Pharmacist Grant Rose.

Health-e Choice Pharmacy is locally owned and operated. This independent community pharmacy has four pharmacists—Todd Barrett, Bernadine Barrett, Grant Rose and Tanya Spurrell and four pharmacy assistants—Victoria Bursey, Katrina Hickey, Shelley Ralph, and Rowena Short.

Since January 2017, Health-e Choice Pharmacy has been taking special care in providing multi-faceted health care services such as blister packaging, compounding, vaccination and flu shot injections, medication management, medication review and care plans, minor ailment prescribing, in-house and natural health products, and ideal protein. Health-e Choice Pharmacy is invested in the community and offers free local delivery.

Health-e Choice Pharmacy received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service. This pharmacy exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Health-e Choice Pharmacy is the first pharmacy to be awarded the Age-Friendly Business designation in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Mary Brown’s

Congratulations Mary Brown’s!

The award was presented to Owner, Lorne Squires by Larry Reid, Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities and Mayor John Pickett. Manager, Robyn Burt and staff member, Vanessa Croucher as well as Leo Bonnell, Vice-Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities were on hand for the presentation.

Mary Brown’s Clarenville is locally owned and operated by Lorne and Brenda Squires. This comfort food restaurant has 21 employees, some of whom have been working there for 25 to 30 years.

Mary Brown’s has been serving up its famous Chicken and Taters in Clarenville since 1986. This real, wholesome, comfort food is prepared in small batches for quality. It is made fresh from scratch daily–always has been and always will be. Customers can order ahead, eat-in, or take-out.

Mary Brown’s received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service. This restaurant exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Congratulations Mary Brown’s Clarenville on becoming the first restaurant to be designated as an Age-Friendly Business in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Richard Power CPA

Congratulations Richard Power, Chartered Professional Accountant!

Larry Reid, Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities and Mayor John Pickett presented the Age-Friendly Business Award to Accountant/Owner, Richard Power and employees Julia Drodge, Michaela Mahar, Ashley Quinton and Taylor Fisher.

Richard Power, CPA has successfully serviced the business community of Clarenville and surrounding area since 2004 and has enjoyed continued growth in size and services offered.

This audit and accounting practice currently has 7 employees.
Professional services provided by Richard Power, CPA include audit and accounting, forensic investigative services, personal and corporate income tax consulting, accounting system design, management consulting and in-house computerized accounting.

Richard Power, CPA received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service.

This accounting firm exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Richard Power, CPA is the first accounting firm to be designated as an Age-Friendly Business in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Clarenville Denture Clinic

Congratulations Clarenville Denture Clinic!

Clarenville Denture Clinic is locally owned and operated by Dave Patey DD. They specialize in custom precision dentures and other fantastic services and strive to give their patients the most personalized service that they can expect.

Clarenville Denture Clinic’s most popular services include: Digital Dentures, Full Dentures, Dental Implants, Teeth Grinding, Relines & Repairs, and Denture Cleaning. They want their patients to feel welcome and comfortable with their treatment and they want to exceed the expectations of their clients.

The award was presented to Owner, Dave Patey and his wife, Deidre by Larry Reid, Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities and Mayor John Pickett while the employees of Clarenville Dental Clinic looked on.

Clarenville Denture Clinic received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service. This denture clinic exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Clarenville Denture Clinic is the first Denture Clinic in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador to be designated as an Age-Friendly Business.

Memorial United Church

Congratulations Memorial United Church!

Memorial United Church in Clarenville has approximately 300 households. Their worship reflects the needs of all their people. Worship services are conducted weekly on Sunday at 11:00 a.m.

Memorial United Church is a pastoral charge on the move and fully alive, providing a spiritual and physical climate to meet the needs of their congregation. They take pride and action in responding to the needs of their local community as well as responding to disasters that their people have to cope with from time to time. They respond to the needs in other countries through the Mission and Service Fund of the United Church of Canada.

Men’s Fellowship President, Justin Feltham and Board Chair, Kevin Butt accepted the award from Mayor John Pickett and Larry Reid, Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities in the presence of other members of the congregation.

Memorial United Church received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service. This church exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Congratulations Memorial United Church on becoming the first church to be designated as an Age-Friendly Business in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

The Hair Studio Salon & Spa Inc.

Congratulations to The Hair Studio Salon & Spa Inc.!

Sue-Lynn Weeks, Owner/Operator accepts Age-Friendly Business Award. L-R Pat Osmond, Age-Friendly Business Committee Member; Mayor John Pickett; Sue-Lynn Weeks; Larry Reid, Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities.

Sue-Lynn Weeks has successfully operated The Hair Studio Salon and Spa since 2017. This full-service salon and spa has ten employees who take pride in their ability to make their clients look and feel their best. Clients enjoy attentive, personalized service from experienced stylists and estheticians who are committed to ensuring satisfaction and will work with clients to give them a style they’ll love.

Professional services provided by The Hair Studio Salon & Spa include hair styling, nails, pedicures, lip blushing, pmu brows, laser services such as hair and tattoo removal, tanning beds, and more.

The Hair Studio Salon & Spa received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service. This hair salon and spa exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

The Hair Studio Salon & Spa is the first hair salon to be designated as an Age-Friendly Business in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Shoppers Drug Mart Clarenville

Congratulations to Shoppers Drug Mart Clarenville!

The award was presented to Pharmacist, Sarah Fennell by Mayor John Pickett and Larry Reid, Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities while other Shoppers Drug Mart employees and Leo Bonnell, Age-Friendly Business Committee member looked on.

Shoppers Drug Mart, Clarenville is independently owned and operated by Steve Gillingham, Pharmacist.

The Pharmacy Team at Shoppers Drug Mart is there to help you manage your medications, answer your questions, and provide the advice to help you take care of your health. With convenient hours and a Pharmacist always available during store hours, they make managing your health easier.

Pharmacy services such as Blood Pressure Checks, Flu Vaccinations, Help to Quit Smoking, Managing Diabetes, Travel Health Consultations, Medication Review, and Minor Illness Assessment are all available at Shoppers Drug Mart. From prevention, to minor ailments, to chronic conditions, the Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacy team is there to help you meet and treat your health care needs.

In addition to Pharmacy services, Shoppers Drug Mart offers many other products such as Beauty, Personal Care, Health, Baby & Child, and Home & Electronics, etc. You can get your passport or ID photo in store. Plus, seniors get 20% off on Thursdays and you can earn PC Optimum points on your purchases.

Shoppers Drug Mart Clarenville received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service.

This pharmacy exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Sobeys Clarenville

Congratulations to Sobeys Clarenville!

Manager, Jason Ford accepted the award from Mayor John Pickett and Larry Reid, Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities in the presence of other Sobeys employees.

In 2017, Sobeys celebrated 110 years of filling Canadian’s grocery carts. Sobeys Clarenville is proud to be part of this nationwide grocery chain. At this family grocery store, Manager, Jason Ford and his friendly staff are there to help customers with their shopping needs whether it is in the Meat, Seafood, Bakery, Produce, Deli, or Floral Department. Sobeys Clarenville customers can always choose from an extensive selection of delectable meal solutions available in Deli, Kitchen, Bakery, Produce and Seafood platters.

Sensory-Friendly Shopping, where there is reduced store lighting, suspended announcements, no overhead music, reduced scanner noises, and no cart selection, takes place at Sobeys Clarenville every Monday from 7 to 8 p.m.

As well, customers can earn and redeem Scene+ Points at Sobeys Clarenville.

Sobeys Clarenville received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service.

This grocery store exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Clarenville Medical Centre

Congratulations to Clarenville Medical Centre!

Dr. Sarah Small and Dr. Gordon Stockwell opened their Family Medicine Clinic at Clarenville Medical Centre in 2017. Since that time a number of doctors have finished their family medicine residency at the Clinic. Doctors Small and Stockwell feel so fortunate to work with these professionals, and they are even more grateful that some choose to stay and work in our hospital and community.

The team at Clarenville Medical Centre has grown since 2017. This Family Medicine Clinic now has four doctors: Dr. Sarah Small, Dr. Gordon Stockwell, Dr. Jenna Paul, and Dr. Daniel Rees and two Medical Office Administrators.

Clarenville Medical Centre received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service. This family medicine clinic exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Clinic Designation.

Clarenville Medical Centre is the first Family Medicine Clinic in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador to be designated as an Age-Friendly Clinic.

Mills Pittman Twyne Law Offices

Congratulations to Mills Pittman Twyne Law Offices!

Greg Pittman accepted the Age-Friendly Business award on behalf of Mills Pittman Twyne Law Offices. L-R Joe Twyne/Senior Lawyer/Partner; Stephanie Holloway/Legal Assistant; Sue Carberry, Receptionist; Barry Colbourne, Business Manager; Larry Reid, Random Age-Friendly Communities Chairperson; Greg Pittman, Senior Lawyer/Partner; Roz Loder, Legal Assistant; Crystal Holloway, Legal Assistant, Leo Bonnell, Age-Friendly Business Committee Member.

The lawyers of Mills Pittman Twyne Law Offices have been providing unique and diverse legal services from Clarenville, Newfoundland and Labrador since 1972. Mills Pittman Twyne provides a team with over 85 years of combined experience and expertise. The firm has been servicing the area for over 50 years and continues to enjoy steady growth. They represent clients from St. John’s to Labrador City, and all points in between.

Mills Pittman Twyne Law Offices is more than just a single service firm. They specialize in a variety of practice areas: Personal Injury, Real Estate Law, Corporate & Commercial Law, and Family Law.

The team at Mills Pittman Twyne Law Offices are proud of their roots and are committed to providing quality legal services to the people, businesses and municipalities of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Mills Pittman Twyne Law Offices received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service. This law firm exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Mills Pittman Twyne Law Offices is the first law firm to be awarded the Age-Friendly Business designation in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Hickman Motors Clarenville

Congratulations to Hickman Motors Clarenville!

Leo Bonnell, Age-Friendly Business Committee Member as well as a number of Hickman Motors Clarenville employees were on hand for the Age-Friendly Business award which was presented to General Manager, Ian Mackey by Mayor John Pickett and Larry Reid, Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities.

“Family Drives Everything” is the motto that Hickman Motors Clarenville is very proud of. This dealership serves drivers throughout Clarenville and the surrounding areas. Hickman Motors Clarenville has a solid selection of new Buick, Chevrolet, and GMC as well as a carefully inspected lineup of pre-owned vehicles. They also have a well-connected finance centre run by a qualified team of finance experts who can help you get the right loan or lease in a quick, easy, and transparent manner.

Their commitment to their customers continues well beyond the date of purchase. They also have a professional team of Buick, Chevrolet, GMC technicians on hand with the skills and equipment to handle all manner of maintenance and repairs, as well as a full stock of authentic parts.

Hickman Motors Clarenville received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service.

This automotive dealership exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Quality Hotel Clarenville

Congratulations to Quality Hotel Clarenville!

The Age-Friendly Business Award was presented to Kelly Noseworthy, Rooms Division Manager and Susan Godfrey, General Manager by Mayor John Pickett and Larry Reid, Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities while a number of Quality Hotel employees looked on.

The Quality Hotel Clarenville is proudly owned by the Sparkes family who have been in the hospitality business for 55 years. This hotel was completely re-built from the inside out in 2018.

Quality Hotel Clarenville was named Choice Hotel’s 2021 Hotel of the Year!

Quality Hotel Clarenville has the flexibility to cater to events of every size, from small private receptions to large corporate functions up to 150 people. Their friendly and attentive staff strive for guest satisfaction.

A free, hot served breakfast for guests is available every morning in Bella’s Casual Dining Restaurant.

Quality Hotel Clarenville received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service.

This hotel exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Clarenville Honda

Congratulations to Clarenville Honda!

A number of Clarenville Honda employees were on hand for the Age-Friendly Business award presentation. General Manager, Todd Cole accepted the award from Mayor John Pickett and Larry Reid, Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities.

Clarenville Honda, a division of Bruce’s Recreation and Auto Centre Inc., officially opened its doors on July 17, 2008, marking the beginning of a journey rooted in excellence and dedicated service. Bruce’s Recreation and Auto Centre has been a trusted provider of Honda vehicles and various recreational products to Clarenville and the broader Eastern Newfoundland community since 1989.

Clarenville Honda provides a comprehensive suite of services to cater to their valued customers. They proudly showcase an impressive selection of brand new Honda vehicles as well as an extensive selection of pre-owned vehicles. They have a full-service department staffed by factory-trained technicians and they offer in-house financing options. At Clarenville Honda, you can also find recreational products as well as marine and power equipment such as motorcycles, ATVs, dirt bikes, side by sides, outboard motors, generators, lawn mowers, snowblowers, etc.

Clarenville Honda received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service.

This Honda dealership exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

The Medicine Shoppe

Congratulations to The Medicine Shoppe!

Your Health, Our Priority is the motto of The Medicine Shoppe which is locally owned and operated by Paul Bitsack. This pharmacy opened its doors in August 2023. Every aspect of The Medicine Shoppe is designed with your health in mind. They are dedicated to your family’s health and wellness.

The Medicine Shoppe offers a variety of specialized services such as free local delivery and custom medication compounding in addition to health care services such as assessing and prescribing for common ailments, vaccination and flu shot injections, medication customization services, and blister packaging. The Medicine Shoppe offers the Option+ brand of health, beauty, hygiene and household products.

At The Medicine Shoppe you can get the personalized care you need, or you can fill your prescription from the comfort of home with The Medicine Shoppe mobile app.

The Medicine Shoppe received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service.

This pharmacy exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Craig’s Locksmithing & Auto Glass

Congratulations to Craig’s Locksmithing & Auto Glass!

The Age-Friendly Business award was presented to Owner, Craig Haines and employees of Craig’s Locksmithing & Auto Glass by Mayor John Pickett and Larry Reid, Chair, Random Age-Friendly Communities.

Craig’s Locksmithing, a family owned business, began in 1991. In 1995 Craig expanded his business into security systems. Expansion continued in 1998 when Craig’s Locksmithing & Auto Glass moved into a new building. In 2000, another expansion took place, this time into the Storage Unit business.

Craig’s Locksmithing & Auto Glass is your source for locksmith services, lock repairs, key cutting, security systems, safes and vaults, flat glass, stove glass replacement, sealed unit replacement, vehicle glass replacement, windshield repairs, windshield calibration, Aquapel application, garage doors, commercial doors & hardware as well as self-storage units including indoor and outdoor storage, heated units and dry units.

In 2010, Craig’s Locksmithing & Auto Glass moved to their present location at 6 Blackmore Avenue. This business services Clarenville and surrounding communities as well as communities throughout the province.

Craig’s Locksmithing & Auto Glass received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service.

This business exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

RE/MAX Eastern Edge Realty

Congratulations to RE/MAX Eastern Edge Realty!

Re/Max Eastern Edge Realty Clarenville is designated as an Age-Friendly Business. L-R Mayor John Pickett; Broker/Owner, Joe Wells; Office Administrator, Collette Sheppard; Random Age-Friendly Chairperson, Larry Reid.

The Clarenville office of RE/MAX Eastern Edge Realty is independently/locally owned and operated. This office has 7 agents with an abundance of years’ experience in the Real Estate industry. These agents are there to help if you are thinking of selling, are looking to buy, or just have questions. RE/MAX Eastern Edge Realty specializes in residential properties (both existing and new turnkey options), buying and leasing, commercial properties, land development, and commercial property development. This realty office not only covers the immediate Clarenville real estate area, but also the Bonavista Peninsula, Terra Nova, Port Blandford, Arnold’s Cove, Southern Harbour and all points in between.

RE/MAX Eastern Edge Realty Clarenville received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service.

This real estate office exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation.

Total Care – Home Care Services

Congratulations to Total Care – Home Care Services!

A number of Total Care employees were in attendance when Mayor John Pickett and Larry Reid, Random Age-Friendly Chairperson presented the Age-Friendly Business Award to Business Manager, Arlene Frampton.

Phyllis Fitzpatrick, a retired Registered Nurse, is the founder and owner of Total Care – Home Care Services, the first homecare agency to settle in the area of Clarenville and Bonavista.

Since 1993, the staff at Total Care has been providing hands-on care to elderly, convalescent, and special needs patients in Clarenville, Bonavista and surrounding areas. This care is provided under the supervision of Registered and Licensed Practical Nurses.

All Home Support Staff complete two days of in-house training before being matched with a client. Total Care also has a certified First Aid Instructor on staff.
Total Care clients can use homecare workers on an hourly or as-needed basis. Surrounded by their possessions, pets, and a familiar environment, Total Care clients receive the support they need to enjoy their regular activities and continue living well at home. Total Care also provides monthly activities for their clients.

In addition to scheduled in-home care, the homecare professionals at Total Care are trained and certified to provide medication administration services such as catheter care, dressing change, insulin injections, ostomy care (ileal conduit, ileostomy and tracheostomy), oxygen therapy, suctioning, tube feeding, and wound care.

Whether you just need someone to take you for a walk or to provide attentive complex caring, Total Care, as a homecare agency, can provide a caregiver that is qualified to meet your needs.

Total Care – Home Care Services received its award based upon an assessment of 57 international criteria that included areas such as Accessibility, Comfort, Visibility/Sound, and Customer Service.

This homecare agency exceeds the established criteria required to receive the Age-Friendly Business Designation..