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June 26, 2019

Federal Government Releases National Dementia Strategy

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

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 dementia, advance therapies and find a cure, and improve the quality of life of people living with dementia and caregivers.

To achieve these goals, the government is spending $50-million over five years to fund the strategy, as set out in the 2019 federal budget. In addition, the Canadian Institute of Health Research will contribute $31.6-million over the next five years to support a national dementia research consortium. Read the full report online.

 

 

Members in the News
June 27, 2019

Garden therapy helps residents

“This is heaven,” said one Hogarth Riverview Manor resident about a newly redeveloped therapeutic garden at
MemberLead,PublicLead
June 26, 2019

Federal Government Releases National Dementia Strategy

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
Members in the News
June 25, 2019

Updated: Cassellholme gets 24 new long term beds. Reconstruction gets green light

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.
News Releases
June 21, 2019

AdvantAge Ontario Welcomes New Minister of Long-Term Care

AdvantAge Ontario CEO, Lisa Levin, welcomes the appointment of Merrilee Fullerton as Ontario’s new Minister of Long-Term Care.
Members in the News
May 31, 2019

St. Joseph’s celebrates 10 years of providing rehab services in Sudbury

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.
Members in the News
May 30, 2019

Music and memories meet through innovative senior program

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.
Members in the News
May 29, 2019

Boreal PSW grads guaranteed a job, $1,000

College Boreal and Au Chateau Home for the Aged of West Nipissing announced a partnership Tuesday involving the college’s personal support worker program
Members in the News
May 28, 2019

New research study gives voice to local long-term care residents

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
Members in the News
May 27, 2019

Trout Creek nursing home becomes seniors living complex

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
AdvantAge Ontario News,News Releases
May 27, 2019

Jane Sinclair Elected Chair of the AdvantAge Ontario Board of Directors

The AdvantAge Ontario Board of Directors is pleased to announce the election of Jane Sinclair as Chair.