Canby bands together to deliver holiday cheer to seniors

CANBY, M.N., - At Sylvan Place in Canby, Christmas came early for resident Barb Ries. “It really means they care about us here,” Ries said.

She’s one of a number of residents getting a flower arrangement from New Leaf Floral. Thanks to donations, 64 bouquets were delivered to Barb and her neighbors.

Jason Anderson of Sanford Health says his senior living facilities in Canby are down about 20 positions. “We are challenged like the rest of the state. The rest of the industry,” Anderson said.

“I wouldn’t say the word surprised, but grateful. Because this community brings out all these things and projects and supports each other,” Senior Living manager Jason Anderson said.

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