AdvantAge Ontario News

Highlighting AdvantAge Ontario media activity and member “good news” stories from across the province.

Media contact: Debbie Humphreys, Senior Director, Corporate and Public Affairs, 905.851.8821 x 233

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Releases

Members in the News
December 13, 2018

Powerful seniors’ groups lobby for emotion-focused care in nursing homes

Canada’s most influential seniors’ group is pushing federal and provincial governments to transform long-term care with emotion-focused programs like the Butterfly Model that turned a Peel Region dementia unit into a home of empathy ...
Members in the News
November 13, 2018

Child visits at Miramichi Lodge a benefit to residents

The residents at Mirimichi Lodge in Pembroke recently welcomed in trick or treaters from another generation.
News Releases
October 3, 2018

New Long Term Care Beds: AdvantAge Ontario Applauds Quick Action on Campaign Promise

– AdvantAge Ontario is thrilled with today’s announcement that the Government of Ontario will be adding 6,000 new long term care beds into the system.
Members in the News
September 24, 2018

Boreal and St. Joseph’s Health Centre team up to address PSW shortage

Collège Boréal and St. Joseph’s Health Centre of Sudbury have teamed up for a first of its kind pilot project aiming at increasing the much-needed Personal Support Worker (PSW) capacity of long term care homes.
News Releases
September 17, 2018

AdvantAge Ontario and AGE-WELL to Collaborate to Improve Members’ Access to New Technology

To improve its members’ access to new technology and innovation, AdvantAge Ontario is pleased to announce a new collaboration with AGE-WELL, Canada’s technology and aging network.