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Jun 27, 2019 – “This is heaven,” said one Hogarth Riverview Manor resident about a newly redeveloped therapeutic garden at
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Jun 26, 2019 – In mid-June, the federal government released its first-ever national dementia strategy. At a press conference held at member home Villa Colombo, Minister of Health Ginette Petitpas Taylor outlined the strategy's three main objectives: prevent dementi
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Jun 25, 2019 – Nipissing MPP Vic Fedeli announced this morning at Cassellholme that the province will fund an additional 24 new long term care beds while building a new facility to modern design standards.
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Jun 21, 2019 – AdvantAge Ontario CEO, Lisa Levin, welcomes the appointment of Merrilee Fullerton as Ontario’s new Minister of Long-Term Care.
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May 31, 2019 – Staff, residents and executives gathered in the St. Joseph's Complex Continuing Care Centre's Healing Garden on May 31, to celebrate the centre's 10-year anniversary.
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May 30, 2019 – An innovative program at four local long-term care homes is linking music to memories of the past for residents, making a difference in the lives of seniors and the staff that care for them.
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May 29, 2019 – College Boreal and Au Chateau Home for the Aged of West Nipissing announced a partnership Tuesday involving the college’s personal support worker program
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May 28, 2019 – York Region’s two municipal, long-term care homes have just begun participating in an 18-month national research study that will examine enhancements intended to improve the communication of information and choices available to long-term care residen
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May 27, 2019 – Drawings for the new long term care facility, affordable housing and assisted living accommodations in Trout Creek were presented to Powassan council during the May 21 meeting
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May 27, 2019 – The AdvantAge Ontario Board of Directors is pleased to announce the election of Jane Sinclair as Chair.
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May 17, 2019 – Pioneer Ridge long-term care and Senior Services celebrated a milestone on Thursday.
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May 17, 2019 – Plates of prime rib could become even more vital for Huntsville’s not-for-profit long-term care home, as it petitions the province for even more beds for its redevelopment.
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May 13, 2019 – Walter Zadow and St. John XXIII schools partnered with the Opportunity Shop to raise money for the redevelopment of The Grove Nursing Home. During Education Week from May 6 to 10, the two schools raised more than $1,300.
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May 13, 2019 – Leeann Crawford decided come home. Crawford, a personal support worker and Bracebridge resident, said she immediately joined the Pines Long-Term Care Home — operated by the District of Muskoka in Bracebridge — when she gra
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May 7, 2019 – Midnight and Mia were two gentle giants who provided therapy to countless college and university students, seniors and disabled adults.
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May 7, 2019 – June is Seniors’ Month and Beaverton’s Lakeview Manor is bringing back its annual community picnic and wellness day to help you celebrate.
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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.