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Jun 18, 2020 – AdvantAge Ontario is celebrating the theme for Seniors' Month -- Stay Safe, Stay in Touch -- with residents at our member long-term care homes.
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Jun 2, 2020 – Less than a month after an outbreak of COVID-19 was declared over, a long-term care facility in Shelburne has found a way to help families and loved ones see each other face to face.
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May 27, 2020 – 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
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May 21, 2020 – Nicole Servinis fills in for Dina as she takes some time off. Today's BT Bright Spot is brought to you from the Villa Colombo retirement home in Toronto. Domenico Dipilla has been sewing masks at the home to help protect other residents.
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May 20, 2020 – 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.
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May 15, 2020 – It was noisy at the Pines Long-Term Care Home on Wednesday, May 13 as those who worked inside the building were honoured throughout the day.
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Apr 30, 2020 – A smile spread across the face of a Fairvern Nursing Home resident as he looked out the window to see a loved one smiling back.
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Apr 30, 2020 – For the 128 residents and the 160 staff at Eastholme Home for the Aged, life is constantly changing as they adapt to try to keep on top of the information coming in about COVID-19 and make sure appropriate measures are in place.
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Apr 30, 2020 – On a normal day, Hillsdale Terraces is a bustling place with no shortage of activities for its 200 residents.
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Apr 28, 2020 – A team of restaurant inspectors in Southeastern Ontario fanned out to every seniors’ residence in the region last month, armed with a four-page checklist.
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Apr 27, 2020 – The day the Pines Long-Term Care Home closed to visitors in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a notable tranquillity in the hallways.
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Apr 6, 2020 – 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.
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Apr 6, 2020 – 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
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Mar 25, 2020 – 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.
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Mar 25, 2020 – Kathy Absolon's singing and drumming floated through the opened door into Sunnyside Home, and to her smiling 88-year-old mother.
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Mar 25, 2020 – 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
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Mar 24, 2020 – As we remain physically apart to limit the spread of COVID-19, the Internet is bringing us together.
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Mar 19, 2020 – Anyone who thinks social media is a young person's game should talk to one of the residents at the Wikwemikong Nurse Home.
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Mar 16, 2020 – The residents living in long-term care homes, retirement homes and supportive housing are some of our province’s most vulnerable people. We want to assure Ontarians that our members are doing everything they can to safeguard residents from exposure t
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Mar 15, 2020 – The first story for Simcoe County’s new video series, "It Takes a Village," ends on an unexpected note.
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Feb 18, 2020 – A Penetanguishene long-term care facility will play host to a new plan designed to close the good food gap.
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Jan 13, 2020 – A pilot project of the Perley and Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre, the Ottawa Hospital and the Champlain Local Health Integration Network is helping to ease the thorny problem of too many patients and not enough hospital beds – so-called hallway healt
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Jan 10, 2020 – The County of Renfrew long-term care homes — Bonnechere Manor and Miramichi Lodge — are embarking on a yearlong journey to be certified in "The Butterfly Approach."
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Dec 30, 2019 – Lambton County is making some headway finding and keeping workers at its three long term care homes, but a permanent solution to long-standing staffing challenges remains far off.