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
March 25, 2020

Funding Stability and COVID-19 Support a Much-Needed Boost for Seniors’ Care

The $3.3 billion in new funding for health care announced in the budget statement, titled Ontario’s Action Plan: Responding to COVID-19, includes critically needed funds for long-term care homes and home and community care providers to tackle the COV
Members in the News
March 25, 2020

‘It takes a village’: Arnprior seniors build protective shields for healthcare workers

When Darrel O’Shaughnessy got a call from the Arnprior Health and Family Unit asking for help gearing up to fight COVID-19, he sprang into action.
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.
Members in the News
March 24, 2020

Bonnechere Manor residents share messages of love during COVID-19 isolation

As we remain physically apart to limit the spread of COVID-19, the Internet is bringing us together.
Members in the News
March 19, 2020

Northern seniors display positive messages in light of COVID-19

Anyone who thinks social media is a young person's game should talk to one of the residents at the Wikwemikong Nurse Home.