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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News Releases
May 27, 2020

AdvantAge Ontario – Immediate Action Needed to Support Ontario’s Long-Term Care Homes

In the wake of the disturbing report from the Canadian Armed Forces released yesterday, the Association representing Ontario’s not-for-profit, municipal and charitable long-term care homes is urging the provincial government to act now on immediate n
News Releases
May 20, 2020

AdvantAge Ontario Supports Independent Commission into Long-Term Care

Yesterday, Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Long-Term Care, announced that the provincial government will be launching a commission into Ontario’s long-term care system beginning in September.
Members in the News
April 6, 2020

Messages of hope from local long-term care home

The staff at Valley Manor in Barry's Bay have been incredibly innovative in ensuring residents stay connected with family and friends. They have been receiving letters from the community and scheduling Face Time visits with loved ones.
AdvantAge Ontario News,Sector News
April 6, 2020

An Open Letter to Those with a Family Member in Seniors' Care Settings

It is a difficult time for all of us with non-stop news about COVID-19. Processing the mass amount of information about the pandemic and identifying what is true are challenging. It is also emotional seeing stories about long-term care homes and reti
Members in the News
March 25, 2020

Kitchener long-term care home finds creative ways for residents and families to connect

Kathy Absolon's singing and drumming floated through the opened door into Sunnyside Home, and to her smiling 88-year-old mother.