Members in the 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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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.
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.
Members in the News
September 4, 2018

$200-M seniors complex proposed in Innisfil

Tollendale Village in Barrie’s south end is a booming retirement community, so much so that a second $200-million seniors campus is being proposed for Innisfil.
Members in the News
August 30, 2018

New bins hope to keep donations to Parry Sound seniors secure

A new prototype bin in Seguin Township is designed to stop thieves from helping themselves to donations intended for the Friends of Belvedere.