Members in the 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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Members in the News
June 21, 2022

Local Students Foster Community Connections with Seniors During the Pandemic

Local Students Foster Community Connections with Seniors During the Pandemic In the early days of the pandemic, Joanna Lacaria, Chaplain at St. Ignatius High School in Thunder Bay, wanted to find a way for students to make a difference in the live
Members in the News
June 25, 2021

Opinion Fairhaven’s beautiful and countless acts of kindness

It is commonplace to hear about the dangers and downfalls of nursing homes.
Members in the News
June 7, 2021

Horticulture therapy program at Perley Rideau bears fruit

You might call it gardening, but for residents at the Perley and Rideau Veteran's Health Centre, it's called horticulture therapy.
Members in the News
September 11, 2020

Valley Manor Rebuilds

Member home Valley Manor was visited by Minister of Long-Term Care Merrilee Fullerton in early September as she shared news of the Ministry's updated development funding model. Valley Manor will now receive an added $4.3M to construct, plus a $250K u
Members in the News
July 10, 2020

Five women perform for residents at Niagara seniors homes

During the pandemic, Laurie Gunton has focused her attention to bringing smiles and joy to the residents and staff at long-term-care homes across Niagara.