What is happening at AVENS


“Seniors have a safe and caring community for life.”

November 18, 2014

2014 11 14 Press Release - AVENS


November 12, 2014 - You are invited to join AVENS – A Community for Seniors.

Xmas Gala Poster


November 10, 2014 – Media Release

Yellowknife Community Foundation Media Release - November 10, 2014


November 10, 2014 – AVENS – A Community for Seniors honours their staff at a Long Service Awards.

The following staff were honoured for their services at AVENS.

25 Years – Lynda Koe, Care Supervisor

20 Years – Gena Samardzija, Resident Care Aide

15 Years – Bella Husky, Resident Care Aide

10 Years – Nazbi Ukkhoy, Resident Care Aide

5 Years - Tony White, Maintenance Supervisor; Lorne Dempster, Maintainer; Ralph Snyder, Maintenance Assistant; Rubi Alacida, Resident Care Aide; Frances Sinclair, Resident Care Team Leader (RN); Nieves (Bess) Desorcy, Resident Care Aide

Lynda Koe - Plaque

This plaque will be mounted in Aven Manor to honour

Lynda’s years of service to AVENS.

The staff dedication, care and compassion for our seniors is to be commended. Thank you to all AVENS staff for what you each contribute to help keep our seniors safe and cared for.


October 15, 2014 - AVENS – A Community for Seniors greatly appreciates the donations of Big Screen TVS for the Aven  Cottages.  The residents are loving seeing their favourite programs on the Big Screens.  I Love Lucy never looked so good.

Roys Audio Visual and The Brick donated the Big Flat Screen TVS and David Gilday and David Connelly donated the stands.

Many thanks for helping our Seniors.



September 26, 2014 - Drill/Blast Program to start next week.



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Welcome to AVENS – A Community for Seniors website

homepageAs part of AVENS commitment to keep our stakeholders informed, we have created a website that we hope will provide useful information to our visitors.

Included are brief explanations of our facilities and services including pictures that will give you a better feel of our senior’s home. Completion of a number of pages are still in progress. Please visit the site frequently as more content related to our programs and services will become available.

Reflecting our long-standing mission: “Building a supportive community for the health of seniors”, AVENS is committed to continuously improving our services to seniors and we welcome your feedback as we continue to improve this site.

AVENS welcomes comments and suggestions on how we can better serve our clients. Please feel free to leave your comments and suggestions.


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