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May 15, 2019 – Our 100th anniversary celebration at the Association's AGM and Convention in early May was a resounding success. Over 800 delegates, speakers, sponsors and guests enjoyed three full days of honouring the Association’s past, present, and future. Learn
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Apr 11, 2019 – Today, AdvantAge Ontario welcomed the 2019 Ontario Budget and the government’s renewed commitment to add much-needed capacity in long term care and home and community care.
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Mar 25, 2019 – Niagara College graduates are providing fitness instruction to seniors at Tabor Manor. Brenda Schultz has more on this successful collaboration.
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Mar 22, 2019 – The provincial government has approved an expansion of the counties-owned Maple View Lodge that will triple the number of long-term-care beds at the home near Athens.
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Mar 18, 2019 – Jamie Lowery is always up for a challenge. The chief executive officer at Cassellholme Home for the Aged fulfilled his end of the bargain when staff raised more than $500 to see him get his head shaved.
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Mar 18, 2019 – A physician, registered practical nurse, dietary aide and occupational therapist – very different roles, each working at a different St. Joseph’s Health Care London site.
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Mar 12, 2019 – Ella Fudge celebrated her 99th birthday with family and friends Sunday at Eastholme Home for the Aged in Powassan.
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Mar 6, 2019 – The County of Lambton is now offering adult day programs six days a week at Marshall Gowland Manor and Lambton Meadowview Villa.
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Mar 4, 2019 – An annual $50,000 bump to funding for adult day programs in Lambton County will allow a pair of programs to expand by one day each, as part of a province-wide effort to support people living with dementia.
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Mar 4, 2019 – Advocacy groups are sounding the alarm over the Doug Ford government’s health care changes, but hospital leaders in Renfrew and Arnprior are optimistic with the direction taken by the Ministry of Health.
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Mar 1, 2019 – Innisfil council voted unanimously to approve applications to allow Tollendale Village 2 to proceed at their Feb. 27 meeting.
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Feb 27, 2019 – The first episode of our new Media Relations Toolbox video series for full members is now available. “What to do when the media spotlight is on your home” looks at how to tell if you are dealing with a crisis or an issue, the dos and don'ts ...
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Feb 15, 2019 – The team behind a fundraising campaign in support of a major expansion at Foyer Richelieu has already made a $2-million dent in its effort.
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Feb 15, 2019 – Sault College, the F.J. Davey Home and the Sault Community Career Centre have entered a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on increasing the number of Personal Support Workers (PSW) in the Sault through local and international student recruit
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Feb 6, 2019 – Igniting Change, the Association’s new five-year strategic plan, builds on our century of experience and expertise and helps us to lead the change that the senior care sector needs.
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Feb 4, 2019 – Through the voices of our people within the Robinson Superior Treaty area and guidance from our Elder’s Advisory Committee, Dilico embarked on developing an Indigenous Long Term Care facility.
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Feb 3, 2019 – St. Joseph’s Lifecare has a new president – again. Three months after career health administrator Shawn Gadsby took over as president at the long-term care facility last summer, he resigned the position, according to the facility’s board.
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Jan 31, 2019 – Response to Bill 66, Schedule 8; Proposed Amendments to the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007
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Jan 28, 2019 – Response to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing’s Housing Supply Action Plan Consultation.
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Jan 23, 2019 – A registered practical nurse at Norfolk General Hospital is the 2018 recipient of the Dr. George Marshall Memorial Award.
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Jan 18, 2019 – Len Guppy’s only request for his 98th birthday was to enjoy a piece of black forest cake. And that is exactly what he did Wednesday.
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Jan 9, 2019 – AdvantAge Ontario is looking for video testimonials from volunteer students who’ve had their lives impacted by seniors in Ontario’s not-for-profit homes. The best video will win a $1,000 prize!
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Jan 7, 2019 – I wish to set the record straight. Friday’s article on long term care indicated that AdvantAge Ontario, representing close to 400 community-based, non-profit long term care homes and seniors’ housing and community services, wants an end to ...
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Jan 4, 2019 – AdvantAge Ontario will be 100 years old in 2019, and the celebrations have begun! We have a number of exciting ways for our members to get involved. Learn all about our many activities and how you can participate by visiting advantageontario100.ca
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Jan 4, 2019 – AdvantAge Ontario will be 100 years old in 2019, and the celebrations have begun! Find out more by visiting advantageontario100.ca.