Planned Giving
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Legacy gift keeps residents moving
Legacy is where your life story continues. Former Broadmead Care volunteer Hugh Morton’s story is all about helping others move. He left a generous legacy gift so that the meaningful impact he had on so many lives at Broadmead Care can continue.

Hugh had been a volunteer for nine years when he passed away earlier this year. His connection with Broadmead Care began when his Dad — a physiotherapist — moved into the Veteran’s Memorial Lodge at Broadmead. It didn’t take Hugh long to join the volunteer team and generously dedicate his time and energy to help residents walk again.

“He gave his time and he gave himself. He was a giver with a huge heart”, says resident Bob who exercised with Hugh’s support on a regular basis.

Hugh was clear many years ago, that he wanted his passion to be his living legacy. But he wasn’t sure how to arrange for it. After consulting with his brother Peter, Peter set up a legacy trust account. The trust ensures that Broadmead Care receives a donation every three years for exercise equipment.

Thanks to Hugh’s and the family’s thoughtfulness and kindness, residents at the Lodge will soon be able to build new strength on a brand new Motomed exercise bike. Hugh’s great life story continues.

Broadmead Care is fortunate to receive a number of legacy gifts. In some cases, the gift is a surprise, and they may not have any information about the donors or the reasons underlying their generosity.

Broadmead Care is grateful to all those who have decided to include them in their will — this thoughtfulness is one the most powerful gifts that will impact generations to come.

You have the power, through your will, to make a lasting impact on the people and places important to you. A gift in your will may be the most significant gift you will ever make.

Have you included Broadmead Care in your will? Would you like to share your story? Contact Mandy Parker at: or: 250-658-3226.

Broadmead Care operates the Veterans Memorial Lodge at Broadmead, Veterans Health Centre, Nigel Program for Adults with Disabilities (Nigel House and Harriet House), Beckley Farm Lodge, and Rest Haven Lodge. Broadmead Care helps build a caring society by providing excellent health, social and housing services for seniors, veterans and other adults.